03 November 2015, 11:50 AM ET
Although the bright planets disappear from the evening sky in November, the predawn hours feature a planetary parade. Here are some gorgeous planet-watching events to look for in the coming weeks.
03 November 2015, 08:25 AM ET
LEGO will not be producing a model of the International Space Station, having passed on the orbiting outpost in its most recent review of projects that are designed and supported by fans.
03 November 2015, 07:40 AM ET
Over the past 260 million years, cratering rates have peaked every 26 million years or so, in tune with a previously noted cycle of mass-extinction events, researchers found.
03 November 2015, 07:00 AM ET
The space agency is hosting a news conference on Thursday at 2 p.m. EST to "announce new findings on [the] fate of Mars' atmosphere," according to a media advisory. You can watch the news conference live here on Space.com, courtesy of NASA TV.
02 November 2015, 07:44 PM ET
The crew of the International Space Station spoke today (Nov. 2) about the 15-year anniversary of humans taking up permanent residence on the orbiting laboratory, and what the station means for the future of human spaceflight.
02 November 2015, 05:48 PM ET
A new children's photobiography of Sally Ride, the first American woman to fly in space, traces the course of her life in pictures and stories compiled by her partner of 27 years — offering a rare opportunity to get to know the famously private astronaut.
02 November 2015, 05:30 PM ET
Access to BAE capital and technology will help Reaction Engines Limited accelerate development and testing of a prototype single-stage-to-orbit engine.
02 November 2015, 05:00 PM ET
Look up into the sky this week to see why autumn is the favorite season for many skywatchers: You can get your last look at summer stars and, if you stay up late, your first look at winter stars.
02 November 2015, 03:20 PM ET
Space.com sat down with Grace Potter prior to her performance at New York's Radio City Music Hall to get her thoughts on the current state of space science, its effect on human consciousness and how it's intertwined with music.
02 November 2015, 02:36 PM ET
Service officials said the last satellite in the GPS 2F series is expected to launch Feb. 3, 2016.
02 November 2015, 01:57 PM ET
The space agency pulls out the banjo – and maybe the moonshine? – to sing the praises of the International Space Station's first 15 years of service.
02 November 2015, 12:30 PM ET
Here's a collection of fun and educational gift ideas that both kids and parents will love.
02 November 2015, 12:12 PM ET
Set phasers to thrilled. It's official, "Star Trek" is coming back to TV in 2017.
02 November 2015, 10:26 AM ET
A week into taking up residency aboard the International Space Station, Expedition One astronaut Bill Shepherd ended the first entry in his new ship's log.
02 November 2015, 06:51 AM ET
On Thursday (Oct. 29), the White House released two documents that lay out the nation's official plan for mitigating the negative impacts of solar flares and other types of "space weather."
02 November 2015, 06:50 AM ET
After a death-defying dive toward the surface of Saturn's icy moon Enceladus, the Cassini spacecraft has sent back images from its close encounter.
01 November 2015, 09:00 AM ET
Find out what's up in your night sky during December 2015 and how to see it in this Space.com stargazing guide.
01 November 2015, 09:00 AM ET
See what's up in the night sky for November 2015, including stargazing events and the moon's phases, in this Space.com gallery courtesy of Starry Night Software.
01 November 2015, 08:08 AM ET
On Halloween night, while ghouls and goblins did their trick-or-treating, an asteroid made a close flyby of Earth, and is now headed back out into space.
01 November 2015, 12:00 AM ET
See amazing images of the night sky and cosmos in Space.com's gallery of cosmic images posted in October 2015.
31 October 2015, 08:33 PM ET
Ripples of green hover over the rocky horizon in this bone-chilling image of an aurora.
31 October 2015, 07:28 AM ET
You might masquerade as an astronaut for Halloween, but what about when astronauts dress up? Here's how one spacefarer celebrated the spooky season.
31 October 2015, 01:45 AM ET
In the star system DI Cha, two stars glow through a dust ring creating an eerie sight.
31 October 2015, 01:32 AM ET
NASA has called it a "Great Pumpkin." Others have called it "spooky." But this image of a huge asteroid making a Halloween flyby of Earth today looks so much like a skull, it's scary.
31 October 2015, 12:48 AM ET
Paul Sutter shares the recipe for making a spiral galaxy.
31 October 2015, 12:21 AM ET
A huge asteroid the size of the football stadium has a Halloween encounter with Earth today (Oct. 31) and you can watch it online. NASA scientists have dubbed asteroid a cosmic "Great Pumpkin" to celebrate the spooky holiday flyby.
30 October 2015, 01:29 PM ET
The Taurid meteors — also called "Halloween fireballs" — are known for being extremely bright and relatively slow-moving. They will streak through the sky from Oct. 20 to Nov. 30, but will peak from Nov. 5 to Nov. 12.
30 October 2015, 01:28 PM ET
Two new museum exhibits offer the public a chance to 'Be the Astronaut' and 'Journey to Space.' Space Center Houston in Texas and the California Science Center are presenting immersive, hands-on attractions designed to educate guests about spaceflight.
30 October 2015, 01:27 PM ET
The twin fish of Pisces, the golden ram of Aries, and the Triangulum constellation are great targets this month. Meanwhile, Mars, Venus and the moon make a tight pairing early in November and Leonid meteors rain in the middle of the month.
30 October 2015, 12:13 PM ET
Scientists will be treated to a near fly-by of a recently discovered 1300-foot-wide asteroid on Oct. 31st, 2015. They will be using their Deep Space Network's 34-meter (110-foot) DSS 13 antenna in Goldstone, California.
30 October 2015, 11:20 AM ET
As you may already know by now, we're going to have a pretty close encounter on Halloween Saturday (Oct. 31) with a pretty big asteroid. But chances are low that you'll be able to see asteroid 2015 TB145 when it sails by on Halloween. Here's why.
30 October 2015, 07:19 AM ET
One year after the fatal SpaceShipTwo crash, Virgin Galactic is constructing its next passenger vehicle, and working to become a global competitor in the new space frontier.