In half a year on the red planet, NASA's rover has broken milestones and captivated the public with its snapshots of the Martian landscape.
The vast galactic structure could tell reveal something "significant" about our own galaxy, according to one scientist.
The space rock, called 2016 AJ193, is due to be travelling at tens of thousands of miles per hour when it safely zooms past our planet.
Blue Origin's lawsuit comes after NASA granted SpaceX a $2.9 billion contract to land humans on the moon.
Scientists think Mars once had abundant water on its surface, and Perseverance is hunting for signs of ancient microbial life left behind.
SpaceX is developing a lunar lander that can be used to shuttle people back and forth to the moon's surface.
The Solar Orbiter spacecraft, jointly operated with the European Space Agency, passed within 4,967 miles of the planet's surface on August 9.
Seven astronauts aboard the International Space Station attempted four events: lack-of-floor-routine, no-handball, synchronised space swimming and weightless sharpshooting.
The hulking space rock has been studied extensively over the years, and scientists have calculated the risk of an impact with Earth in the far future.
Boeing hopes the space capsule will eventually taxi astronauts to and from the space station, but a second test flight has faced delays.
The mission will involve four crew members living and working in a 1,700-square-foot habitat designed to simulate the challenges of a long Mars mission.
Scientists hope that Perseverance has successfully stored a crucial sample from the hole that will allow them to study potential for past life.
The space taxi has been rolled back into its hanger as engineers work to solve a valve issue that scrubbed this week's launch plans.
The lights, also known as aurora australis, occur when charged particles from the sun collide with our planet's magnetic field and atmosphere.
The galaxies are located approximately 763 million light-years away in the constellation of Lynx.
Also known as the corn and harvest moon, the August full moon is set to rise later this month, but there will be a number of other sky-gazing opportunities before then.
Oscillations are resonant modes that make the sun "ring like a bell," scientists say.
An issue with a Russian space module that had recently docked with the ISS caused the Starliner launch to be postponed.
A viral TikTok video has resurfaced a years-old claim that the space agency has a cloud generator.
"We're going to take our time before we draw scientific conclusions, but until then we can simply marvel at this celestial wonder," NASA's Scott Bolton said.
The Blue Origin founder wants a NASA contract to help develop a spacecraft that will put humans back on the moon. So far, NASA has only selected SpaceX.
"Blue Origin is committed to building a future where millions of people live and work in space to benefit the Earth," Bezos wrote in a letter.
The fireball flew across the evening sky on Sunday, creating several bright flashes and—as reported by one observer—even an explosion-like sound.
The space rock will be moving at more than 18,000 miles per hour when it flies safely past our planet on Sunday.
The space shuttle program launched the Hubble space telescope, helped construct the International Space Station and more in its 30 years of service.
NASA still isn't sure what's wrong with the orbiting telescope, but engineers are being careful not to rush things, in case it leads to more issues.
The departure of the Cargo Dragon 2 spacecraft from the International Space Station was delayed by the presence of Tropical Storm Elsa in the Gulf of Mexico.
More than 260 fires were burning in the region as of Monday, according to Russia's Ministry of Emergency Situations.
The nail-biting flight saw Ingenuity flying over uneven terrain—something its flight navigation algorithm was not designed for.