Humans have sent many missions, both manned and robotic, beyond our planet to explore our neighboring celestial bodies.
Apollo 13 was NASA's third moon-landing mission, but the astronauts never made it to the lunar surface. Here are the events that transpired.
This year's best meteor shower might be the Geminids in December, but if you don't want to skywatch in the cold, the summertime Perseids will also put on a show.
Check out our list of great space gifts for kids, featuring toys for those who love to build, explore or read great stories.
Here is a guide to when certain planets will appear brightest and most visible in the 2020 night sky, including a dazzling conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn on Dec. 21!
With "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" here and the promise of more plot twists and turns just days away, we look back at the best we’ve ever seen in the "Star Wars" movie franchise.
Holiday shopping season is now in full swing, and if you're looking for the right gift for the space nerd in your life, Space.com has you covered.
Here are the 10 most noteworthy sky events — including meteor showers and eclipses — that will take place in 2020.
The annual Perseid meteor shower peaks every August and is often the most dazzling meteor display of the year.
NASA's Apollo program put the first humans on the moon. See how the missions flew in this photo tour.
It's not just for the pros: With a little planning and flexibility, anybody can go watch a rocket blast off. Our in-depth guide goes through each of this year's U.S. launch locations and dates.
See how the Expedition 58 crew have lived, laughed and worked at the International Space Station in this photo gallery.