The James Webb Space Telescope has an ever-expanding timeline—and projected cost.
Like, can we even do that?
But the end is fast approaching.
So close we might even be able to measure its wind speeds, GJ 1132b is a very important exoplanet
It defied the odds to discover thousands of planets.
Polar opposites of Earth
It has to do with a surprisingly hazy atmosphere.
Life needs a stable climate.
A new study shows us why we may want to rethink how we search for extraterrestrial life.
The right kind of chemistry can lead to some strange sorts of worlds.
Fifty times the size of Jupiter.
With scorching temperatures day and night, WASP-43b ain't no place to live.
Now we wait for the rest of the cosmos to catch up
Some of them might even be friendly to life
The spectacular scope launches in 2019.
Instead of hosting planet-friendly dust, Proxima Centauri spews radiation.
Now to figure out if it has liquid water. Or an atmosphere.
Naming new worlds is a confusing mess
And its clouds may be made of gemstones
Scientists aren't just jerking you around—this is about something more than your childhood nostalgia
Don't pack your bags yet
Seeing is believing
It's close, but you won't want to visit.
But we won't know where it's going until the government shutdown ends.
The story of heroic fasteners that will get us to the moon and back.
The closest potentially habitable planet has an intriguing interior
And TESS is just getting started.
Orbits are getting a bit less mysterious.
A 'Forbidden planet' defies odds and thrives under inhospitable conditions.
The latest addition to the exoplanet freakshow
Giant planet orbits three stars at once
A sky full of super-Earths
You can't see it—but Hubble can.
The company's open source AI software is an armchair explorer's dream.
And you thought this summer was hot
Seeking a distant pale blue dot
American Nick Hague and Russian Alexey Ovchinin endured a rough emergency landing.
There's another 1,327 on the waiting list
Three of them may be habitable
TESS will give us a new view of our galactic neighborhood.
Teaming up to explore the galaxy with an AI assist.
It could be the largest moon we've ever seen
Houston, we have a ringer
To find habitable worlds in a sea of space data, we need computers that can think fast
Scientists directly imaged two embryonic exoplanets 370 light-years away.
If you're looking for a planet that might support life, our handy flowchart can help you choose the least deadly space rock.
You can't come up with the names, but you can choose from several IAU-approved titles
And it could provide a glimpse into our planet's future
Here's the whole collection
But our days of massive exoplanet dumps may be numbered.
Get ready for OSIRIS-REx
Two private citizens have reportedly paid up for a lunar jaunt
As black as day.
I is for interstellar.
The rover shut down science activities a few days ago.
The Crew Dragon's engine test anomaly this past weekend will have dramatic consequences over the next year, and beyond.
A potentially habitable world only 4.2 light years away
Our best guess for what it would take to get to planets that are really, really far away.
TESS is blasting off on Wednesday night.
Scientists catch a Neptune-style orbiter by its very long tail
Don't call it 'Arrakis'
It's surprisingly lacking in heavy elements
There's still more to explore after Pluto.
7 vehicles that will carry humanity into orbit and beyond very soon
Short answer: a time machine
But more importantly, we know a bit more about why the galaxy is the way it is.
What is going on with my moon?
Introducing the High-Definition Space Telescope
You are getting verrry sleeepy
Or just watch pretty planets swirl by
Team announces a new batch of suspected exoplanets
Not quite ready for takeoff
New Horizons will soon find out what's up with MU69.
But for now, these cool exoplanet posters are the best the agency can do
You can basically read fanfiction about them
Planets are basically just giant dust bunnies.
New research provides some clues about our solar system's most mysterious planet.
They grow up so fast
Humankind's greatest adventure lies beyond the sun
Not all scientists are happy about recent Discovery mission picks
James Webb is now slated for a 2021 launch—only a bajillion years late.
Big things come in small packages
Divest from Russia, with love
Throwing shade on Earth's telescopes
Where can I find a planet like that?
You have died of dysentary
Which one will win? We'll find out in 2019.
The Japanese billionaire isn't the only one headed for the moon.
New high-res images from New Horizons reveal a very blobby space rock.
The Great Lakes are mighty chilly.
Even in space, bureaucracy exists.
The journey to Mars, told in GIFs
Europa, the outer solar system, and a lot of questions.
NASA announced the nine astronauts selected for its Commercial Crew program.
Here are all the planets outside our solar system.
Or just a cloud of comets? Scientists want to investigate further