See amazing images of the night sky and cosmos in Space.com's gallery of cosmic images posted in June 2018.
See amazing images of the night sky and cosmos in Space.com's gallery of cosmic images posted in May 2018.
That's no moon — it's an asteroid.
The dramatic neutron-star merger that astronomers observed in August 2017 generated a jet of material that seemed to move four times faster than light, a new study reports.
Portal origin URL: NASA Television to Air Launch of Global Ice-Measuring SatellitePortal origin nid: 431723Published: Tuesday, September 4, 2018 - 16:21Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: NASA’s Ice, Cloud and land Elevation Satellite-2 (ICESat-2), a mission to measure the changing height of Earth's ice, is scheduled to launch Saturday, Sept. 15, with a 40-minute window opening at 8:46 a.m. EDT (5:46 a.m. PDT).Portal image: Illustration of NASA’s Ice, Cloud and land Elevation Satellite-2 (ICESat-2), a mission to measure the height of Earth's ice.Science Categories: Earth
Portal origin URL: NASA-funded Rocket to View Sun with X-Ray VisionPortal origin nid: 431695Published: Tuesday, September 4, 2018 - 13:52Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: The FOXSI sounding rocket will scour the Sun with X-ray vision, looking for the mysterious mini-explosions that heat the corona to millions of degrees.Portal image: FOXSI prior to 2012 launchScience Categories: Sun
The Mars Ice House is the winning design from NASA's 2015 Centennial Challenge for a 3D-printed habitat for future human settlers on Mars. See what it would be like to live in the Mars Ice House with this visual tour.
After a catastrophic fire blazed through the National Museum of Brazil on Sunday (Sept. 2), destroying many of the institution's 20 million artifacts, the museum's meteorites were some of the few relics left standing.
Here's a guide to the major astronomical events of the next year, as well as space launches and milestones for spacecrafts already in travel.
It takes just 45 seconds for a SpaceX Dragon cargo capsule to depart from the International Space Station and disappear from sight in an incredible new video. SpaceX released the footage on Twitter on Aug. 31.
Two different takes on a SpaceX rocket and a second try at the space station have made it into Lego's latest review of fan-proposed toy sets. Out of the 10 projects to qualify for the review, three were modeled after real-life launch vehicles and spacecra
A journey from zero to numbers so large, they don’t have a name.
It's a straightforward question, but not an easy one to answer.
What's Up for September? Set your sights beyond the solar system, and take a late summertime road-trip along the Milky Way.News Article Type: Homepage ArticlesPublished: Tuesday, September 4, 2018 - 10:10
A new experiment in Italy will seek an unlikely particle that some scientists think could unlock the "dark sector" of our universe.
You may know your way around the night sky, but you've likely never pulled off anything like this. Italian astronomer Gianluca Masi managed to photograph all eight of the solar system's officially recognized planets in a single night.
Since its establishment in the 1870s, the USGS has focused on Earth. But now it's investigating what benefits may or may not exist in tapping extraterrestrial water, minerals and metals.
In its first hundred million years, Mars could have started off close to Venus, before gravitational interactions moved it out to its present position.
"First Man," a biopic detailing Neil Armstrong's journey to the moon, has sparked controversy by omitting a particular part of that journey — and Buzz Aldrin, who stepped foot on the moon alongside Armstrong, has voiced his opinion.
On Sept. 5, bring your kids to train like real-life explorers with National Geographic in New York.