The Cassini mission to Saturn – which has brought us so many breathtaking images – took a last close look at Saturn’s moon Hyperion on Sunday.
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A beautiful new timelapse showing sunset on Mars in mid-April, 2015, from the Mars Curiosity rover.
Mission control confirmed end of operations at 3:40 p.m. EDT (1934 UTC), when no signal was detected by NASA’s Deep Space Network station at Goldstone.
This isn’t the day and night side of Iapetus. It’s the day side, a nearly full-on view. The two sides of this moon of Saturn have very different brightnesses.
First topographical map of Ceres with named quadrangles. Scientists announced the names at last week’s Lunar and Planetary Science Conference.
The valiant MESSENGER spacecraft made Earth, Venus and Mercury flybys before its Mercury orbit four years ago. Soon it’ll crash into Mercury, but for now … new images!
ESA hopes communications with the Philae comet lander can be regained by May or June. Wait you’re waiting, check out these stunning newly released images!
Two photos from the Rosetta spacecraft – one from last November, and one from a few days ago – show a comet’s seasons changing.
1 Ceres is the largest and most massive object in the main asteroid belt, between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter. Dawn will reach it in March, 2015.
The story you’ve been waiting for. The spacecraft images are fascinating, and the details of Comet Siding Spring’s exceedingly close pass of Mars might surprise you.