NASA has a whole slate of cool-looking activities in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Hubble Space Telescope, starting on Monday, April 20!
Posts by Deborah Byrd
In celebration of the Hubble Space Telescope’s 25th anniversary, coming up this week, an image captured by the telescope in 2001.
After more than a month orbiting on Ceres’ dark side, Dawn has captured enough images to make this animation of the dwarf planet’s north pole.
Yay! It’s almost meteor season again. Next up … the Lyrid meteor shower on the mornings of April 22 and 23.
What Los Angeles would look like if you could see the night sky wheeling overhead.
The brilliant stars Arcturus and Vega can help you find the constellation Hercules tonight. Plus keep watching for meteors in the annual Lyrid shower.
Encounters between sperm whales and ROVs – remotely operated underwater vehicles – are rare. Watch this video, posted April 14.
New Horizons spacecraft is now only three months away from its historic sweep through the Pluto-Charon system in mid-July. First image in color!
After more than 10 years in space, the spacecraft will collide with Mercury, ending its mission, around late April. NASA telecon scheduled for April 16 at 1 p.m. EDT (17:00 UTC).
“Looks like Falcon landed fine, but excess lateral velocity caused it to tip over post landing.” – SpaceX founder Elon Musk