The newly discovered space rock 2013 UV3 buzzed past Earth safely on October 29, at 0.7 Lunar distance closer to our planet than the Moon.
The first test flight of a mini space shuttle, privately owned space vehicle developed in collaboration with NASA to carry astronauts to the space station, had a rough landing and skid off the runway due to technical glitch.
Team of researchers captured images of the trail left by the meteor which crashed in Chelyabinsk, Russia on Feb. 15 earlier this year.
The sun's activity is ramping up some more as it approaches the peak of its 11-year solar cycle. Now, NASA has announced that our sun has released the first significant solar flares since June 2013 earlier this week.
NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope captured images of three planetary nebulae, which are emitted ionized gases, plasma and dust from dying stars.
While some worlds have water, others don't. Now, scientists have discovered that so-called diamond planets made of carbon may lack oceans. The findings could aid researchers in their hunt for life on other planets as they scour the universe.
The space agency NASA announced on Monday that it all set for its first mission to explore the Martian atmosphere which is slated to launch on November 18. The spacecraft is currently undergoing its final preparations prior to the launch.
A mystery has long puzzled cosmochemists when it came to the formation of the solar system. Oxygen follows a strange, anomalous pattern in the oldest and most pristine rocks. Now, researchers may have discovered the answers behind these different chemical processes.
Astronomers have caught a ghostly image of one of the coldest places in the universe. Using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) telescope, they've taken a closer look at the Boomerang Nebula, which plunges to an astonishing minus 458 degrees Fahrenheit.
Researchers from the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine have discovered 11 new Alzheimer's genes that could potentially be used to treat the cognitive disorder.
It's hard to miss the rocket engine in Paulo Lozano's MIT office. The 100-lb. propulsion system - about as big as a car's tire and built almost entirely of stainless steel - sits in a large glass showcase. The engine is the type of bulky hardware that powers many of today's spacecraft to the moon, p...