The private spaceflight company Rocket Lab called off the commercial launch debut of Electron rocket in New Zealand early Saturday (June 23) due to an issue with a tracking dish.
On Saturday evening, should local weather conditions permit, you'll be able to enjoy a view of a waxing gibbous moon hovering near the "king of the planets," Jupiter.
Bizarre rock formation known as Medusae Fossae weren't created by UFOs crash-landing, but rather by massive volcanism on the Red Planet.
The universe's missing baryons have been found, and they're floating between the stars in the form of superhot oxygen.
Earth moves at a fantastic rate of speed on its axis, around the sun and across the universe.
Mars is entirely covered in dust, a meteor made a guest appearance at a rock concert, wormholes are colliding, and the United States seems to be building a Space Force — it's Space.com's best news stories of the week.
A report says Lucasfilm is scuttling plans for its Star Wars "anthology" stories.
Google honored the legacy of famed science fiction author Octavia E. Butler with her own Google Doodle today (June 22), which would have been the writer's 71st birthday.
The first spacecraft to demonstrate active space debris-removal technologies — such as a harpoon, a net and a drag sail — in orbit has been released from the International Space Station to commence its mission.
Overnight US President Donald Trump announced the establishment of a "Space Force" as a separate force of the US military.
Here are our picks for the most amazing space photos of the week.
NASA astronaut Jeanette Epps still doesn't know why she was removed from her first assignment to go to space.
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis will turn to his own policy advisers for options that he could present to the president.
An advisory group dubbed the "think tank" for the National Space Council formally kicked off its work June 19 with a broad but vague mandate to study space policy issues.
Mars continues to approach Earth as the Red Planet grows steadily brighter, but on June 28, it will halt its normal eastward motion among the stars and turn back toward the west — a strange change in its nightly wandering that befuddled ancient stargazers
The U.S. spaceflight startup Rocket Lab will attempt the first commercial launch of its new Electron rocket today (June 22), and you can watch the liftoff live online.
Hawaii's Kilauea volcano erupted in May 2018, creating a vast ash cloud visible from space and sending lava spewing from fissures to devastate homes. See photos of the volcano's ash and destruction from space.
Is the newest droid in the "Star Wars" universe the future of modern robotics?
Astronauts in space have been tracking Hawaii's Kilauea volcano eruption since May, but they've never revealed a view quite like this. Here's what Kilauea's lava looks like from space.