After launching in August 2018, the Parker Solar Probe has transmitted its first scientific observations back to NASA—and the results don’t disappoint. The robotic spacecraft, which has gotten closer to the Sun than any previous probe, has taken the first ever photograph inside the star’s corona. It’s a triumph for the field of heliophysics—the study of the physics of the Sun—and opens doors to solving some of our biggest solar mysteries.
The past few years have been rich with lunar and solar events.
For many teachers, their job is more than just covering the syllabus—they often go beyond the basic requirements, dedicating time...
Seven months after leaving Earth, NASA’s InSight lander has touched down on Mars. This is just the eighth successful landing on the Red Planet for NASA and is a breakthrough moment as humanity moves closer and closer to interplanetary living. InSight traveled 300 million miles to Mars, landing on November 26 near the planet’s equator on an expanse of smooth lava known as the Elysium Planitia.
The further we move into the space age, the more there is to learn.
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Since entering Jupiter’s orbit in July 2016, NASA’s Juno Probe has been steadily capturing revealing images of the giant planet. While the Juno mission was originally set to end in 2018, NASA has approved continued research through 2021, guaranteeing us 41 additional months of stunning imagery. As the spacecraft’s JunoCam transmits RAW images back to NASA, they’re placed online, allowing the public to intervene and process the images.
The career of photographer John A. Chakeres spans over 40 years.
A majestic image of the Milky Way setting red rock formations in Utah aglow took top prize at the tenth...
Based in Kuala Lumpur, photographer Grey Chow specializes in landscape and nature photography. All of his work is impeccable, but it’s his incredible astrophotography that really caught our eye. Using careful research and sharp technical skills, Chow has been able to capture unique images of the Milky Way. Chow’s foray into photography began in 2009 when he purchased his first DSLR. Five years later, he realized that his passion laid with landscape and nature photography.
Super typhoon Trami wreaked havoc on Japan this weekend, as strong winds and torrential rains battered the country.
Elon Musk’s SpaceX recently announced that Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa will take a private passenger flight around the moon in 2023.