Virgin Orbit will launch satellites from the country for the first time, bringing orbital flight capability to Europe.
The grainy image of a “super Jupiter” is a sign of what’s to come as the telescope’s observations ramp up.
In some of the world’s most inaccessible places, tiny satellites are watching—and listening—for signs of destruction.
Gases trapped in lunar meteorites hint that the moon was formed out of material displaced from Earth after a planetary collision.
Robots will venture into the sunless depths of lunar craters to find ancient water ice, while studies find hints about how water arrives on rocky worlds.
Mars is littered with craters made by binary asteroids. These collisions are as intriguing as they are powerful.
The country’s unearthly landscapes have caught the attention of scientists planning for future missions to Mars and the moon.
The brown dwarf isn’t a star and it’s not a planet. But it’s illuminating the murky borderlands that separate the two.
These high-energy explosions, brighter than billions and billions of suns, have recently been tracked for days, upending ideas about the cataclysms that create them.
A supernova-like explosion dubbed the Camel appears to be the result of a newborn black hole eating a star from the inside out.