The Soda Fire ignited on August 10, 2015, burning across the rugged landscape of southwest Idaho and eastern Oregon. Feeding on sagebrush, cheatgrass, and mountain mahogany, the blaze expanded quickly, from 78,000 acres on the morning of August 12, to 120,000 acres by that afternoon.
The annual Geminid meteor shower has arrived. It's a good time to bundle up, go outside and let the universe blow your mind!
A new NASA policy will give science and engineering communities a revised roadmap to allow more opportunities to conduct innovative science and technology from space.
The Moon became a key focus point for NASA in 2017, whether it was blocking out the Sun during one of the most-viewed events in U.S. history, or reinvigorating the agency’s human space exploration plans.
New Horizons will fly by its next exploration target, a distant Kuiper Belt object called 2014 MU69 in early 2019.