The 180-km-wide Chicxulub crater on the Yucatan Pennisula in Mexico was carved due to the impact of a smaller, faster object than previously thought. Prior to this, many scientists had believed that it was an asteroid that was responsible for the extinction of dinosaurs.
A bright flash of light streaked across the early evening sky over several northeast and mid-Atlantic cities, which according to the experts is a meteor. The incident occurred on Friday evening 22 March 2013, close to 8:00 p.m. EDT.
A team of space architects presented their concept for a 3D-printed Moon base called SinterHab near the Lunar South Pole in March, after Foster and Partners together with ESA announced that they had conducted first tests for another design and concept in January this year.
The next generation of SpaceX's main rocket engine, Merlin 1D, is now qualified to be used in regular Falcon 9 launches after completing a 28 test qualification program, the company announced recently.
SpaceX's Dragon cargo capsule will fly back to Earth on Monday after resupplying the International Space Station.
"Sideline quasars" may have teamed up with one of the brightest quasars glowing in the universe 11 billion years ago in order to prevent small galaxy formation.
The Herschel space observatory has spotted some of the youngest stars ever seen.
A post-big-bang "baby picture," if you will, suggests that our universe is slightly older than scientists thought.
The American Geophysical Union published an article on Wednesday which boldly announced that the Voyager 1 had left our Solar System.
Bezos Expeditions may have discovered the engines used in the Apollo 11 mission.
The U.S. Air Force launched the GEO-2 missile defense satellite on Tuesday with a Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket.