28 February 2013, 02:36 PM ET
Already tested as a cargo carrier, the Dragon spacecraft can also be fitted out to shuttle passengers to low orbit and to the International Space Station.
27 February 2013, 09:49 AM ET
Since the 1960s, humans have invaded our neighboring planet Mars with swarms of spacecraft. Only half of the attempts ever succeeded.
20 February 2013, 01:00 PM ET
Kepler-37b, about the size of Earth's moon, orbits a sun-like star 215 light-years away.
15 February 2013, 03:54 PM ET
The Feb. 15, 2013 meteor blast over Chelyabinsk, Russia, damaged hundreds of buildings and injured more than 1,000 people.
12 February 2013, 07:00 PM ET
On Feb. 15, 2013, a 150-foot asteroid will fly past Earth at an altitude of 17,200 miles - closer than our own communications satellites.
10 February 2013, 10:24 AM ET
See how NASA's Landsat satellite constellation has revolutionized our understanding of Earth over 40 yearsa in this SPACE.com infographic.
07 February 2013, 10:07 AM ET
Sept. 8, 2011 marks 45 years since "Star Trek" first appeared on TV screens.
01 February 2013, 04:17 PM ET
Missile technology has extended the military reach of countries to the entire planet.
01 February 2013, 09:14 AM ET
See how the Columbia shuttle accident of Feb 1, 2003, occurred in this SPACE.com infographic.
01 February 2013, 06:00 AM ET
NASA's space shuttles are amazing flying machines. They launch like rocket, land like airplanes and then hit the hangar for a pit stop before turning around and doing it again.
Now, nearly 30 years after the first space shuttle - Columbia - bla
30 January 2013, 04:02 PM ET
See how NASA's Tracking and Data Relay Satellites comsat constellation works in this SPACE.com Infographic.
28 January 2013, 06:33 AM ET
Space is a dangerous place for humans. Learn about the perils of human spaceflight in this infographic.
26 January 2013, 09:30 AM ET
Moon Astronomy Lesson: Learn more about moon phases, a waxing and waning crescent or gibbous moon and the lunar cycles of Earth’s moon each month at SPACE.com.
24 January 2013, 07:24 AM ET
The nuclear-powered mobile science laboratory Curiosity will roll across the surface of Mars for years, searching for the conditions that may have once made Mars an abode of life.
24 January 2013, 07:12 AM ET
Distances driven by wheeled vehicles on the Moon and Mars.
23 January 2013, 01:00 PM ET
The mystery of the amazingly hot solar atmosphere may have been solved. Giant twisters bigger than the United States may move heat up from the surface.
22 January 2013, 05:26 PM ET
Two new companies, Planetary Resources and Deep Space Industries, plan to mine asteroids for precious metals and resources. See how it could work in this SPACE.com infographic.
18 January 2013, 05:12 PM ET
Black holes are strange regions where gravity is strong enough to bend light, warp space and distort time.
16 January 2013, 03:11 PM ET
Bigelow Aerospace's BEAM expandable module will enhance the living area of the International Space Station.
16 January 2013, 01:12 PM ET
Details of the Orion four-person capsule that could carry crews to the Moon or an asteroid, beginning in 2021.
14 January 2013, 08:32 AM ET
Find out the facts about Titan's heavy atmosphere, lakes of hydrocarbons and the possibility of life.
11 January 2013, 04:00 AM ET
Scientists say an enormous cluster of quasars in the distant universe is larger than should be possible.
10 January 2013, 06:37 PM ET
The huge asteroid will pass close, but scientists say it won't hit us.
09 January 2013, 06:34 PM ET
Planet KOI 172.02 has yet to be confirmed, but it could potentially have water and life.
07 January 2013, 02:55 PM ET
Practically all sun-like stars have planets, and one in six has a planet the size of Earth, scientists say.
04 January 2013, 01:29 AM ET
See how solar flares, sun storms and huge eruptions from the sun work in this SPACE.com infographic.
20 December 2012, 03:22 PM ET
Being developed for missions in 2015 and beyond, the Z-1 could be used for exploring the moon and Mars.
19 December 2012, 12:00 AM ET
The nearest stars, their distances in light-years, spectral types and known planets.
14 December 2012, 10:07 AM ET
The remains of at least 71 space vehicles litter the surface of the moon.
06 December 2012, 04:01 PM ET
The private company announced commercial passenger flights to the moon starting in 2020.
29 November 2012, 04:46 PM ET
Billions of tons of water ice hides in frozen pits at the north pole of the hot planet Mercury.
21 November 2012, 01:00 PM ET
Pluto was demoted to dwarf planet status in 2006, joining Eris, Haumea, Makemake and Ceres. All the dwarf planets are tinier than Earth's moon.