You can count Vice President Mike Pence among the many people impressed and inspired by the maiden mission of SpaceX's new astronaut taxi.
It's going to take more than one milestone mission per planet for scientists to crack the mysteries of Jupiter and Saturn.
A recent search for oddball supersymmetric particles, which could explain some of the weirdness of the universe, came up empty-handed.
Many alien planets around stars like our sun are potentially extraordinarily tilted, leading to dramatic swings between extreme winters and summers, a new study finds.
French astronomer Charles Messier's list of the best and brightest showpieces in the night sky is popular with skywatchers of all experience levels.
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.
NASA's recently deceased Kepler space telescope launched on March 6, 2009, ushering in a new era of planetary science.
The neutrinos enmeshed in the vast cosmic web could provide a glimpse of the earliest observable moment after the Big Bang.
A silhouette of SpaceX's Crew Dragon coasts over Earth's blue horizon in this breathtaking photo by NASA astronaut Anne McClain.
In a conversation with Space.com, former NASA astronaut Mike Massimino shared how the Apollo program inspired him to become an astronaut.
The find is a fitting tribute to Kepler, which has discovered nearly 70 percent of all known exoplanets.
Japan's space agency completed a complicated touchdown maneuver at a distant space rock last month, and it has now released an incredible video from the spacecraft's point of view.
The rock band OK Go and their partners are inviting students ages 11-18 to brainstorm their most creative ideas to send into space.
Everything is going well for China's Chang'e 4 farside moon mission, according to Chinese media reports.
Israel's first lunar lander remains on course for the moon despite a recent glitch, mission team members said.
Over short time scales, the solar system is a beautifully predictable dance, but over long enough periods, it's not such an orderly place.
The new moon occurs March 6 at 11:04 a.m. EST (1604 GMT), four days after passing close to Venus in the predawn sky. A week later, our natural satellite makes a pass by Mars.