See what's up in the night sky for November 2017, including stargazing events and the moon's phases, in this Space.com gallery courtesy of Starry Night Software.
Find out what's up in your night sky during November 2017 and how to see it in this Space.com stargazing guide.
The Senate is holding a hearing today (Nov. 1) about the nomination of Jim Bridenstine to be the next NASA Administrator, and you can watch it live.
A striking new photo by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) shows dozens of parallel gullies snaking their way down the face of a sand dune, like they were emplaced there by a raking giant with a shaky hand.
For two years, NASA scientists have been plotting the path of the Curiosity Mars rover using a Microsoft HoloLens mixed-reality headset and software called OnSight. To figure out where to go, you simply look in the relevant direction, and walk over.
NASA is considering handing over operations of one of its flagship "Great Observatories" to a private organization that would also be responsible for funding the spacecraft.
SpaceX's Oct. 30 launch of the Koreasat-5A telecommunications satellite doubled the number of Falcon 9 missions completed in a single year and ties the company with United Launch Alliance’s record of 16 launches in one year.
A tiny sliver of the waxing moon grows larger and brighter, slowly heating up as the moon's surface reflects more and more sunlight.
Find out the current moon phases. The moon cycles through eight phases every month.
Democrats on the Senate Commerce Committee sharply criticized the nomination of Jim Bridenstine as NASA administrator in a confirmation hearing Nov. 1, arguing he was not qualified for the job.
NASA held its seventh annual pumpkin-carving contest yesterday (Oct. 31) at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California, where scientists and engineers competed to create the most geeky and spectacular pumpkin displays.
A possible reference to a solar eclipse in the Bible could help pinpoint the reign of Ramesses the Great.
Astronomers have finally detected X-rays blazing from Jupiter's mysterious southern lights, a new study finds.
Some years an astronaut or two may dress up for Halloween, but this time all six crewmembers on the International Space Station got their moments in the spooky spotlight.
Earth's star is the largest and the most massive object in the solar system. More than 1 million Earths could fit inside the sun.
Material from the solar system's creation clumped together to form our closest star.
These space-themed Halloween costumes are totally out of this world!
The private spaceflight company Orbital ATK will spend this Halloween launching a Minotaur into space. Despite its name, this Minotaur is not a half-man, half-bull monster.
For the most part, across approximately three-quarters of the United States, skies will be clear on Tuesday evening as costumed kids arrive at the door looking for candy or some other Halloween treat.
A brand-new type of rocket, the Minotaur C, blasted off on its maiden voyage today (Oct. 31) to deliver several new Earth observation satellites into Earth's orbit.