A NASA concept mission called Mars Life Explorer would dig into Red Planet ice, hunting for signs of living organisms.
The 10-foot-tall (3 meters) Mars Ascent Vehicle will blast rock, sediment and atmospheric samples off Mars in the early 2030s, in the first-ever rocket launch from the surface of another planet.
Artemis Base Camp will be established in the moon's south polar region, in a to-be-determined spot that features plentiful sunlight, direct-to-Earth communications and good access to water ice.
The internet is abuzz with rumors that China may have picked up signals from an alien civilization. But the pings are probably just Earthly interference, experts say.
Mars astronauts could get a lot of science work done in 30 days on the Red Planet, even if they have to spend most of their time working to stay alive and stay healthy.
The three Shenzhou-14 astronauts — commander Chen Dong and Liu Yang and Cai Xuzhe — are settling in for a lengthy stay aboard China's Tiangong space station.
Boeing's Starliner capsule is scheduled to return to Earth on Wednesday (May 25), and teams on the ground have been gearing to welcome the spacecraft home.
The U.S. Congress will hold a public hearing tomorrow (May 17) on reports of unidentified aerial phenomena (UAP) skirting through our skies, and you can watch it live.
Hauling to Earth samples of Mars that might contain Red Planet life is deemed a low risk affair in terms of ecological and public safety — but that risk is not zero.
Early next month, Rocket Lab is slated to launch a pathfinding cubesat mission that supports NASA's Artemis return-to-the moon program.
Multiple research teams are developing missions designed to address Venus' potential as an abode for life.
The European Space Agency Council will meet this week in Paris for its 306th session. On the agenda: "Implications of the current geopolitical situation on ESA's activities."
A wayward rocket stage is poised to bombard the moon on Friday (March 4), and the coming impact has earned some scientific attention.
Space.com reached out to noted experts in the asteroid impact field to gauge similarities between an undersea belch and Earth taking an asteroid punch in the oceans.
A new petition calls for the United States government to release to the public all unclassified videos of unidentified flying objects (UFOS).
A newly established group called the Moon Farside Protection Permanent Committee has begun framing issues and solutions to guard against RFI corruption of the moon's far side.
Russia is ready to reactivate its moon exploration agenda, a former Soviet Union enterprise that ended decades ago, with the launch of the Luna 25 mission this summer.
UAP will get more attention from both the scientific community and the federal government in 2022, experts told Space.com.
A unique archaeological study of crew culture within the International Space Station will focus on the orbiting habitat as a "microsociety in a miniworld."