The New Horizons spacecraft – due to encounter Pluto in July 2015 – has spotted Pluto’s small, faint, outermost known moon, called Hydra.
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Rosetta spacecraft has been moving in tandem with its comet since August. On Monday, ESA announced the site of a November landing.
The Curiosity rover on the floor of the Gale Crater caught this image of Mars’ larger moon Phobos passing in front of the sun on August 8, 2014.
An otherworldly take take on an earthly trend, as Rosetta poses with its comet, 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko.
NASA says this is New Horizons’ last major crossing en route to becoming the first probe to make a close encounter with distant Pluto on July 14, 2015.
Five finalists named as potential landing sites this November for Philae lander in ESA’s fabulous Rosetta comet mission. Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko, here we come.
On the anniversary of Voyager 2’s encounter with Neptune and Triton … an awesome collection of restored Voyager 2 images, plus the link between Triton and Pluto.
What would it be like to view the Earth and the sky from the vantage point of the International Space Station? These three photos from ISS tell the tale.
Look here for a fascinating history in pictures and words of the Rosetta spacecraft’s historic approach to Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko.
You’ve got to see the movie made by the MESSENGER spacecraft in June 2014, when it began a series of close passes to the sun’s innermost planet, Mercury.