05 October 2015, 05:15 PM ET
Here's a guide for October skywatchers: First catch Saturn, then Jupiter, Mars and Venus, and finally Mercury in the night sky as this month's planetary parade begins.
05 October 2015, 05:00 PM ET
See what's up in the night sky for October 2015, including stargazing events and the moon's phases, in this Space.com gallery courtesy of Starry Night Software.
03 October 2015, 09:59 AM ET
There's water on Mars, a resupply spaceship at the International Space Station, a science-heavy survival novel on the big screen and something moving inside Saturn. These are our best space stories of the week.
03 October 2015, 07:30 AM ET
For a long five and a half years, Comet 67P's southern side has been shrouded by darkness. Now, it's coming into the light, and new microwave images, taken before the big reveal, suggest that the comet's "dark side" may have a very unusual composition.
03 October 2015, 07:00 AM ET
Slowly but surely, Curiosity is making its way up the mountain, and the new photo — which was taken on Sept. 9 but just released Friday (Oct. 2) — shows some of the terrain the robot will investigate in the future.
03 October 2015, 12:13 AM ET
Hurricane Joaquin, a Category 4 storm that is currently battering the central Bahamas, appears to be replacing its eye, according to weather forecasters.
02 October 2015, 08:54 PM ET
From the discovery of water on Mars to stunning reader images of the Supermoon eclipse, don't miss these amazing space images.
02 October 2015, 03:22 PM ET
United Launch Alliance, a joint venture of aerospace giants Boeing and Lockheed Martin, now has a 100 percent success rate on 100 rocket launches since its formation in 2006.
02 October 2015, 02:52 PM ET
A NASA spacecraft makes more than just a cameo appearance in "The Martian," Ridley Scott's new movie about an astronaut alone and stranded on Mars. Mission leaders help fact check the movie's replica of the historic Mars lander.
02 October 2015, 07:55 AM ET
NASA has been helping promote the new film "The Martian," which hits theaters across the United States today (Oct. 1), as a way to publicize its own plans to send astronauts to the Red Planet in the 2030s.
02 October 2015, 07:50 AM ET
A planet with liquid water on the surface and titanium oxide deposited by meteors could produce oxygen in the atmosphere without the need for life.
02 October 2015, 07:50 AM ET
In honor of Oktoberfest, we taste-tested beer made from moon dust and space yeast. Plus, we made suggestions for space-themed beers.
02 October 2015, 07:43 AM ET
Movies adapted from successful books don't always capture the magic of the original text but the upcoming film does a surprisingly good job conjuring the book's spirit.
01 October 2015, 06:55 PM ET
Russia's uncrewed Progress 61 freighter docked with the space station at 6:52 p.m. EDT today (Oct. 1), 6 hours after blasting off. The cargo vessel is stocked with more than 3 tons of food and supplies for the astronauts aboard the orbiting lab.
01 October 2015, 06:10 PM ET
As Hurricane Joaquin barrels across the Atlantic Ocean, NASA satellites are tracking the storm to determine how it will affect residents along the East Coast of the United States.
01 October 2015, 05:59 PM ET
From the Moon, to Auroras, to the Zodiacal Light and more, NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory counts down their favorites for October in their 100th 'What's Up' episode.
01 October 2015, 05:36 PM ET
The storm, which was upgraded to Category 4 on Oct. 1st, 2015, was captured by the NOAA Goes-East satellite. Images from September 29th to October 1st have been compiled and looped.
01 October 2015, 04:33 PM ET
The satellites — the first of two Sky Muster Ka-band broadband satellites for Australia’s NBN Co. and the Arsat-2 Ku- and C-band telecommunications satellite for Arsat of Argentina — were both reported by their owners to be healthy in orbit and sending si
01 October 2015, 04:29 PM ET
The new photos were captured by NASA's New Horizons spacecraft during its historic flyby of Pluto on July 14. Mission team members combined some of the images into a new video that lets viewers fly over Charon's tortured surface.
01 October 2015, 02:24 PM ET
New Horizon’s fresh hi-res multispectral images of the smaller body of this double dwarf planet reveal a tortured world of craters and crunched terrain.
01 October 2015, 02:01 PM ET
California-based company Moon Express, which aims to fly commercial missions to the moon and help unlock its resources, has signed a five-launch deal with Rocket Lab, with the first two robotic liftoffs scheduled to take place in 2017.
01 October 2015, 01:28 PM ET
Russia launched an unmanned cargo ship Thursday (Oct. 1) on a speedy trip to deliver tons of fresh supplies to a waiting crew on the International Space Station.
01 October 2015, 01:16 PM ET
See amazing images of the night sky and cosmos in Space.com's gallery of cosmic images posted in September 2015.
01 October 2015, 01:12 PM ET
Andromeda (M31) is the nearest spiral galaxy to the Milky Way and the farthest object that can bee seen with the naked eye. With binoculars or a telescope, you can spot M32, a small companion galaxy that Andromeda will one day consume.
01 October 2015, 01:01 PM ET
A Soyuz rocket launched the cargo ship towards the International Space Station on Oct. 1st, 2015. It blasted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan carrying supplies and experiments for the ISS. It is scheduled to arrive about 6 hours later.
01 October 2015, 12:44 PM ET
NASA's Global Precipitation Measurement captured data on the storm on Sept. 29th, 2014. Its showed a large of the hurricane dumping 2 to 5 inches of rain (shown in red and magenta) into the Atlantic ocean.
01 October 2015, 11:07 AM ET
It may seem strange at first, but by the time you get done seeing "The Martian," the new movie from director Ridley Scott, you will understand why 20th Century Fox wants to mail you a Mark Watney-stamped potato.
01 October 2015, 09:56 AM ET
Hubble Space Telescope observations of the Neptune-sized planet GJ 436b show that its extremely close host star is boiling the planet’s atmosphere away, leaving an Earth-sized rocky core, much like ‘our’ Neptune.
01 October 2015, 09:32 AM ET
A small team of rocket engineers pledge to construct a 3-stage, 22 ton vehicle to carry ‘your’ images, video and other digital media to the moon. Funders will have open access insight onto every phase of the project’s development.
01 October 2015, 09:09 AM ET
The Moonspike Kickstarter campaign launched today (Oct. 1) to raise $1 million to send a titanium payload crashing into the lunar surface to kick up a plume observable from orbit, its backers say.
01 October 2015, 07:25 AM ET
Director Ridley Scott's epic space movie "The Martian" is spectacular portrayal of an astronaut stranded on Mars with only his wits to survive. Space.com's Dave Brody discusses the film with Scott in our exclusive interview.
01 October 2015, 07:09 AM ET
Scientists are testing a new microphone technology called the remote acoustic sensor (RAS), which is capable of capturing sounds within extreme and often inaccessible aerospace environments.