Three space agencies have pulled together data monitoring the global impact of the COVID-19 pandemic into one joint information source in hopes of assisting understanding of the public health crisis.
The brightest red dwarf star in the sky may be the best chance astronomers have yet to analyze the atmospheres of alien worlds — and perhaps detect whether those worlds have life, a new study finds.
NASA is recognizing one of its "hidden figures" by naming its headquarters in Washington, D.C. after Mary Jackson, the first African American female engineer to work at the space agency.
The moon's mysterious far side is so much different than its near side, which we see in the night sky, and now scientists think they know why.
Two veteran NASA planet-hunting missions found a Neptune-size planet that circles its young star every Earth week.
SpaceX's first Crew Dragon to carry astronauts is passing all tests and could return to Earth as soon as August 2nd.
There are many items on the habitability checklist, and Europa may have experienced an important life-supporting phenomenon.
The launch of NASA's next Mars rover has been delayed to no earlier than July 22 due to a contamination issue with ground support equipment.
A new U.S. silver dollar will depict Christa McAuliffe, the first teacher to launch towards space in a way that is representative of all educators.
Fridays at 1 p.m. EDT (17000 GMT), Space.com staff writer Chelsea Gohd will host the brand new series "Space Chat."
A new commercial agreement marks a step forward in the quest to add a new module to the International Space Station — one that will become an independent space station after the massive lab's tenure.
Relativity Space has signed agreements for a new launch site and a new batch of launches destined to blast off from that site.
Atmospheric scientists sampled the most pristine air on Earth, just above the Southern Ocean. They found some surprises.
If you watched the sun set on Uranus, the sky would start off as a brilliant blue and fade into deeper blues with striking turquoise notes. So how do we know that?
NASA satellites spotted an enormous brown plume of dust from the Sahara desert floating above the Atlantic Ocean.
Using thousands of seismic wave recordings, researchers mapped the mysterious 'blobs' deep below the Pacific Ocean and found they are even bigger than imagined.
SpaceX pushed a massive tank for its latest Starship prototype beyond its limits Tuesday (June 23) in an intentionally explosive test in South Texas.
Astrophysicists have spotted the strangest gravitational-wave signal yet, an observation that could force scientists to rewrite what they know about the cosmos.
Boeing, one of the two companies supplying commercial crew vehicles, is under investigation in relation to a lucrative contract to land humans on the moon, according to a Washington Post report.
Join real-life astrophysicist in an "ask me anything" with Joe Pesce of the National Science Foundation in our Space.com Forums this week!