Scientists have just confirmed what's been believed for over a decade—there's water on the Moon. Specifically, thanks to observations by NASA’s Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA), traces of water have been found on the sunny side of the Moon. While ice has been found in the shadowed craters around the Moon's poles, this is the first time we can definitely say water exists where there is Sun.
There's something historic to celebrate at NASA.
Get your telescopes ready—Mars is currently closer than ever to Earth.
Guatemalan photographer Francisco Sojuel was already having an incredible evening as he climbed the Acatenango volcano. It was Christmas Eve 2019 and he'd settled in at the basecamp when he noticed something breathtaking in the night sky. In the early morning hours, just before sunrise, Sojuel looked up and saw the Moon surrounded by a ring of clouds. Incredibly, the clouds made it look like the Moon was “dressing up” like Saturn.
Astronomy lovers have a special treat in store for Halloween.
Now in its 12th year, the Insight Investment Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition continues to impress.
In 2018, Astronaut Jeanette Epps was ready to embark on a trailblazing mission of space exploration by being the first Black woman to reside on the International Space Station (ISS). Epps' training in Russia and Kazakhstan was a success, and she was all set to go when suddenly she found herself pulled away from the mission.
Astrophotographer Andrew McCarthy is back with a new high-definition look at the moon.
Each summer the Northern Hemisphere is in for a delightful light show thanks to the Perseid meteor shower.
Six years ago, photographer Paul Stewart took a photo that still resonates today. The New Zealand-based astrophotographer took advantage of a rare event to come away with a truly memorable image. His stunning photo shows Saturn peeking out from behind the Moon in an event known as an occultation.
Photographer Dan Zafra from Capture the Atlas is used to traveling to exotic locations to capture his imagery.
While NASA has released some incredible images taken on Mars' surface, there's not much video footage to be found of...