29 October 2013, 11:54 AM ET
Europe's huge robotic resupply vehicle, dubbed Albert Einstein, was cast off the International Space Station on Monday after completing its delivery mission to the orbiting lab.
29 October 2013, 10:48 AM ET
ESA's Mars Express orbited the Red Planet nearly 12,500 times by October 2013. Its high resolution stereo camera images, assembled in this "fly-around," show riverbeds, volcanos, canyons and craters.
29 October 2013, 09:42 AM ET
The Sierra Nevada Corp's orbital vehicle prototype failed to deploy one of its wheels during a drop test on 26 October 2013. In publishing this video, the company elected not to show the resultant damage when its vehicle skidded off the runway.
29 October 2013, 09:14 AM ET
The first free flight of a new private space plane successfully tested the spacecraft's automated approach and landing system, despite a malfunction that sent the spacecraft skidding off the runway, its builder tells SPACE.com.
29 October 2013, 07:01 AM ET
NASA is working hard to develop laser-based space communications systems, which officials say are key to ensuring rapid and accurate transmission of information from spacecraft around the solar system.
29 October 2013, 06:00 AM ET
Actor Tim Allen will narrate a new 25-minute film called "Back to the Moon for Good," which recounts the history of lunar exploration efforts and previews the coming robotic rush to the moon unleashed by the $30 million Google Lunar X Prize.
28 October 2013, 05:10 PM ET
Chris Hadfield, Canada's recently retired star astronaut, will be stopping by SPACE.com's office in New York this week and we want to know what you would ask him.
28 October 2013, 04:44 PM ET
NASA is putting the finishing touches on its next Mars mission, which is slated to launch toward the Red Planet in just three weeks. The Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution spacecraft, or Maven, is due to lift off from Florida on Nov. 18.
28 October 2013, 03:35 PM ET
Astronaut Chris Hadfield is embarking on another mission around the planet. This time however, he is not heading into outer space, but instead sharing "An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth."
28 October 2013, 03:13 PM ET
A privately built space plane performed a key flight test Saturday (Oct. 26), but officials are now examining a malfunction that occurred when the vehicle touched down for landing, according to NASA representatives.
28 October 2013, 01:52 PM ET
ESA's Automated Transfer Vehicle (ATV-4) undocked front he ISS on October 28th, 2013. It delivered food and supplies the station. It will be de-orbited on Nov. 2 and destroyed upon re-entry over the Pacific Ocean.
28 October 2013, 10:55 AM ET
The Apollo 16 command module shown before splashdown after completing a lunar landing mission.
27 October 2013, 10:17 AM ET
What was your favorite space news story of the last week?
26 October 2013, 02:51 PM ET
From a stunning image of a 'Canyon of Fire' ripping across the sun to photos of Comet ISON, don't miss these amazing space photos of the week for Oct. 26, 2013.
26 October 2013, 12:45 PM ET
From dancing auroras over Maine and Norway to a beautifully captured image of 'Cygnus Wall' don't miss these stunning night sky photos by stargazers and SPACE.com readers.
26 October 2013, 09:35 AM ET
See stunning photos of the cloud-covered Titan from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
26 October 2013, 07:01 AM ET
Two artists built their vision of the future of human spaceflight brick by brick, and you can see it in a new book.
25 October 2013, 06:01 PM ET
See amazing space pumpkin photos for Halloween by stargazers and space fans, including NASA worker Liz Warren at the Johnson Space Center in Houston.
25 October 2013, 10:54 AM ET
Mission commander Alan Shepard Jr. is shown during an EVA.
24 October 2013, 10:42 AM ET
A "space cannon" scheduled to fire a metal bullet at an asteroid in 2018 has been successfully tested, according to press reports.
24 October 2013, 10:16 AM ET
Shelia Scott served as governor of the British section of the Ninety-Nines.
24 October 2013, 08:00 AM ET
The European Space Agency's new rover, SAFER, took a test drive around Chile's Atacama Desert recently.
23 October 2013, 04:20 PM ET
A Phiddipus johnsoni, or red-backed jumping spider (named Nefertiti), has returned from its time on the International Space Station. Its hunting skills were compromised when attempting to capture its prey, due to its readaptation to gravity on Earth.
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, 03:50 PM ET
India's 4.5 billion rupee ($73.5 million) mission to Mars, the nation’s first true interplanetary probe, is now slated to lift off Nov. 5 at 2:36 local time from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)
23 October 2013, 10:31 AM ET
A lunar panorama shows Geologist-Astronaut Harrison H. Schmitt working at the Lunar Roving Vehicle during the second Apollo 17 extravehicular activity.
23 October 2013, 07:05 AM ET
A year ago this month, Austrian daredevil Felix Baumgartner achieved an incredible feat: He became the first human to break the sound barrier with his body by skydiving from the edge of space. Baumgartner reuinited with the Red Bull Stratos team.
23 October 2013, 07:00 AM ET
NASA's Orion capsule is slated to launch from Florida's Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in September 2014. The unpiloted mission features a high-altitude, high-speed plunge into Earth’s atmosphere to assess the craft’s heat shield.
22 October 2013, 06:49 PM ET
Dmitri Zaikin, who in 1960 was chosen with Yuri Gagarin to be among the Soviet Union's first 20 cosmonauts but who never flew into space, died Oct. 20. He was 81.
22 October 2013, 05:00 PM ET
Nyberg used a single strand of her own hair to propel herself on the orbiting lab. The brief experimentwas inspired by a conversation fellow astronaut Cady Coleman had with Sandra Bullock, star of the blockbuster space thriller "Gravity."
22 October 2013, 03:57 PM ET
Gemini 6 view of Gemini 7 during rendezvous maneuvers.
22 October 2013, 02:43 PM ET
This spectacular space wallpaper shows the Soyuz TMA-10M rocket launching from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013 carrying Expedition 37 crew.