It went into safe mode on Tuesday, May 14 after the #4 reaction wheel, needed to orient the spacecraft, would not spin.
Beautiful video of ring of fire eclipse by astrophotographer Colin Legg, who used three cameras along the ecliptic path in western Australia.
This dramatic new image of cosmic clouds in the constellation of Orion reveals what seems to be a fiery ribbon in the sky.
“I felt that if I could show people what New York City looked like on other planets, I’d give people a sense of how lucky we are to be living on Earth.”
A instrument designed to study the Earth’s thermosphere is part of a satellite mission that NASA has selected to move forward into development.
In this video, ISS Commander Chris Hadfield shares his techniques of taking pictures of the Earth from space.
On May 15, 1836, Francis Baily, an English astronomer, saw strange patterns of light shining through the moon during an eclipse of the sun.
Halos around the moon – or sun – are a sign of thin cirrus clouds drifting high above our heads. They are a sign of nearby storms.
Answers to commonly asked questions about seeing one of nature’s wonders: the aurora borealis or northern lights.