On Saturday evening, should local weather conditions permit, you'll be able to enjoy a view of a waxing gibbous moon hovering near the "king of the planets," Jupiter.
Bizarre rock formation known as Medusae Fossae weren't created by UFOs crash-landing, but rather by massive volcanism on the Red Planet.
The universe's missing baryons have been found, and they're floating between the stars in the form of superhot oxygen.
On June 23, 1949, the XS-1 space plane flew for the 117th time. The XS-1, later called the Bell X-1, was a piloted, rocket engine-powered plane that could fly faster than the speed of sound. See how it happened in our On This Day in Space video series.
The private spaceflight company Rocket Lab called off the commercial launch debut of Electron rocket in New Zealand early Saturday (June 23) due to an issue with a tracking dish.
Earth moves at a fantastic rate of speed on its axis, around the sun and across the universe.
Mars is entirely covered in dust, a meteor made a guest appearance at a rock concert, wormholes are colliding, and the United States seems to be building a Space Force — it's Space.com's best news stories of the week.
A report says Lucasfilm is scuttling plans for its Star Wars "anthology" stories.
Here are our picks for the most amazing space photos of the week.
NASA astronaut Jeanette Epps still doesn't know why she was removed from her first assignment to go to space.
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis will turn to his own policy advisers for options that he could present to the president.
An advisory group dubbed the "think tank" for the National Space Council formally kicked off its work June 19 with a broad but vague mandate to study space policy issues.
Mars continues to approach Earth as the Red Planet grows steadily brighter, but on June 28, it will halt its normal eastward motion among the stars and turn back toward the west — a strange change in its nightly wandering that befuddled ancient stargazers
The U.S. spaceflight startup Rocket Lab will attempt the first commercial launch of its new Electron rocket today (June 22), and you can watch the liftoff live online.
This photo of Comet 67P, taken by the European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft, reveals the location of the Philae lander that went missing for two years after a rough landing on the comet in 2014.
Google honored the legacy of famed science fiction author Octavia E. Butler with her own Google Doodle today (June 22), which would have been the writer's 71st birthday.
The first spacecraft to demonstrate active space debris-removal technologies — such as a harpoon, a net and a drag sail — in orbit has been released from the International Space Station to commence its mission.
Overnight US President Donald Trump announced the establishment of a "Space Force" as a separate force of the US military.
Here's a guide to the major astronomical events of the next year, as well as space launches and milestones for spacecrafts already in travel.
China has lowered the orbit of its Tiangong-2 space lab, likely in preparation for deorbiting the orbital facility and thus averting a similar scenario to the uncontrolled re-entry of Tiangong-1 earlier this year.