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04 December 2013, 03:59 PM ET
See photos of the third mission flown by the US Air Force's secret space plane, the X-37B.
04 December 2013, 03:50 PM ET
See amazing photos of the strange hexagon storm at Saturn's north pole.
03 December 2013, 06:00 PM ET
See photos from SpaceX's SES-8 satellite launch mission atop a an upgraded Falcon 9 rocket on Dec. 3, 2013. Liftoff occurred at 5:41 p.m. EST from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.
03 December 2013, 03:00 PM ET
Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield visited his hometown Nov. 23, 2013 for a book signing event that attracted an estimated 1,000 people in Sarnia, Ont. – population 72,000.
03 December 2013, 02:50 PM ET
See tantalizing spaceship photos from the secretive commercial space company Blue Origins.
02 December 2013, 04:30 PM ET
See images of the space shuttle missions to repair the Hubble Space Telescope, STS-61, STS-82, STS-103, STS-109 and STS-125.
02 December 2013, 12:20 PM ET
See what's up in the night sky for December 2013, including stargazing events and the moon's phases, in this SPACE.com gallery courtesy of Starry Night Software.
01 December 2013, 01:04 PM ET
See launch photos for China's Chang'e 3 moon lander and Yutu rover on Dec. 2, 2013 local time (Dec. 1 EST) from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center.
01 December 2013, 12:44 PM ET
From a stunning image of the Dragon's Head Nebula to a photo of Comet ISON as seen by a NASA Mercury Probe, don't miss these amazing space photos of the week for Dec. 1, 2013.
01 December 2013, 12:00 AM ET
See amazing images of the night sky and cosmos in SPACE.com's gallery of cosmic images posted in November 2013.
29 November 2013, 09:30 AM ET
See photos of the comet C/2012 S1 (ISON), or Comet ISON, which could amaze the world in late 2013.
27 November 2013, 02:02 PM ET
From tasty Earth treats to dehydrated drinks, see what astronauts eat in space.
25 November 2013, 04:00 PM ET
A Progress resupply craft launched to the International Space Station from Kazakhstan on Nov. 25.
23 November 2013, 03:40 PM ET
From an amazing MAVEN spacecraft launch toward the Red Planet to stunning images by astronauts aboard the International Space Station, don't miss these amazing space photos of the week for Nov. 23, 2013.
23 November 2013, 02:24 PM ET
From the dazzling nighttime rocket launch to a spectacular set of photos showing the evolution of Comet ISON over the last few months, don't miss these stunning night sky photos by stargazers and SPACE.com readers.
22 November 2013, 10:19 AM ET
Comet ISON has been billed as a potential 'comet of the century' but there's a trick to photographing the comet. See how to photograph Comet ISON from veteran space photographers Imelda Joson and Edwin Aguirre.
21 November 2013, 04:44 PM ET
Night Sky Photographer Mike Taylor has photographed fantastic Northern Lights displays, and then modified the captured images to reflect the less-dramatic colors and hues seen by the naked eye.
21 November 2013, 02:01 PM ET
Using the IceCube Neutrino Observatory in Antarctica, researchers found the first evidence of high-energy neutrinos from outside the solar system. The findings open the door for a new era of astronomy that could reveal secrets of the strangest phenomena i
20 November 2013, 06:00 AM ET
An Orbital Sciences Minotaur 1 rocket will launch from Wallops Island, Va., on Nov. 19, containing satellites for the U.S. Department of Defense, NASA and other agencies.
20 November 2013, 05:55 AM ET
See spectacular photos of the Nov. 19, 2013 night launch of a Minotaur 1 rocket from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility on Wallops Island, Va., as seen by skywatchers along the U.S. East Coast.
19 November 2013, 12:55 PM ET
See photos of the major X-class solar flares of May 2013 as seen by sun-watching spacecraft.
19 November 2013, 10:00 AM ET
See amazing photos of the sun during the peak of solar activity in 2013.
18 November 2013, 01:30 PM ET
NASA's MAVEN mission — the Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN orbiter — will launch on Nov. 18, 2013. See launch photos for the historic MAVEN mission to Mars here.
18 November 2013, 12:23 AM ET
An Orbital Sciences Minotaur 1 rocket will launch from Wallops Island, Va., on Nov. 19 filled with satellites for the U.S. Department of Defense, NASA and other agencies. It will be visible across a wide swath of the U.S. East Coast.
16 November 2013, 03:49 PM ET
From strange 'elephant trunk' space clouds to an unprecedented view of Saturn from space, don't miss these amazing space photos of the week for Nov. 16, 2013.
16 November 2013, 03:01 PM ET
From the Milky Way glowing over a fiery Hawaiian volcano to beautiful images featuring the Milky Way over a touching Tribute Hike for a fallen soldier, don't miss these stunning night sky photos by stargazers and SPACE.com readers.
14 November 2013, 05:27 PM ET
The Orion nebula is one of the most famous and eye-catching displays in the cosmos.
14 November 2013, 12:49 PM ET
Three comets are putting on a show for sky watchers in 2013: Pan-STARRS, Lemmon and ISON.
10 November 2013, 08:25 PM ET
See photos from landing day for the International Space Station's Expedition 37 crew, cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin, NASA astronaut Karen Nyberg and Italy's Luca Parmitano. They were returning the Olympic torch to Earth on a Soyuz capsule.
10 November 2013, 07:00 AM ET
The European Space Agency's GOCE satellite launched in 2009 to study the Earth's gravity. See images of and from GOCE, the Gravity Field and Steady-State Ocean Circulation Explorer.
09 November 2013, 09:57 AM ET
See photos of the Olympic torch relay by spacewalking cosmonauts on Nov. 9, 2013. The torch will be used during the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi, Russia.
09 November 2013, 08:15 AM ET
See photos from the launch Russia's Soyuz TMA-11M spacecraft to the International Space Station carrying the Olympic torch for the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics along with the station's Expedition 38 crew on Nov. 6, 2013 ET (Nov. 7 local time).