25 October 2013, 07:38 AM ET
NASA's Cassini space probe is getting an exceptional look at the vast liquid lakes of Titan's north pole, where dense winter clouds are finally vanishing thanks to a change in seasons on Saturn's largest moon.
24 October 2013, 04:07 PM ET
The mesmerizing rings of Saturn glimmer in a series of new photos that illuminate parts of the planet that normally appear darkened. The infrared images offer unique views of Saturn's dark side, bathed from behind in the sun's light.
24 October 2013, 02:19 PM ET
Opportunity is working its way up "Solander Point," the northern tip of a 130-foot-tall hill. The rover is currently studying rocky outcrops that lie between 6.5 feet and 20 feet above the surrounding plains, and it may climb higher in the coming days.
24 October 2013, 01:20 PM ET
The zoomed panel on this space wallpaper highlights the galaxy known as z8_GND_5296, which was recently confirmed to be the most distant galaxy known, hailing from only 700 million years after the Big Bang.
24 October 2013, 01:09 PM ET
Should we terraform Mars to make it more Earth-like? Or should we "renovate" the Red Planet, in an attempt to resuscitate any native life that might have survived in environmental niches for billions of years?
24 October 2013, 12:15 PM ET
An M9-class eruption lofted a faint coronal mass ejection towards Earth on Oct. 24th, 2013. NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory captured the fireworks.
24 October 2013, 11:50 AM ET
Visualizers at Goddard Space Flight Center made this video of a 'canyon of fire', created by the eruption of a 200,000 mile long solar filament ripping through the sun's corona.The different colors highlight different temperatures.
24 October 2013, 09:30 AM ET
After hunting for the earliest clues about the evolution of the universe for more than four years, the European Space Agency's (ESA) Planck Observatory went dark today.
24 October 2013, 08:00 AM ET
A prototype of Europe's planned ExoMars rover, dubbed Bridget by its control team, spent several days working in Chile as part of the Sample Field Acquisition Experiment with a Rover (SAFER) trial between Oct. 7 and 13.
24 October 2013, 08:00 AM ET
A veteran astrophotographer captured this beautiful photo of the massive hot bed of star formation astronomers call the Cygnus Wall. Photographer Bill Snyder created this image from more than 18 hours of observations in 2013.
24 October 2013, 07:01 AM ET
A group of astronauts will discuss the imminent threat of asteroid strikes on Earth during a panel discussion at the American Museum of Natural History on Friday, Oct. 25. Here's how you can watch the action live.
23 October 2013, 04:10 PM ET
Europe's Gravity field and steady-state Ocean Circulation Explorer satellite (GOCE) has run out of fuel and will likely die a fiery death in Earth's atmosphere about two weeks from now, officials say.
23 October 2013, 02:52 PM ET
Two of the five main databases that catalog exoplanet discoveries list 1,010 confirmed alien worlds as of today. That's a lot of progress since 1992, when researchers found the first-ever exoplanets orbiting a spinning neutron star, or pulsar.
23 October 2013, 01:01 PM ET
By using data collected by the Hubble Space Telescope and observations with the Keck I telescope in Hawaii, astronomers have now confirmed that the galaxy designated z8_GND_5296 formed within 700 million years after the beginning of the universe.
23 October 2013, 01:00 PM ET
Astronomer Edwin Hubble devised a method for identifying kinds of galaxies.
23 October 2013, 11:51 AM ET
Possible future asteroid miner and CEO of the X Prize Foundation Peter Diamandis now has a different kind of prize.
23 October 2013, 09:09 AM ET
Several hundred galaxies and the huge amounts of gas that permeate them are depicted in this space wallpaper, which shows the core of the Shapley Supercluster, the largest cosmic structure in the local Universe.
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, 12:08 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, 11:00 AM ET
The Juno spacecraft gets power from the sun, the first Jupiter probe of its kind.
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, 01:21 AM ET
Science-minded tweeters took matters into their own hands and we saw the growth of the #ThingsNASAmighttweet hashtag, a crowd-sourced feed of NASA news and mission updates.
21 October 2013, 05:47 PM ET
Wispy nebulas come in all shapes across the universe. What do you see?
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, 12:33 PM ET
This vivid Kompsat-2 space wallpaper shows the Amazon River in the heart of northern Brazil’s rainforest. The false color makes land vegetation appear pink, while water appears green and dark blue.
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, 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, 05:00 AM ET
The moon will pass through Earth's penumbra (shadow) on Oct. 18, 2013. See sky maps and a visibility guide here.
20 October 2013, 10:26 AM ET
What was your favorite space news story of the last week?
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.