The Euclid spacecraft, which aims to shed light on dark matter and dark energy, is ready to lift off atop a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket on Saturday (July 1).
A human rights organization, partnering with Maxar, recently publicized its efforts to combat human trafficking in southeast Asia. Satellites are a crucial tool in that fight.
Three seismic stations are funded for a future mission to look for moonquakes, as NASA aims to bring humans to the lunar surface in 2025 or 2026.
The European-led Euclid mission will launch July 1 aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. Here's how to watch the free webcast of the liftoff.
UAE astronaut Sultan Al Neyadi photographed Mecca, one of Islam's holiest cities, from the International Space Station during the annual pilgrimage, or Hajj.
The 90-minute flight will bring the first Virgin Galactic commercial crew to space as the company starts planned monthly flights.
Virgin Galactic is aiming for no earlier than Thursday (June 29) for the company's first commercial spaceflight aboard its reusable VSS Unity space plane.
Euclid will launch on July 1 to hunt for dark matter and dark energy, in a quest to understand the nature of our universe's history and future.
SpaceX added to its growing broadband internet constellation by sending 56 Starlink satellites to orbit and successfully landing the mission's Falcon 9 booster at sea on Friday (June 23).
The sun unleashed a mighty eruption on Tuesday (June 20) that could spark a light show on Mars. Earth will miss out on the auroras this time, however.
Retired NASA astronaut Leland Melvin (with his 2 dogs) talked with Space.com about his latest course for kids, and the in-space educational event he once did celebrating Black history.
Stone circles and ancient tombs dot much of the UK landscape. As the summer solstice reaches Stonehenge, photographer Josh Dury shares other Neolithic monuments that face the sun.
5 people on board a submersible are missing after diving near the Titanic ship liner on Sunday (June 18), and have only a few days of oxygen on board, multiple media reports suggest.
Sally Ride's journey to space not only continues to inspire young students 4 decades later, but shows the value of diversity and respect, a woman dean argues.
A new small satellite will peer at distant stars to help NASA's James Webb Space Telescope search for potentially habitable exoplanets.
The Geminid meteor shower, which happens every December, comes from a space rock with a comet-like tail. New research suggests a violent origin story.
Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield plans to release a new space sustainability plan formulated with King Charles III. The plan borrows its name from the famous Magna Carta.
NASA's Artemis 2 mission is returning astronauts to the moon for the first time since 1972. See live mission updates here.
The nonprofit Out Astronaut wants to increase LGBTQ+ representation in space, as the community continues to face barriers and discrimination despite diversity efforts.
Seven award-winning films about Indigenous sky stories are now open for personal downloads, or for planetariums to share the traditional knowledge with students.
Canadian astronaut Jeremy Hansen deepened his Indigenous knowledge recently with a traditional ceremony known as the vision quest. It was folded into his moon mission training.
The United Arab Emirates just provided new details about its planned asteroid mission, which will visit seven different space rocks — and land on one of them.
A star explosion in deep space is visible in amateur telescopes, although folks have had to battle low lighting conditions, haze and the occasional satellite trail to see it in action.