Some 1,500 light years from Earth, a mystery of stellar proportions is playing out. A singular star out there captured scientists’ and the public’s imagination in September 2015 with its strangely fluctuating brightness.News Article Type: Homepage ArticlesPublished: Friday, October 6, 2017 - 11:32
Here's how to watch the latest trailer for Star Wars: The Last Jedi.
The private spaceflight company SpaceX is scheduled to launch 10 communications satellites into low-Earth orbit tomorrow (Oct. 9) for Iridium Communications, and you can watch it live here on Space.com.
The category 1 hurricane was captured as it approached the Gulf coast of the United States on Oct. 7, 2017 by NOAA’s GOES 16 and GOES East satellites.
NanoRacks announced Oct. 3 that it had raised an undisclosed amount to support development of a commercial airlock module for the International Space Station.
Star Trek is set in space. At its very heart, it aims to be a story of exploration, of advancing knowledge, of science.
Here are our picks for the most amazing space photos of the week.
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You don't have to lie when talking to your kids about SpaceX's "BFR" Mars-colonizing architecture.
A new touring art display featuring a gigantic, glowing model of the moon has come to New York City.
When I saw the word "Atari" eerily glowing on a building in the devastated Los Angeles of "Blade Runner 2049," I knew everything was going to be just fine.
Yes, the moon rotates on its axis. The moon's rate of rotation nearly matches its orbital period, which keep the same side facing Earth.
The skies are lighting up with meteor showers this month and if you plan on catching any of mother nature's light shows, you’ll need to stock up on some outdoor gear. Space.com's sister site ActiveJunky is offering a 15 percent cash back deal.
The International Space Station (ISS) crosses the face of the nearly full moon in a gorgeous composite image snapped by astrophotographer Alexander Krivenyshev.
After 16 years of orbiting the Red Planet, NASA's record-breaking Mars Odyssey spacecraft has captured its first photos of the Martian moon Phobos.
Earth's moon doesn't have much of an atmosphere today. However, it may have had a more prominent atmosphere 3 billion to 4 billion years ago, when volcanic eruptions spewed giant clouds of gas above the lunar surface, a new study has found.
A newfound comet is putting on a show in the night sky now, and you should be able to see it with a pair of binoculars.
The Orionid meteor shower, made up of remnants of Halley's Comet, peaks in mid-October.
The dream of a human habitat in orbit about the moon came a step closer on September 27, when NASA and the Russian space agency (Roscosmos) signed up to a common vision for future human exploration.