On Aug. 27, 1962, NASA launched to Venus with Mariner 2, the world's first spacecraft to successfully visit another planet. See how it happened in our "On This Day in Space" video series!
A Japanese company that aims to help humanity settle the moon has adjusted the timeline of its first two missions.
The Atacama Desert has long served as an analogue for Mars and could now provide clues about microbial life on the planet.
Auroras offer a wonderful variety of colors and phantasmagoric shapes. A vertical panorama seems to reveal one of these epic moments, with the incredible shape of a bird flying with a running rabbit.
Here's a pair of constellations that easily slithers out of the grasp of a beginning skywatcher: Ophiuchus, the serpent-bearer, and his snake.
Mattel revealed its Barbie Inspiring Women Series Sally Ride doll, modeled after the late NASA astronaut who was the first U.S. woman and youngest American to launch into space.
A new "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" special look has come online after premiering at Los Angeles' D23 Expo.