NASA’s Kepler Mission may have found our cousin with the confirmation of the first Earth-size planet in the “habitable zone” around a sun-like star.
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Mankind’s first close-up look at Pluto did not disappoint Wednesday: The pictures showed ice mountains on Pluto about as high as the Rockies and canyons on its big moon Charon that appear deeper than those on Earth.
We’ve made it to Pluto by NASA’s calculations, the last stop on a planetary tour of the solar system a half-century in the making.
As NASA’s unmanned New Horizons spacecraft closes in on a nine-year journey to Pluto, the first clear picture of the icy dwarf planet with its largest moon has made it back to earth.
NASA’s New Horizon remains on track for it’s historic flyby of Pluto next week after recovering from a subtle timing glitch that knocked the probe out of contact with Earth on Saturday.
A photo of the International Space Station passing in front of a dazzling full moon could put Lucas Films’ special effects to shame.
SpaceX stands ready to launch a much-needed load of supplies to the International Space Station this weekend on the heels of a failed supply run by Russia.
No buildings have been damaged, but the mountain town of Markleeville remained on standby Wednesday for possible evacuations, according to the Bureau of Land Management. Several campgrounds have been evacuated, and two highways have been closed.
The moon can appear almost haunting when just a sliver clings above us here on Earth. But if we could watch the night sky above Saturn we would often be able to see several of the semi-dark orbs reminding us of our tiny place in the solar system.