A pair of high-resolution images taken from high above Mars appears to show the impact site of ESA's Schiaparelli lander.
Hubble images reveal a satellite orbiting one of the Kuiper Belt's biggest objects.
Here's what we know so far about the fate European Space Agency's Schiaparelli mission.
After a 7-month journey from Earth and a 139-minute rocket burn, the ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter has settled in around its new home.
Engineers have decided to keep the Jupiter probe, Juno, in its current orbit until an issue with its engine can be addressed.
NASA’s youngest Mars orbiter has watched clouds grow and detected an ozone accumulation on the Red Planet.
Planetary scientists haven't yet witnessed an active volcano on Venus, but a new study pinpoints a likely set of still-warm lava flows.
As Schiaparelli prepares to land on Mars, how are the other robotic denizens of the Red Planet doing?
The innovative joint European Space Agency/Roscosmos Schiaparelli lander begins its three day solo journey to the Martian surface this weekend.
Observations from NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter reveal that the Moon is being pockmarked by meteoroids at a higher rate that previously predicted.
Right now 2014 UZ244 lies nearly 14 billion kilometers away, ranking it third among the most distant objects known in the Kuiper Belt.
A new analysis suggests that a subsurface ocean might lie deep beneath the crust of Saturn’s moon Dione.
Newly released Hubble images show what appear to be towering jets of water coming from Jupiter's moon Europa.
The historic mission to explore a comet ends in dramatic fashion on September 30th.
A new e-digest from the International Astronomical Union’s Minor Planet Center gives the public a head’s up on passing asteroids.
Back in January, a team of observers had a hunch that Comet 332P/Ikeya-Murakami was rapidly falling apart — and they were right!
A team in Argentina unearths a spectacular space rock, possibly the world's third largest single find.
NASA's Curiosity rover took time out from its exploration of Mars to capture some dramatic layering in sandstone cliffs.
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.
Careful tracking of NASA's Dawn spacecraft reveals that Ceres has a rocky core and a thick ice-and-salt crust. Maybe a briny ocean still lies buried inside.
Cassini radar observations reveal a channel system on Saturn’s biggest moon, Titan, that is drowned in liquid methane.
The dwarf planet has a paucity of big pockmarks because it has somehow erased them.
New research on seasonal streaks in Martian canyons provides evidence against underground pools of water.