The monster black hole system of V404 Cygni is emitting violent bursts of X-rays after lying dormant for over a quarter century.
Data from the latest unmanned mission to Venus suggests several areas of volcanic activity on the surface.
Stars in the CR7 galaxy could be the furnaces where heavy elements necessary for life were forged.
The Philae spacecraft broke its silence on Saturday by sending a signal back to Earth from the comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.
American Terry Virts, Italian Samantha Cristoforetti, and Russian Anton Shkaplerov landed in Kazakhstan after 199 days on the station.
Astronomers created computer simulations of Pluto’s moons using data from the Hubble Space Telescope.
A crash-test dummy was the only passenger as the space capsule launched itself out to sea and landed on the ocean using a system of parachutes.
Samantha Cristoforetti fired up the specially designed espresso-maker and sipped from a zero-g cup.
An unmanned Russian resupply spacecraft spun out of control shortly after takeoff Tuesday, missing its scheduled rendezvous with the International Space Station.
The International Space Station receives its first espresso machine, along with other equipment and supplies.