Watch asteroid 7335 (1989 JA) sweep past today and tomorrow

Large asteroid 7335 (1989 JA) will safely pass our planet on May 27, 2022, coming closer than it will again for the next 200 years.

Starliner is safely back on Earth

Boeing’s Starliner returned safely from the International Space Station on Wednesday, May 25, 2022. It's touchdown marks a successful end to the OFT-2 mission.

How Webb will explore our own solar system

The greatly anticipated Webb telescope will be able to observe objects in our own solar system, as explained in anew NASA blog post.

Scientists grow plants in lunar soil

Scientists were able to grow plants in lunar soil. They weren't quite as robust as those grown in earthly soil. But it's a key step for future space missions.

Video: Starlink satellite train passes over

A sky photographer captured the a train of Starlink satellites on May 16, 2022, two days after Spacex launched them on May 14, 2022.

Voyager 1 mystery: Sending random data

Voyager 1, the most distant humanmade object from Earth, has been sending back strange data, a mystery scientists are trying to solve.

InSight mission’s fate sealed by Martian dust

NASA announced on Tuesday that it is winding down the InSight lander mission on Mars, due to increasing dust on its solar panels.

New 5.0 marsquake is biggest yet detected

NASA's InSight lander has just detected the biggest marsquake so far in its mission. Insight felt "the big one," a record magnitude 5.0, on May 4, 2022.

Sun activity: Week of May 16, 2022

Looking for the current page on sun activity? Click here. May 22 update: Giant spot shrinking The drama of sun...

Lunar eclipse: 4 tips for watchers

A total lunar eclipse - a supermoon eclipse - is coming up on the night of May 15-16, 2022. Here are some tips for watching it.