Sky-gazers caught a rare glimpse of Venus framed by the Sun.
The first private mission visits the International Space Station.
The Space Shuttle Enterprise took a final flight on the way to its new home in NYC.
NASA’s Dawn spacecraft captures detailed images of a giant asteroid’s alien landscape.
Infrared data from two telescopes combine to expose rapid growth of infant stars.
Recent finds add to a growing list of nearby Earth-like planets.
Twin satellites investigate the lunar surface and structure.
Curiosity rover launched on November 26, beginning its long journey to Mars.
Newly discovered dwarf galaxies are fast and furious in their production of stars.
Astronomers observe a rare supernova—the closest to Earth in nearly a century.