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03 April 2014, 06:23 PM ET
A United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket carrying the Air Force's DMSP-19 satellite launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base on April 3, 2014. See photos of the launch here.
03 April 2014, 02:32 PM ET
See photos and images of Vancouver-based UrtheCast's HD cameras from their perch on the International Space Station in this Space.com gallery.
02 April 2014, 01:01 PM ET
The moon, Earth's only natural satellite, formed about 95 million years after solids started forming in the solar system. Learn more about how Earth's nearest neighbor evolved.
29 March 2014, 02:36 PM ET
From rings around an asteroid to a shimmering rainbow of colors captured on camera above Venus, don't miss these amazing space images of the week for March 29, 2014.
29 March 2014, 02:00 PM ET
From brilliant images from Arizona's Kitt Peak Observatory to a spectacular image of 'Seven Sisters,' don't miss these amazing night sky images by stargazers and Space.com readers.
28 March 2014, 12:34 PM ET
The short fan film, called "Star Trek: Prelude To Axanar," takes place decades before the famous exploits of Captain James T. Kirk and his Enterprise crew.
28 March 2014, 11:00 AM ET
See what's up in the night sky for April 2014, including stargazing events and the moon's phases, in this Space.com gallery courtesy of Starry Night Software.
27 March 2014, 04:56 PM ET
See photos and images of the Mars-bound comet C/2013 A1 Siding Spring, which will buzz the Red Planet on Oct. 19, 2014. Comet Siding Spring was discovered in January 2013. Its pass through the inner solar system will be closely watched by Mars probes.
27 March 2014, 10:55 AM ET
See infrared images of deep space from European Space Agency's prolific Herschel Space Telescope.
26 March 2014, 02:01 PM ET
The asteroid Chariklo is surrounded by two rings similar to those around the brilliant planet Saturn. See images and artist views of the asteroid's strange rings in this Space.com gallery.
26 March 2014, 02:01 PM ET
See images and photos of the icy world 2012 VP113, a potential dwarf planet at the extreme edge of the solar system, in this Space.com gallery.
25 March 2014, 04:00 PM ET
The Kitt Peak National Observatory is about 50 miles outside of Tucson on a remote mountaintop that rises high above the Sonoran Desert. Just below the summit, the 4-meter Mayall telescope is the largest optical telescope on the mountain.
24 March 2014, 06:25 PM ET
The latest three spaceflyers will launch to the International Space Station on March 25, 2014.
24 March 2014, 04:18 PM ET
An Atlas 5 rocket will launch the NROL-67 spy satellite on March 25, 2014 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida.
22 March 2014, 01:27 PM ET
From stunning 3D Views of the universe to an HD moon map revealing a lunar North Pole like never before, don't miss these amazing space images of the week for March 22, 2014.
22 March 2014, 01:05 PM ET
From dazzling stars over Arizona's Kitt Peak, to a telescope-building skywatcher's early experiences capturing Halley's Comet, don't miss these spectacular night sky images by stargazers and Space.com readers.
21 March 2014, 09:43 AM ET
A new innovative instrument called MUSE (Multi Unit Spectroscopic Explorer) has been successfully installed on ESO's Very Large Telescope (VLT) at the Paranal Observatory in northern Chile. See the amazing photos here.
21 March 2014, 06:21 AM ET
See stunning photos of the night sky and sun as seen by stargazers around the world in this Space.com photo gallery for March 2014 made up of images sent in by Space.com readers.
18 March 2014, 01:25 PM ET
See photos, images and skywatching maps for the rare eclipse of the bright star Regulus by the huge asteroid 163 Erigone on March 20, 2014. Space.com is providing full coverage of the celestial event.
17 March 2014, 11:40 AM ET
A new discovery reveals much about the expansion of the early universe by studying gravitational waves.
17 March 2014, 10:45 AM ET
Artist's concepts illustrate how gravitational waves might spread through the universe.
15 March 2014, 11:37 PM ET
From a blindingly-bright fireball blazing across an aurora-filled sky to amazing views of our planet tweeted by astronauts, don't miss these amazing space images of the week for March 16, 2014.
13 March 2014, 04:00 PM ET
Astronauts adore looking at the Earth. It's something they've talked about in interviews, in books and sometimes, even in song. In recent years, space fans have been lucky enough to have astronauts sharing their amazing views of our planet on Twitter.
10 March 2014, 05:29 PM ET
See photos from the March 10, 2014 landing of the a Russian Soyuz TMA-10 spacecraft carrying NASA astronaut Mike Hopkins and Russian cosmonauts Oleg Kotov and Sergey Ryazanskiy to wrap up a 166-day space mission.
08 March 2014, 01:17 PM ET
From a disintegrating asteroid to space junk cleanup, don't miss these amazing space images of the week for March 8, 2014.
08 March 2014, 12:36 PM ET
From amazing auroras to an orange supergiant star, don't miss these spectacular night sky images by stargazers and Space.com readers.
07 March 2014, 04:18 PM ET
In March 1989, a sunspot unleashed a solar flare towards the Earth that caused a spectacular display of the northern lights, or aurora borealis, reaching all the way down to the Gulf Coast.
07 March 2014, 02:34 PM ET
A look at the "Red Dragon" mission concept, which would use SpaceX's Dragon capsule and Falcon Heavy rocket to bring Red Planet samples — perhaps gathered by NASA's 2020 Mars rover — to Earth.
07 March 2014, 06:47 AM ET
This series of Hubble Space Telescope photos captures a rare event in action, the breakup of asteroid P/2013 R3 as it happened in 2013 and 2014. See the amazing Hubble photos here.
07 March 2014, 06:27 AM ET
San Francisco-based startup Planet Labs released the first images of Earth taken by its Dove 1 and 2 satellites in April and May 2013.
06 March 2014, 10:18 AM ET
Photos of the NASA-funded sounding rocket mission including some stunning shots of the launch—straight into an aurora over Venetie, Alaska.
05 March 2014, 05:00 PM ET
See amazing photos of Saturn's glorious rings.