A beautiful image captured by the Hubble telescope shows in glorious detail the contours of the Butterfly Nebula.
Next month, a lander named Philae will detach from the European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft and attach itself to a comet for a ride around the sun. What the landing spot is called is up to us.
A rare picture snapped by Saturn probe Cassini shows three of the planet's moons -- all of which are very different from each other.
Rosetta took a moment out from eyeing the comet it's following and snapped a selfie that's literally out of this world.
The Hubble can only take images in black and white. Does this mean its gorgeous full-colour photos are "fake"? Well, actually... no.
Hubble has captured a stunning photo of a baby star in close proximity to both a light nebula and a dark nebula overlapping.
The Rosetta mission has narrowed down the selection of possible landing sites to just five candidates, but it's going to be tricky to touch down.
Behold the best look yet at a massive intergalactic train wreck in progress. It's also a glimpse at what the universe looked like when it was only half its current age.
Traveling in orbit at over 17,000 miles per hour, an ESA astronaut maneuvers a remote-controlled vehicle in the Netherlands to demonstrate "space Internet."
Astronomers discover what could be a supernova survivor, a white dwarf star that may have defied a fiery death.