05 August 2013, 05:39 PM ET
Ad Astra is asking for donations to make a documentary about its powerful plasma rocket technology that promises to bring humans to Mars in just over a month.
05 August 2013, 10:09 AM ET
A Capricornid meteor, traveling at 54,000 miles per hour, was captured by NASA cameras at the Marshall Space Flight Center on August 1st, 2013.
05 August 2013, 09:26 AM ET
The Mars Science Laboratory landed on the Red Planet on August 5th, 2012 (PDT). It went down a long road of testing and a long eight month flight to achieve its year one goals.
02 August 2013, 11:49 AM ET
NOAA satellite have detected a dust plume traveling west from the Sahara Desert. Using an enhanced version of the NOAA NGAC aerosol model, they have forecasted how the plume is expected to travel across the ocean.
02 August 2013, 09:16 AM ET
High-flying look at New Mexico’s Spaceport America. UP Aerospace suborbital booster carried a camera that provided a downward view for the first part of its June 21, 2013 flight from its launch site.
01 August 2013, 02:35 PM ET
You can expect to see hundreds of Perseid meteors from the tail of a comet. The shower will peak on August 12th, but show be visible throughout the month.
01 August 2013, 02:32 PM ET
The Mars Science Laboratory landed on the Red Planet in August 2012. The imagery from August 2012 to July 2013, from the rover's Hazard-Avoidance camera, has been compiled to make this time-lapse.
01 August 2013, 01:48 PM ET
Cameras from NASA's All Sky Fireball Network in North Carolina, Alabama and New Mexico captured the meteors burning up in the atmosphere on July 30th and 31st, 2013. The peak of the meteor shower will occur on August 12-13.
01 August 2013, 09:20 AM ET
Galaxies no longer producing stars (quenched galaxies) have long puzzled astronomers with how they grow. Now Hubble Space Telescope and European Southern Observatory's VISTA have shown that larger galaxies stopped producing stars later in life.
31 July 2013, 05:53 PM ET
After 2 1/2 months in Space, astronauts' calluses start peeling off. NASA astronauts Mike Massimino and Don Pettit explain why and how in this episode of the ISS Science Garage.
31 July 2013, 02:48 PM ET
NASA's Skylab mission set the stage for today's world class orbiting science laboratory, the International Space Station. The NASA video promotes the importance and need for labs in orbit.
31 July 2013, 12:22 PM ET
Chandra X-ray and XMM-Newton observatories detected a Jupiter-sized planet passing in front of of its star in a 2.2 day orbit (30x closer than Earth to the Sun). Planet HD 189773b is 63 light years away.
31 July 2013, 12:08 PM ET
Two 'arms' of plasma from a coronal mass ejection were captured by NASA's STEREO A spacecraft. This time-lapse of the event (12-hours of activity) occurred on July 21-22, 2013.
31 July 2013, 11:48 AM ET
Saturn, Venus, Mars, Mercury and Jupiter will all be visible in the August night skies, as will the annual Perseid meteors. A number of nebulas will also be easy to find among the constellations.
30 July 2013, 11:59 AM ET
NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy shows where water leaked, soaking spacewalker Luca Parmitano's head, during his July 16th, 2013 EVA. The event frightened the astronauts and mission controllers. NASA is still investigating the exact cause.
30 July 2013, 11:35 AM ET
On July 23rd, 2013, the Alan Parsons Live Project dedicated one of their songs to Luca Parmitano (currently aboard the International Space Station) at a concert in Rome. Eye In the Sky is one of Luca's favorite songs.
30 July 2013, 10:56 AM ET
Space.com takes a look at Kerbal Space Program, available for PC, Mac, and Linux. This semi-realistic build it and fly it rocket simulator lets you piece together your own rocket and launch it into space while hopefully not exploding along the way.
29 July 2013, 11:35 PM ET
After nearly a half-century of neglect – and nine months of extensive restoration – the life-sized Star Trek prop is ready for active duty. Superfan Adam Schneider and his family show SPACE.com what it took to get Galileo flying again.
26 July 2013, 04:59 PM ET
Sunspot imagery from NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) is compared to the recently launched Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph (IRIS). The resolution provided by IRIS is far superior.
26 July 2013, 12:21 PM ET
As mandated by the US Senate, NASA's 70 Metric Ton capacity Space Launch System might look something like this. A tentative date of 2017 has been proposed.
26 July 2013, 12:03 PM ET
In a recent study done by NASA's Meteor Environment Office, the Perseids take the prize for delivering the most viewable fireballs. The shower peaks on August 12th and 13th, 2013.
25 July 2013, 06:55 PM ET
The new Canadarm's will assist in satellite refuel and repair missions. 15 and 2.5 meter arms and upgraded operation stations are under development.
25 July 2013, 01:42 PM ET
Imagine a sonogram of the Sun: NASA's Interference Region Imaging Spectograph (IRIS) started capturing video 21 hours after opening its telescope door, taking a deep look at solar structure. Image quality will improve after further calibrations.
25 July 2013, 10:55 AM ET
NASA scientists have discovered a way to use satellites to measure the microscopic photosynthesis process that plants use to convert sunlight into energy,
25 July 2013, 10:46 AM ET
A test version of the Orion capsule was dropped from 35,000 feet above the Arizona desert with one of it's three parachutes intentionally cut away to test if the a failed parachute would interfere with the remaining parachutes.
25 July 2013, 09:47 AM ET
The equatorial orbits of the Van Allen Radiation Belt Storm Probes (RBSP A & B) is the key to the return of accurate measurements. They are poised to settle the debate on how elections trapped in the radiation belts get accelerated.
24 July 2013, 03:42 PM ET
Over an eight hour period on July 20th 2013, a solar prominence stretched over the western limb of the Sun (as viewed from Earth). It resembled the sliding reptile during its super-heated travels.
24 July 2013, 10:25 AM ET
Observations of the Sculptor Galaxy (NGC 253) by ESO's ALMA Telescope show cold carbon monoxide gas flowing from the spiral's central region (pink=strongest, red=weakest). Its cool temperature makes it hard for stars to form.
23 July 2013, 04:16 PM ET
Significant warming is imminent and inevitable at current level of greenhouse gas carbon dioxide concentration (400 parts per million), if it rises to 800 ppm, North America could rise 8 degrees Fahrenheit warmer (on average) with major consequences.
22 July 2013, 06:04 PM ET
NASA's Saturn system probe snapped imagery of the Earth and Moon on July 19th, 2013. Our home planet appears as a not-so-pale blue dot.
22 July 2013, 03:58 PM ET
The asteroid - 2013 NE19 - is estimated to be up to 426 feet wide (130m). It will pass 11 times the distance to the moon on July 22nd, 2013. It was discovered on July 15th and is not a threat to Earth.
22 July 2013, 01:50 PM ET
Is this how the Star Trek medical/environment scanner started out? Scanadu CEO Walter DeBrouwer scans SPACE.com's Clara Moskowitz with his company's non-invasive wireless device and tells her whats under the hood ... in more ways than one.