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.
Storms rage on Jupiter in a gorgeous photo captured by NASA's Juno spacecraft.
This week's "Discovery" was an old-school-style "Star Trek" episode full of weapons firing and people yelling inspirational speeches at each other. There's a lot of action to unpack in Episode 13, so let's get started.
Compared to the computer interfaces today, the display keyboard used by astronauts on board Apollo spacecraft might look quaint — until you recall that it was central to flying to the first humans to land on the moon almost half a century ago.
Marshall Space Flight Center plays a significant role in the American space program, from developing the rockets that carried the first U.S. astronaut into space to working on the system that could one day carry astronauts to Mars.
During tests in the Canadian Arctic, a portable DNA sequencer searched for microbes in conditions like those thought to exist on Enceladus, Europa, and Mars.
The rare Super Blue Blood Moon eclipse of Jan. 31 will thrill early-morning skywatchers around the world on Wednesday, but you'll have plenty of ways to watch it if you don't live in a region of totality. Here's where to see it.
NASA officials on Saturday (Jan. 27) postponed a planned spacewalk at the International Space Station this week after developing a software patch for a glitch that two astronauts had expected to fix during the spacewalk.
SpaceX will attempt the first launch of its new giant rocket, the Falcon Heavy, on Feb. 6, the company's CEO Elon Musk said Friday (Jan. 27).
Learn to spot star patterns called asterisms — including the Winter Football, just in time for the Super Bowl — using mobile astronomy apps.
Many of us just got our first telescope over the holidays, but let's face it — a telescope is intimidating. It's a machine. It needs to be cleaned, properly aligned and calibrated.
Consider your time with your telescope as more of a treasure-hunting session, and you will likely be pleasantly surprised by how many celestial objects you can see in the night sky.
Get children and teens ready for the lunar eclipse (and supermoon!) with these fun STEM activities.
The satellite company SES confirmed that its SES-14 communications satellite, which hosts an upper-atmosphere-observation mission from NASA, will be able to reach its final orbit just four weeks late after a launch anomaly saw the rocket lose contact.
The consoles that NASA controllers used to manage the first missions to land astronauts on the moon are on the move.
Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan has been the launch site for Soviet and Russian space missions since the beginning of space exploration in 1957.
Triton has some peculiarities about its environment, including the fact that it orbits backward to Neptune's rotation and seems to have undergone a huge melt in the past.
You're a smart young woman who holds down a job and watches "Star Trek" as a hobby. Then the dream of a lifetime comes — you have the chance to send a movie-length script into Paramount Studios for a "Star Trek" fan contest.
Europa's surface may be extremely porous, so any probe that touches down there might sink into a sort of extraterrestrial quicksand, a new study suggests.
The successful launch of Rocket Lab’s Electron rocket Jan. 20 also tested a kick stage designed to circularize the orbits of its satellite payloads.