Chinese smartphone camera photographs Earth from space

Chinese electronics firm Xiaomi went above and beyond to advertise its latest smartphone, sending the device’s…

Salty space rock helps to solve longstanding comet mystery

Researchers have identified nitrogen previously thought to be “missing” in comets, helping to solve a longstanding…

Satellite megaconstellations will mar astronomers’ view of heavens, study finds

Two European Southern Observatory (ESO) telescopes will be “moderately affected” in their observations by the rise…

Pictures from space! Our image of the day

Space can be a wondrous place, and we’ve got the pictures to prove it! Take a…

Space Symposium postponed indefinitely due to coronavirus pandemic

A crowd of attendees waits to enter a conference hall at the 2019 Space Symposium in…

These two tiny spacecraft will help pave the way for astronauts to return to the moon

If NASA astronauts land on the moon as planned in 2024, they’ll have an advantage their…

ExoMars: Searching for Life on Mars

ExoMars is a multi-part European-led program to explore Mars, both on the surface and from above.…

Apollo 13 in Real Time website offers new insight into mission, 50 years later

The Apollo 13 in Real Time website, shown here at the point of the explosion aboard…

Satellite images show Iran’s mass graves for coronavirus victims

An image from Maxar’s WorldView-3 satellite shows the Behesht-e Masoumeh cemetery in Qom, Iran, on March…

Italy’s coronavirus response dramatically reduces air pollution emissions, satellites show

As the world scrambles to confront the disease caused by a novel coronavirus, Italy has been…