On Aug. 20, 1977, NASA launched the Voyager 2 spacecraft on a mission to explore the outer planets. See how it happened in our "On This Day in Space" video series!
Researchers at LIGO and Virgo may have detected a gravitational-wave signal from the merger between a black hole and neutron star. This would be a major first.
A United Launch Alliance Vulcan Centaur rocket will send Astrobotic's Peregrine lander on its way toward Earth's nearest neighbor two years from now.
The National Space Council (NSC) will convene for the sixth time today morning (Aug. 20), and you can watch the proceedings live.
Vice President Mike Pence will convene the latest meeting of the National Space Council today, Aug. 20, and you can watch it live here.
The spacesuit-clad mannequin, who sits behind the wheel of SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk's red Tesla Roadster, launched into space on Feb. 6, 2018, on the inaugural flight of the huge Falcon Heavy rocket.
In a new video, former NASA astronaut Mike Massimino unboxes and assembles a new, NASA-inspired Lego set in zero gravity.
The private Smart Dragon-1 rocket, built by the China Rocket Co. Ltd., completed its first mission Saturday (Aug. 17), successfully launching three small satellites to Earth orbit, Chinese media outlets reported.
It's time to talk about Apophis again, I guess. Please calm down first.
Kerbal Space Program 2 has been announced with new features, new planets and, perhaps most surprisingly of all, a new developer.
A Chinese Long March 3B rocket launched a new communications satellite into orbit today (Aug. 19) — but there appears to be a problem with the satellite.
Rocket Lab's Electron mission dubbed "Look Ma, No Hands" blasted off smoothly today from a pad in mountainous New Zealand, funny name and all.
The first astronauts assigned to launch on Boeing's new Starliner spacecraft now have a mission patch to represent their flight.
A new study has shed more light on the mysterious quasars and settles a 20-year-old astronomical debate.
Here's a guide to SpaceX's launch schedule, other rocket missions, astronomical events of the next year, as well as milestones for spacecraft already in travel.
Can you spot the meteor in the Milky Way?
The private spaceflight company Rocket Lab launched four new satellites into orbit for the U.S Air Force Space Command and companies in Seattle and France on Monday (Aug. 19).
Are those cosmic wings? A new image of the Seagull Nebula shows a shape that looks just like a glittering gull in flight across the night sky.
Saturn's largest moon, Titan, is one of the most enigmatic bodies in the solar system.
America's largest impact crater wreaked havoc on the land and water. Scientists are just beginning to understand it.
Beginning this November, Marvel Comics' "Avengers" title will be heading into outer space to visit a galaxy that doubles as a space prison.
Boldly going where no... wait, wrong franchise.
Two galaxies are caught in a crazy cosmic dance, pulling at each other in a fresh image from the Hubble Space Telescope.
Arctic wildfires are becoming more frequent, and NASA is trying to find out how that will impact the surrounding population and the globe.
Robots from different parts of the world are about to go on a subterranean adventure.
Leading into Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker
Here are our picks for the most amazing space photos of the week.
These are the top space stories this week from Space.com.
The Force is strong with this rumor.
The latest Hubble image appears to capture a cosmic jellyfish floating in space, but in reality this structure is no living creature.