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26 July 2013, 07:34 AM ET
Canada is working on a follow-up project to its successful Canadarm robotic arm series that flew on the space shuttles and space station.
25 July 2013, 05:27 PM ET
A new book celebrates the past and future of human exploration of the cosmos. "New Frontiers of Space" explores the most important people and breakthroughs in space science and spaceflight today.
25 July 2013, 03:31 PM ET
NASA's Mars rover Curiosity is beaming home amazing photos of the Red Planet.
24 July 2013, 10:30 AM ET
NASA tested the parachute system of its new Orion capsule in a drop test at the Yuma Proving Ground in Arizona, on July 24, 2013.
23 July 2013, 07:43 PM ET
Area families came to NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., on July 14 to launch model rockets and at a 150-foot-wide 'moon.' The contest marked the 44th anniversary of the Apollo 11 launch.
20 July 2013, 10:40 AM ET
From a engine part recovered from Apollo 11 to an experiment that burns a flame in space, don't miss these amazing space photos of the week.
19 July 2013, 01:30 PM ET
An Atlas V 551 launched the Navy's second Mobile User Objective System (MUOS-2) satellite from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, FL, on July 19, 2013. The MUOS is a next-generation narrowband tactical satellite communication system.
19 July 2013, 12:05 PM ET
The heat shield for NASA's Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle is being coated with a layer of thermal protection material at the Textron Defense Systems plant in Wilmington, MA. It is the world’s largest heat shield, measuring 16.4 feet in diameter.
18 July 2013, 02:35 AM ET
See photos from NASA's Microgravity University Program flights from July 12-20, 2013, including the UCSD Microgravity Team, which invited SPACE.com's Tariq Malik to follow its biofuel flame experiment in weightlessness.
17 July 2013, 10:28 AM ET
See images of new observations from ESO’s Very Large Telescope showing a gas cloud ripped apart by the supermassive black hole at the center of our galaxy, the Milky Way.
16 July 2013, 10:20 AM ET
A spacewalk outsie the International Space Station on July 16, 2013, ended early for astronauts Luca Parmitano and Chris Cassidy, after water began leaking inside Parmitano's helmet.
13 July 2013, 12:04 PM ET
From the Milky Way over rural Maine to a giant baby attacking a telescope, don't miss these amazing space photos of the week.
12 July 2013, 09:00 AM ET
See amazing photos of the night and daytime sky by stargazers on and off the planet in July 2013. Views of planets, stars and even the sun reveal amazing sites.
11 July 2013, 11:00 AM ET
See images and illustrations of the dwarf planet Pluto and its three — now FIVE! — moons.
11 July 2013, 09:00 AM ET
See images of the blue planet HD 189733b which marks the first time scientists have determined the true color of a planet orbiting another star. The planet is 63 light-years from Earth and was color tested by the Hubble Space Telescope.
10 July 2013, 09:30 PM ET
Students, families, space enthusiasts, and NASA, military and political officials celebrated the reopening of the space shuttle Enterprise pavilion at New York’s Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum July 10.
10 July 2013, 01:01 PM ET
See images of the solar system's tail, called the heliotail, mapped by NASA's Interstellar Boundary Explore. NASA's IBEX satellite orbits the Earth but observes the outermost fringe of our solar system.
10 July 2013, 11:23 AM ET
NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter have viewed the Apollo landing sites in detail.
10 July 2013, 10:00 AM ET
A temporary exhibition about the space shuttle opened Jan. 17.
09 July 2013, 02:55 PM ET
See photos and images of NASA's next Mars rover, a 1-ton robot launching toward the Red Planet in 2020.
09 July 2013, 07:37 AM ET
See photos from the July 9, 2013 spacewalk outside the International Space Station that saw Italian astronaut Luca Parmitano become Italy's first spacewalker. Parmitano worked outside the station with NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy.
08 July 2013, 05:09 PM ET
See images from a new IMAX film "Hidden Universe 3D," which stars
08 July 2013, 04:17 PM ET
See fantastic photographs of Earth taken by astronaut Luca Parmitano aboard the International Space Station.
08 July 2013, 12:01 PM ET
See photos of NASA’s two Daytime Dynamo rocket launches on July 4, 2013. The rockets launched from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility on Wallops Island, Va., to probe the global electric currents of Earth’s ionosphere.
06 July 2013, 09:00 AM ET
From fireworks and the moon to dark blue clouds, don't miss these jawdropping night sky photos by stargazers and SPACE.com readers.
05 July 2013, 10:47 PM ET
From a blue sun to fireworks over the space shuttle, don't miss these amazing space photos of the week.
04 July 2013, 11:00 AM ET
See some of the many artifacts and displays of Space Center Houston in Texas near NASA's Johnson Space Center, the home of the U.S. astronaut corps and Mission Control.
03 July 2013, 12:32 PM ET
Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield bid farewell to life as a professional astronaut during a Canada Day concert in Ottawa.
02 July 2013, 09:55 AM ET
See images of the failed Proton rocket launch from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, on July 2, 2013 (local time).
01 July 2013, 10:03 AM ET
Farmers Bruce and Nelva Lilienthal found this meteorite while clearing their field in Minnesota. It turned out to be a rare type of space rock.
01 July 2013, 07:11 AM ET
Space illustrator Adrian Mann created these concept images of futuristic nuclear-powered interstellar starships.
01 July 2013, 07:09 AM ET
See photos of galaxies across the universe from NASA's Galaxy Evolution Explorer, or GALEX, space telescope, which launched in 2003 and shut down in 2013.