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26 October 2015, 04:00 PM ET
When Clayton Anderson began to write about his 30-year NASA career, he was warned that astronaut memoirs are "a dime a dozen, and all the same."
26 October 2015, 02:06 PM ET
Celestron's Cometron 7 x 50 offers remarkable views and excellent value for a low price. Space.com's editors chose them over all others, except one. These small binoculars are easy to carry and superb for kids.
26 October 2015, 08:00 AM ET
The monster back hole at the center of the Milky Way belched out an exceptionally high number of powerful X-ray flares in August 2014 — did the beast chow down on a passing gas cloud, or is this typical for black holes?
26 October 2015, 08:00 AM ET
Newly received photos captured by NASA's New Horizons spacecraft reveal that Pluto's tiny moon Kerberos is smaller and brighter than researchers had expected.
26 October 2015, 08:00 AM ET
With the help of a natural telescope, Hubble peered back in time to some of the earliest galaxies, many of which played a significant role in making the universe what it is today.
25 October 2015, 01:16 PM ET
Scott Kelly set a new record for American spaceflight, and scientists are searching for signs of an alien civilization around a distant star. Here are Space.com's top stories of the week.
25 October 2015, 12:42 PM ET
From stunning Earth's horizon as seen from the ISS to a glittering Milky Way, don't miss these amazing space images.
24 October 2015, 04:32 PM ET
Dione, one of Saturn's larger moons, orbits across the face of the planet with Saturn's unilluminated rings crossing the planet's middle.
23 October 2015, 06:30 PM ET
NASA's next crewed rocket has a new look. The space agency has revealed an updated color scheme for the Space Launch System (SLS) booster, removing the proposed paint from a major component while adding racing stripes to another.
23 October 2015, 05:45 PM ET
The planet-destroying Death Star from "Star Wars" may be fictional, but a star at the end of its life and only a bit bigger than Earth could be its real-world twin: the star is currently destroying and disintegrating an orbiting planet bit by bit.
23 October 2015, 04:46 PM ET
In this silent films from the records of the United States Air Force, parts of the Manned Orbiting Laboratory (MOL) spacecraft are showcased by men in white coats.
23 October 2015, 03:36 PM ET
New Horizons, which in July performed the first-ever flyby of Pluto, fired up its engines yesterday (Oct. 22) in the first of four maneuvers designed to send the probe zooming past a small object called 2014 MU69 on Jan. 1, 2019.
23 October 2015, 03:10 PM ET
Astronomers detected 21 different complex organic molecules streaming from Comet Lovejoy during its highly anticipated close approach to the sun this past January. Many of these same compounds have also been spotted around newly forming stars.
23 October 2015, 03:07 PM ET
Aquarius, an easily overlooked star pattern with a storied history, will appear to the south during the evening this week.
23 October 2015, 03:00 PM ET
Several space pioneers are slated to share their experiences later this month regarding the Cold War Air Force program: The Manned Orbiting Laboratory (MOL).
23 October 2015, 12:00 PM ET
The only privately-owned watch to be worn on the moon's surface sold for $1.6 million, setting what is believed to be a new record for the most-ever paid for a piece of astronaut memorabilia.
23 October 2015, 11:36 AM ET
The object, called WT1190F, was observed using the University of Hawaii 2.2-metre telescope on Oct. 9th, 2015. It is thought to be a spent upper stage rocket body.
23 October 2015, 10:00 AM ET
Clayton C. Anderson is intimately familiar with how to become a NASA astronaut: After all, he applied 15 separate times before he was accepted into the program.
23 October 2015, 08:07 AM ET
For the first time ever, NASA invited the public to attend its Innovation Expo, a traditionally employees-only event. This year's expo was designed to teach people how NASA aims to get boots on Mars by the end of the 2030s.
23 October 2015, 07:01 AM ET
The second season of "StarTalk," the science-themed talk show hosted by astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, premiers this Sunday (Oct. 25) at 11 p.m. EDT on National Geographic Channel. The show's first guest will be President Bill Clinton.
23 October 2015, 07:00 AM ET
The United States Geological Survey (USGS) recently posted online two moon maps — a photo mosaic and a topographic map — that were constructed using images and data captured by NASA's long-running Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) spacecraft.
23 October 2015, 12:43 AM ET
This visualization of data from ESA's Planck satellite, reminiscent of the soft tones and delicate quality of an artist's painted masterpiece, presents a view of interstellar dust interacting with the structure of our Galaxy's magnetic field.
22 October 2015, 05:00 PM ET
The big asteroid 2015 TB145, which will cruise within 300,000 miles (480,000 kilometers) of Earth on Halloween (Oct. 31), may actually be a comet, NASA researchers say.
22 October 2015, 01:50 PM ET
Binoculars are great for all kinds of stargazing, for beginners and seasoned veterans alike. Here are some of the best binoculars for astronomy.
22 October 2015, 12:05 PM ET
The strange shape of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, which the European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft has been studying for more than a year, arose from the long-ago collision of two separate, slow-moving comets, researchers say.
22 October 2015, 11:50 AM ET
A good pair of binoculars can help stargazers get the most out of the night sky. Find out which type of binoculars you need in our Buyer's Guide.
22 October 2015, 11:50 AM ET
Celestron's Skymaster 25x100 is our Editors' Choice for best large astronomy binoculars. These binoculars are an immersive space-time machine. But large binoculars must be mounted on a tripod, or the view will be very shaky and your arms very quickly exha
22 October 2015, 11:00 AM ET
See what makes the Meade StarNavigator 102 a great telescope for beginners.
22 October 2015, 11:00 AM ET
See what makes the Celestron NexStar 130SLT a great telescope for beginners.
22 October 2015, 10:16 AM ET
Read our telescopes for beginners review to find the best telescope for you.
22 October 2015, 07:44 AM ET
A new, insanely massive picture of the Milky Way, 46 billion pixels across, marks the largest astronomical image of all time, researchers say.
22 October 2015, 07:00 AM ET
A tiny new camera being developed by NASA researchers could take 3D images from inside the brain, allowing surgeons to see brain tissue in more intricate detail than ever before and leading to faster, safer surgeries.