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Stories by Lee Billings

The Earth Next Door

Astronomers find an exoplanet that could be habitable—and it’s as close to us as it could possibly be

August 24, 2016 — Lee Billings

Is Mars Missing a Moon?

A new theory suggests the Red Planet once had a spectacular lunar system. Lee Billings reports.

July 4, 2016 — Lee Billings

Jupiter, Get Ready for Your Close-Up!

Juno, NASA’s new mission to Jupiter, reaches the giant planet on July 4, 2016. Among its many firsts, Juno will peer deeper than ever before beneath the Jovian clouds and will deliver the first interplanetary LEGO kit.Produced with support from Explore Scientific

June 24, 2016 — Eliene Augenbraun and Lee Billings

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