A cultural anthropology team at Yamagata University in Japan recently announced the discovery of 143 huge ancient drawings etched in Peruvian soil known as “geoglyphs.”
The Leonid meteor shower will peak over the weekend into Monday, bringing up to 15 shooting stars per hour.
The most distant world ever explored 4 billion miles away finally has an official name: Arrokoth. NASA said Tuesday that means "sky" in the language of the Native American Powhatan people.
Astronomers and sky watchers will be ready for a rare celestial event taking place Monday, November 11th. That's when Mercury, our innermost planet, passes directly between Earth and the sun.
An asteroid slightly smaller than the largest structure in the U.S. is slated to harmlessly zoom past Earth later this month.
As NASA’s Mars Curiosity rover continues to venture along the vast landscape of the red planet, a series of unsettling photographs was recently sent back to Earth, capturing a truly eerie and lonely landscape.
The red wine will age for a year up there before returning to Earth. Researchers will study how weightlessness and space radiation affect the aging process. The goal is to develop new flavors and properties for the food industry.
The next delivery of supplies for the International Space Station -- scheduled for liftoff this weekend -- includes the Zero G Oven. Chocolate chip cookie dough is already up there, waiting to pop into this small electric oven designed for zero gravity.
NASA said the image was captured by the Hubble Space Telescope and is the result of a head-on collision between two galaxies.
NASA is sharing a photo of the Sun looking like a jack-o-lantern.
The show will reach its peak on Monday night into the early morning hours of Tuesday.
Gilbert V. Levin, principal investigator on NASA Viking missions to Mars in the 1970s, says he’s convinced life was discovered on the red planet nearly four decades ago.
According to NASA’s JPL, the giant space rock known as 2019 TA7 will skim past Earth at a distance of roughly 930,000 miles, making its closest approach to Earth in nearly 115 years.
Alexei Leonov, the legendary Soviet cosmonaut who became the first human to walk in space 54 years ago — and who nearly didn't make it back into his space capsule — has died in Moscow at 85.
NASA is showing off its new design of spacesuits.
It was a unique launch for NASA on Thursday evening, as the space agency sent a special satellite designed to study the Earth's upper atmosphere into orbit.
Yes, it’s already fall. Don’t believe it? Just look up at the sky and bask in the glow of the bright orange “Hunter’s Moon” that is sure to be a treat for stargazers this weekend.
Delta celebrated International Girls in Aviation Day on Sunday with its fifth annual Women Inspiring our Next Generation (WING) Flight, which carried 120 girls ages 12 to 18 from Salt Lake City to NASA in Houston.
Twenty new moons have been found around Saturn, giving the ringed planet a total of 82, scientists said Monday. That beats Jupiter and its 79 moons.
If you have any wishes to make, now is the time, because stargazers will get their chance to view two back-to-back meteor showers that are expected to peak this week.