New modeling of the Pluto-Charon system give good reasons to suspect that the surface of Pluto will be riddled with faults caused in part from a liquid ocean that once lie hidden under the icy surface.
On Nov. 23, NASA's Cassini spacecraft took a snapshot of the ringed gas giant Saturn, capturing a beautiful portrait of the planet's mysterious hexagon. Continue reading →
If measurements of our planet's mass using the armada of GPS satellites is to be believed, there could be a reservoir of non-baryonic matter surrounding us. Continue reading →
On Sunday, at 5:17 p.m. GMT (12:17 p.m. EST), Europe's Mars Express orbiter successfully completed a daring low-pass of Mars' largest moon Phobos. Continue reading →
In a daredevil flyby, the European Mars Express satellite will buzz Phobos, the red planet's largest of two moons. But there's a catch -- this isn't a photo opportunity.
Today, NASA released a cool little video from the perspective of the Juno probe that swung past the Earth on Oct. 9. Continue reading →
More than two years after setting off for Jupiter, NASA’s Juno spacecraft found itself back at Earth earlier this month to pick up more speed for its trip beyond the asteroid belt. Continue reading →
A large asteroid that will sail relatively close past Earth on Friday is not alone. Continue reading →
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