The U.S. Postal Service plans to mark the landing of NASA's next spacecraft on Mars, if indeed the Perseverance rover makes it down to the surface of the Red Planet.
NASA's next Mars rover is slated to touch down on the Red Planet on Feb. 18, 2021 in a crucial "seven minutes of terror" sequence that requires a careful and precise entry, descent and landing.
Perseverance will attempt to land inside Mars’ Jezero Crater on Feb. 18. A new video shows how the spacecraft’s harrowing entry, descent and landing will work.
Just one day after arriving in orbit around Mars, the United Arab Emirates' (UAE) first interplanetary spacecraft, Hope, captured a stunning photograph of the Red Planet.
NASA's Mars rover Perseverance will make a harrowing landing on the Red Planet Thursday (Feb. 18) and you'll be able to watch the historic event live online.
A weird, super-powerful particle that's not truly a particle could have dominated the universe when it was just a second old, releasing a flood of ripples that permeated all of space-time.
Cohen's 2012 comedy "The Dictator" served as a Starship design inspiration, SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk said on Joe Rogan's podcast Thursday (Feb. 11).
When the plasma of the Van Allen belts drops in density during a solar storm, it can set up the perfect conditions for electrons to travel nearly as fast as light.
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched 60 Starlink internet satellites late Monday (Feb. 15), but failed to stick its landing at sea.
Three new spacecraft are due to arrive at Mars this month, ending their seven-month journey through space.
NASA's next Mars rover is about to touch down! See Space.com's complete coverage of the Feb. 18 landing of the Mars 2020 rover Perseverance.
What we’re looking for is evidence of past life, either direct chemical or organic signs in the composition and the chemistry of rocks, or textural evidence in the rock record.
Scientists are finally figuring out how much dark matter — the almost imperceptible material said to tug on everything, yet emit no light — really weighs.
A new Russian Progress cargo ship launched into orbit Sunday night (Feb. 14) to deliver cargo to the seven crew members on the International Space Station.
SpaceX postponed the launch of its next batch of Starlink internet satellites late Sunday (Feb. 14) due to bad weather.
SpaceX and Russia's space agency Roscosmos are working towards a Valentine's Day launch doubleheader tonight (Feb. 14).
Spectacular space rocks from Mars and the moon could fetch hundreds of thousands of dollars at a Christie's auction.