An astronaut aboard the International Space Station captures the craft reflecting an Earthly lightning strike in front of a cosmic backdrop.
A spacecraft concept under development could shoot diamond harpoons at space rocks to slingshot itself around our corner of the galaxy.
Another unusual formation on the Red Planet wows space fans by resembling a popular eating utensil.
A weather satellite looked down on the Pacific over the weekend and caught sight of three separate major hurricanes.
If a mission extension is approved, the New Horizons spacecraft will take a short jaunt to a mysterious icy object in the Kuiper Belt.
We're still not holding our breath for ubiquitous hoverboards or flying cars, but we could soon see a breathing woolly mammoth. Plus, seven other crazy things that sound impossible today.
It's been well established that the Internet has an overactive imagination, but the latest "sighting" in images from the Curiosity rover is a little much for CNET's Eric Mack.
The Twin Jet Nebula looks like a cosmic butterfly -- its shining wings glowing with iridescent colors -- in a new Hubble Space Telescope image.
If the trailer for the new Matt Damon Mars flick looks all too real, thank NASA, which added some serious verisimilitude.
A 4-mile-high mountain on dwarf planet Ceres comes into focus as the Dawn spacecraft scoots up close for its most detailed images yet.
Saturn's outermost ring is the most active ring in the solar system. New models reveal how it came into being.
Normally we see the devastation natural disasters visit on neighborhoods and cities, but our outposts in orbit show the full scope of their destructive power.
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