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A look at the potential for habitable planets in binary systems despite their chaotic births.
Learn when we discovered lunar water, where it is, and how future missions will study it.
Here are the distinct ways in which the moons of our Solar System formed.
The planets in our Solar System show that no two ring systems are exactly alike.
A flagship mission to the ice giants — Uranus and Neptune — will forever change our understanding of the origin and evolution of our solar system.
The chances of large impacts from asteroids and near-Earth objects capable of causing widespread damage on Earth are small — but they aren’t zero.
While NASA will launch Dragonfly later this decade to Titan, another potentially habitable moon of Saturn, no space agency is currently funding a mission to Enceladus.
Why is our Moon's farside so different from its nearside?
The array of space-simulating test facilities a spacecraft tours through before it can blast off of Earth.
Our exploration of the solar system combined with two decades of exoplanet research tells us there are several possibilities for life to exist on starless planets and their moons.
New research says methane levels detected in the plumes of one of Saturn's moons, Enceladus, might point to a habitable world.
These are some of the most compelling ideas on how to terraform Mars into a habitable, Earth-like world for future explorers.
Red dwarf stars are more common than our Sun. What are the prospects for life on exoplanets that orbit them?
How did our solar system come to be? Why are the planets, asteroids, comets, and other small worlds where they are now?
Liftoff atop the country’s GSLV Mk III rocket occurred on 22 July at 14:43 IST (09:13 UTC).
Where did the Moon come from? The origin of our cosmic neighbor is a fundamental question in planetary science.
Take a look at how electronics of spacecraft are built to survive the harshness of space environments.