The agency is hoping to build an outer space commercial economy, possibly including cosmetics commercials from orbit.
Following a study that suggested there is potentially life in Venus' clouds, the head of Russia's space agency laid claim to Earth's "sister planet".
The detection of phosphine is “not robust evidence for life” on Venus, scientists say, but a biological origin for the signature has not been ruled out yet.
Dark matter lenses, which distort and amplify light from background objects, may be more abundant in galaxy clusters than expected.
The 3,200-megapixel, SUV-sized camera will soon sit atop a Chilean mountain ridge and take photos of galaxies.
A merger with a black hole possessing an unexplained 'forbidden mass' created the first conclusive example of an intermediate black hole in the most massive merger ever detected using ripples in spacetime.
Scientists were surprised to find an oxidised form of iron on our nearest celestial body that has neither air nor liquid water.
The discovery of the bridge is another tantalizing step towards observing the cosmic web: the vast network of dark matter and hydrogen gas believed to form the backbone of the universe.
Earth and Jupiter appear to give some passing spacecraft a speed boost, a persistent anomaly so mysterious and unexplained that its very existence is controversial.
In an incredible example of cosmic scales meeting the tiniest possible realm, scientists found that radiation including cosmic rays causes superconducting qubits to slip into disarray.
A team of international astronomers has laid claim to the discovery of UV light emanating from a galaxy 9.3 billion light-years away from Earth, using India's AstroSat.
The General Catalog of Artificial Space Objects is the most complete catalog of satellites, spacecraft, debris, space organizations, and launches, ever compiled. Its creator, astronomer Jonathan McDowell, put it online for anyone to use, for free.