In 2022, NASA's Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) spacecraft made history by achieving something we had only seen in movies. It altered the course of an asteroid that could potentially pose a direct threat to Earth.
NASA's James Webb Space Telescope has made yet another discovery, and this may be one of its most exciting ones...
Astronomy is quite compelling regardless of your level of knowledge about it.
Have you ever looked up to the night sky and wondered how to identify famous star patterns? You may have heard of the “Big Dipper” or know the signs of the zodiac, but finding famous constellations among the stars requires knowledge of their fascinating history. Ever since humans walked the Earth, great significance has been given to the celestial objects in the sky.
After 186 days in space, four astronauts have safely returned to Earth.
Although Earth's neighboring planets are millions of miles away, we are still able to catch a glimpse of them from...
Solar eclipses are epic, sometimes once-in-a-lifetime astronomical events. As such, wouldn't it be cool if they got exciting trailers like summer blockbusters do? Well, now NASA has released a trailer for their broadcast of the annular solar eclipse happening in a few weeks, and the footage will surely get you excited about this celestial event. The annular solar eclipse will take place on October 14, 2023.
It will be worth staying up a bit late on August 30, 2023.
The James Webb Space Telescope has captured another incredible image, this time of the doughnut-shaped Ring Nebula.
On August 23, 2023, India became the fourth country to land successfully on the Moon with their unmanned spacecraft Chandrayaan-3. The United States, China, and the former Soviet Union are the only other nations to have achieved this impressive milestone. In addition to this achievement, the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has set itself apart by reaching the lunar south pole—something that no other country has done before and a historical first in Moon exploration.
Just keep climbing, climbing. That could be the Mars rover's motto.
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