A newly discovered exoplanet may jump to the top of the list of places where scientists should go looking for alien life.
Space.com got the chance to tour the inside of Blue Origin's New Shepard human space capsule, which could send humans on brief trips to space as early as 2018.
This Sunday (April 16) is Easter, but NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson reports that the crew is low on chocolate, which is considered by many to be a staple of the holiday.
Does the discovery of habitable conditions on Saturn's moon Enceladus call for a mission to search for definitive signs of life on the icy moon?
A lucky confluence of circumstances has allowed a group of scientists to study an ultra-distant galaxy that is exceptionally unexceptional.
Billionaire Jeff Bezos' private spaceflight company, Blue Origin, may have multiple uses for its New Shepard rocket, which has been primarily marketed as a space tourism vehicle.
Billionaire Jeff Bezos recently discussed new details of Blue Origin's New Shepard space tourism program, noting that there will be no bathrooms and no barf bags.
From the National Space Council's return to women in space, ere is a roundup of interesting items from the 33rd annual Space Symposium, which took place this week in Colorado.
Jeff Bezos' private spaceflight company Blue Origin is working on a cargo delivery surface to the moon, using technology similar to what's found in its New Shepard rocket.
Billionaire Jeff Bezos said he sells $1 billion in Amazon.com stocks a year to fund his private spaceflight company, Blue Origin, but he hopes the venture will stand on its own.
The director general of the Russian national space agency spoke with reporters about a new module for the space station and a practical path to Mars.
In the sci-fi movie "Life," a sample of Martian dirt is brought to the International Space Station for study. In the real world, that’s a highly unlikely scenario.
Bill Nye, science celebrity and CEO of the Planetary Society, announced today that he will serve as one of three honorary co-chairs for the April 22 March for Science in Washington, D.C.
A glittering new image of a supernova remnant — the remains of an exploded star — taken by the Hubble Space Telescope may have also captured a star that survived the detonation.
New images from the spaceflight company Blue Origin show the interior of the New Shepard passenger capsule, which will be used to send paying customers on brief trips into space.
An updated take on an ancient weaving technique is helping NASA build key components for the Orion spacecraft, which could help carry humans to Mars and other deep-space destinations.
The inspiring words of Neil deGrasse Tyson are at the heart of a beautiful new song and space-themed music video for kids.
Infant stars have been discovered inside raging streams of material spewed into space by a monstrous black hole. Surfing on the jet stream, these stars could influence the evolution of a galaxy.
A new episode of the podcast series "Twenty Thousand Hertz" asked NASA scientists what it would sound like on other planets and worlds in Earth's solar system.
The new science-fiction-horror movie "Life" centers on a bloodthirsty alien life-form, but the film's director told Space.com that humans can behave just as badly.
President Donald Trump signed the NASA Transition Authorization Act of 2017 today (March 21), which sets a $19.5 billion budget for the agency for fiscal year 2017.
The private spaceflight company Rocket Lab has raised an additional $75 million in funding to reach its goal of frequent launches for small payloads.
A new boost to the HERA radio telescope could help scientists learn more about the very first luminous objects that ever formed in the universe.