A Chinese rocket body streaking across the night sky over the western United States lit up social media as people shared photos and video of the bright object.
The Chinese CZ-7 re-entered the atmosphere Wednesday night, U.S. Strategic Command spokeswoman… Continue reading
July 15, 2016
The first mission to fly around the moon was Apollo 8 in 1968. …
As they successfully went into lunar orbit, astronaut William Anders snapped the famous Earthrise photo that was printed in Life Magazine.
July 4, 2016[CLICK ON IMAGE FOR HIGH RESOLUTION]
NASA’s Juno spacecraft was to fire its… Continue reading
After nearly a five-year journey, Juno enjoys a perspective on Jupiter not often seen, even by spacecraft from Earth that usually swing by closer to Jupiter’s equator.
Looking down toward the ruling gas giant from… Continue reading
The… Continue reading
Fifty years ago, Surveyor 1 reached the Moon. Launched on May 30, 1966 and landed on June 2, 1966 with the Moon at… Continue reading
The station perimeter extends over roughly the area of a football field, although only… Continue reading
Cassini, a robot spacecraft launched in 1997 by NASA, became close enough in 2002 to resolve many rings and moons of its destination planet: Saturn.
At that… Continue reading
Famed astrophysicist Stephen Hawking and Russian billionaire Yuri Milner just announced a bold new initiative to visit Alpha Centauri — the second-closest star to Earth — within our lifetimes.
On the Moon, the Earth never rises — or sets. If you were to sit on the surface of the Moon, you would see the Earth just hang in… Continue reading