22 October 2013, 04:12 PM ET
A fireball was picked up by the New Mexico State University meteor camera on October 19, 2013. (looped)
22 October 2013, 01:47 PM ET
Learn the latest news about space tourism and space tourist trips into outer space.
22 October 2013, 01:40 PM ET
For $75,000, a company called World View Enterprises will loft you 19 miles (30 kilometers) into Earth's atmosphere using a high-altitude balloon. You won't get your astronaut wings, but the views will still be spectacular, officials say.
22 October 2013, 01:23 PM ET
Two satellites snapped pictures of Hurricane Raymond of the Pacific coast of Mexico just a day apart, -- it was only a tropical storm one day, but a major hurricane the next.
22 October 2013, 12:52 PM ET
Designs for the World View Enterprises' space-qualified capsule has been classified as a Commercial Space System by the Federal Aviation Administration. Passengers will have the opportunity to spend two hours above 98,000 feet.
22 October 2013, 12:08 PM ET
A new analysis of a Martian meteorite claims some of the planet's missing carbon dioxide atmosphere disappeared into Mars itself.
22 October 2013, 11:14 AM ET
See photos of Orbital Sciences's first Cygnus spacecraft test flight to the International Space Station launching on an Antares rocket in September 2013. The mission launches from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.
22 October 2013, 11:00 AM ET
When NASA's Jupiter-bound Juno spacecraft zipped around Earth earlier this month, it peered back at our planet for a photo op. During this close encounter, the JunoCam snapped an image of Earth, released by NASA this week.
22 October 2013, 10:53 AM ET
NASA's Jupiter-bound Juno probe will study the gas giant's atmosphere, magnetosphere and gravitational field. Juno will orbit Jupiter for about a year.
22 October 2013, 09:44 AM ET
The Orbital Science's cargo craft has left the ISS behind after close to a month on October 22, 2013. Its destructive Earth re-entry will commence on October 23rd.
22 October 2013, 07:45 AM ET
The first privately built Cygnus cargo ship to visit the International Space Station detached from the orbiting lab Tuesday (Oct. 22) and is poised to destroy itself in Earth's atmosphere in a fiery finale to its successful test flight.
22 October 2013, 06:43 AM ET
The European Space Agency has rolled out a new initiative to refine 3D printing techniques to make space-grade metal parts. The project, called AMAZE, aims to spur innovations that could one day allow astronauts to print their own metal tools in space.
21 October 2013, 05:47 PM ET
Wispy nebulas come in all shapes across the universe. What do you see?
21 October 2013, 05:13 PM ET
Searching for potentially Earth-destroying asteroids isn't easy. They're dark, difficult to see from the surface of the planet, and there are a lot of them floating in the solar system.
21 October 2013, 04:29 PM ET
Astrophotographer Brian Davis captured this beautiful image of aptly named Rosette Nebula from a driveway in the suburbs of Sumter, S.C. See how he did it here.
21 October 2013, 03:35 PM ET
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21 October 2013, 03:01 PM ET
Earth-observing satellites caught views of the Chelyabinsk meteor strike last winter from above, showing the value of having eyes in the sky to monitor such threats, researchers say.
21 October 2013, 02:23 PM ET
On-orbit astronaut Karen Nyberg proves Cady Coleman told 'Gravity's Sandra Bullock the truth: a single strand of human hair pushed against a handrail aboard the ISS sprang Nyberg backwards in microgravity.
21 October 2013, 12:50 PM ET
Cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova, the first woman in space, took ahold of the Olympic flame Saturday (Oct. 19) for a leg of the 2014 Winter Games torch relay. At the same time, an unlit torch to be used in the Olympic Games' opening ceremonies was readied.
21 October 2013, 12:41 PM ET
The Orionid meteor shower produced some amazing cosmic sights for stargazers, including two brilliant fireballs, despite a bright moon and predictions of a less-than-stellar show.
21 October 2013, 10:42 AM ET
SPACE.com readers sent in their photos of the Orionid meteor shower which peaked in October 2013.
21 October 2013, 09:54 AM ET
Even with the Moon obscuring the view, NASA's All-Sky Fireball network captured Orionid Meteor Shower's fireballs slam into the Earth's atmosphere. The two seen in this video were captured by several cameras in the United States on Oct. 20, 2013.
21 October 2013, 07:01 AM ET
A planet that NASA recently declared a super-Earth may not be so habitable after all. Newer measurements flag Kepler-69c as more of a "super-Venus" that would likely be inhospitable to life.
21 October 2013, 07:00 AM ET
What would life found in water dating back to more than a billion years ago look like? Scientists are hoping to find out.
20 October 2013, 10:26 AM ET
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20 October 2013, 09:51 AM ET
The Orionids are back, and if the moon doesn't obscure the view, sky watchers might catch a glimpse of the cosmic hail at its peak Sunday (Oct. 20). The online Slooh Space Camera will be airing a live 15-minute broadcast of the meteors.
19 October 2013, 02:18 PM ET
From an orange Orion nebula to glowing auroras, don't miss these stunning night sky photos by stargazers and SPACE.com readers.
19 October 2013, 01:01 PM ET
From a stunning image of Saturn to a black hole's indigestion, don't miss these amazing space photos of the week for Oct. 19, 2013.
19 October 2013, 10:15 AM ET
Soon, Virgin Galactic could be ferrying more than tourists to space on its suborbital flights. The company that aims to be the world's first commercial "spaceline" also plans to give scientists and educators the chance to fly experiments.
19 October 2013, 10:12 AM ET
Some pieces of rock that fell to Earth from space are indeed from Mars, new measurements reveal.
18 October 2013, 06:03 PM ET
Comet ISON blazes through the night sky on its dangerous journey toward the sun in this great photo recently sent to SPACE.com.
18 October 2013, 01:46 PM ET
The European Space Agency's Planck Observatory has delivered many discoveries in its 4.5 year career, ranging from our Milky Way backyard to the first few moments of the Universe, 13.82 billion years ago.