04 May 2012, 06:00 AM ET
Smith's late father was an engineer who worked on the Hubble Space Telescope.
04 May 2012, 06:00 AM ET
The Apollo astronaut appeared on "The Colbert Report" to present its host with a special award.
03 May 2012, 07:00 AM ET
A high-altitude balloon will carry action figures of the beloved starship captains.
02 May 2012, 07:47 PM ET
A NASA mentored group of high school students launched the toy fowl with radiation sensors attached to an altitude of 120,000 ft. to expose it to high-energy protons from a strong solar storm. Featuring 'Up Next' from all-star rock band Chickenfoot.
29 April 2012, 08:00 AM ET
See our picks for the best space photos of the week of April 29 in this gallery.
27 April 2012, 01:02 PM ET
The 'Star Trek' actor was on hand to watch the prototype orbiter land.
24 April 2012, 04:09 PM ET
The Space Foundation invited students from around the world to submit original artwork with the theme, "Space is Infinite -- Explore!"
23 April 2012, 01:27 PM ET
The crew of the space station likes to listen to Shatner's new space-themed album.
21 April 2012, 07:00 AM ET
See amazing views the space shuttle Discovery coming home, a zucchini in orbit and more in the best photos for the week of April 21, 2012.
19 April 2012, 07:28 AM ET
See photos of NASA's Enterprise, the first winged space shuttle prototype.
15 April 2012, 07:27 AM ET
From an expedition to explore auroras to sun's sibling stars, it's been a busy week in space.
14 April 2012, 04:29 AM ET
See amazing views of the aurora from the view of a SPACE.com reprter, and elephant-shaped lava flow and more in the best photos for the week of April 14, 2012.
11 April 2012, 12:23 AM ET
Musk appeared on the hit Comedy Central talk show this week.
10 April 2012, 04:38 PM ET
Charles Simonyi worked tirelessly to get his father's culture of physics book published in English.
07 April 2012, 04:31 AM ET
See amazing views of Earth from space, the origins of the universe and more in the best photos for the week of April 7, 2012.
05 April 2012, 09:51 AM ET
The two IMAX space cameras flew on NASA shuttle missions to film scenes for six movies.
03 April 2012, 05:34 PM ET
The director addressed criticism from Neil deGrasse Tyson about an incorrect star field in the film.
31 March 2012, 12:23 PM ET
See amazing views of a new supernova, a solar tornado and more in for the week of March 31, 2012.
30 March 2012, 03:00 PM ET
Happy (early) April Fools' Day, everyone!
30 March 2012, 11:10 AM ET
Buzz Lightyear has landed … at the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum.
29 March 2012, 12:39 PM ET
A robot's hand reaches out to an astronaut's in homage of a panel from the Sistine Chapel.
29 March 2012, 07:00 AM ET
Leonard Nimoy and Stephen Hawking will have guest roles on the hit show.
28 March 2012, 05:16 PM ET
The song is a play on The Beatles' "Back in the USSR."
28 March 2012, 11:51 AM ET
The band Love and Mersey took a different take on "Back In the USSR", from the Beatles' White Album (written by Paul McCartney). The lyrics were re-worked and song re-titled "Back at the ISS" in tribute to ESA's André Kuipers return to Space Station.
27 March 2012, 04:58 PM ET
The space agency won for the best government use of social media.
27 March 2012, 02:58 PM ET
Entrants can win an iPod Touch or an iPad.
25 March 2012, 05:01 AM ET
See amazing views of Jupiter's jet stream, a supernova explosion and more in our top space photos for the week of March 25, 2012.
25 March 2012, 04:58 AM ET
From runaway planets to a submarine on Jupiter, it's been a busy week in space. Vote for the week's best space story.
22 March 2012, 05:37 PM ET
Rovio Entertainment released "Angry Birds Space" today.
20 March 2012, 10:19 AM ET
Skirts and dresses printed with nebulas, stars and galaxies are now available.
19 March 2012, 05:04 PM ET
Buzz Lightyear, Space Ranger, to the rescue!
18 March 2012, 07:00 AM ET
Martian clay, a space guitar hero to a 'Swan' diving comet, vote for the week's best space story.