Since NASA's Cassini spacecraft has ended its epic 13-year stint at Saturn, here's a look at some other missions en route to new destinations or slated to launch in the next few years.
Langley Research Center is responsible for many of the achievements made in space exploration.
See amazing images of the night sky and cosmos in Space.com's gallery of cosmic images posted in June 2017.
Japan's Akatsuki spacecraft is orbiting Venus to study the planet’s climate and atmosphere.
In 1947, pilot Chuck Yeager flew faster than the speed of sound, and also created the first sonic boom.
The giant Arecibo radio telescope in Puerto Rico sustained less damage from Hurricane Maria than originally thought, and may have little effect on plans to transfer its operations, a National Science Foundation official said Sept. 27.
International Launch Services completed its third and final 2017 commercial Proton mission today, launching the AsiaSat-9 telecommunications satellite from the Baikonur Cosmodrome.
See amazing images of the night sky and cosmos in Space.com's gallery of cosmic images posted in August 2017.
See amazing images of the night sky and cosmos in Space.com's gallery of cosmic images posted in July 2017.
NASA astronaut Joe Acaba beamed prayers and support for the people of Puerto Rico down from the International Space Station this week in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria's devastation to the U.S. territory.
Some former astronauts have a message for flat-Earther B.o.B: The curve is real, and we've seen it.
SpaceX massive "BFR" spaceship, which could be ready to fly astronauts to Mars by 2024, might also transport passengers to anyplace on Earth in less than an hour, Elon Musk said today (Sept. 29).
Dawn launched on Sept. 27, 2007, kicking off a $467 million mission to study the two largest objects in the asteroid belt — the protoplanet Vesta and the dwarf planet Ceres — up close.
Four cast members of "Star Trek: The Next Generation" appeared at Atlanta's DragonCon to talk about their favorite villains, their strangest fan encounters, and everyone's favorite cat, Spot.
Nearly a year after the Rosetta spacecraft intentionally crashed into a comet, the mission's scientists have discovered a new surprise: the very last image Rosetta took before its cosmic demise.
When exposed to ultraviolet light, interstellar ice may act more like a liquid than a solid, a new study has found.
Cosmic microwave radiation is remnant heat from the Big Bang, and a proposed airship could help astrophysicists more accurately observe it.
On Sept. 29, 2017, SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk unveiled the company’s latest Mars-colonization architecture, which centers on a rocket-spaceship combo dubbed the BFR (Big F***ing Rocket). See how it works in images.
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.
Space.com's editors present a list of the astrophysics and astronomy books worth a read-through.