On Aug. 4, 2007, NASA launched its Phoenix Mars Lander on a mission to touch down on Mars. See how it happened in our On This Day in Space video series!
NASA's Mars helicopter, called Ingenuity, is hitching a ride to the Red Planet with the agency's Mars 2020 Perseverance rover.
For the first time ever, NASA's Perseverance rover will collect the sounds of Mars — starting as the spacecraft plummets through the atmosphere to its landing site at Jezero Crater.
Early Mars may not have been quite the warm, wet paradise scientists have hoped for — not if the valleys scarring its surface work the same way as their counterparts here on Earth do.
A federal program for investigating UFOs was purportedly discontinued in 2012, but the Pentagon's search for UFOs never stopped. Its findings may soon be released to the public.
You can breathe easy now: All is officially well with NASA's newly launched Mars rover Perseverance.
The full moon of August arrives on tonight (Aug. 3), after the moon makes a close pass to Jupiter and Saturn in the night sky.
See what's up in the night sky for August 2020, including stargazing events and the moon's phases, in this Space.com gallery courtesy of Starry Night Software.
Singer-songwriter Grace Potter will perform a space-themed set of music donning a Star Trek-inspired costume.