NASA revealed its plans Wednesday to fly robotic spacecraft to asteroids by the end of the decade.
A comet has never been followed from this close before, but a comet-chasing space probe has reached its destination after a more than 10-year journey.
Watch the sky for the next Supermoon as it shines this Sunday…
If you missed Saturday’s supermoon, don’t worry, you ain’t seen nothin’ yet as the August 2014 supermoon will be the closest the moon comes to earth all year, and should be the best of the five supermoons of 2014 as it passes within 221,765 miles of us.
Astronomers estimate one in six stars in our Milky Way galaxy has a planet the size of Earth orbiting it. That translates to at least 17 billion Earth-size planets.
A NASA satellite was visible in the skies over California as it entered the atmosphere, before crashing into Earth.