Saturn's rings are younger than the planet itself

2019-01-20 07:35

Saturn's rings are younger than scientists thought and appeared within the last 10 to 100 million years, according to research based on findings from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.

China moon mission's next task: Getting samples back to earth

2019-01-16 13:23

After becoming the first country in the world to land a spacecraft on the far side of the moon, China is planning four more missions to get samples back before studying the feasibility of a lunar research base.

WATCH: Top World news videos you can't miss today

2019-01-03 06:57

Traffic resumes on Great Belt Bridge after train accident | NASA releases new images of snowman-shaped rock; here are the top World news videos for today. WATCH.

NASA spaceship zooms toward farthest world ever photographed

2018-12-31 17:35

A NASA spaceship is zooming toward the farthest, and quite possibly the oldest, cosmic body ever photographed by humankind, a tiny, distant world called Ultima Thule some 6.4 billion kilometers away.

WATCH: NASA's Voyager 2 reaches interstellar space

2018-12-10 21:43

NASA's Voyager 2 probe has left the protective bubble around the Sun and is flying through interstellar space, becoming the second human-made object to travel so far, the US space agency said Monday.

WATCH: NASA's Osiris-Rex reaches asteroid deemed Earth threat

2018-12-04 20:43

NASA's deep space explorer Osiris-Rex has flown to within a dozen miles of a skyscraper-sized asteroid believed to hold organic compounds fundamental to life as well as the potential to collide with Earth in about 150 years.

WATCH: First manned space mission takes off since frightening failed launch of Soyuz

2018-12-03 20:38

Russian, American and Canadian astronauts blast off for the first manned Soyuz mission since a frightening failed launch in October.

WATCH: First image from Mars moments after InSight landing

2018-11-26 21:53

A spacecraft - InSight sends its first photo since landing on Mars. The spacecraft has no damage and will be able to complete its mission.

WATCH: NASA's billion-dollar Mars mission nears risky landing

2018-11-24 14:33

NASA scientists are counting down before a risky Mars landing that could result in new data about the core of the red planet - or mean a quick and fiery end to a billion-dollar project.

New discovery shows glass made from exploding stars

2018-11-19 10:59

The next time you're gazing out of the window in search of inspiration, keep in mind the material you're looking through was forged inside the heart of an exploding ancient star.

 

Out-of-this-world: Tumbling space snowman makes film premiere

2019-01-16 22:21

The tumbling space snowman is making its out-of-this-world film premiere.

WATCH: NASA says faraway world Ultima Thule shaped like 'snowman'

2019-01-03 07:26

Ultima Thule, an icy celestial body that NASA scientists announced is aptly shaped like a giant snowman and orbits over six billion kilometres from the sun.

Spacecraft survives risky encounter with tiny, faraway world called Ultima Thule

2019-01-01 19:37

NASA succeeds with historic flyby past farthest cosmic body ever explored by humankind - the 'Ultima Thule'.

NASA marks Apollo 8's first flight to the moon 50 years later

2018-12-24 14:19

Fifty years ago, during Christmas week, three US astronauts flew around the moon.

SpaceX Christmas delivery arrives at space station

2018-12-08 22:27

A SpaceX delivery full of Christmas goodies has arrived at the International Space Station

NASA's first asteroid sample-collector arrives at target, Bennu

2018-12-03 22:20

NASA's first-ever mission designed to visit an asteroid and return a sample of its dust back to Earth has arrived at its destination, Bennu, two years after launching from Cape Canaveral, Florida.

WATCH: Cheers, hugs as NASA's InSight lands on Mars

2018-11-27 07:37

It was cheers and hugs after NASA's Mars lander InSight touched down safely on the surface of the Red Planet to begin exploring - for the first time - the planet's core.

WATCH: Nasa lander prepares to touch down on Mars

2018-11-26 19:32

A spacecraft hurtling towards Mars will be the first to study the deep interior of the planet, if it survives the landing.

NASA counts down to landing of Martian quake-sensor, InSight

2018-11-23 14:04

NASA is counting down to a nail-biting touchdown of the $993m Mars InSight, the first spacecraft to listen for quakes and study the inner workings of another rocky planet.

Poor weather delays US space cargo launch to Saturday

2018-11-16 05:13

Windy weather pushed back the planned launch of a US cargo ship loaded with supplies for astronauts living at the International Space Station, NASA says.

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