A new groundbreaking study that provides new insight into galactic evolution has found that our milky way galaxy might have formed the inside-out.
A comet-chasing spacecraft sent its first signal back to Earth on Monday, waking up after almost three years of hibernation. Scientists hope to use it to land the first space lander onto a comet.
A new visualization has been released by NASA that shows how Apollo 8 Commander Frank Borman, along with his crew members William A. Anders and James A. Lovell photographed the stunning scene on December 24, 1968.
Taking a significant step, China on Monday successfully launched a rocket carrying the “Jade Rabbit” which is its first moon rover.
A back-hole system called ULX–1 has been discovered in the nearby Pinwheel Galaxy which emits twice as bright as astronomers expected, a new study states. ULX stands for “ultraluminous X-ray source.”
India’s Mars orbiter has successfully started its 300-day long journey to Mars. On Sunday the spacecraft was able to fire its main engine for 22 minutes after scientists sent commands from Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO).
NASA's latest rocket is MAVEN which soared into space from NASA's Kennedy Space Center on Monday at 1:28 p.m. ET with the purpose of discovering exactly what happened to Mar's planetary evolution.
NASA is launching a new spacecraft called MAVEN, which stands for Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution, in a bid to analyze the red planet's upper atmosphere for traces of life.
An estimated one in every five sun-like stars is orbited by a potentially habitable, Earth-size planet. This is great news as it means the universe has plentiful real estate that could be hospitable to life as we know it, according to a new analysis of observations by NASA's Kepler Space Telescope.
Iran is all set to send another monkey into the space, an Iranian newspaper reported.
Reality TV producer Mark Burnett, the creator of, creator of hit TV shows "Survivor" and "The Voice", announced a partnership with Virgin Galactic, a new show that will film a contestants journey into space.
New research suggests that the surface of ancient Mars may have been the site where many giant super volcanoes occurred naturally over time, unleashing a massive eruption that dramatically altered the appearance of the Red Planet.
The next animal astronaut of Iran may turn to be a distinctive and locally named Persian cat, an official said on Monday.
Japan's space agency launched the rocket into space on Saturday which was coordinated from two laptops at a control center manned by just eight people. The Epsilon-1 carried with it the Spectroscopic Planet Observatory for Recognition of Interaction of Atmosphere (SPRINT-A) remote observation telescope.
Amino acids are essentially the building blocks of life and scientists have recently learnt there is a "cosmic factory" that produce these acids in our solar system, according to a new report.