Two moons of Uranus may have active subsurface oceans
The Uranus moons Ariel and Miranda may have active oceans blasting plumes of particles into space, a new look at data collected by NASA's Voyager 2 spacecraft suggests....
Win a free copy of Star Trek: Strange New Worlds Season 1 in this Facebook giveaway!
Space.com and Paramount are teaming together to offer a chance to win a free Blu-Ray Steelbook edition of the critically-acclaimed first season....
How much water lurks beneath an exoplanet's surface? New tool could help astronomers tell
A new method could allow astronomers to assess exoplanets' likely subsurface water stores, aiding the search for worlds capable of supporting life as we know it....
NASA Awards Grants to Support Research, Technology Development
NASA has announced the recipients of its annual Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) grants, providing a total of more than $10.8 million across 15 institutions over three years to support scientific and technical research.
1st map of moon water could help Artemis astronauts live at the lunar south pole
Astronomers have completed the first map of water distribution on the moon, including that more water is found in shaded lunar regions than in sunlit ones....
Virgin Orbit eyes options as it works to generate cash flow: report
Launch company Virgin Orbit is engaging companies for discussions after furloughing most of its staff last week, according to media reports....
Bad news for alien life? Even calm red dwarf stars rage more violently than the sun
Even quiet red dwarfs are prone to extreme outbursts that put our sun to shame, with significant implications on the search for alien life....
Joby Compact Advanced tripod review
The Joby Compact Advanced tripod is small and compact, but is its small payload worth the price?
Europa Clipper: A guide to NASA's new astrobiology mission
The Europa Clipper is NASA's mission to explore Jupiter's icy moon Europa. Explore the mission in more detail with our ultimate guide.
William Shatner reflects on his new film, 'Star Trek,' space travel and not attending Leonard Nimoy's funeral
Variety interviewed William Shatner for his new life-spanning documentary 'You Can Call Me Bill.'
Hubble Space Telescope spies 'irregular' spiral galaxy in Ursa Major (photo)
An image from the Hubble Space Telescope captures an irregular spiral galaxy known as NGC 5486, which lies close to the much larger and well-known Pinwheel Galaxy....
Monster black hole may have killed this galaxy's star-forming power, James Webb Telescope reveals
New James Webb Space Telescope observations reveal that the galaxy GS-9209 had its star-forming power abruptly “quenched” by mysterious forces after millions of years of productivity....
Vernal equinox 2023 brings spring to the Northern Hemisphere with a not-so-equal timing twist
On March 20 at 5:24 p.m. EDT (2:24 p.m. PDT) the spring (or vernal) equinox occurs as the sun's rays shine directly down on the equator.
This epic NASA map shows where to see US solar eclipses in 2023 and 2024 (photos)
A new NASA eclipse map shows where and when the annular solar eclipse on October 14, 2023, and the total solar eclipse on April 8, 2024, will be visible....
The early universe was crammed with stars 10,000 times the size of our sun, new study suggests
When the universe's first stars emerged from the cosmic dark ages, they ballooned to 10,000 times the mass of Earth's sun, new research suggests....
Equinox on March 20 means more stunning auroras are coming. Here's why
Aurora hunters claim that, to look to the night sky in search of these beautiful displays, the dates around the equinoxes are the best.
Surprising newfound ocean bacteria could aid search for alien life
A newfound, highly adaptable bacterium shows the kind of diverse life to look for on Europa or Enceladus, astronomers say.
Rolls-Royce gets funding to develop miniature nuclear reactor for moon base
The U.K. Space Agency has decided to continue funding a project by Rolls-Royce to create a small nuclear-powered reactor that could serve as a long-term energy source for lunar bases....
Women's History Month: Retired NASA astronaut Janet Kavandi brings inclusion to Sierra Space missions
Spacewalks and radiation limits were limiting career opportunities for NASA women astronauts. Janet Kavandi pushed back those barriers but says more work is needed....
Europe's exoplanet-hunting CHEOPS mission extended through 2026
The European Space Agency’s exoplanet-investigating spacecraft CHEOPS has had its mission extended until at least 2026.