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How NASA is working to keep Earth safe from asteroids and other hazards that come from deep space.
The European Space Agency is moving forward with plans to capture and remove a large piece of space debris, in a mission called e.Deorbit, by 2023.
It was Grandpa Pinpin’s dream to see his favorite bird, Spix’s Macaw, before his death at 94. He didn’t accomplish it, but his 16-year-old granddaughter did.
After a 5-year voyage, Juno performed a successful braking maneuver on July 4. First spacecraft to enter Jupiter orbit since Galileo in the 1990s.
In late June, as Juno crossed into Jupiter’s magnetic field, an instrument aboard the craft recorded the bow shock. Hear it here.
Looking for Venus? It’ll soon come into view in the west after sunset. This video tracks Venus from when it reappears again by mid-July, 2016 … to April, 2017.
Incredible color-changing! How – and why – the octopus, squid, and cuttlefish change color.
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.
Earth’s shadow, sea and land
Go someplace dark and watch meteors!