Lightning storms on Jupiter are much more frequent, and much less alien, than previously thought, a pair of new studies suggests.
See amazing images of the night sky and cosmos in Space.com's gallery of cosmic images posted in March 2018.
Russia hopes to launch most space missions from Vostochny to reduce its dependence on the Baikonur Cosmodrome, which is in Kazakhstan.
Once again, we have Earth's magnetic field to thank for protecting us from our fire-breathing sun.
The dramatic contrast between the burnt-orange dunes and the dull-blue hills of the Sahara Desert in northern Africa makes for a stunning view from the International Space Station, as seen in a new image shot from the ISS.
Some alien planets in multiple-star systems — such as the two-sun Tatooine, Luke's home world in the "Star Wars" universe — may indeed nestle in orbits that are stable for long stretches of time, a new study suggests.
The Higgs boson appeared again at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), and this time, it revealed something new and exciting about its behavior.
Small but rowdy space rocks pushing and jostling one another may have created the unusual orbits some astronomers cite as the signature of the hypothesized "Planet Nine," a new study suggests.
Satellites are keeping tabs on a powerful volcanic eruption in Guatemala that has killed dozens of people.
On Monday, June 4, a Soyuz rocket was transported to the launch pad at the Baikonur Cosmodrone in Kazakhstan ahead of the launch of NASA astronaut Serena Auñón-Chancellor, ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst, and Soyuz Commander Sergey Prokopyev.
A new book by space scientist Natalie Starkey examines what we're discovering about comets and asteroids — how we learn about them and what the dusty, icy rocks have to share about the origins of the solar system.
What can we learn from comets and asteroids, the universe's most misunderstood objects?
The new novel "Adrift" catapults the classic castaway tale into the farthest reaches of outer space.
Days on Earth are getting longer as the moon slowly moves farther away from us, new research shows.
Star-Lord himself has confirmed when Guardians Vol. 3 will begin filming.
Three astronauts are launching toward the International Space Station (ISS) tomorrow morning (June 6), and you can watch their departure from Earth live.
See amazing images of the night sky and cosmos in Space.com's gallery of cosmic images posted in April 2018.
A Falcon 9 rocket with a used first stage successfully launched the SES-12 commercial communications satellite from Florida's Cape Canaveral Air Force Station early this morning (June 4).
A small asteroid about the size of a boulder slammed into Earth's atmosphere Saturday (June 2), incinerating itself in a brilliant fireball caught on video.
Over the past week, NASA's tiny MarCO-A and MarCO-B spacecraft have been firing their onboard thrusters to refine their course toward Mars. No cubesat had ever performed such a "trajectory correction maneuver" before, agency officials said.