Historic telescopes through the ages, from Galileo to the 21st century
For more than 40 years, missions throughout the solar system have sent back stunning images of our home planet
GeoEye 1 puts an historic event in perspective
تعمل الصين وروسيا والولايات المتحدة على تطوير واختبار قدرات جديدة مثيرة للجدل لشن حرب في الفضاء، بالرغم من إنكارهم لذلك
After many claims and statements over the past few years that Voyager 1, our most distant operating spacecraft, has ‘left the solar system’ (it hasn’t, as I explain here), it does now seem that as of August 2012 this extraordinary vehicle has entered the interstellar medium...
On October 9th, 2013, NASA’s Juno mission completed an Earth ‘flyby’ to gain a little extra velocity (a gravitational slingshot maneuver that steals a tiny bit of Earth’s momentum) to get it to Jupiter in 2016...
King Jove is one hell of a planet. It's also hell for a spacecraft
Looking up into the bright Mojave sky in 2004, I strained to keep my eyes on the tiny spaceship 50,000 feet up. "Three, two, one... release, release, release!" came the call over the loudspeakers...
Si se confirman, las erupciones de este helado satélite de Júpiter podrían ofrecer nuevas vías para explorar el océano que yace bajo su superficie.
La principal misión para la próxima década del programa de vuelos espaciales humanos de Estados Unidos puede terminar antes de siquiera comenzar.
Imágenes de alta resolución de los mundos helados revelan altas montañas, inmensos cañones, y –tal vez– indicios de un océano bajo la superficie...
If confirmed, the icy Jovian moon’s eruptions could offer new pathways for exploring its subsurface ocean
A microwave radiometer onboard the Juno spacecraft orbiting Jupiter could soon reveal where and how the giant planet formed
The blockbuster film’s futuristic vision of interplanetary exploration could soon be out of date
At just before 7:50 A.M. today, July 14, 2015, the New Horizons spacecraft made its closest approach to Pluto. After a 9.5-year, three-billion-mile voyage, the ship got within about 7,750 miles from the surface...
New Horizons went into “safe mode” on Saturday but the probe should be back to normal science operations by Tuesday, exactly one week before it performs the flyby
With two partially successful landing attempts of its Falcon 9 booster, the private company inches closer to its goal of making a fully reusable rocket
Genetic blueprints attached to a rocket survived a short spaceflight and later passed on their biological instructions
Science and a furnace turn glass and metallic oxides into fantastic worlds
The Rosetta spacecraft got a good look at the large, main-belt asteroid during a July flyby