Rocket Lab's Still Testing rocket successfully reached orbit and deployed Earth-tracking satellites.
The planet Mercury was the key for this latest feat.
Events like these occur dozens of times each year. Why was this one special?
Approximately 95 percent of the orbiting objects are debris, i.e., not functional satellites.
See our own Milky Way galaxy before floating to a place where baby stars are formed.
Keep your eyes on the road.
It's a comet! It's aliens! No, it's Tesla!
During its long tenure, Cosmos 1346 reportedly tapped into transmissions from the Falklands War in the 1980s.
War in space is closer than you might think.
While scientists had suspected plasma sheets were unstable, no one had ever managed to characterize that instability until now.
The black holes were the closest orbiting pair ever discovered.
DAMPE was launched in 2015 to monitor cosmic rays in the hope of finding dark matter.
Jocelyn Bell analyzed over 100 feet of data every day by eye before finding “scruff” on the chart records.
Even the Ancient Greeks worked out that the Earth was round 2,000 years ago.
The satellite’s rocket may have faltered, sources speculated.
Humans are damaging Earth and "we should think about exploring planets that may have the potential to sustain human life."