On Monday (July NASA flight controllers will join mission scientists and managers at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, to watch as the agency's Juno spacecraft enters polar orbit around Jupiter.
Rosetta spacecraft's comet has a double nucleus! - In video footage taken from the Rosetta spacecraft on July 2014 - as it speeds towards Comet - Gerasimenko - scientists have identified what looks like a double nucleus, or core, for the comet
The winter sky is by far the best time for astronomy. Long, dark nights with cool weather can present us with fabulously clear dark skies that last for hours -- let's hunt down some astronomical treasures!
Theyre Here: First Shots of Cassinis Enceladus Flyby - The Cassini probe flew through geysers spewing out of Saturn's moon Enceladus. The post Theyre Here: First Shots of Cassinis Enceladus Flyby appeared first on WIRED.
CubeSats Deployed From the International Space Station CubeSats fly free after leaving the NanoRacks CubeSat Deployer on the International Space Station on May Seen here are two Dove satellites. The satellites are part of a constellation.
This single frame Rosetta navigation camera image was taken from a distance of km from the centre of Comet on 22 March The image has a resolution of m/pixel and measures 6 x 6 km. The image is cropped, and processed to bring out the details of the …
NASA has announced that it has discovered flowing liquid salt water on Mars, in what is the biggest indication to date that the planet either has already supported life, or can support life in the future.
Considered to be the first cold super Earth, this exoplanet began to form a Jupiter-like core of rock and ice, but couldn’t grow fast enough in size. Its final mass is five times that of Earth. The planet's nickname is Hoth, after a planet from Star Wars.
Mariner 9 was the first spacecraft to capture detailed views of Mars' two moons. These five images were captured between December 1971 and February They showed a strangely smooth world with a linear ridge running across it.
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A NASA spacecraft is bound for a Fourth of July encounter with Jupiter in the latest quest to study how the largest planet in the solar system formed and evolved. As Juno approaches Jupiter's harsh radiation .
NASA, Google spot eighth planet in solar system rivaling ours
Pasadena CA (JPL) Jul 2016 - An international team of astronomers has discovered and confirmed a treasure trove of new worlds using NASA's Kepler spacecraft on its mission. Out of 197 initial planet candidates, scientists ha