08 October 2013, 10:30 AM ET
Astrophotographer Dale Mayotte recently sent SPACE.com this spectacular composite photo of the International Space Station crossing the face of the sun. See how he made the image from 16 individual snapshots
07 October 2013, 04:57 PM ET
Does the film "Gravity" fly? Here's what astronaut Leroy Chiao had to say.
07 October 2013, 12:29 PM ET
"Gravity," Warner Bros.' thriller, launched to the top of the box office its debut weekend, entering the orbit of record-setting films. The movie about stranded spacewalkers took in an estimated $55.6 million and set a record for movies released in Oct.
07 October 2013, 06:55 AM ET
One day, humans could re-make a world in the Earth's image. Engineering an inhospitable world into a livable one — a process known as terraforming — could be a successful way to colonize another world after a long, interstellar journey.
07 October 2013, 06:50 AM ET
The physics behind a fusion-driven rocket have been demonstrated in the lab, so such a device may well be propelling people on 90-day trips to the Red Planet in a matter of decades, according to a team of researchers working on the technology.
06 October 2013, 09:00 AM ET
The ISS plays a key role in "Gravity,", which features two astronauts struggling for survival after their spacecraft is destroyed by debris. The interior of their craft has a number of ties to actual experiments performed aboard the orbiting lab.
06 October 2013, 09:00 AM ET
What was your favorite space news story of the last week?
05 October 2013, 08:01 AM ET
While Sandra Bullock and George Clooney will be praised for their performances in "Gravity," some of the true stars of the new film don't have any lines at all.
05 October 2013, 08:00 AM ET
Six astronauts spent nearly a week in an Italian cave late last month to get a taste of the isolation and danger that will confront them on a space mission. The expedition was part of a course that trains astronauts to work together in tough conditions.
05 October 2013, 08:00 AM ET
Don't miss the many great space images from the week of Oct. 5, including a private spacecraft's first International Space Station arrival, the spectacular launch of a brand-new private rocket and Comet ISON as seen from Mars orbit.
04 October 2013, 02:16 PM ET
The new movie 'Gravity' — out in theaters nationwide today — gives Earthlings on the ground a real taste of what it's like to be in space, according to a former NASA astronaut.
04 October 2013, 11:03 AM ET
The Apollo 11 Lunar Module "Eagle" is photographed in lunar orbit from Columbia.
04 October 2013, 10:30 AM ET
SPOILER ALERT - Fmr. NASA astronaut Tom Jones talks about how similar some of the aspects of the movie are to the real thing. Recorded at Popular Mechanic's screening of the movie on October 3rd, 2013. (Many key elements of the movie are discussed)
04 October 2013, 07:01 AM ET
In the thrilling space film 'Gravity,' Sandra Bullock will crack your emotional armor with her performance as Dr. Ryan Stone, a talented but withdrawn rookie mission specialist during a real bad day in space. She will make you cry.
03 October 2013, 06:39 PM ET
In 'Gravity,' to shoot what he calls his 'love song to space,' director/co-writer Alfonso Cuarón and his film crew had to invent new cinema technologies, while seizing every opportunity to explore the deep metaphors suggested by humans in orbit.
03 October 2013, 04:53 PM ET
Soon, you'll be able to watch people compete for a chance to fly to space from the comfort of your couch. An upcoming reality TV show picked up by NBC called "Space Race" will follow along as space fans compete to win a free ride on SpaceShipTwo.
03 October 2013, 03:36 PM ET
Which do astronauts dread more: Death in orbit? Or breaking something unique and expensive? ISS astronaut Cady Coleman and “Hubble Repairman” Mike Massimino open up to SPACE.com’s @DavidSkyBrody of personal worries and human relations in space.
03 October 2013, 10:19 AM ET
The Ames 5 degrees-of-freedom motion simulator allowed testing for multiple angular motions.
02 October 2013, 03:36 PM ET
During the CAVES 2013 mission, astronauts from NASA, ESA and CSA spent two weeks in the dark, cold and serene interior of the Sa Grutta cave in a Supramonte mountain in Sardinia to simulate Mars-like exploration.
02 October 2013, 03:01 PM ET
Private rocket company SpaceX is a leader among the new space push to send humans to orbit on commercial craft.
02 October 2013, 10:17 AM ET
The Talon flew as a mission support aircraft while at Langley from 1972 to 1980.
02 October 2013, 12:10 AM ET
See the latest news about space debris and junk in space.
01 October 2013, 01:46 PM ET
NASA is preparing to launch a 3-D printer into space next year, a toaster-sized game changer that greatly reduces the need for astronauts to load up with every tool, spare part or supply they might ever need. Powerd by NewsLook
01 October 2013, 10:29 AM ET
See photos of astronauts exploring the ocean floor as a wet dress rehearsal to real-life space travel. Different ocean simulations are performed by the European Space Agency and NASA.
01 October 2013, 09:30 AM ET
The Prime crew for the Gemini 5 space flight complete practice survival training.
01 October 2013, 09:11 AM ET
The U.S. government shutdown beginning today (Oct. 1) will shut down much of NASA, but the space agency is taking special measures to safeguard American astronauts currently living on the International Space Station.
01 October 2013, 07:03 AM ET
The best way for NASA to snag and study an asteroid may be to chase down one of the 'minimoons' that zip around our planet temporarily before zipping back off into deep space, some researchers say.
01 October 2013, 12:00 AM ET
See amazing images of the night sky and cosmos in SPACE.com's gallery of cosmic images posted in September 2013.
30 September 2013, 07:20 AM ET
Two private American companies are now responsible for hauling cargo to the International Space Station for NASA. Orbital Sciences' Cygnus spacecraft attached to the orbiting laboratory today by 8:44 a.m. EDT (1244 GMT), a first for the cargo ship.
30 September 2013, 06:00 AM ET
The workshop will discuss some fresh ideas about how to grab an asteroid and park it in orbit around the moon. You can watch a live stream of the workshop presentations, which begin today at 1 p.m. EDT, here at SPACE.com, courtesy of NASA TV.
30 September 2013, 12:00 AM ET
NASA's bold asteroid-capture mission may not end when astronauts leave the space rock for the last time. Seeing it through could require disposing of the asteroid in a safe — and possibly very dramatic — manner, experts say.
29 September 2013, 10:37 AM ET
An unmanned Cygnus cargo spacecraft built by Orbital Sciences arrived at the International Space Station early Sunday (Sept. 29), capping a major test flight for the new private spacecraft. This is the first-ever station visit for the Cygnus spacecraft.