NASA is using information from Earth-observing satellites to assist in recovery efforts following a series of devastating wildfires in northern California.
Subramanyan Chandrasekhar, the namesake of NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory, is honored today (Oct. 19) in a Google Doodle. Chandrasekhar did revolutionary work on the life and death of stars.
The era of multi-messenger astronomy has officially begun. But what does that phrase mean, and how will it change the study of the cosmos?
Virgin Galactic founder Richard Branson most likely won't be going to space in the next six months, despite his recent public statement that he'd be "very disappointed" otherwise.
What role will NASA play in getting humans to Mars, and when will the agency depend on participation from commercial companies? A top NASA official discusses the agency's plans.
SpaceX successfully launched 10 communications satellites into low-Earth orbit today (Oct. 9) and landed the spent Falcon 9 rocket booster on a drone ship.
College senior Steven Stetzler got to meet real NASA astronauts and consider a possible future working for NASA, thanks to a nonprofit organization founded by NASA's very first astronaut class.
There's a big gravitational-wave announcement coming later this month, but insiders won't reveal any details. Here are our educated guesses about what the collaboration will reveal.
A NASA/NOAA satellite captured images of Puerto Rico that reveal regions that are without power, due to Hurricane Maria. The images were then used to assist first responders on the island.
The spaceflight company unveiled a tantalizing design for a reusable, single-stage surface lander called the Mars Ascent/Descent Vehicle (MADV).
Artist Trevor Paglen and the Nevada Museum of Art want to launch the first-ever satellite with the sole purpose of existing as a work of art.
The NASA Disasters Program is using data from Earth-observing satellites to assist relief efforts in Puerto Rico, which was devastated by Hurricane Maria last week.
It's the first day of autumn in the northern hemisphere, but the astronauts on the International Space Station wore summery Hawaiian shirts, and posed for some stylish photos.
The Cassini mission at Saturn lasted more than twice as long as it was supposed to. What's the secret to its long life?
The "Star Trek: Discovery" premiere brought together the cast and creators of the show, as well as some of the stars of past "Star Trek" series.
The Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico will cease observations through Thursday (Sept. 21) and keep its visitor's center closed through Sept. 28, due to the impending arrival of Hurricane Maria.
NASA's Cassini spacecraft broke up in Saturn's atmosphere this morning, bringing an end to its historic 13-year mission at the ringed planet that was marked by incredible discoveries.
Today (Sept. 15), NASA's Cassini spacecraft will dive into Saturn's atmosphere and disintegrate. You can watch the action live right here on Space.com, starting at 4:00 a.m. PDT (7 a.m. EDT).
The Cassini-Huygens mission to Saturn gave us fantastic images of razor-thin rings, icy moons and colorful clouds. Here are the best of the bunch from NASA.