Oct. 31, 2015
The Fine Motor Skills experiment on the station is looking at how long-duration microgravity effects fine motor task performance.
Oct. 27, 2015
NASA's Cassini Spacecraft is about to make a daring plunge through one of the plumes emerging from Saturn's moon Enceladus.
Oct. 26, 2015
The ESA/NASA Solar and Heliospheric Observatory has discovered more than 3000 doomed comets that have passed close to the sun.
Oct. 24, 2015
Look east before sunrise in late October for a beautiful conjunction of bright planets.
Oct. 2, 2015
NASA's MMS spacecraft are flying around Earth in a precise formation made possible by an out-of-this-world system of GPS navigators.
Oct. 1, 2015
Astronomers using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope have discovered an immense cloud of hydrogen evaporating from a Neptune-sized planet named GJ 436b. The planet’s atmosphere is evaporating because of extreme irradiation from its parent star.
Sept. 22, 2015
This Sunday, Sep. 27th, the super Harvest Moon will pass through the shadow of Earth, producing a lovely amber total lunar eclipse.
Aug. 28, 2015
NASA-supported researchers have found that ice covering Greenland is melting faster than previously thought.
Aug. 11, 2015
This week, Earth passes through a stream of debris from Comet Swift-Tuttle, source of the annual Perseid meteor shower. Forecasters say the show could be especially good this year because the Moon is nearly new when the shower peaks on Aug. 12-13.
July 27, 2015
The second full Moon of July is just around the corner. According to modern folklore, it is a "Blue Moon."