NASA’s Opportunity rover remains silent on the Red Planet, blanketed by a monster dust storm that many other Mars spacecraft are studying in detail.
Get ready to see the Red Planet up close this month: Just after Mars reaches opposition with the sun July 27, 2018, observers on Earth will have their closest view of the planet since 2003.
Only less than a century ago, back on Earth, planting a national flag in another part of the world still amounted to claiming that territory for the fatherland. Did the Stars and Stripes on the moon signify the establishment of an American colony?
On July 20, 1969, human beings walked on the moon for the very first time! See how it happened in our On This Day in Space video series.
After more than 16 years of development, Europe's newest wind-monitoring satellite will finally launch next month.
The personal collection of the first man to set foot on the moon is heading to auction.
Planet Earth resembles a crescent moon in this photo taken from the Apollo 11 spacecraft during the first lunar landing mission in 1969. Visible on the sunlit side of our planet is part of east Africa.
Jupiter is about 318 times as big as Earth.
Forty-nine years ago today, on July 20, 1969, humans set foot on the moon for the first time in history.
A new cinematic space event film promises to show audiences the historic Apollo 11 first moon landing mission like they have never seen before. "Apollo 11" will feature never-before-seen large-format film footage of the 1969 NASA mission.
NASA's Viking 1 Mars lander pulled off the first American touchdown on the Red Planet 42 years ago today (July 20). The mission reshaped our understanding of Mars and paved the way for future exploration.
One year prior to humanity's first lunar landing, the moon must have still felt quite far away.
A tremendous amount of engineering and creativity went into the successful lunar touchdown of the Apollo 11 mission on July 20, 1969 and the following missions. Here's a look at the development process.
NASA's Mars probe is expected to study the atmosphere of the Red Planet in amazing new detail.
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.
The animated series Star Wars: The Clone Wars is being revived for a surprise seventh season on the upcoming Disney streaming service.
Researchers at NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory may have watched a young star devouring a planet.
Forty-nine years after Neil Armstrong took his first "small step" on the lunar surface, Samsung has brought his "giant leap for mankind" down to Earth by launching an out-of-this-world virtual-reality experience in New York City.
The mysterious surface of Saturn's huge moon Titan comes into gloriously sharp focus in newly released photos captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
A tiny satellite has started investigating the halo of incredibly hot gas surrounding the Milky Way — and it could help scientists track down the huge amount of missing matter in the universe.