24 September 2015, 01:13 PM ET
The evening of 27 September 2015 offers a rare celestial event: a total lunar eclipse of an unusually close, "harvest-moon." Space.com shows you how to enjoy it with a Bloody Moony, Supermoon, Harvest Moon or Eclipse Night adult drink.
24 September 2015, 12:23 PM ET
Now that we've seen the diverse landscapes on Pluto, what does it all mean?
24 September 2015, 09:33 AM ET
As the full moon moves into the darkest part of Earth's shadow Sunday night (Sept. 27), tune into these live webcasts for expert commentary and a crystal-clear view.
24 September 2015, 07:00 AM ET
Myths abound about the moon, from the fabled "dark side" to the persistent belief that the Apollo landings were faked. Here's a look at some major lunar misconceptions, just in time for Sunday's rare "supermoon" total lunar eclipse.
24 September 2015, 07:00 AM ET
The Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) spacecraft, also known as Mangalyaan, arrived at the Red Planet on the night of Sept. 23, 2014 (Sept. 24 GMT and Indian Standard Time) — just two days after NASA's MAVEN probe reached Mars orbit.
23 September 2015, 04:55 PM ET
The winning images from the Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition were announced last week, and the list is an awe-inspiring collection of celestial awesomeness.
23 September 2015, 04:44 PM ET
See the winners of the 2015 Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year contest, run by the Royal Observatory Greenwich in association with Insight Investment and BBC Sky at Night Magazine.
23 September 2015, 04:34 PM ET
The Sunday evening eclipse is the last in a "tetrad" — a term for four total lunar eclipses happening at six-month intervals — that has been stunning skywatchers across the United States for the past 18 months,
23 September 2015, 04:31 PM ET
The Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN (MAVEN) spacecraft arrived in orbit around the Red Planet on Sept. 21, 2014, 10 months after blasting off from Florida's Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.
23 September 2015, 04:08 PM ET
Five teams, ranging from university students to a group of engineers dispersed across the country, received $20,000 each from NASA in the first milestone of a competition to develop deep space cubesat technologies.
23 September 2015, 02:29 PM ET
The most luminous galaxies in the universe likely formed slowly via gradual accretion of gas, rather than rapidly via mergers with other galaxies, new research suggests.
23 September 2015, 01:42 PM ET
This Sunday night moon observers have the chance to see a lunar triple treat, weather permitting. Not only is it a Harvest Full Moon, but also a so-called supermoon and total lunar eclipse.
23 September 2015, 01:29 PM ET
Extremely luminous early galaxies – such as those simulated here in infrared light – established the structure of galactic clusters observed today by sub-millimeter wavelength telescopes.
23 September 2015, 01:01 PM ET
Observations by the European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft show that surface ice on Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, which Rosetta has been orbiting since August 2014, appears and disappears on a daily cycle tied to illumination by the sun.
23 September 2015, 11:23 AM ET
Timothy "TJ" Creamer, who this week joined the ranks of Chris Kraft and Gene Kranz as one of NASA's newest flight directors, is no stranger to Mission Control. Creamer is the first astronaut to be named a flight director in the history of U.S. human space
23 September 2015, 09:41 AM ET
Future residents of the Moon’s Nearside will be treated to a 'fire-ringed' Earth during lunar eclipse totality (as Earth's shadow completely envelops the Moon, turning it "blood red").
23 September 2015, 07:17 AM ET
As you settle in Sunday night to watch the supermoon lunar eclipse, kick back with some moon tunes as chosen by Space.com's staff.
23 September 2015, 07:15 AM ET
After spending more than two years in a weightless environment, whiskey distillate on the International Space Station tastes different from control samples on Earth, a whiskey company reported.
23 September 2015, 07:11 AM ET
The dark, fingerlike features that creep down steep Martian slopes in warm weather continue to puzzle scientists, and generate debate about the best ways to investigate the features.
23 September 2015, 07:00 AM ET
Omega Nebula, Swan Nebula, Checkmark Nebula, Horseshoe Nebula, Lobster Nebula — whatever you call it, the spectacular star-forming Messier 17 sparkles in a new photo.
23 September 2015, 06:00 AM ET
Swan, Omega, Horseshoe, Checkmark, Lobster and the names don't end there for Messier 17 (its proper astronomical designation). Located 5500 light-years from Earth in the Sagittarius constellation.
22 September 2015, 05:30 PM ET
Buzz Aldrin set foot on the moon, and his new book encourages kids to take the first steps onto Mars.
22 September 2015, 05:24 PM ET
This weekend's rare supermoon total lunar eclipse offers a mix of risk and scientific opportunity for NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, which has been studying Earth's nearest neighbor up close since 2009.
22 September 2015, 05:00 PM ET
Space.com's editors present a reading list for space and sci-fi lovers, as well as children who are interested in astronomy and spaceflight.
22 September 2015, 04:00 PM ET
A spectacular photo of Saturn's night side and its rings plus a glimmer of moon, from the Cassini spacecraft, shows just how dark the planet can get.
22 September 2015, 04:00 PM ET
See images of the ringed planet from NASA's Cassini spacecraft in orbit around Saturn.
22 September 2015, 12:47 PM ET
A new video called "To Scale: The Solar System" does its best to teach viewers just how vast our cosmic backyard really is, by creating a scale model of Earth's neighborhood in Nevada's Black Rock Desert.
22 September 2015, 12:44 PM ET
It is not unusual, given NASA's presence in the community, to hear of people in Houston sing the virtues of space exploration. Those voices though, do not often take the form of an opera. That will change with the Houston Grand Opera's premiere of "O Colu
22 September 2015, 08:00 AM ET
Here's a skywatching guide for the Sept. 27 "supermoon" total lunar eclipse — the first such event since 1982, and the last until 2033.
22 September 2015, 07:47 AM ET
Simulations suggest that Saturn's north polar hexagon is shaped by shallow jets at the cloud level. Winds below the cloud level apparently help keep the shape of the hexagon sharp and control the rate at which the hexagon drifts.
22 September 2015, 07:41 AM ET
On Thursday (Sept. 17), officials with NASA and the U.S. Agency For International Development (USAID) showcased the ways satellite data helps developing countries manage their resources and deal with natural disasters.
21 September 2015, 05:47 PM ET
With or without obelisks, will humanity ever colonize space?