The material was first collected in space nearly three years ago from Bennu, an asteroid scientists discovered in 1999.
The rocket's exhaust fumes reacted with the ionosphere layer of the atmosphere, changing the ionization levels as it moved through during its ascent.
Europa is thought to have a hidden subsurface ocean of salty liquid water, which scientists believe may harbor the conditions suitable for life.
The feeling of inadequacy weighed heavily on my shoulders. I questioned my abilities, my purpose.
Last week a self-styled UFO expert displayed two specimens in the Mexican Congress, claiming they are "not part of our terrestrial evolution."
The northern lights were seen across Wyoming, Minnesota, Wisconsin and Montana, and faintly above Nebraska.
Winners of the competition captured brand new discoveries out in the depths of space, as well as beautiful images of our solar system neighbors.
"Non-human" remains presented in Mexico are already thought to be fabrications.
"There was no crater, but it broke the table," Sylvain Bouley, president of the Astronomical Society of France (SAF), said of the meteorite's crash landing.
Data from a lunar probe showed that the Earth's electrons may be contributing to the moon's weathering processes.
The universe is only around one-third matter, and only 5 percent "regular" matter that we can observe and interact with, with the rest being dark energy.
Asteroid 2023 RR5 is due to skim past at a distance of 130,000 miles away from Earth, nearly twice as close as the Moon at 240,000 miles.
Cislunar space has taken geopolitical center stage recently, with both Russian and Indian probes attempting to land near the lunar south pole.
Newly discovered approaching comet C/2023 P1, or Nishimura, had its tail blown away by a coronal mass ejection on September 2.
On July 26, a former intelligence officer told a House committee the government has secretly recovered "non-human" biologics.
Chinese media touted the launch of the CERES 1 carrier rocket from the Yellow Sea.
One observer said the lights were "extremely weird," adding: "Never seen anything like it in my life."
Northern lights were spotted across the U.S. despite no coronal mass ejection being detected hitting the atmosphere.
The iconic supernova blazed with the power of 100 million suns for several months after being discovered close to our galaxy in 1987.
A new crater has appeared on the moon's surface after Russia's failed moon mission spiraled out of control.
The solar wind is a stream of superheated, charged particles emanating from the sun that can reach speeds of more than 1 million miles per hour.
New images of Olympus Mons have helped provide answers to a Martian mystery.
The message consisted of 13 drawings depicting the progression of life on Earth, a human family, and the word "toast."
Footage from the International Space Station shows just how massive these natural disasters are.
Carboxylic acid, a chemical considered important to life, has been detected in interstellar space for the first time ever.
Scientists have noticed that the disappearance and reappearance of clouds on Neptune may be correlated with the sun's solar cycle.