Since the beginning of recorded history, our universe has provoked questions and sparked curiosity. Nebulae, planets, galaxies, asteroids, black holes—the list of fascinating celestial objects goes on and on. And while there are still many mysteries of our universe that remain unexplained, thanks to the work of famous astronomers throughout history we've discovered many answers about the stars.
Fifty years after humans last stepped on the Moon, imaging specialist Andy Saunders is celebrating the Apollo missions by enhancing...
A new era in space exploration has begun thanks to the successful launch of NASA's Space Launch System (SLS).
Looking directly at the Sun is bad for your eyes. Looking with a telescope could seriously damage your health and vision. Therefore, to truly and safely appreciate the center of our solar system, one must turn to the United States National Science Foundation's (NSF) Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope.
James Webb Space Telescope Captures Unbelievably Detailed 122-Megapixel Image of the Pillars of Creation
In 1995, the Hubble Telescope captured the first image of a region of space called the Pillars of Creation, where...
Someday an asteroid might threaten Earth.
Nicole Aunapu Mann has become the first Native American woman in space. As we previously reported, Mann was due to fly to the International Space Station (ISS) on the SpaceX Dragon Endurance spacecraft. One of the most impressive aspects of this historic achievement is that she has done so as mission commander. Mann is only the second Native American in space—the first being John Herrington, who flew on a 2002 space shuttle mission.
Ever since he played Captain Kirk in the Star Trek franchise, William Shatner's name has been synonymous with space.
Jupiter is known for its swirling, stunning clouds. The marbled stripes and red spot make for a stunning view.
The James Webb Space Telescope continues to reveal aspects of the seemingly infinite space that surrounds us in astonishing detail. The latest image from NASA's telescope that is leaving stargazers amazed is a stunning mosaic image of the Tarantula Nebula. The telescope brings us a stellar vision, shot with Webb's Near-Infared Camera (NIRCam) that is 340 light-years across, and reveals thousands of young stars that were not possible to see before with earlier telescopes.
The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) continues to give us extraordinary views of the planets in our solar system.
Sixty-six million years ago, an asteroid hurtled into Earth.