The Cygnus spacecraft is packed with 7,626 pounds of crew supplies, hardware, and dozens of experiments aimed at studying fire, growing food, and cancer therapies
(UPDATED) The solar eclipse is most visible in a 100-kilometer (62-mile) band cutting through Chile, Argentina, Angola, Zambia, and the Democratic Republic of Congo
A nearby dwarf star is orbited by at least 7 exoplanets, a number of which have the potential to sustain life, scientists announce
NASA will hold a news conference 'to present new findings on planets that orbit stars other than our sun'
The discovery, however, does not answer the core question of what produces these strange emanations that long escaped the notice of professional star-gazers
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The finding may throw into question what little we know about the birth and growth of the cosmos, astronomers report
Russia's space agency says the Progress ship – carrying tons of food and equipment as well as gifts for the ISS crew of 6 – was lost minutes after launch Thursday evening, December 1, in 'an abnormal situation'
The Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical Telescope (FAST) comes at the cost of forcibly displacing about 9,000 villagers who called the site in Pingtang county their home
At a distance of 356,509 kilometers (221,524 miles), this is the closest it has been to Earth since 1948, creating what NASA described as 'an extra-supermoon'
On Monday, November 14, the Moon will be at its closest point to Earth, making it appear closer and larger in the night sky, a phenomenon usually called as a 'supermoon'
September's fall equinox occurs when the sun crosses the celestial equator, an imaginary line in the sky above earth's equator. This changes the angle of sunlight and makes the day and night last approximately the same length.
Scientists confirm the presence of an Earth-like exoplanet orbiting Proxima Centauri, the star nearest our Solar System
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(UPDATED) For about an hour around 2300 GMT, there will be more than double the usual fireball activity associated with the annual Perseid meteor shower
The planet, named HD 131399Ab, is located about 340 light years from Earth and is believed to be about 16 million years old
Located near the Cygnus constellation, the planet Kepler-1647 b lies some 3,700 light-years away from the Earth
Kelly hopes the legacy of his near-one-year mission would be to help pave the way toward a deep space mission to Mars someday
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The repeated pulses emanate from well beyond the edge of the Milky Way Galaxy, according to a study published in the journal Nature
The team says their breakthrough also sheds light on another long-standing science question – that of the 'missing matter'
More detectors in other parts of the world will allow scientists to study gravitational waves from different orientations
Provincial officials vow to relocate 9,110 residents living within 5 kilometers of the 500-metre Aperture Spherical Radio Telescope (FAST) by September
The success of the campaign to humanize a scientific instrument has left the European Space Agency (ESA) with a dilemma: how to communicate Philae's demise?
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Astronomers find the widest-known solar system, with a huge planet so far from its star that it takes nearly a million years to complete an orbit
Sorry, it's not Pluto: Anomalous orbits of Kuiper Belt objects eventually lead to the conclusion that a massive planet exists in the outer edges of our solar system
Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn will be visible in the sky at dawn until around late February – the first time in a decade
Astronaut Scott Kelly tweets: 'Yes, there are other life forms in space!'
Known as ASASSN-15lh, astronomers say it is the 'most powerful supernova discovered in human history'
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Never before has Pluto – a resident of the distant Kuiper Belt, a frigid region of the solar system beyond Neptune that is home to many comets and asteroids – been observed in such detail
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The Moon will be at its closest orbital point to Earth, called perigee, while also in its brightest phase
The international team carries out the most precise measurements of energy generation in a large portion of space ever completed and finds that it is only half of what it was 2 billion years ago and fading
Scientists hope the heat of perihelion – when the comet comes closest to the Sun in its orbit – will cause the enigmatic traveller to shed more of its icy crust
(UPDATED) A planet orbiting a Sun-like star 1,400 light years away is found to be strikingly similar to Earth – and could shed light on what our planet could become in the future
Russian Silicon Valley entrepreneur Yuri Milner, who is funding the Breakthrough Listen initiative, says it will be the most intensive scientific search ever undertaken for signs of alien civilization
There is a one in 10,000 chance that the spacecraft could be lost in a collision with debris around Pluto
A piano-sized NASA spacecraft, called New Horizons, hurtles toward the distant celestial body on its way toward a historic flyby on Tuesday, July 14
The communications blackout on Saturday, July 4, lasted nearly an hour and half, and perplexed scientists as they tried to figure out what had gone wrong aboard the New Horizons spacecraft
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Lena Okajima, who holds a doctorate in astronomy, says her company, ALE, is intending to launch a micro satellite that can eject shooting stars at exactly the right time and place to put on a celestial show
The Philae mission seeks to unlock the long-held secrets of comets, which may reveal how the Solar System was formed