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.
It defied the odds to discover thousands of planets.
Polar opposites of Earth
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.
So close we might even be able to measure its wind speeds, GJ 1132b is a very important exoplanet
Now we wait for the rest of the cosmos to catch up
It has to do with a surprisingly hazy atmosphere.
Life needs a stable climate.
Now to figure out if it has liquid water. Or an atmosphere.
Fifty times the size of Jupiter.
With scorching temperatures day and night, WASP-43b ain't no place to live.
Naming new worlds is a confusing mess
You can't see it—but Hubble can.
Orbits are getting a bit less mysterious.
Seeing is believing
Teaming up to explore the galaxy with an AI assist.
The closest potentially habitable planet has an intriguing interior
Some of them might even be friendly to life
The company's open source AI software is an armchair explorer's dream.
And you thought this summer was hot
Three of them may be habitable
Instead of hosting planet-friendly dust, Proxima Centauri spews radiation.
The spectacular scope launches in 2019.
As black as day.
I is for interstellar.
And it could provide a glimpse into our planet's future
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
Introducing the High-Definition Space Telescope
Short answer: a time machine
Planets are basically just giant dust bunnies.
And TESS is just getting started.
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 latest addition to the exoplanet freakshow
Giant planet orbits three stars at once
A sky full of super-Earths
New Horizons will soon find out what's up with MU69.
New high-res images from New Horizons reveal a very blobby space rock.
New research provides some clues about our solar system's most mysterious planet.
A 'Forbidden planet' defies odds and thrives under inhospitable conditions.
There's another 1,327 on the waiting list
Seeking a distant pale blue dot
It could be the largest moon we've ever seen
American Nick Hague and Russian Alexey Ovchinin endured a rough emergency landing.
Houston, we have a ringer
They grow up so fast
TESS will give us a new view of our galactic neighborhood.
James Webb is now slated for a 2021 launch—only a bajillion years late.
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
To find habitable worlds in a sea of space data, we need computers that can think fast
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
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.
NASA announced the nine astronauts selected for its Commercial Crew program.
Earth isn't flat, but this strange world might be.
TESS is blasting off on Wednesday night.
Scientists catch a Neptune-style orbiter by its very long tail
Don't call it 'Arrakis'
7 vehicles that will carry humanity into orbit and beyond very soon
It's surprisingly lacking in heavy elements
There's still more to explore after Pluto.
More than a light Venusian breeze.
But more importantly, we know a bit more about why the galaxy is the way it is.
What is going on with my moon?
Lunar exploration started as an adventure, now prospectors also see dollar signs in that smiling cheese.
Even 50 years after Apollo 11 landed on the moon.
Pluto is just the beginning
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
But for now, these cool exoplanet posters are the best the agency can do
This summer, the mission may get funding to travel to a mysterious rock at the edge of the solar system
Humankind's greatest adventure lies beyond the sun
You can basically read fanfiction about them
Should we go? Can we afford to go? All this, and more.
After a long trip, OSIRIS-REx gets down to business.
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?