Three missions are poised to launch toward the Red Planet this month, including NASA's life-hunting, sample-caching Perseverance rover.
There's a reason — actually, several — why Sir Isaac Newton is often considered the No. 1 scientist of all time.
To get to Mars cheaper and faster to save time and open up new mission windows, scientists say there's an easy shortcut: fly by Venus on the way.
Astrophysicist Dr. Joe Pesce recently joined the Space.com forums to answer your questions about the universe, and also Star Trek.
Blood clots are life-threatening, as they can cause heart attacks or strokes and lead to huge health related costs on Earth.
Astronauts caught a stunning natural light show this weekend from a comet that has been dazzling skywatchers on Earth as well.
NASA's prolific Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) found rich evidence of iron and titanium oxides under the surface of the moon, which may show a close connection with Earth's early history.
NASA's Perseverance rover will have a special passenger when it alights inside Mars' Jezero Crater in February 2021 — the first helicopter ever to fly on another world.
Some skywatchers may have seen more than mere fireworks in the night sky during their Fourth of July celebrations on Saturday: the full moon.
A Rocket Lab Electron booster carrying seven satellites failed to reach orbit during a Fourth of July launch Saturday.
The minor Independence Day eclipse will be difficult to spot and observers shouldn't expect mind-blowing views of the moon in Earth's shadow..
This Saturday, July 4, Earth will be at the farthest point in its orbit around the sun, also known as aphelion.
The Full Buck moon of July 2020 will experience a minor penumbral lunar eclipse this weekend (July 4 and 5), but don't expect much.
Nature has its own fireworks in store this Independence Day weekend with a stunning full moon ornamented by two shining planets.
A high-powered telescope array has caught the brilliant fireworks-like "streamers" of gas formed during an early stage of star development in a cluster.
The July full moon, also known as the Buck Moon or Thunder Moon, occurs just after midnight on Sunday (July 5), with the moon reaching full phase at 12:44 a.m. EDT (0444 GMT)