SpaceX didn't manage to catch the rocket nose cone that fell back to Earth during today's epic launch, but the company plans to reuse the $6 million piece of equipment anyway.
For more than 40 years, the "Apollo to the Moon" gallery at the National Air and Space Museum has provided millions of visitors a close-up look at some of the key artifacts from humanity's first visit to another world.
Although the weather was cold in Kazakhstan, the Canadians didn't seem to mind. A small group of tourists came to watch the launch Monday (Dec. 3) of David Saint-Jacques, unveiling a huge Canadian flag during the Soyuz rocket rollout two days before.
The Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC) is a satellite dwarf galaxy that is among the closest galaxies to Earth.
Space.com's editors present a list of the astrophysics and astronomy books worth a read-through.
NASA's OSIRIS-REx probe sidled up to the diamond-shaped asteroid Bennu today (Dec. 3), bringing an end to a circuitous deep-space chase that lasted 27 months.
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.
The International Space Station offers an unbelievably cool perspective on rocket launches, as European Space Agency astronaut Alexander Gerst proved with three incredible photographs of a crewed launch that took place today (Dec. 3).
On Dec. 3, 2014, Japan launched the Hayabusa2 spacecraft on a mission to fetch a sample from an asteroid. See how it happened in our On This Day In Space video series.
There will be 36,000 worms heading to space Dec. 4 — and, if all goes well, 2 million to 3 million will come back down.
NASA is starting scientific observations of a new asteroid called Bennu today (Dec. 3), kicking the OSIRIS-REx mission into full gear.
SpaceX will launch and land a reusable Falcon 9 rocket booster for the third time today (Dec. 2), and you can watch all the action live online!
With a roar that pierced the air of the subfreezing desert in Kazakhstan, the Expedition 58 crew made a flawless sunset launch today (Dec. 3) to the International Space Station at 5:31 p.m. local time (6:31 a.m. EST, 1131 GMT).
Find out what's up in your night sky during December 2018 and how to see it in this Space.com stargazing guide.
Here's how to see three naked-eye planets visible in December's night sky.
On Dec. 3, 2018, a Russian Soyuz rocket carrying three members of the Expedition 58 crew to the International Space Station. It is the first flight of a crewed Soyuz since a dramatic launch abort on Oct. 11. See amazing photos from the launch here.
See what's up in the night sky for December 2018, including stargazing events and the moon's phases, in this Space.com gallery courtesy of Starry Night Software.
An artistic tribute to a fallen astronaut is in orbit, following a history-making launch.
A world tightly circling a pair of stars could cling to its moon, providing potential regions for life to evolve.
NASA astronaut Nick Hague is set for a second chance at his first trip to orbit.