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Scientists aboard an aircraft caught the impressive streak and final breakup of the Orbital ATK Cygnus supply ship, as it re-entered Earth’s atmosphere on June 22.
Moonset at 5 different points on the horizon, at 5 different moon phases, from a young moon to the June 20 full moon at Zimbabwe’s winter solstice.
Apparently we can, and you can view details in this video from a talk given at Mars One’s recent private event in Amsterdam.
A panoramic view from the Mars rover Opportunity. Wow! This video will take you to another world …
Journey to White Sands, New Mexico and watch sandstorms reshape and move the dunes, under both blue and starry skies, in this gorgeous time-lapse.
Captured via drone off the coast of Auckland. There are thought to be fewer than 200 of these creatures left in New Zealand waters.
Juno will fly closer to Jupiter than any spacecraft yet, into the harshest radiation environment in the solar system.
Asteroid 2016 HO3 is Earth’s nearby companion in space. It’s not a second moon, but it has an orbit so similar to ours that it’ll remain nearby for hundreds of years.
The recent El Niño has driven a rise in atmospheric CO2. Scientists expect it to surpass 400 parts per million for the year and stay there at least a human lifetime.
Radio signals twinkle much as stars do. This can have an effect on your GPS.
A wonderful video from SkyGlowProject.com that’ll let you experience the 2016 superbloom of wildflowers in Death Valley National Park.
Looking for Venus? It’s behind the sun. This video tracks Venus from when it reappears again in our evening sky in July, 2016 … to April, 2017.
We can’t always say for sure what you saw in the night sky. But it might have been a flare from an iridium satellite.
This new space telescope is expected to revolutionize our view of the cosmos, much as its predecessor the Hubble Space Telescope did.
In honor of World Ocean Day on June 8, a beautiful video visualization of ocean currents around the world.
New research suggests that dogs were domesticated not once, but twice, in different parts of the world.
Astronauts in orbit aboard ISS spent more than 7 hours on Saturday filling the new BEAM module with air. Check out this 25-second timelapse.
For every three orbits of the outermost planet orbiting the star Kepler-223, the second planet orbits four times, the third six and the innermost eight.
The most detailed view of Pluto’s terrain you’ll see for a very long time, taken by the New Horizons spacecraft as it flew past Pluto on July 14, 2015.
Energy from our young sun – 4 billion years ago – helped create molecules in Earth’s atmosphere that allowed it to warm up enough to incubate life, says study.
Imagine the ecliptic, or sun’s path
Want to go stargazing?