Two of Jupiter's largest and most intriguing moons hover near the giant planet in a striking photo snapped by NASA's Juno spacecraft.
With Michael Burnham (Sonequa Martin-Green) now assigned to the USS Discovery's science division, "rank none," we started Episode 4 hoping to learn more about the mysterious spore drive.
Two NASA astronauts will head outside of the International Space Station today (Oct. 10) for the second of three planned spacewalks this month.
Two NASA astronauts ventured outside the International Space Station today (Oct. 10) to tackle the second in a series of three spacewalks taking place at the orbiting laboratory this month.
The Star Trek: Discovery cast and crew talked about how the show is different from — and surprisingly similar to — its predecessors.
Can't wait for Star Wars Battlefront 2? Here's when the multiplayer beta kicks off.
Sci-fi and speculative fiction writers frequently imagine worlds rooted in social disintegration or even total collapse. What inspires these broken futures, and why are they so popular?
The wildfires that are devastating parts of northern California are on full display in a photo snapped by NASA's Aqua satellite.
A stunning new image from the Hubble Space Telescope reveals the glittering Tarantula Nebula that sits within one of the Milky Way's closest neighbors, a small satellite galaxy called the Large Magellanic Cloud.
Monday (Oct. 9) was a very busy day in spaceflight, with three different rockets launching around the world.
From new creatures and ships to a jaw-dropping twist, here are the biggest moments of the Star Wars: The Last Jedi trailer.
The second major trailer for "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" has been released by Lucasfilm. Take a look here!
SpaceX successfully launched 10 communications satellites into low-Earth orbit today (Oct. 9) and landed the spent Falcon 9 rocket booster on a drone ship.
The Apollo 13 mission's "problem" tested NASA's ingenuity
Aurora on Proxima Centauri b may help researchers characterize the planet's atmosphere.
College senior Steven Stetzler got to meet real NASA astronauts and consider a possible future working for NASA, thanks to a nonprofit organization founded by NASA's very first astronaut class.
NASA astronaut Garrett Reisman shared his out-of-this-world experiences with attendees at the science fiction and fantasy convention Dragon Con.
The upper reaches of the sun's atmosphere are thousands of times hotter than its surface, and a new study offers a possible reason for that intense heat: countless explosions from the sun, each too small for scientists to detect.
NASA plans to keep an experimental expandable module attached to the International Space Station beyond its original two-year lifetime, the agency announced Oct. 2.
In the final shot of "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." Season 4, the team is headed for the Final Frontier — so Space.com was eager to catch up with the cast and producer at New York Comic Con to chat about what that will mean for Season 5.