The exoplanet is 110 light-years from Earth and was discovered by NASA's Kepler spacecraft in 2015.
The collaborative mission will test a technique that could be used to prevent a dangerous space rock from colliding with the Earth in future.
Methane is one of the potential markers to indicate that life once existed on the red planet.
The asteroid is located around 214 million miles from the Sun.
The 52 mile wide crater is filled to the brim with water ice.
The European Space Agency's gravity mapping satellite has provided a new view of the landscape beneath the ice.
Researchers used the European Space Agency's star-mapping satellite to make a stunning discovery about the Milky Way.
Pulsars are some of the strangest objects in the universe.
The cluster, around 4 billion light-years from Earth, contains hundreds of individual galaxies.
Nebulae are vast interstellar clouds of dust and gas.
The ExoMars Rover will drill more than six feet underground to search for organic material.
The BepiColombo spacecraft will be frozen, toasted and exposed to intense radiation on its way to the planet.
Right now, scientists only have two options for analyzing Martian material directly, and both have serious downsides.
The "unprecedented map" captures the position and brightness of nearly 1.7 billion stars.
As the tides ebb and flow, so does an elusive magnetic signal.
Don't cry too much about Cassini. Upcoming missions are going to Mars, Mercury, the Sun, Europa and several asteroids.
As a triumphant mission to Saturn ends, its lead imaging scientist recalls her favorite photographs and moments.
Scientist traces the trajectories of 300,000 stars and found the ones most likely to brush past us in the future.