November’s full moon will be the longest partial lunar eclipse in over 500 years

With a once-in-a-few-centuries partial lunar eclipse in the sky, stargazers in North America and northeast Russia…

Hubble’s Grand Tour of the Outer Solar System

From its vantage point high above Earth’s atmosphere, NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has completed this year’s…

To Find Life on Other Planets, NASA Rocket Team Looks to the Stars

A NASA sounding rocket will observe a nearby star to learn how starlight affects the atmospheres…

Astronomers may have found planet beyond Milky Way for first time

Researchers say they detected evidence of a planet orbiting a pair of stars — one of…

NASA launches robotic archaeologist Lucy on an ambitious mission to Trojan asteroids

Lucy will visit 8 asteroids over the next 12 years. CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA’s newest…

New Perseverance rover images reveal what happened before ancient Martian lake disappeared

Images captured by the Perseverance rover have allowed scientists to peer back in time at what…

Next commercial Falcon Heavy mission to launch debut Astranis satellite

TAMPA, Fla. — Astranis said Sept. 23 that SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket will launch its first…

Hubble Reveals the Final Stages of a Dying Star

In April 2021 Hubble released its 31st-anniversary image. It’s a portrait of AG Carinae, one of…

Asteroid Bennu now has a greater chance of hitting Earth through 2300, but still slim

Bennu is one of the most hazardous known asteroids in our solar system. Thanks to a…

Planets similar to those in our solar system found around nearby star

An array of planets with similarities to some in our solar system have been found around…