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Mars Soil Is Very Weird, the Mole's Struggles Show

6 hours 44 min ago
The efforts of the burrowing heat probe aboard NASA's InSight lander have shown that Red Planet dirt is unlike the stuff we're used to here on Earth.

Plastic Recycler Will Turn Space Station Trash into 3D Printing Stock

6 hours 44 min ago
California-based company Made In Space is set to launch its Plastic Recycler toward the International Space Station next Saturday (Nov. 2) aboard Northrop Grumman's robotic Cygnus cargo spacecraft.

Here's What China's Yutu 2 Rover Found on the Far Side of the Moon (Photos)

6 hours 44 min ago
The China Lunar Exploration Program has released a photo from the Yutu 2 moon rover that reveals the likely nature of a previously unidentified material.

A Photo Tour of the Creepy Mars Base from 'Moons of Madness'

6 hours 44 min ago
A brand new video game out today (Oct. 22) is best described as Mars exploration meets Lovecraftian horror.

'Moons of Madness': 6 Ways This New Space Game Is Terrifying (Video)

6 hours 44 min ago
Check out the haunting encounters a player can experience in the new video game "Moons of Madness" in this new gameplay video.

Final 'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker' Trailer

15 hours 32 min ago
The final full-length trailer for "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" has been released along with a new poster.

NASA Aims for Mars Landings in 2035 While Building Support for Lunar Gateway

18 hours 30 min ago
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine is looking to land humans on Mars in the 2030s as he recruits partners of the International Space Station to help the agency land humans on the moon by 2024.

'An Earthling's Guide to Outer Space' Tackles Cosmic Questions from Kids and Teens

19 hours 12 min ago
Canadian science journalist Bob McDonald just published a book-style Q&A for young students interested in space.

Historic Women Spacewalkers Hope to Land on the Moon

21 October, 2019 - 22:45
After making history at the space station, NASA astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir discuss landing on the moon.

Hope Mars Mission: Launching the Arab World into the Space Race

21 October, 2019 - 22:13
When the UAE president announced that his country would make a satellite to study Mars' atmosphere in unparalleled detail, he set an unprecedented goal for the Arab world.

Astronomy Student Silhouetted by Milky Way, Jupiter in Stunning Photo

21 October, 2019 - 21:14
The image features the silhouette of one of my students during a workshop on astrophotography. He is standing against the background core of our galaxy at the Dark Sky Alqueva Reserve, in Portugal.

Astrovan II: Airstream Builds New Transport for Boeing Starliner Crews

21 October, 2019 - 20:05
When Chris Ferguson last departed for a launchpad to lift off into space, he rode on a modified Airstream motorhome that NASA used for decades to transport its astronauts. Now, there is a new Airstream vehicle ready to take him and his Boeing crew to fly.

Musical Theater and Mike Pence? Broadway Performers Surprise at IAC

21 October, 2019 - 18:57
Broadway performers surprised the crowd at the 2019 IAC with show tunes, spoken word, dance and musical theater performance.

US Is Leading World in Space, VP Mike Pence Says

21 October, 2019 - 18:23
The United States is leading the world in space exploration once more but is still willing to work with "like-minded" countries to expand humanity's reach throughout the cosmos, Vice President Mike Pence said Monday (Oct. 21).

Fireball That Flew Over Japan in 2017 Was Tiny Piece of Giant Asteroid that Might One Day Threaten Earth

21 October, 2019 - 18:00
If you'd looked up into the sky in Kyoto, Japan, on April 28, 2017, you may have seen a preview of an event that could, far down the road, threaten the whole Earth.

Orionid Meteor Shower 2019: When, Where & How to See It

21 October, 2019 - 17:53
The Orionid meteor shower is peaks in the early morning of Tuesday, Oct. 22, but a bright moon will disrupt viewing until shortly before dawn.

VP Pence Speech Met by Protests at IAC 2019 Space Conference

21 October, 2019 - 17:44
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence spoke today (Oct. 21) to kick off a prestigious international space conference, but not everyone in attendance was pleased to see him.

The Space.com Community Is Back!

21 October, 2019 - 16:43
Space.com is relaunching our space community forums as we celebrate our 20th anniversary. Welcome back and let's talk some space!

Timex Celebrates Space History With New NASA Logotype Wristwatch

21 October, 2019 - 16:00
Timex has bridged the divide between sea and space with its new tribute to the U.S. space program and the first moon landing.

Rocket Lab Aims for the Moon and Beyond with New Photon Satellite Platform

21 October, 2019 - 13:47
Rocket Lab is shooting for the moon. Literally.

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