Early images from New Horizons' encounter with Pluto reveal an extraordinary surface of strange mountains and varying deposits of light and dark material
Imágenes de alta resolución de los mundos helados revelan altas montañas, inmensos cañones, y –tal vez– indicios de un océano bajo la superficie...
NASA chooses astronauts to fly on commercial missions
High-resolution images of the icy worlds reveal towering mountains, yawning canyons and perhaps hints of a subsurface ocean
Although we've only just begun to see the scientific return from NASA's New Horizons mission and its close encounter with the Pluto–Charon system, this has been an unexpectedly profound human endeavor...
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...
A spacecraft set to fly by Pluto next week has returned photos that reveal more detail of four large dark patches near the equator
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
Over the years humans have deployed spacecraft into some wild, wacky, and extremely clever orbital configurations to better study the cosmos.
With its LightSail project, the Planetary Society aims to take the next step in its decades-long quest to transform spaceflight
Las manchas brillantes que aparecen en las últimas fotos de la misión de la NASA al planeta enano pueden ser agua helada, dicen los investigadores.
Bright spots in the latest pictures from NASA’s mission to the dwarf planet may be water ice, researchers say
Controversy swirls around a bold proposal for a bigger, better—and expensive—replacement for NASA’s premier space telescope
What happens when you make a low-level flyby of a cometary nucleus? You get jaw-dropping images. The above 2-shot mosaic of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko was taken by ESA’s Rosetta orbiter at an effective altitude of just 19.9 kilometers...
Con dos intentos de aterrizaje del Falcon 9 parcialmente exitosos, la compañía privada está cada vez más cerca de su objetivo de hacer un cohete totalmente reutilizable...
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
La polémica Misión de Redirección de Asteroide de la agencia espacial ya no busca reorientar un asteroide hacia la órbita lunar alta.
The agency's controversial Asteroid Redirect Mission no longer calls for redirecting an asteroid into high lunar orbit
Saturn's icy moon Enceladus has a surprisingly warm inner world
NASA’s new space station mission is not a big step toward Mars, but mostly a holding pattern