Have you ever looked up at the night sky, scratching your head and wondering what planets and stars you're seeing? Or have you ever wanted to wish upon a shooting star, but don't know where to find one?
America's first woman in space will become only the second astronaut to be honored on a United States postage stamp. Sally Ride, who made history launching on board space shuttle Challenger in 1983, will be depicted on a 2018 U.S. Postal Service stamp.
Blue Origin took its new spaceship out for its first spin yesterday (Dec. 12), and you can watch the test flight's highlights in a dramatic new video.
Jeff Bezos' spaceflight company Blue Origin performed the first successful test flight of its next-gen New Shepard suborbital vehicle on Dec. 12, 2017. Check out photos from the mission here.
Star creation is messy and magnificent, and a new image from a powerful telescope camera reveals a cosmic hotbed of interstellar formations dazzling in vivid colors within the constellation Sagittarius.
Mark Hamill steals the show in a master turn by newly-minted STAR WARS auteur Rian Johnson.
The Tokyo-based company ispace has just raised $90 million to help make its moon-exploration dreams come true.
SpaceX has again pushed back the launch of a used Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon capsule filled with NASA cargo — this time to no earlier than Friday (Dec. 15). Find out why.
President Donald Trump signed his first space policy directive for NASA, ordering a return to the moon in order to send astronauts to Mars and beyond. Here's what NASA and more have to say.
Astronomers measured the magnetic field surrounding a black hole located roughly 8,000 light-years away.
President Donald Trump signed an order Dec. 11 formally directing NASA to send humans back to the moon, but provided no information on schedules or budgets for such an initiative.
An explosion of colors lights up the evening sky as a rare double "moonbow" meets the northern lights in this stunning, star-speckled view.
Little Inventors: Inventions for Space, an initiative open to students in Canada in grades 1 through 9, launched last month with the support of astronaut David Saint-Jacques.
As I read the beautifully illustrated "Rocket Science" by aerospace engineer Andrew Rader and illustrator Galen Frazer, I couldn't help thinking how much our understanding of space has changed since I was a kid about 30 years ago.
Watch a waning crescent moon pass the dim Red Planet during the early hours of Dec. 13 and then brilliant Jupiter the following morning, as an eye-catching show to accompany the Geminid meteor shower.
Blue Origin's New Shepard suborbital vehicle took to the skies today (Dec. 12) in its first test flight in more than a year, according to media reports and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).
Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson will host a three-hour discussion on "The Search for Life in the Universe" in Asbury Park, New Jersey on Friday (Dec. 15) at 8 p.m. EST, and Space.com is giving away two free tickets!
Jupiter's Great Red Spot is more than 50 times deeper than Earth's ocean.
NASA is seeking proposals for studies and technology development efforts related to the use of space resources, particularly as they apply to future human missions to the moon and Mars.
A European Ariane 5 rocket shot skyward from the small South American country of French Guiana this afternoon carrying four navigation satellites for the European Space Agency.