NASA predicted asteroid impact in Ontario, Canada

NASA predicted the asteroid impact in Ontario, Canada, with its Scout impact hazard assessment system. The goal of Scout is to track impact hazards to Earth.

Asteroid hit Canada, may have dropped meteorites

On November 19, 2022, a small asteroid hit Canada just hours after its discovery. Researchers are asking locals to be on the lookout for meteorites.

Map of the universe is interactive, free, online

A new interactive map of the universe lets you scroll from our position in the Milky Way all the way to the edge of the observable universe.

A space garden can feed astronauts on the moon

A space garden will enable astronauts to grow their own food in places like the moon and on Mars. Read more about the plants astronauts can grow in space.

Double auroras light up Martian skies

NASA's MAVEN spacecraft has, for the 1st time, observed two kinds of auroras in Mars' atmosphere at the same time. A massive solar storm caused the light show.

Earth’s shadow: When can you see it?

Like all worlds orbiting suns, our planet Earth casts a shadow. Here are some times to look for it Earth's shadow and the Belt of Venus.

The Space Force orbital plane finally lands

The U.S. Space Force X-37B orbital plane - an uncrewed and reusable craft - returned to Earth on November 12, 2022, after 908 days in orbit.

SpaceX resupply mission November 22. Watch here

The next SpaceX resupply mission to ISS is scheduled to launch at 3:54 p.m. ET (20:54 UTC) on November 22, 2022. Watch the livestream at EarthSky.

Fiery hourglass star seen by Webb

Astronomers said this week the Webb telescope has viewed a fiery hourglass star. Within the hourglass, they see an edge-on disk, where new planets are forming.

Bright, early galaxies surprise astronomers

The James Webb Space Telescope has captured two early galaxies that are much brighter than astronomers expected they would be. Read more.