NASA’s Curiosity Rover Stumbles Upon a Strangely Complicated Martian Rock

A section of “Strathdon,” as imaged by Curiosity’s Mastcam on July 9, 2019.Image: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS The Curiosity…

This Football-Shaped Planet Is Leaking Heavy Metal

Artist’s impression of WASP-121b.Image: NASA, ESA, and G. Bacon (STSci This hot Jupiter is so close…

Dramatic Video Shows the Moment Hayabusa2 Made Its Second Touchdown on the Ryugu Asteroid

Hayabusa2 making contact with Ryugu on July 11, 2019.GIF: JAXA/Gizmodo A newly released video from the…

Humans Will Never Colonize Mars

The suggestion that humans will soon set up bustling, long-lasting colonies on Mars is something many…

Japans Makes History as Hayabusa2 Attempts to Collect Underground Samples From Asteroid

A remarkable image taken a mere 4 seconds after touchdown, with floating debris clearly visible. Image:…

NASA Is Officially Sending an Aerial Drone to Titan and It’s a Dream Come True

Artist’s conception of Dragonfly above Titan’s surface. Image: Johns Hopkins APL With its oily black seas,…

Scientists Get Great View of Uranus’ Glowing Rings

A thermal view of Uranus.Image: Edward Molter and Imke de Pater Astronomers captured a first look…

The European Space Agency Has a Plan to Intercept a ‘Pristine’ Comet

Oort cloud comet C/2014 Q2, also known as Comet Lovejoy, as seen on February 4, 2015.…

This Could Be the Most Earth-Like Exoplanet Discovered Yet

A real sunset on Earth, compared to an artist’s impression of a setting star on the…

NASA Finally Has a Plan to Try to Free InSight’s Extremely Stuck Probe

The Heat Flow and Physical Properties Package. Evidence of movement around the instrument’s feet suggested things…