Space

(NASA)

Astronauts Take In Spectacular Northern Lights From Space

Astronauts on board the International Space Station captured otherworldly photos of the Aurora Borealis, or Northern Lights, Tuesday night.

03/18/2015

(NOAA)

Strongest Magnetic Storm Of Solar Cycle Sparks Rare Auroras Across Northern California, Continental U.S.

A storm from the broiling sun sparked bright auroras reaching as low as Northern California Tuesday, according to the Space Weather Prediction Center.

03/17/2015

An astronaut (NASA/Getty Images)

NASA And San Francisco Company Partner To Make Smart Glasses For Astronauts

NASA is tapping Osterhout Design Group to help create smart eyeglasses for astronauts.

03/12/2015

International Space Station

Would A Trip to Space Change You?

KPIX 5 Morning Weather Anchor Roberta Gonzales answers the questions you never get to ask on-air.   How would you like to know what  effects Space would have on your body and your health WITHOUT actually […]

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–03/12/2015

(NASA)

Underground Hot Springs On Saturn Moon? Study Suggests Yes

If confirmed, it would make the moon Enceladus the only other known body in the solar system besides Earth where hot water and rocks interact underground.

03/11/2015

On Thursday (March 12), NASA is set to launch the Magnetospheric Multiscale mission, or MMS, to study a phenomenon known "magnetic reconnection." These energetic events, sometimes referred to as "explosions in space," are the driver of solar weather. (NASA)

NASA Launching Satellites To Study Magnetic Fields Just As Sun Unleashes Monster Flare

NASA is launching a fleet of spacecraft Thursday to investigate the mystery behind a cosmic phenomenon in the Earth’s magnetic field just as the sun unleashed its first massive flare of the year.

03/11/2015

The zodiacal light is a faint, roughly triangular, whitish glow, seen only in dark night skies, which appears to extend up from the vicinity of the sun along the ecliptic, or zodiac. (Getty Images)

15 Images Capture Eerie Zodiacal Light Show In Night Sky

A strange celestial phenomenon is lighting up the western horizon after sunset during the next couple of weeks.

03/11/2015

The Dwarf Planet Ceres

NASA’s Ceres Mission Brings Out The Kid In All Of Us

When I was in the Fourth Grade I decided I wanted to be an Astronaut. Fast forward to a couple of years later, on my 11th birthday, my parents bought me a tape recorder equipped with a microphone.

03/06/2015

ceres nasa planet space dwarf

NASA Spacecraft Slips Into Ceres’ Orbit For First-Ever Visit To Dwarf Planet

A NASA spacecraft for the first time has arrived at a dwarf planet to begin a 16-month exploration, and scientists are eager to learn more about the mysterious bright spot discovered last month.

03/06/2015

(Griffith Observatory)

Thursday’s ‘Mini Moon’ Will Be This Year’s Smallest

The universe is filled with wonders of gigantic proportions, but Thursday night’s celestial attraction comes in a size that’s too adorable to pass up.

03/05/2015

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