Over the weekend, NASA's Perseverance rover dropped the debris shield that protected the Mars helicopter Ingenuity during the mission's epic Feb. 18 touchdown.
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk showed off the company's first Starship Super Heavy booster in a Twitter post on Thursday (March 18).
The teams behind NASA's Perseverance rover and Ingenuity helicopter have chosen an airfield on the Red Planet for the little chopper and are gearing up for flights in the near future.
Could shooting arcs of "lightning" across the surface of the moon allow us to mine metal and water from the lunar surface at the same time?
At some point in the next few weeks, the U.S. plans to fire an extreme, hypersonic weapon. The question remains: What's the point?
A U.S. Air Force base in Texas has taken the first steps to guard against an electromagnetic pulse (EMP) attack. But what, exactly, is an EMP, and how big is the threat?
In recent years, satellites have become smaller, cheaper, and easier to make with commercial off the shelf parts.
If you are perplexed by reports of unidentified aerial phenomena and possible visitations of alien spacecraft, you can take action with do-it-yourself sky-monitoring gear.
Space.com caught up with Rocket Lab founder and CEO Peter Beck to talk about the company's newly announced Neutron rocket, other plans going forward — and how his hat tasted.
NASA’s Perseverance rover successfully touched down on Mars Feb. 18, and has already begun beaming back images.
Orbital Assembly Corp. recently unveiled new details about its ambitious Voyager Station, which is projected to be the first commercial space station operating with artificial gravity.
Nearly a century after dark matter was first proposed to explain the motion of galaxy clusters, physicists still have no idea what it’s made of.
As I write this, NASA's Perseverance Rover is hurtling toward Mars at a speed of more than 80,000 km/h and is set to land at the Red Planet on February 18.
This month has been a busy one for Mars exploration. Several countries sent missions to the red planet in June last year, taking advantage of a launch window.
NASA's next Mars rover, Perseverance, will have a squad of spacecraft watching its dangerous descent from above Thursday (Feb. 18).
Tucked in the belly of NASA's Mars Perseverance rover is a golden box that, if all goes well, will turn some of the Red Planet's thin, carbon-dioxide-rich atmosphere into sweet, sweet oxygen.
Cloud computing and artificial intelligence are about to meet in a new space station device: the Spaceborne Computer-2.
NASA's flagship Mars rover Perseverance is one week away from landing on the Red Planet and a new video shows how it works.