Watery planets orbiting dead stars may be good candidates for studying life—if they can survive long enough

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain The small footprint and dim light of white dwarfs, remnants of stars…

NASA cancels spacewalk at ISS over ‘spacesuit discomfort issue’

Credit: CC0 Public Domain A spacewalk scheduled for two astronauts outside the International Space Station was…

NASA’s Perseverance fords an ancient river to reach science target

Superimposed on an image from NASA’s Mars Odyssey orbiter, this map shows Perseverance’s path between Jan.…

New approach could take space missions to new heights

Credit: NASA New Curtin University research could change how space missions are conducted and lead to…

Giant Magellan Telescope enclosure ready for construction

Rendering of the Giant Magellan Telescope enclosure at Las Campanas Observatory in Chile. Credit: IDOM /…

Researchers discover mysterious mini-Neptunes

Diagram of discovered exoplanet orbits. The orbits of exoplanets close to their parent stars tend to…

Space weather forecasting needs an upgrade to protect future Artemis astronauts

The sun can send out eruptions of energetic particles. Credit: NASA/SDO NASA has set its sights…

Starliner crew staying at ISS longer

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain A pair of NASA astronauts are scheduled to do a 6.5 hour…

NASA’s Chandra checks habitability of exoplanets

This graphic shows a three-dimensional map of stars near the sun. These stars are close enough…

A mission to find 10 million near-Earth asteroids every year

Artist’s depiction of a Sutter demonstration mission. Credit: Sercel / TransAstra Corporation / Anthony Longman So…