NASA scientists are gearing up for the Dec. 12 launch of the Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System (CYGNSS), a dedicated fleet of storm-watching microsatellites that will track hurricane evolution over Earth's oceans.
NASA plans to launch a suite of tiny, next-generation satellites into Earth's orbit to study weather patterns and climate change.
How many planets can fit into the habitable zone around a star? A group of scientists saw this question posed by a non-scientist on Reddit and decided to answer it.
A satellite image showing peculiar hexagonal clouds over the ocean area known as the Bermuda Triangle is prompting speculation about whether they may represent a recurring phenomenon responsible for decades of unexplained disappearances in the region.
After a suspenseful night waiting for a signal from the ExoMars Schiaparelli lander, the European Space Agency (ESA) confirmed that the spacecraft went silent less than a minute before it was set to reach the Martian surface Wednesday (Oct. 19).
Europe succeeded in placing a methane-sniffing spacecraft in orbit around Mars on Oct. 19, but it's still unclear if that probe's piggyback lander made it safely down to the planet's surface as planned.