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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.
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.
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 brand new video game out today (Oct. 22) is best described as Mars exploration meets Lovecraftian horror.
Check out the haunting encounters a player can experience in the new video game "Moons of Madness" in this new gameplay video.
The final full-length trailer for "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" has been released along with a new poster.
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.
Canadian science journalist Bob McDonald just published a book-style Q&A for young students interested in space.
After making history at the space station, NASA astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir discuss landing on the moon.
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.
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.
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.
Broadway performers surprised the crowd at the 2019 IAC with show tunes, spoken word, dance and musical theater performance.
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
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.
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.
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.
Space.com is relaunching our space community forums as we celebrate our 20th anniversary. Welcome back and let's talk some space!
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 is shooting for the moon. Literally.