When the spectacular supermoon emerged on Saturday (July 12), so did shutterbugs around the world. Space.com readers from around the world sent in amazing photos of the amazing lunar display.
A NASA probe recently spotted the dazzling Pan-STARRS comet as it hurtled through space against the backdrop of a distant galaxy.
Scientists are using the powerful Hubble Space Telescope to figure out where to send NASA's Pluto-bound New Horizons probe next — and they've already found some promising leads.
Astronomers are studying the feeding habits of a cosmic cannibal to learn how galaxies grow. The Umbrella Galaxy is surrounded by "crumbs" left over from eating a smaller galaxy.
An astronomer has recreated the "Pillars of Creation," which the Hubble Space Telescope captured in a famous photo, using a computer simulation.
Using vintage telescope data, scientists have attempted to map Pluto's icy depths before a NASA spacecraft reaches the distant dwarf planet in 2015.
Two Russian cosmonauts ventured outside the International Space Station this morning (June 19) to install equipment and swap out parts of scientific experiments.
Astronomers now have a powerful new tool to sniff out methane on alien planets. The organic molecule, considered one of the building blocks of life, could be key to finding organisms beyond Earth.
NASA researchers bounced radio signals off the huge near-Earth asteroid 2014 HQ124, nicknamed "The Beast" by some, as it whizzed by Earth just weeks after it was discovered.
NASA is offering $1.5 million in prize money this week to inventors who build a robot that can navigate a mock-alien landscape and scoop up geologic samples without any help from human controllers.
NASA astronaut Reid Wiseman has achieved a social media milestone aboard the International Space Station, beaming the first Vine from orbit.
NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab in Pasadena, Calif., and the Brooklyn, New York-based 3D printing company MakerBot are seeking design ideas for a habitat that could house humans on Mars.
A new instrument designed to give scientists a direct look at nearby alien worlds has seen its "first light" in Chile, astronomers announced today (June 4).