An unstable massive star has suddenly vanished from view, and astronomers aren't sure if it collapsed into a black hole or is playing peek-a-boo behind galactic dust.
An Arianespace Vega rocket is ready for an epic return to flight, as the European booster prepares to carry 53 satellites into orbit tonight (June 28).
Two NASA astronauts began an epic battery swap in a spacewalk outside the International Space Station Friday (June 26), the first of four excursions to upgrade the outpost.
Two veteran NASA planet-hunting missions found a Neptune-size planet that circles its young star every Earth week.
Boeing, one of the two companies supplying commercial crew vehicles, is under investigation in relation to a lucrative contract to land humans on the moon, according to a Washington Post report.
Join real-life astrophysicist in an "ask me anything" with Joe Pesce of the National Science Foundation in our Space.com Forums this week!
China successfully launched the final member in its Beidou satellite constellation Tuesday (June 23) completing a new global navigation system 30 years in the making.
Role-playing game "Star Trek Timelines" released three new LGBTQ characters to celebrate Pride Month.
A "ring of fire" solar eclipse will briefly appear in parts of Africa and Asia this weekend, and if you aren't out there in person, you can take in the spectacular show online.
NASA is asking for your help to guide its Curiosity rover around sand traps, sharp rocks and other obstacles on the Red Planet.
The new space strategy game "Space Crew" wants you to explore the galaxy while fighting off an alien threat, and you can try a free demo on Steam through June 22.
NASA's Curiosity rover took a break from assessing ancient Martian habitability to gaze up at the Red Planet sky — where it found Earth.
A black hole shooting out gassy material at nearly the speed of light has been caught on video by NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory.
NASA deliberately set a fire in a spacecraft to see if a "smoke eater" and carbon dioxide scrubber could make future moon missions safer for astronauts.
The head of Russia's space program, Dmitry Rogozin, published a lengthy op-ed expressing mixed feelings about the recent SpaceX Demo-2 launch to the International Space Station.
Leland Melvin says there was a night when he could have wrongfully been put in jail, stopping any chance of him flying twice in space as a NASA astronaut later in his career.
An ocean observation satellite soared into space from China's Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in the country's north Shanxi Province on Thursday (June 11).
The movie-star look to SpaceX's new spacesuits is just one of the innovative features the Crew Dragon astronauts enjoyed during the Demo-2 test flight to the International Space Station.
Photos of the now-Tropical Depression Cristobal taken by space station astronauts and a NASA satellite show the powerful storm tearing through the Gulf Coast region north across the United States.
Photographers around the world captured stunning images of the recent Full Strawberry Moon eclipse, showing the subtle darkening as the moon barely grazed the shadow of the Earth.
Days before Americans across the country came together in demonstrations against racial inequality, "Star Trek: Voyager" actors also discussed the benefits of diversity in a reunion show.