A long time ago (1976, to be precise), the original "Star Wars" saga was born, quickly evolving into one of the most popular sci-fi franchises of all time. See the latest "Star Wars" news here!
From planets and asteroids to the sun and comets, see the latest discoveries from across the solar system.
"Star Trek" is a science-fiction franchise that originated with the 1960s television series created by Gene Roddenberry. See the latest news from "the final frontier" here.
See the latest science fiction and space games for PC, consoles and tabletops from across the final frontier.
Space.com will keep you up to date on the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic on space exploration and missions, including astronomy conference and launch delays, cancellations and more.
The 237th meeting of the American Astronomical Society will unveil the latest discoveries in space and the future of astronomy.
Private rocket company SpaceX is a leader among the new space push to send humans to orbit on commercial craft.
Pluto, originally considered the ninth planet, was recently classified as a dwarf planet and is the least massive planet in the solar system.
Scientists speculate that ours might not be the only universe out there — we might instead live in a "multiverse".
UFOs, or Unidentified Flying Objects, and extraterrestrials are perennial favorites in science fiction, but to date there have been no confirmed encounters on Earth.
NASA is the federal space agency run by the United States to oversee American space exploration, research and technology.
Meteors, also known as shooting stars, are pieces of dust and debris from space that burn up in Earth's atmosphere, where they can create a bright streak across the night sky.