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The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope captured a sparkling new view of a globular cluster called Terzan 2, located in the constellation Scorpio.
The 25-ton (22.5 metric tons) core stage of a Long March 5B rocket reentered Earth's atmosphere over the Indian Ocean this afternoon (July 30), ending its brief but controversial orbital stay.
NASA has completed the next steps in the Artemis 1 mission — installing the data-gathering mannequin Commander Moonikin Campos inside the Orion spacecraft.
Mars will begin to approach Uranus early Sunday morning (July 31). The pair will be close enough to share the same field of view as seen through binoculars.
Jupiter always shines, even when seen sideways in unprocessed data.
The core stage of a Chinese Long March 5B rocket is set to tumble uncontrollably back to Earth today in a reentry that China is tracking closely.
Two asteroids, 2016 CZ31 and 2013 CU83, are headed toward Earth for back-to-back flybys this weekend.
What happens when stellar couples break their embrace? New research reveals details of an important life event in the existence of binary stars.
Astronomers have created the largest ever 3D map of 1 million distant galaxies otherwise obscured by the Milky Way's dwarf galaxy neighbors, the Magellanic Clouds.
Night-shining or noctilucent clouds are popping up farther from the poles, in part due to more rocket launches taking place from Earth.
The most extensive inventory of atmospheric optical illusions created in 5 millennia of observation reveals lingering mysteries.
Since the 1960s, researchers have been searching for a 3D model of coronal loops of bright plasma seen on the sun. New research is causing scientists to rethink this phenomenon.
Blue Origin is targeting Thursday (Aug. 4) for the next crewed mission of its New Shepard vehicle, which will send six people to suborbital space and back.
A parsec is a standard astronomical measurement that is often misunderstood.
This weekend might have three meteor showers active at the same time, combining to provide a celestial firework display almost all through the night.
Congress wants the International Space Station to keep going through the end of the decade.
Earth's crust is dripping "like honey" into our planet's hot interior beneath the Andes mountains, scientists have discovered.
Graphene found interlocked with diamonds inside an ancient meteorite could be the key to superfast, supercharged tech.
In addition to supplying data on 2 billion stars throughout the Milky Way, Gaia has provided information about some smaller bodies closer to home.
All of this could've easily been avoided if Topa didn't follow that little blue bug