Besides being a showcase for Starfleet's technology, the Enterprise is also a ship that gets blown up over and over again.
Space.com's managing editor Tariq Malik and contributor Marshall Honorof talk about 'Star Trek: Beyond', new CBS series 'Star Trek: Discovery' and their favorite movie from the bunch.
We are deeply saddened to inform our readers that long-time Night Sky columnist Geoff Gaherty has died. He was uniquely generous, committed and talented, with a passion for astronomy and the extraordinary ability for communicating it with others.
A massive X-shaped formation of stars sitting in the central bulge of our galaxy, the Milky Way, was recently discovered through a research effort largely driven by Twitter.
There are a handful of known exoplanets with three host stars, and quite a few out there with two suns. Where does all this multistar madness end? Is it possible for alien planets to have four, five, six or even more suns?
The sun erupted with a M7.6-class flare on July 23rd, 2016. The blast was the second of three m-class flares that occurred in a time span of a few hours (the 2nd and 3rd flares were only separated by 15 minutes).
They've been launched to the space station and journeyed to Jupiter, they have honored moonwalkers and made spaceflight the stuff of child's play. Now, they are going where no man, or rather woman, LEGO minifigure has gone before.
CBS has unveiled the surprise new title for its live-action Star Trek television series: "Star Trek: Discovery."
Capt. James T. Kirk may have been able to beat the Kobayashi Maru exam while training at Starfleet Academy, but NASA trivia questions give him a run for his money in this new Q&A with NASA.
Stars glimmer in the sky above the Mauna Kea volcano in Hawaii.
Friday morning, you can spot the waning crescent moon juxtaposed with the V-shaped Hyades cluster, possibly hiding the bright orange star Aldebaran.
A young star cluster surrounded by three concentric bubbles was recently found near the M33 galaxy, revealing a cosmic splendor that could be compared to Russian matryoshka nesting dolls.
As NASA’s next flagship Mars mission, the Mars 2020 rover, moves into its next phase of development, officials say the mission will cost $2.1 billion, more than originally estimated for a mission that they argue will also be more capable than planned.
See the best photos on Space.com this week, including amazing images from a SpaceX rocket launch and landing, Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos dressed as an alien and a super-deep photo from the Hubble Space Telescope.
M-A-C its new "Star Trek" line of cosmetics to San Diego Comic-Con this week (complete with their own transporter pad) to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the iconic science fiction franchise.
"Star Trek" is taking art into a whole new frontier at the 2016 San Diego Comic-Con.
SpaceX landed another rocket, NASA marked the 40th anniversary of the Viking mission's first landing on Mars and astronomers spotted more potentially habitable exoplanets. Here are the most amazing things that happened in the universe this week.
The 'Guardians of the Galaxy' characters have been integrated into an International Space Station (ISS) U.S. National Laboratory (Managed by CASIS) patch in partnership with Marvel's Custom Solutions Group.
Earth moves at a fantastic rate of speed on its axis, around the sun and across the universe.
Rocket Raccoon and Groot are launching to the International Space Station. The Marvel Comics characters star on the mission patch representing all of the payloads launching in 2016 to the U.S. National Laboratory on the orbiting outpost.