15 May 2013, 11:16 AM ET
The prototype capsule landed safely in the Arizona desert after being dropped 25,000 feet from an airplane.
15 May 2013, 10:06 AM ET
John Glenn enters the Friendship 7 just before being launched into space for America's first manned Earth orbital mission.
15 May 2013, 09:54 AM ET
This vivid space wallpaper shows a collection of 100,000 stars displayed in this small region inside the Omega Centauri globular cluster—a dense group of nearly 10 million stars. Omega Centauri is one of the biggest star clusters in the Milky Way.
15 May 2013, 09:27 AM ET
See the amazing photos that won awards in the 2013 Earth & Sky Photo Contest.
15 May 2013, 09:09 AM ET
The X1.2 solar flare was the fourth X-class flare in two days from the sunspot AR1748.
15 May 2013, 06:00 AM ET
Two incredible new photos reveal hidden pieces of the Orion nebula in stark detail.
15 May 2013, 05:00 AM ET
The artistic eye of astrophotographer VegaStar Carpentier yields a stunning image of the half moon in blue.
15 May 2013, 05:00 AM ET
Hadfield became the first-ever Canadian commander of the International Space Station.
15 May 2013, 04:30 AM ET
The Mars Orbiting Space Telescope could help assess the Red Planet's potential to host life, advocates say.
15 May 2013, 04:20 AM ET
Scientists are taking a close look at a Mars-Orbiting Space Telescope concept. See how the idea would use an old spy satellite telescope donated to NASA by the National Reconnaissance Office in this SPACE.com infographic.
14 May 2013, 05:40 PM ET
The faraway star cluster NGC 6496 is 10.5 billion years old and 32,600 light-years away.
14 May 2013, 05:37 PM ET
A private company's manned moon lander has moved one step closer to reality.
14 May 2013, 05:15 PM ET
German photographer Reinhold Wittich captured this amazing image of the Pleiades star cluster.
14 May 2013, 04:49 PM ET
This fascinating space wallpaper shows galaxy cluster Abell S1077, as seen by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope’s Wide Field Camera 3 and the Advanced Camera for Surveys.
14 May 2013, 03:11 PM ET
Astronomers using the Atacama Pathfinder Experiment (APEX) in Chile have exposed light from cold interstellar dust grains that are invisible to the human eye. The bright object is the Orion Nebula (Messier 42), an region of active star formation.
14 May 2013, 02:59 PM ET
AR1748 should be lined up with our planet by the weekend.
14 May 2013, 12:50 PM ET
Residents of the International Space Station will get a treat when they preview the newest "Star Trek" film this week.
14 May 2013, 12:30 PM ET
Four-time space shuttle astronaut C.J. Sturckow has signed on with the company.
14 May 2013, 11:42 AM ET
NASA scientists are working on an actual field test of the theoretical principle behind warp drives.
14 May 2013, 11:11 AM ET
See photos and images of the USS Enterprise, the iconic 'Star Trek' starship and its legacy in space and at sea.
14 May 2013, 10:17 AM ET
The Paraglider Research Vehicle and tow plane await flight on Rogers dry lakebed.
14 May 2013, 10:06 AM ET
The Sun erupted with 3 X-Class Flares (X1.7, X2.7, X3.2) during a one day period starting May 13th 2013. It was crackling with more flares before & after the most powerful ones. Can you determine how many flares recently named sunspot AR1748 tallied?
14 May 2013, 07:34 AM ET
See photos of the major X-class solar flares of May 2013 as seen by sun-watching spacecraft.
14 May 2013, 06:59 AM ET
The giant solar flare late Monday (May 13), the strongest yet of 2013, is the the third major sun storm in 24 hours.
14 May 2013, 06:30 AM ET
Skylab II could be the United States' first deep-space station.