Sun, Earth’s Space Environment
Sep 21, 2016
Four NASA spacecraft have performed a thrilling maneuver to understand the physics of explosive reconnection in Earth's magnetosphere.
Solar System, Mars, Planets of Our Solar System, Sky Watching
May 20, 2016
Mars and Saturn are getting together in the constellation Scorpius for back-to-back oppositions in May and June 2016.
Sun, Sky Watching
May 3, 2016
On May 9th, Mercury will move across the face of the sun, offering a rare viewing opportunity for professional astronomers and backyard sky watchers alike.
Apr 6, 2016
Assembly of NASA's next great space observatory, the James Webb Space Telescope, is underway. It will show researchers the first stars and galaxies that formed in the early universe.
Mar 18, 2016
When the Space Age began, explorers were eager to visit the planets of the solar system. As the years have passed, however, astronomers have realized that the moons of the solar system may be even more interesting.