An asteroid a third of a mile wide is poised to soar past the Earth on Jan. 26 — the closest any known space rock this size is expected to fly by until 2027.
Man is about to reach closer to Pluto than ever before as the NASA New Horizons spacecraft begins the first of several approach phases toward the dwarf planet at the edge of our solar system.
Astronauts hurriedly evacuated the U.S. section of the International Space Station and moved to its Russian module after a coolant problem emerged Wednesday, but Russian and U.S. officials insisted all six crew were not in any danger.
NASA scientists have identified a whopping 1,000 planets outside the solar system using data from the Kepler telescope, which has recorded thousands more potential planets in our galaxy.
NASA is celebrating 25 years of the Hubble Telescope in orbit with a new dramatic view of a well-known celestial object.
SpaceX has called off its flight to the International Space Station.
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Astronauts on board the International Space Station celebrated New Year’s Day 16 times as it orbited the globe at 17,500 miles per hour.
A German astronaut has compiled a breathtaking time lapse video of the time he spent aboard the International Space Station.
NASA’s Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array has taken its first picture of the sun, producing the most sensitive solar portrait ever taken in high-energy X-rays.