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01 February 2014, 09:39 AM ET
From incredible images of the U.S. Air Force and the night sky, to a dramatic look at a volcanic eruption seen from space, don't miss these amazing space images of the week for Feb. 1, 2014.
01 February 2014, 09:03 AM ET
From ghostly auroras in Norway, to a stunning timelapse video of inner solar system dust scattering sunlight over 3 Indonesian volcanoes, don't miss these spectacular night sky images by stargazers and SPACE.com readers.
01 February 2014, 12:00 AM ET
See amazing images of the night sky and cosmos in SPACE.com's gallery of cosmic images posted in January 2014.
31 January 2014, 01:00 PM ET
See what's up in the night sky for February 2014, including stargazing events and the moon's phases, in this SPACE.com gallery courtesy of Starry Night Software.
31 January 2014, 11:14 AM ET
See images of Xcor's proposed spacecraft, Lynx.
30 January 2014, 12:14 PM ET
See sky maps and images of some of the most well-known constellations in the night sky in this SPACE.com gallery. From Orion the Hunter to Virgo the Virgin, see how these recognizable star patterns appear in the night sky.
30 January 2014, 07:00 AM ET
See photos and images from NASA's LADEE mission to study moon dust and the lunar atmosphere like never before. The Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer launches in 2013 to probe the moon's tenuous atmosphere.
29 January 2014, 01:01 PM ET
Brown dwarf stars exist somewhere between giant gas planets, such as Jupiter and Saturn, and faint cool stars. See photos and images of brown dwarfs across the universe in this SPACE.com gallery.
29 January 2014, 07:00 AM ET
See photos from China's Chang'e 3 moon rover and lander mission launching in December 2013. The mission includes the Yutu (Jade Rabbit) rover.
27 January 2014, 04:38 PM ET
NASA doesn't just look outward into the solar system and universe. These missions observe the Earth and provide important date for climate studies.
27 January 2014, 10:15 AM ET
See photos of Russian cosmonauts Oleg Kotov and Sergey Ryazanskiy spacewalking outside the International Space Station on Jan. 27, 2014 to install UrtheCast HD cameras for Earth observation.
25 January 2014, 12:03 PM ET
From an image of a strange 'Jelly Doughnut' rock, to a new look at a cosmic lagoon, as well as striking images of a new supernova, don't miss these amazing space images of the week for Jan. 25, 2014.
25 January 2014, 11:03 AM ET
From amazing images of the new supernova spotted in M82, to a stunning shot of a lunar halo, don't miss these spectacular night sky photos by stargazers and SPACE.com readers.
24 January 2014, 01:00 PM ET
See amazing amateur astronomy photos and night sky views sent in to SPACE.com by readers in January 2014 in our month-long running gallery.
24 January 2014, 12:13 PM ET
See photos of NASA's amazing RoboSimian robot, an adept robot to aid space exploration and Earth life built by engineers at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. The robot competed in DARPA's Robotics Challenge in December 2013.
24 January 2014, 08:36 AM ET
Black holes are some of the universe's most enigmatic and mysterious objects. Take a tour of some of the most famous ones in the cosmos.
24 January 2014, 04:41 AM ET
See amazing photos of the Andromeda Galaxy, also known as M(31), as seen by space telescopes, astronomers and stargazers.
23 January 2014, 09:34 PM ET
See photos of NASA's Tracking and Data Relay Satellite L (TDRS-L) ahead of its planned Jan. 23, 2014 launch atop an Atlas 5 rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.
22 January 2014, 11:59 AM ET
See photos and images of Ceres, a dwarf planet and the largest asteroid in the solar system yet known. Ceres is round and may contain more fresh water than the entire Earth. NASA's Dawn spacecraft will explore Ceres in 2015.
21 January 2014, 06:12 PM ET
Spirit and Opportunity, the Mars rovers, have outlived and outlasted any spacecraft on the surface of the red planet. Take a look at some of their latest Mars photos.
20 January 2014, 04:15 AM ET
See photos of NASA's Valkyrie (R5) space robot, a humanoid robot built to compete in the DARPA Robotics Challenge and advance the state of the art of robotics within the agency.
18 January 2014, 12:12 PM ET
From a photo showing a spooky looking nebula to a striking new photo of a doomed star, don't miss these amazing space images of the week for Jan. 18, 2014.
18 January 2014, 11:51 AM ET
From a stunning time-lapse video of the night sky from northern Chile, to a dazzling image of star trails over the Canary Islands, don't miss these spectacular night sky photos by stargazers and SPACE.com readers.
17 January 2014, 04:50 PM ET
The new 'Spirit and Opportunity: 10 Years Roving Across Mars' exhibition chronicles NASA;s Mars Exploration Rover mission at the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC.
14 January 2014, 06:04 PM ET
Scientists are mapping out a possible mission to the huge metal asteroid Psyche, which is thought to be the exposed iron core of a protoplanet.
14 January 2014, 03:13 PM ET
See stunning photos of Phobos and Deimos, the small moons of Mars, as seen by spacecraft on and orbiting the Red Planet. Phobos is the largest moon of Mars, with Deimos as a smaller satellite.
14 January 2014, 10:21 AM ET
The Indian Space Research Organisation's GSLV-D5 rocket successfully launched GSAT-14 satellite from SDSC SHAR, Sriharikota, India on Jan. 5, 2014. See photo of the launch here.
13 January 2014, 12:45 PM ET
See mission photos for the private spaceflight company SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket carrying the Thaicom 6 communications satellite from Cape Canaveral, Fla., on Jan. 6, 2013.
12 January 2014, 07:50 AM ET
See photos from Orbital Sciences of the first Cygnus cargo mission to the International Space Station in January 2014. The Jan. 8 launch will visible from parts of the U.S. East Coast.
11 January 2014, 05:18 PM ET
From a celestial "Hand of God" to a super-deep look at the universe, don't miss these amazing space images of the week for Jan. 11, 2014.
11 January 2014, 04:58 PM ET
From a monster sunspot to the darkest skies on Earth, don't miss these spectacular night sky photos by stargazers and SPACE.com readers.
11 January 2014, 12:07 PM ET
See amazing images of the aptly named Tarantula Nebula in deep space, also known as 30 Doradus. The nebula is located in a prominent region of star formation located in the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC) the nearest neighboring galaxy to the Milky Way.