08 November 2013, 07:30 AM ET
Comet ISON — a potentially dazzling but so far disappointing comet — appears to finally be brightening.
07 November 2013, 05:35 PM ET
The space agency's Aqua satellite passed over Super Typhoon Haiyan as the cyclone neared the Phillippines. Aqua's Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer instrument snapped a photo of Haiyan at 12:25 p.m. local Philippine time on Nov. 7 (11:25 p.m.
07 November 2013, 04:30 PM ET
Amateur photographer Kevin Hsu was just finishing up a shift as resident radiologist at Medical Center in the Bronx, N.Y. when he learned NASA's Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) moon probe would be soaring across the night sky.
07 November 2013, 04:19 PM ET
Canadians can now cash in on their country's contributions to the International Space Station with the release of a new five dollar bill emblazoned with the orbiting outpost's Canadarm2 robotic arm.
07 November 2013, 03:49 PM ET
Astronomers have spotted a never-before-seen phenomenon in our solar system's asteroid belt: a space rock with six tails, spewing dust from its nucleus like spouts of water radiating from a lawn sprinkler.
07 November 2013, 03:30 PM ET
When a Mars rover leaves a trail of tracks in the Martian dunes, is it a tragic imprint of human intrusion on a pristine alien landscape billions of years old, or the first hopeful sign of intelligent life arriving on a long-dead planet?
07 November 2013, 02:00 PM ET
Comet ISON assumes a greenish tinge in the photo, which was taken with a 14-inch (36 centimeters) telescope on Oct. 25 at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala. The comet was about 132 million miles from Earth at the time.
07 November 2013, 02:00 PM ET
The near side of the moon hosts larger impact basins than the satellite's far side, and the explanation lies in long-ago temperature differences between the two hemispheres, a new study suggests.
07 November 2013, 11:03 AM ET
The famed 27-year-old pop singer is scheduled to blast off on Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo in early 2015, according to press reports. Gaga will reportedly sing one song during her trip into suborbital space.
07 November 2013, 10:35 AM ET
Wednesday at around 8pm PST, local news stations received reports of a bright fireball over Southern California, a potential Taurid meteor shower fireball. See the video.
07 November 2013, 08:15 AM ET
A torch for the 2014 Sochi Olympics lifted off for the International Space Station on Wednesday night (Nov. 6), accompanied by Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Tyurin, NASA astronaut Rick Mastracchio and Koichi Wakata - the station's new crew.
07 November 2013, 07:00 AM ET
Far more asteroids zoom close to Earth than previously believed, highlighting the need to ramp up efforts to find and track these potentially dangerous space rocks, a new analysis of the Russian meteor explosion last February suggests.
06 November 2013, 11:35 PM ET
The 2014 Winter Olympics torch along with NASA astronaut Rick Mastracchio, JAXA astronaut Koichi Wakata and Mikhail Tyurin of Roscosmos launched to the International Space Station on Nov. 6th, 2013. The torch will be take on a spacewalk on Nov. 9th.
06 November 2013, 08:28 PM ET
Science is under siege, despite society’s deep dependence on its byproducts. ‘COSMOS – A Spacetime Odyssey’s presenter and co-writer explain how they’re fighting back, using cinematic arts, to SPACE.com’s @DavidSkyBrody at New York Comic Con 2013.
06 November 2013, 05:52 PM ET
Newt Gingrich may have been mocked for proposing to establish a permanent American settlement on the moon by 2020 if he was elected president, but it turns out the outspoken politician is serious about exploring the cosmos.
06 November 2013, 05:49 PM ET
The brilliant planet Venus is now a beautiful evening "star" in the late-fall twilight, shining brightly in the southwest through the purple dusk. But did you know Venus has phases like the moon that are visible in telescopes?
06 November 2013, 05:14 PM ET
The moon will pass just north of the planet Venus tonight (Nov. 6), making a pretty pairing in the southwestern sky, weather permitting.
06 November 2013, 04:48 PM ET
How much do you know about comets?
06 November 2013, 03:27 PM ET
During the epoch of heavy bombardment 4 billion years ago, volcanic activity on the Moon's nearside let the landscape flow wider. An 18-mile-wide asteroid impact simulation on near and far sides of the Moon is shown.
06 November 2013, 01:55 PM ET
A powerful X3.3 solar flare erupted at 5:12 p.m. EST (2212 GMT) on Wednesday (Nov. 5) from the sunspot AR1890. The material ejected from the solar flare will probably not create issues on Earth, space weather officials said.
06 November 2013, 01:33 PM ET
A .53 gram fragment of the meteor that stunned the world in February 2013 was imaged using X-ray tomography. It is an LL chondrite type meteor.
06 November 2013, 01:01 PM ET
See photos of an apparent meteor that lit up the Russian sky on Feb. 15, 2013, and created a massive blast.
06 November 2013, 01:01 PM ET
The risk of asteroid impacts like the meteor explosion that devastated a Russian city earlier this year may be 10 times greater than previously thought, several new studies on the meteor's origin and power reveal.
06 November 2013, 01:00 PM ET
Scientists have spotted a type of rock called olivine on Vesta, but not where it was expected to be. The result may force researchers to rethink their ideas about how the protoplanet formed and evolved.
06 November 2013, 11:25 AM ET
The same Russian spacecraft that will launch tonight (Nov. 6) with three crew members and an Olympic torch for the orbital outpost is also carrying a "travel bug," a device used to mark the location of a hidden cache or container.
06 November 2013, 09:33 AM ET
A new hypersonic spy plane, capable of flying up to six times faster than the speed of sound, is being developed by aerospace giant Lockheed Martin Corp., according to company officials.
06 November 2013, 09:17 AM ET
A quick-peaking X3 flare stitched a rare 'magnetic crochet' in Earth's upper atmosphere, causing a spike in our planet’s magnetic field on 4 November 2013, recorded by Alexander Avtanski’s homemade magnetometer in San Jose, CA, says Spaceweather.com.
06 November 2013, 06:00 AM ET
The just-released papers spotlight the U.S. government's desire for tight security at Area 51. The site was photographed with American reconnaissance assets to better assess what the Soviet Union's spy satellites might be able to discern.
05 November 2013, 06:10 PM ET
A robotic spacecraft filled with waste from the International Space Station meets its fiery end in a series of newly released photos.
05 November 2013, 06:00 PM ET
The technology for huge robotic arms designed to help astronauts in space is being brought back to Earth to do some heavy lifting in cancer treatment — in the form of a surgical robot that promises to take breast biopsies with remarkable precision.
05 November 2013, 05:00 PM ET
See amazing photos of Saturn's glorious rings.
05 November 2013, 04:00 PM ET
A stargazer snapped an amazing shot of Comet ISON soaring though a galaxy-filled night sky.