06 January 2014, 11:01 AM ET
A NASA space shuttle hangar will serve as the new servicing facility for a fleet of secret military space planes. The Boeing Company will convert Orbiter Processing Facility-1 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center to support the X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle.
06 January 2014, 10:49 AM ET
The Cassini Saturn probe goes though vibration and thermal testing in preparation for its four year mission.
04 January 2014, 11:14 PM ET
What was your favorite space news story of the last week?
04 January 2014, 01:05 PM ET
SpaceX has delayed the launch of a Thai communications satellite from Friday until at least Monday, according to the U.S. Air Force. Liftoff is now set for no earlier than Monday, according to a brief statement from the 45th Space Wing.
04 January 2014, 12:42 PM ET
From astronauts wishing Earth a happy New Year from space to jaw-dropping views of Saturn, don't miss these amazing space images of the week for Jan. 4, 2014.
04 January 2014, 04:45 AM ET
NASA's planetary-science decisions are having negative and long-lasting impacts on the nation and its research workforce.
03 January 2014, 07:19 PM ET
The commercial spaceflight company Orbital Sciences has delayed the launch if its first delivery mission to the International Space Station next week by at least one or two days due to expected frigid temperatures.
03 January 2014, 04:02 PM ET
Ten years ago today (Jan. 3), NASA dropped the first of two rovers onto the surface of Mars, kicking off a wildly successful mission that continues to beam home data about the Red Planet and its wetter, warmer past.
03 January 2014, 03:24 PM ET
China's postal service and largest bank are marking the country's first moon landing by launching new stamps and medallions featuring the Chang'e-3 probe and Yutu rover.
03 January 2014, 01:54 PM ET
With budget constraints and political challenges, what role do people play in future missions to Mars and beyond?
03 January 2014, 01:32 PM ET
The Star Trek actress, Nichelle Nichols, was employed by NASA to recruit new astronauts into the late 1980s.
03 January 2014, 11:35 AM ET
China's first moon lander and rover have been spotted on the lunar surface by a sharp-shooting NASA spacecraft. In the new NASA images, the Chang'e 3 lander and Yutu rover are clearly visible in photos by the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter.
03 January 2014, 08:00 AM ET
A revisited trove of data from the Apollo missions has helped scientists answer a lingering lunar question: How fast does moon dust build up?
03 January 2014, 07:00 AM ET
The unmanned Cygnus spacecraft, which is built by Orbital Sciences, is slated to blast off from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia on Tuesday afternoon, in a launch that could be visible from large stretches of the U.S. East Coast.
02 January 2014, 02:35 PM ET
The Mars Desert Research Station aims to help humanity prepare for the rigors and challenges of life on the Red Planet. It was designed in line with the "Mars Direct" settlement approach, which sees crews living off the land as much as possible.
02 January 2014, 11:55 AM ET
Ken Strite inspects the connection between the Space Shuttle Discovery and the external tank to be used during STS-103 mission launch.
02 January 2014, 11:30 AM ET
Golden Spike, acompany developing commercial missions to the moon for launch in 2020, has partnered with Honeybee Robotics to design lunar rovers to accompany the manned expeditions.
01 January 2014, 01:11 PM ET
See amazing images of the night sky and cosmos in SPACE.com's gallery of cosmic images posted in December 2013.
01 January 2014, 12:39 PM ET
NASA's Mars Curiosity rover has landed in LEGO's toy catalog and is now available for order.
01 January 2014, 11:53 AM ET
The people of Earth rang in 2014 with raucous celebrations that reached all the way to space, where astronauts on the International Space Station helped usher in the New Year. See the Happy New Year video from astronauts on the space station.
31 December 2013, 10:15 PM ET
NASA's Rick Mastracchio and Mike Hopkins, and Koichi Wakata of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency wish Earth a Happy New Year. This video message was played in Times Square on New Year's Eve 2013.
31 December 2013, 04:00 PM ET
Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic celebrated a year of new rocket technologies, space ships, certifications, and construction of the first ever spaceport for tourists.
31 December 2013, 03:02 PM ET
The Canadian company UrtheCast and its Russian partners are investigating what went wrong when its new Earth-watching cameras suffered a glitch shortly after being installed outside the International Space Station last week.
31 December 2013, 01:22 PM ET
Canadian company UrtheCast made an agreement with Russia's Federal Space Agency to mount Earth-watching cameras to the hull of the International Space Station. Also, animation of imagery it will provide is shown.
31 December 2013, 12:52 PM ET
The private Martian colony project Mars One announced Monday (Dec. 30) that it has picked 1,058 hopeful volunteers to move on to the next round in its search for the first humans to live and die on the Red Planet.
31 December 2013, 12:25 PM ET
NASA astronauts on Earth and in space will help usher in 2014 from New York City's Times Square tonight. New Yorker astronaut Mike Massimino will host video messages from astronauts on the International Space Station and elsewhere in NYC.
31 December 2013, 11:27 AM ET
Marjorie Townsend, the first woman to receive an engineering degree from George Washington University, discusses the X-ray Explorer Satellite with a colleague.
31 December 2013, 09:16 AM ET
From a new rover on the moon, to the most powerful digital camera ever built, space will be buzzing with human activities in 2014.
30 December 2013, 06:22 PM ET
Packing for a simulated Mars mission is a lot like packing for a camping trip — as long as you also remember to bring your scientific gear.
30 December 2013, 05:20 PM ET
Beyoncé is ending the year on a sour note with members of the NASA community. The singer sampled an audio clip from the 1986 space shuttle Challenger disaster as part of her new song, 'XO,' upsetting the fallen astronauts' families.
30 December 2013, 03:36 PM ET
The year 2013 left its mark on space exploration history, but it also ushered in a banner year for space artifacts from decades past. Here is a look back at some of the year's milestones in space memorabilia.
30 December 2013, 02:41 PM ET
Two Russian Cosmonauts installed a pair of high-fidelity cameras outside the International Space Station but had to remove them after telemetry problems, resulting in a new record for the longest Russian space walk at 8 hours and 7 minutes.