The latest images from NASA's Dawn spacecraft reveal a second mysterious bright spot on the surface of Ceres. Perhaps it's a giant Ceresian welcome sign?
NASA's Dawn mission is closing in on Ceres, and it's looking ahead to getting a better gander at craters and mysterious spots on the the dwarf planet's surface.
The Martian surface displays colors other than just red in this beautiful image just released by the European Space Agency.
When asteroid 2004 BL86 passed near Earth on January 26, it wasn't alone. A small moon came along for the ride.
At a resolution of just 27p, images captured by the Dawn probe as it approaches Ceres are the most detailed of the dwarf planet to date.
You don't have to duck, but a good-sized asteroid will make a fairly close flyby of Earth at the end of the month.
It's one of the most historic thuds heard in recent years. At only two seconds long, it offers a lot more data for scientists to unpack than you might think.
After the first successful touchdown on a comet, a NASA director couldn't contain his excitement, declaring the Rosetta mission a key step toward "taking" the entire solar system.
Rollin' Justin the robot impresses humans with its dexterous movements when cleaning windows. One household chore down, 3,000 more to go!
The first "glory" rainbow ever seen on another planet has been spotted on Venus, revealing new clues about the planet's atmospheric composition.