A Japanese firm announces its innovative solution to the nation's energy problems - a 250 mile-wide belt of solar panels on the moon
The world's biggest constellation of Earth-imaging satellites has arrived at its launch site in preparation for liftoff just a few weeks from now.
Comet Ison has made its closest approach to the Sun, passing about 1.2 million km above the star's surface.
A mosaic of 36 Cassini images, captured on Oct. 10, 2013, and assembled into this incredible portrait by Gordan Ugarkovic. Among other details, you can see the hexagon at Saturn's north pole and the remnants of a giant storm that wrapped itself aroun
The private spaceflight company SpaceX is counting down to a critical commercial satellite launch in Florida today (Nov. 25), and you can watch the launch attempt live online.
Are you going to do some science, guys?
As Comet ISON hurtles toward the sun, its million-year-long journey through our solar system may end with its violent death — or a spectacular sky show.
Billionaire entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson announced on CNBC's "Squawk Box" Friday that his commercial space flight venture will accept bitcoin as payment. He called it "a new exciting currency."
A Hawaiian stewardess who bet early and large on Bitcoin is now using her virtual currency to fly into space.
After years of finding nothing, scientists at the IceCube neutrino telescope have detected 28 high-energy neutrinos that likely came from some of the most violent and powerful explosions in the universe.
Mining in space is moving to commercial reality but metals magnates need not fear a mountain of extraterrestrial supply---the aim is to fuel human voyages deeper into the galaxy. Within 3 years, 2 firms plan prospecting missions to asteroids.
The Kennedy Space Center's Director (and former astronaut) shares his memories of building the International Space Station with SPACE.com's @MiriKramer and talks about its accomplishments.
From Babylon 5 to the Death Star, space stations have been integral to some of the best science fiction movies of all time.
The recently returned to Earth NASA astronaut talks about adjusting to gravity and her time on the International Space Station with SPACE.com's @MiriKramer.
NASA's Peregrine Hybrid Sounding Rocket motor was hot-fire tested at Ames Research Center on Nov. 12, 2013. It uses paraffin-based fuel and nitrous oxide as the oxidizer for highly efficient combustion.
Onboard the Minotaur 1 rocket, there's a gaggle of CubeSats.
Magnetic field change could interfere with satellites and cause radio blackouts
What is going on on Mars?
NASA Administrator Charles Bolden Wednesday hailed the success of the agency's public-private partnership with American companies to resupply the International Space Station and announced the next phase of contracting with U.S. companies to transport
Filled with idyllic lakes and clouds!
Starting next fall, astronauts on the International Space Station won't have to wait months for replacement parts to be launched from Earth.
Some of the oldest star clusters in the known universe should not contain black holes, at least according to modern theories.
Before the United States had a space agency, the Air Force was researching how to send men to the Moon.
Need a break? Why not dash over to Mars using this amazing panorama from NASA’s Curiosity rover. The beautiful mosaic stitches together 101 images taken about two weeks ago on the Red Planet to get a full 360-degree view around the rover.
The final moments of the Goce satellite were caught on camera as it blazed across the sky above the South Atlantic.
I still think it's amazingly cool that we've been lucky enough to witness a relatively major meteor impact.
Engineers with the Indian Space research Organisation prepare the country’s first Mars probe, the Mars Orbiter Mission, for its fall 2013 launch toward the Red Planet.
NASA’s Kepler mission is over, but the data that it collected is still being studied by astronomers all over the world.
No one ever said she was down-to-earth! In early 2015, Lady Gaga will become the first artist to sing in outer space, Us Weekly can exclusively reveal.
The search for other Earth-like planets in the galaxy got a major boost today (Nov. 4) with the discovery of hundreds of newfound alien planets identified by NASA's Kepler spacecraft, a haul that includes 104 strange, new worlds that could potentiall