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Israeli scientists tried to pull off the first private moon landing, but the robotic probe failed and crashed into the lunar surface
SpaceIL, an Israeli nonprofit, launched its Beresheet robot on a SpaceX rocket in February. However, the probe failed to soft-land on the lunar surface.
The first ‘groundbreaking’ pictures of a black hole may be unveiled on Wednesday. Here’s what scientists think those images will loo...
Scientists are expected to unveil the first-ever pictures of a black hole's "shadow" caused by its event horizon.
The Hubble telescope spotted an asteroid that has grown two tails — and scientists think it’s ripping itself to pieces
A 2.5-mile-wide asteroid called Gault was discovered in 1988, but it may not exist as we know it for much longer. The space rock is spinning apart.
As orange poppies went through a "super bloom" in Southern California, a satellite recorded images of the colors (and tourists) while orbiting Earth.
SpaceX rocketed a small Israeli robot called Beresheet toward the moon on February 21. Ahead of a lunar-landing attempt, it took a selfie photo.
The Hubble telescope has discovered a ‘dark vortex’ raging on Neptune that would swallow 20% of Earth’s surface
New pictures taken by the Hubble Space Telescope reveal a mysterious "dark tempest" storm raging on Neptune and a "giant" frigid cap on top of Uranus.
NASA's New Horizons probe flew past the space rock 2014 MU69, or Ultima Thule, on January 1 — but new photos are still downloading from deep space.
New videos of the farthest object humanity has ever explored show that it flips like a giant hourglass
NASA's New Horizons probe recently flew past a snowman-shaped space rock called 2014 MU69 (or Ultima Thule). New animations show its 16-hour rotation.
The China National Space Administration has released a high-resolution wraparound image of the moon's far side taken by the Chang'e 4 spacecraft.
NASA just released the first close-up photos of the farthest object humanity has ever explored — and it looks like a giant red snowman
The space rock, called 2014 MU69 or Ultima Thule, is 4 billion miles from Earth and a relic of the solar system's formation 4.5 billion years ago.