The U.S. House of Representatives will hear from several witnesses who will offer accounts of unidentified anomalous phenomena (UAP) in order to assess government transparency surrounding the issue.
Harvard astronomer Avi Loeb believes he has found pieces of the first known interstellar meteorite. But others have their doubts, and the debate is turning ugly.
Mars, Venus and Mercury will appear close to a thin crescent moon tonight (July 19), but you'll need to get out right at sunset to make the most of this grouping of inner solar system bodies.
Space.com's night sky columnist Joe Rao explains what it was like to have asteroid 200009 Joerao named after him for his many years of astronomy outreach with the general public.
The FOO Fighter program adds to the U.S. military's continuing pursuit of space-based sensors designed to track emerging threats such as hypersonic missiles.
The office of U.S. President Joe Biden has voiced opposition to the creation of a Space National Guard, arguing instead for better management of existing Space Force personnel.
Look to the western skies on Monday evening (July 10) to see the Red Planet, Mars, shining steadily above the twinkling blueish star Regulus.
The moon reaches its third-quarter phase on July 9, appearing half-lit in the morning skies before setting shortly after midday.
The James Webb Space Telescope has detected the most distant active supermassive black hole to date, and researchers aren't sure how it could have formed so early in the universe's history.
Astronomer Gianluca Masi and the Virtual Telescope Project in Rome will be livestreaming the Full Buck Moon, starting at 5 p.m. ET on Monday (July 3).
Mars and Venus will be close together in the night sky on June 30, while Neptune will reverse course through the constellations in the early morning of July 1.
A comet discovered just months ago will make for an easy-to-spot, if somewhat dim, target for summer skywatchers eager to see a snowball streak through the solar system.
South Korean military authorities have salvaged North Korea's first spy satellite after its failed first launch last month, according to reports.
A small asteroid the size of a three-story building will pass between Earth and the moon on Sunday (June 25), and you can watch the encounter live thanks to a free telescope livestream.
India and Ecuador both signed the Artemis Accords this week, bringing the total number of countries that have agreed to sustainable and peaceful space exploration to 27.
The Virtual Telescope Project will host a free livestream of Venus in the Beehive Cluster starting at 4 p.m. ET (2000 GMT) on Tuesday (June 13).
The third quarter phase marks the halfway point between the full moon and the next new moon which will occur on June 18.
The Gemini North telescope turned its gaze toward the Pinwheel Galaxy, offering a crystal-clear view of a new supernova discovered in May 2023.
Satellites watched as floodwaters ravaged southern Ukraine following the mysterious collapse of a major dam on Tuesday (June 6).
Space.com's reporter Tereza Pultarova takes part in a research flight simulating lunar gravity in this original documentary.
Four-time astronaut Scott Kelly spoke with Space.com about UFOs and why air and space are so 'prone to optical illusions' that lead to reports of unidentified anomalous phenomena.
North Korean state media reported that the launch of the nation's first spy satellite on Wednesday (May 31) was unsuccessful due to a stage-separation issue.
During the opening remarks in today's meeting of NASA's UAP study team, members stressed that the biggest roadblock standing between us and understanding unidentified phenomena is a lack of data.
On Wednesday (May 31), NASA will hold a meeting of the "independent study group" the agency created to study data related to unidentified anomalous phenomena, or UAP. Here's how to watch it live.
A star in the Pinwheel Galaxy has exploded into a new supernova that was confirmed just last week. Here's how to see it for yourself in the night sky.