31 January 2014, 05:29 PM ET
A camera purported to have been used by the eighth man to walk on the moon during his exploration of the lunar surface in 1971 is heading for auction in Austria, the Vienna gallery behind the sale has announced.
31 January 2014, 02:40 PM ET
Super Bowl XLVIII is almost upon us and that means awesome football and awesome commercials, including one by the camera company GoPro that retells the spectacular supersonic "space jump" by daredevil skydiver Felix Baumgartner.
31 January 2014, 02:23 PM ET
MarsCrew134's crew scientist Vibha Srivastava describes extracting hydrogen fuel from soil sampled outside a simulated Mars habitat in Utah, a process called “in-situ resource utilization.”
31 January 2014, 01:28 PM ET
U.S. President Barack Obama recalled the heroism of Americans who lost their lives in the pursuit of space exploration to mark NASA's somber memorial today (Jan. 31) for three spaceflight disaster anniversaries this week.
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, 12:28 PM ET
There's more the moon and its lunar cycle than meets the eye. From time to time, I get some interesting questions regarding the phases of the moon. Here's a look at those popular lunar questions, and their answers.
31 January 2014, 11:53 AM ET
Incredible image of a volcanic eruption captured from an astronaut aboard the International Space Station.
31 January 2014, 11:30 AM ET
Billionaire rocket-maker Elon Musk of SpaceX shared his big vision for a "self-sustaining civilization" on Mars with actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt in a short documentary set to air this weekend.
31 January 2014, 11:14 AM ET
See images of Xcor's proposed spacecraft, Lynx.
31 January 2014, 11:00 AM ET
A NASA probe orbiting the moon is broadcasting live cosmic tunes from a computer near you. NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) has a new internet radio station for people who want to check out space weather through music.
31 January 2014, 10:01 AM ET
From helmets to headsets to football-players-turned astronauts, NASA and the Super Bowl have a number of things in common.
31 January 2014, 08:53 AM ET
Fox and National Geographic have released the second trailer for Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey, an epic follow up to Carl Sagan's widely renowned space documentary series. Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson will hosts, premieres in March 2013.
31 January 2014, 08:31 AM ET
NASA sponsored DiskDetective.org allows the public to sift through data from the Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) mission to discover embryonic planetary systems. WISE has measurements of more that 745 million objects to be investigated.
31 January 2014, 06:40 AM ET
Using a telescope for the first time isn't always as easy as it sounds, but fear not! This primer will get you started so you can not only enjoy 'first light,' but also get your new scope ready for searching out countless wonders in the night sky.
31 January 2014, 06:20 AM ET
Alien microbes might have been crawling around on exoplanets just 15 million years after the Big Bang — and 10 billion years before life popped up on Earth.
31 January 2014, 06:20 AM ET
A NASA astronaut currently in orbit on the International Space Station will speak with Space.com today (Jan. 31), and you can watch the conversation live online.
30 January 2014, 06:13 PM ET
The northern lights dance across the sky, creating an ethereal glow that illuminates the darkness, in this jaw-dropping photo taken from Norway.
30 January 2014, 06:03 PM ET
A behavior predicted by the famous physicist Paul Dirac in 1931 has been shown in a system of ultracooled atoms in the lab. The system mimics a magnetic monopole, which has only one pole, passing through an electron.
30 January 2014, 05:47 PM ET
Scientists have long used mathematics to describe the physical properties of the universe. But what if the universe itself is math? That's what cosmologist Max Tegmark believes.
30 January 2014, 05:30 PM ET
To honor a somber week in NASA history, the space agency will pay homage to its fallen astronauts Friday (Jan. 31) during a "Day of Remembrance."
30 January 2014, 04:32 PM ET
There are some space songs that we never outgrow. Elton John's 'Rocketman' is one of them. Now you can hear (and see) a spectacular bluegrass take on the classic by Iron Horse, a bluegrass band based in Killen, Alabama.
30 January 2014, 04:05 PM ET
The bright 'star' overhead after the Sun sets, in the winter of 2014, is our closest gas giant, Jupiter and the red supergiant Betelgeuse, 650X bigger than the Sun, is one of the shoulder of the 'Great Hunter' (Orion Constellation).
30 January 2014, 02:30 PM ET
Curiosity's handlers are driving the 1-ton rover more cautiously now and are checking the condition of its wheels frequently. The rover team is also considering accessing a smoother, less rocky route to the foothills of Mount Sharp.
30 January 2014, 02:06 PM ET
The sunspot cluster (now called Region 1967) that exploded with m and x class flares at the beginning of January 2014 has returned with m-class crackle. The Moon orbits between Solar Dynamics Observatory and the Sun as well.
30 January 2014, 01:13 PM ET
Spanning traditional flute music to David Bowie, here are our favorite space-themed music videos.
30 January 2014, 01:10 PM ET
Comet Siding Spring will approach within 86,000 miles of Mars on Oct. 19, potentially putting on a great show for NASA's Red Planet spacecraft. But the dust shed by the comet may also endanger the agency's Mars orbiters.
30 January 2014, 01:05 PM ET
Every summer in mid-August, when I'm stretched out on a long lawn chair in the predawn hours scanning the skies for Perseid meteors, I'll always pause before the break of dawn to watch for Orion the hunter's rise in the sky.
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, 12:02 PM ET
On June 12, 2009, the Sarychev Volcano, on Matua Island, northeast of Japan, erupted explosively as it has previously in 1989, 1986, 1976 and 1946. An ISS astronaut grabbed this shot, recently processed into animation by NASA.
30 January 2014, 11:31 AM ET
Virgin Galactic has tested its new fleet of liquid-fueled rocket engines, and unveiled additional details about the company's future plans to use the hybrid motors to launch commercial satellites into orbit.
30 January 2014, 11:14 AM ET
There's just 11 days left in the crowdfunding campaign to help bring a preview of the Museum of Science Fiction to Washington, D.C.
30 January 2014, 10:45 AM ET
A new supernova discovered by students in London is starring in a new webcast, and you can watch it live online today (Jan. 30).