Japanese probe blasts the first artificial crater on an asteroid

The blast might help scientists answer fundamental questions about the solar system’s formation.

Chinese Moon Station planned for ‘in about ten years’

“Hey, I can see my house from here!”

Chinese lunar rover shows dark side of the Moon like you’ve never seen it before

Take a walk on the dark side — of the moon.

NASA detects first evidence of a Marsquake

The Mars InSight lander has sensed a quake within the planet.

How Japanese astronomers discovered the most distant object in the Kuiper Belt with a $3,000 telescope

This is a real victory for little projects.

Astronomers finally find the earliest molecule in the Universe

The breakthrough validates our current models of how the universe works.

NASA female astronaut set to break record

Congrats, and good luck!

Alien-world-hunting satellite finds its first Earth-sized planet

Researchers had hoped that at least 300 of them would be the size of our home planet. Well, they found one.

This new approach to spotting incoming asteroids should keep our planet safe

“With the [new method] we can spot objects regardless of their surface color, and use it to measure their sizes and other surface properties,” said the researchers.

Rodents race around cage in NASA microgravity experiment

That looks like a lot of fun!

World’s largest aircraft flies for the first time

The huge aircraft is designed to send rockets to a high enough altitude from where they can then power themselves into space.

Meteorite impacts are squeezing water from the moon

The moon has a hydrological cycle, but it looks nothing like the one on Earth.

SpaceX lands Falcon Heavy boosters — plans to reuse them later this year

Honestly, it’s like SpaceX is showing off.

This is what the photographed black hole’s “neighborhood” looks like

You came into the right neighborhood.

The photographed black hole now has a name

It literally translates to “embellished dark source of unending creation.”

NASA Twin Study finds health can be ‘mostly sustained’ in space

Are humans well-suited for space flight?

Black hole picture shown for the first time

A historic moment in science that pushes the limits of human knowledge.

The International Space Station is teeming with bacteria and fungi

Step 1: live on hairless primate.
Step 2: wait for said primate to go to space.
Step 3: PROFIT!

Microdosing psychedelics may improve mood and productivity

Don’t try this at home, folks.

Japanese spacecraft shoots at an asteroid — to better understand it

Relax, we haven’t started a war with the asteroids.