Evidence of a neutron star hidden deep inside Supernova 1987A helps astronomers solve a 33-year-old mystery surrounding one of the brightest star explosions ever observed.
China's Tianwen-1 spacecraft captured a stunning view of the Earth and moon before making its first trajectory maneuver on the long journey to Mars.
Two special guests looked on as NASA successfully launched its Perseverance Mars rover on July 30, beginning a nearly seven-month journey to the Red Planet.
Tens of thousands of planets like Earth and Neptune might orbit the giant black hole at the center of the Milky Way.
Thunderstorms on Jupiter are so strong that they create ammonia-rich hail known as "mushballs" that may fall from the sky.
The devastation wrought by the massive explosion in Beirut yesterday (Aug. 4) is viscerally apparent in satellite photos.
When NASA's powerful Perseverance rover lifted off into space on July 30, a satellite and a robotic telescope caught unique views of the mission on its way to Mars.
President Donald Trump took to Twitter today (Aug. 5) to announce that he brought NASA back from being "Closed & Dead."
Space.com's editors present a reading list for space and sci-fi lovers, as well as children who are interested in astronomy and spaceflight.
The first U.S. commercial spacecraft to launch astronauts into Earth orbit and then return them home safely could land in the Smithsonian, but not yet, said its crew.
NASA's car-size Curiosity rover celebrates eight years on the Red Planet today (Aug. 5), less than a week after the Perseverance rover took flight toward Mars.
What if, when the U.S. went to the moon in the 1960s, it never stopped — not by choice but in desperation, as a time bomb of climate change ticked away?
Protagonist Nicole Wargin is bound for the moon base, where she spends large chunks of each year, but something went wrong with the most recent launch from the space program.
A new set of phone cases, Apple Watch bands and other trinkets allows you to carry your love for NASA with you everywhere you go.