Mars lander confirms quakes, even aftershocks on red planet

This Feb. 18, 2020 photo made available by NASA shows the InSight lander's dome-covered seismometer, known as SEIS, on M...
16:07 24 February 2022

NASA shutting down space telescope, infrared eyes to cosmos

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA is pulling the plug on one of its great observatories -- the Spitzer Space Telescope -- after 16 years of scanning the uni...
16:47 29 January 2022

New construction seen at missile-related site in North Korea

SEOUL, South Korea — A new satellite image of a factory where North Korea makes military equipment used to launch long-range missiles shows the constr...
13:25 23 December 2021

European planet-studying mission launches from South America

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — A European spacecraft launched from South America Wednesday on a three-year mission to study planets in other solar systems.
9:03 18 December 2021

Nobel laureate: Face up to climate change, no escaping Earth

STOCKHOLM — An astronomer who shares this year's Nobel physics prize for discovering a planet outside the Earth's solar system is taking issue with pe...
16:12 7 December 2021

Mercury putting on rare show Monday, parading across the sun

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Mercury is putting on a rare celestial show next week, parading across the sun in view of most of the world.
16:50 8 November 2021