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NASA successfully tested a supersonic parachute designed to land the agency's next rover on Mars today (Sept. 7) during a sounding rocket flight from Wallops... [Read More]
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Just because Jupiter's moon Europa is coated in ice doesn't mean all that ice is the same temperature. [Read More]
Here's a guide to the major astronomical events of the next year, as well as space launches and milestones for spacecrafts already in travel. [Read More]
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The starry arc of the Milky Way galaxy sprawls across the evening sky on a spring night in this photo captured near the village of... [Read More]
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Hurricane Florence looks like a giant cotton ball in new photos snapped from the International Space Station by NASA astronaut Ricky Arnold. [Read More]
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A week after a small depressurization occurred in the International Space Station, the next trio of astronauts to leave Earth expressed their confidence in safety... [Read More]
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NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has captured itself and its exotic, colorful Red Planet surroundings in a single glorious 360-degree shot. [Read More]
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We're all probably trapped in a "Matrix"-like pseudoexistence, SpaceX chief Elon Musk said early Friday (Sept. 7) during a long, wide-ranging and very entertaining appearance... [Read More]
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"Earthrise," a new, award-winning short documentary named after the famous photo, centers on the image and the remarkable story behind it. [Read More]
Appreciate those gorgeous photos of the dwarf planet Ceres that NASA's Dawn spacecraft keeps beaming home, because that tap will soon run dry. [Read More]
Light and dark markings swirl over the moon, looking like cream swirled into coffee or clouds against a slate gray sky. These lunar swirls may... [Read More]
September brings a chance to see a comet. It will be bright enough that you can readily glimpse it using binoculars, though it will be... [Read More]
After a successful engine test-fire, SpaceX is on track for a Saturday night launch of the company's Falcon 9 rocket, which will carry a Telstar... [Read More]
British astrophysicist Jocelyn Bell Burnell will receive a $3 million Special Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics, for her 1967 discovery of the fast-spinning stellar corpses... [Read More]
The full moon of September, called the Harvest Moon, will grace the skies on Sept. 24, just two days after the autumn equinox. [Read More]
See photos of Comet 21P/Giacobini-Zinner and the naked-eye comet 46P/Wirtanen, which will swing around the sun in September and December. [Read More]
A bright-green comet is making an appearance in the night sky this month. Comet 21P/Giacobini-Zinner is now visible with binoculars and telescopes. Meanwhile, an even... [Read More]
If you know your way around a chemistry lab, you could help humanity set up shop on Mars — and make some serious cash in the... [Read More]
The TRAPPIST-1 system boasts seven rocky worlds in the habitable zone of their star. New research reveals that these worlds may be rich in volatiles... [Read More]
See amazing images of the night sky and cosmos in Space.com's gallery of cosmic images posted in May 2018. [Read More]
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