Comet 46P/Wirtanen will be visible from dark-sky locations tonight as it safely buzzes Earth at a distance of only 11.7 million kilometers.
Three spaceflyers launched on Monday (December 3) to the International Space Station (ISS) abort a Russian Soyuz rocket.
It's a starry, starry night for Chilean astronomers after "Hyperion" was detected, using the Visible Multi-Object Spectrograph in the Atacama desert.
Astronomers believe they may have found the first compelling evidence for a moon outside of our Solar System - orbiting a gigantic planet 8,000 light years from Earth.
Skywatchers ready for 'blood moon'
Astronomy is undergoing a revolution with the release of precision data on 1.7 billion stars in our galaxy from the Gaia space telescope. We head to the historic Observatory of Paris and ESA's ESTEC base in the Netherlands to find out more.
The impressive supermoon lit up the sky during the first night of 2018.
For the first time scientists have detected gravitational waves, the ripples in space and time predicted by Albert Einstein, with light from the same cosmic event.
LIGO and Virgo detectors used to spot cataclysmic event scattering gold and platinum into space
Nasa is coordinating global effort to improve tracking of space objects.
The international Cassini mission comes to an end on Friday 15th September, when the spacecraft will plunge into the atmosphere of Saturn and be
A space rock named "3122 Florence" is set to pass close to the Earth just after midday tomorrow.
A photographer has captured the International Space Station (ISS) silhouetted against the sun.
Goats, marriage proposals and a boost for Bonnie Tyler.
Donald Trump joins millions of Americans to watch one of the cosmos' most rare events - a total solar eclipse
Millions of people across 14 states stood and waited for a rare and rather spectacular total solar eclipse
The small town of Carbondale, Illinois, is gearing up to become eclipse central, one day before the total eclipse that will cross the continental United States.
Europe’s oldest astronaut has been speaking to Euronews (see below) ahead of his third trip to space on Friday (July 28).
Italian Paolo Nespoli
France's Thomas Pesquet and Russia's Oleg Novistky return to Earth after long stints in the ISS
Have telescope, will travel.
Second Earth when and not if says NASA
NASA announced the discovery of seven planets that could host life like on Earth.
There are probably many millions of Earth-like planets across the Milky Way that we could potentially walk around on, with liquid water and maybe even bacterial life on the…
Astronomers announce the discovery of seven earth-sized planets orbiting a star just 40 light years away from our solar system.
Gene Cernan last man on the moon dies at 82
If you've missed the fireworks of the New Year, don't fret. Mother Nature will give you another opportunity to start 2017 with stars in your eyes