The CME was detected on the far side of the sun traveling at 3.4 million mph, a speed that indicates the CME may have been very powerful.
European Space Agency engineer Andrea Boyd said that whoever owned the object originally should be responsible for disposing of it from a beach in Australia.
The spectacular red lights in the sky were caused by a G3 geomagnetic storm interacting with Earth's atmosphere.
The rocket was launched in 1980, with the rocket stage orbiting the Earth as space junk for the past 42 years.
Sunspot AR3190 is covering around 25 millionths of the solar disk, while the Earth would cover 169 millionths of the sun's surface.
Outside of a spacesuit, the human body is exposed to extreme temperatures, zero pressure and a vacuum that sucks the air out of your lungs.
The prototype spacecraft will test how solar power can be generated from orbit and sent wirelessly back to Earth.
Both events show the star releasing huge amounts of energy.
Previous launches were attempted on August 17 and September 24 but were scrubbed due to various issues with the rocket.
At 40 light years away from Earth, TRAPPIST-1's four Goldilocks zone planets are one of the prime candidates for finding extra-terrestrial life.
Astronomer Tabare Gallardo told Newsweek the comets probably came from a larger space rock that was "previously disrupted."
NASA plans to smash into the space rock as part of its mission to protect Earth from devastating asteroid impacts.
Debris from previous Mars landings and crashes might affect future missions to the red planet.
Becky Smethurst tells Newsweek a black hole is a couch cushion, "not pulling anything towards them. But if you lose something down the side, it's gone forever."
Due to its large size, the first stage of China's Long March 5B rocket won't burn up in the atmosphere.
On its 10th flyby of the sun, the Parker Solar Probe hit record speeds that would see it get from New York to London in just over half a minute.
The Lucy mission will be the first spacecraft to visit a group of asteroids around Jupiter known as "the Trojans."
In comparison, it would take 73,000 years for Voyager to reach our closest neighboring star.
The experimental system is designed to keep the antennae of the satellites in the shade, thereby preventing sunlight from reflecting off them back to Earth.
Taking place at a SpaceX site in Texas, the SN4 prototype became the first full-scale build to pass the crucial test following a series of setbacks with prior models including the MK1, SN1 and SN3.
As Boeing's Starliner marks its historic maiden voyage to space, we look at what the launch means for the commercial space travel industry.
It has a probe instrument attached to it called HP3.
TESS may uncover planets that have the right conditions for life to exist.
A garbage-collecting satellite launched by U.K. astronauts is on a test run to see if it can circle Earth, using a harpoon and a net to trap debris.
"It will truly be a historical mission to take our first step into interstellar space."