11 space missions to watch in 2016
January 12, 2016, 2:24 p.m. by Mike Wall, SPACE.com
We'll learn more about Mars, Jupiter and Earth this year.
NASA releases image of Earth rising over the moon's cratered surface
December 23, 2015, 12:21 p.m. by Catie Leary
It's been nearly half a century since astronauts snapped the first 'Earthrise' image, and yet the impact continues to reverberate.
Next Mars lander delayed due to leaky instrument
December 23, 2015, 10:48 a.m. by Mike Wall, SPACE.com
NASA officials will have to wait until 2018 for the next ideal Earth-Mars launch window.
NASA releases otherworldly photo of phytoplankton bloom
December 16, 2015, 10 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
North Atlantic Ocean played host to these colorful microscopic plant-like organisms in September.
New Horizons snaps breathtaking views of Pluto
December 7, 2015, 11:05 a.m. by Mike Wall, SPACE.com
The photos showcase Pluto's towering water-ice mountains and crater-pocked plains.
Pope blesses kid-built satellite bound for space
December 3, 2015, 11:45 a.m. by Mike Wall, SPACE.com
Provided all goes well, the tiny satellite will snap pictures of Earth from orbit.