09 September 2013, 07:12 AM ET
The strange activities of three Chinese satellites in orbit has space experts guessing at what is taking place in orbit. China launched the satellite trio in July, and some wonder if anti-satellite technology is being tested.
08 September 2013, 07:00 AM ET
Forty-seven years ago today, a science fiction icon was born that would live long, and definitely prosper. I'm talking, of course, about the original TV series of "Star Trek," which launched the U.S.S. Enterprise into our hearts on Sept.
06 September 2013, 05:01 PM ET
Serial innovator Elon Musk is living up to his reputation as a real-life Tony Stark. In a new video, Musk shows off the excessively cool "Iron Man"-like tech that is quite literally at his fingertips inside the rocket-making labs of his company SpaceX.
06 September 2013, 03:54 PM ET
A new exhibit dedicated to the Delta Clipper Experimental rocket, or DC-X for short, is being prepared for display at the New Mexico Space History Museum, and officials hope to build a replica of the pioneering prototype over the next year.
06 September 2013, 01:27 PM ET
Twenty years after it made its first flight, the Delta Clipper Experimental, or DC-X, is getting its day in a museum. An exhibit honoring the reusable rocket prototype is being prepared at the New Mexico Museum of Space History in Alamogordo.
06 September 2013, 12:14 PM ET
A laser communications experiment aboard NASA's LADEE spacecraft, which is launching tonight, could open up interplanetary bandwidth possibilities for high-speed transmissions — including 3D video during robotic asteroid landings.
06 September 2013, 12:09 PM ET
NASA's Lunar Laser Communications Demonstration is a novel test of next-generation communications tech. See how the system works in this SPACE.com infographic.
06 September 2013, 11:32 AM ET
The Mars Science Laboratory captured imagery of Mars' moon Phobos eclipsing the Sun on August 19th, 2013. It also captured the shadow cast by the eclipse.
06 September 2013, 10:16 AM ET
Watch billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk pull a Tony Stark as he reveals the future of rocket design, an interactive ‘Iron Man’-like computer interface that uses gestures.
06 September 2013, 08:48 AM ET
The United States Air Force is teaming up with the military's Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA) on a new project to test the capabilities of hypersonic flight, according to military officials.
05 September 2013, 08:37 PM ET
The Mars Science Laboratory had its sights set on the Sun when Phobos passed directly in front of it.
05 September 2013, 01:26 PM ET
See photos of Kirobo, the first talking space robot.
05 September 2013, 12:07 PM ET
In a prelude to its first conversation with a human astronaut, a talking Japanese robot has uttered its first words in space. A new video shows Kirobo delivering its first message on Aug. 21.
05 September 2013, 10:46 AM ET
The world’s first talking robot in space, speaks his first words aboard the ISS. It's Designed to help scientists study robot-human interaction. Translation: 'On August 21, 2013, a robot took one small step toward a brighter future for all.'
04 September 2013, 05:58 PM ET
Researchers are working on new rover software that say they could help prevent small, lightweight vehicles, such as the 1-ton Curiosity, from running into extraterrestrial sand traps like that one that doomed NASA's Mars rover Spirit.
04 September 2013, 01:54 PM ET
As NASA continues to plan out its mission to park an asteroid near the moon, the agency will consider nearly 100 ideas submitted by potential partners submitted by potential parterners in response to a June request for information.
04 September 2013, 10:06 AM ET
One of the first 9-meter antennas, known as the Space Flower, created for the Application Technology Satellites program.
03 September 2013, 05:40 PM ET
A Minotaur V rocket will carry NASA's Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer spacecraft (LADEE) on its maiden launch, which is slated to take place Friday at 11:27 p.m. from the space agency's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.
03 September 2013, 04:38 PM ET
The debut mission of Orbital Sciences' Minotaur V rocket is scheduled to occur on Sept. 6, 2013 to launch NASA's Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment (LADEE)mission. See more photos of the new rocket here.
03 September 2013, 09:48 AM ET
Hot laboratory supervisor Bob Oldrieve uses manipulator arms to inspect materials inside a hot cell.
01 September 2013, 08:56 AM ET
What was your favorite space news story of the last week?
01 September 2013, 12:00 AM ET
See amazing images of the night sky and cosmos in SPACE.com's gallery of cosmic images posted in August 2013.
31 August 2013, 01:16 PM ET
From a meteor blazing over an ancient castle, to cloudy purple haze or a spectacular shot of a lunar fog bow, don't miss these stunning night sky photos by stargazers and SPACE.com readers.
31 August 2013, 07:00 AM ET
Planet Labs has released photos of its Dove line of spacecraft, 28 of which the San Francisco-based startup plans to launch a few months from now to form the world's largest constellation of Earth-observing satellites.
30 August 2013, 02:28 PM ET
Saturn, Venus, Mars and Jupiter will all be sharing the September nights' sky with the Moon, and toward the end of the month, comet ISON will line up with Mars.
30 August 2013, 02:04 PM ET
Apollo astronauts repeatedly saw a weird glow four decades ago. Now NASA is launching the Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) probe, which will communicate by laser, to learn what’s going on near the Moon’s surface.
30 August 2013, 01:01 PM ET
In the coming decade, three enormous telescopes will come online. See how the Giant Magellan Telescope, European Extremely Large Telescope and Thirty Meter Telescope will stack up in this SPACE.com infographic.
30 August 2013, 05:59 AM ET
Does NASA's bold plan to drag an asteroid near the moon run afoul of 1967's Outer Space Treaty, which provides the basic framework of international space law, or 1972's Convention on International Liability for Damage Caused by Space Objects?
29 August 2013, 03:50 PM ET
NASA has granted funding to six next-generation tech concepts that could help advance humanity's understanding and exploration of the cosmos down the road. The ideas were selected under Phase 2 of the NASA Innovative Concepts program.
29 August 2013, 03:17 PM ET
The glowing colors and dancing lines of the Northern Lights could soon appear inside an educational institution near you.
29 August 2013, 08:04 AM ET
No matter where you look in the air, outer space and within the info-ether of cyberspace, these are congested, contested and competitive environments.
29 August 2013, 02:42 AM ET
See the latest on China's space program, rocket launches and space missions.