Quaoar, a dwarf planet, has a ring system twice as far out as previously thought possible.
The roughly Colosseum-sized rock marks a new kind of target for Webb Space Telescope.
The rock, dubbed Cacao, is made of iron and nickel, NASA says.
The NASA rover is approaching its second year on Mars (in Earth time), and there are overcast days ahead.
With the discovery of several more moons around the gas giant, Jupiter has narrowly beat out Saturn as the moon…
The white dwarf is the dead core of a star that burned out a billion years ago.
The binary system will end in a massive, gold-forming explosion.
An animated time-lapse reveals orbiting exoplanets in a distant star system.
The latest shot in the space telescope’s portfolio is a piercing gaze into a distant part of the sky.
One of the NASA rover’s main jobs was to collect rock samples for eventual shipment to Earth.
It’s not the first time the spacecraft has had issues with its imaging instrument.
The incoming asteroid, called 2023 BU, does not pose a threat to Earth, NASA says.
A Mars satellite snapped this uncanny image of a rock formation.
A communications delay timed out the instrument’s flight software, and some planned observations will have to be…
The ingredients for young stars were spotted about 630 light-years from Earth.
The glowing space rock E3 is about to make its closest approach to Earth in 50,000 years.
The team found five meteorites during their recent expedition. The rocks are now headed to a museum for study.