The first geologic map of Jupiter's moon Ganymede has been created, revealing its varied and complex terrain. Continue reading →
This Christmas, Cassini got into the festive spirit and shared gifts of stunning photos of Saturn, its enigmatic rings and mysterious moons.
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.
China's first-ever moon rover is driving on the lunar surface.
The historic lunar arrival makes China only the third nation to make a soft-landing on Earth's celestial neighbor.
The icy Jovian moon has a strange surface -- regions of flat ice interrupted by chaotic terrain. What causes the chaos? Europa's internal heat convection may hold the key. Continue reading →
How does a country preserve its mark on the moon for decades to come? It may not seem like the moon is a busy space-traffic hub these days, but in the not-too-distant future, that could change.
Corporations are interested in partnering with NASA for lunar and other deep-space initiatives, but will want property rights in exchange, a NASA-commissioned report released on Tuesday shows. Continue reading →
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