Cassini's final main engine burn this weekend sets up the first act of a grand finale.
There's a good chance to catch a rocket launch at dusk on Saturday night, when an Atlas V rocket with GOES-R takes to space.
An innovative technique sheds new light on what doomed Britain's Beagle 2 spacecraft when it tried to land on Mars in 2003.
NASA's intrepid Mars rover gets a close-up view of a bizarrely shaped space rock that landed on the lower slope of Mount Sharp.
New glimpses from the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter and ongoing data analysis are revealing the fate of the Schiaparelli lander.
Here's what we know so far about the fate European Space Agency's Schiaparelli mission.
Engineers have decided to keep the Jupiter probe, Juno, in its current orbit until an issue with its engine can be addressed.
The innovative joint European Space Agency/Roscosmos Schiaparelli lander begins its three day solo journey to the Martian surface this weekend.
The historic mission to explore a comet ends in dramatic fashion on September 30th.
China recently unveiled FAST, the world's largest single dish radio telescope.
A team in Argentina unearths a spectacular space rock, possibly the world's third largest single find.
NASA's Osiris-REX spacecraft launched successfully from Cape Canaveral on September 8th and is headed to asteroid Bennu for a dramatic sample return mission.
On August 27th, NASA's Juno made its closest pass to the giant planet — here's what we learned.
Feared lost for almost two years, NASA's Stereo B solar observatory is now back in (tentative) contact with mission control.
The discovery of trans-Neptunian object 2011 KT19 in a strange orbit deepens a key mystery in the outer solar system.
JAXA and NASA are looking at the possibility of replacing the dead Hitomi X-ray observatory, with a potential launch around 2020.
The Mars 2020 rover reached a third crucial milestone this past week on the path to the launch pad.
After a 5-year-long journey, NASA's latest emissary to the largest planet in the solar system has arrived at its destination.
A recently discovered asteroid plays leapfrog with Earth as they both orbit around the Sun.
An innovative new meteor detection network will engage researchers and the public in a search for space rocks.
First science results from ESA's LISA Pathfinder mission exceed expectations, with five times the sensitivity. This result paves the way for a future full-scale gravitational wave observatory in space.
The orbiting science laboratory begins a series of marathon passes this week that favor the northern hemisphere.
The European Space Agency is opting to send its first rover to the Red Planet two years later than originally planned.
Russia's Mikhailo Lomonosov observatory takes to the skies on the hunt for gamma-ray bursts, cosmic rays, and near-Earth asteroids.
The Japanese space agency JAXA has released a timeline covering the Hitomi space observatory's failure last month. Salvage efforts continue but recovery appears unlikely.