NASA flight engineer Terry Virts paid respects to Leonard Nimoy from the International Space Station.
Like a coworker looking over her shoulder in the office, Curiosity has a Martian colleague checking up on her progress from high above.
Comet Lovejoy can be easily spotted using binoculars or small telescope, but this is what it looks like up close!
At a distance of only 10 miles from comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko's surface, the European Rosetta mission has captured yet another dazzling self portrait with the dark comet lurking in the background. Continue reading →
During Tuesday's spacewalk, astronaut Alexander Gerst took this awe-inspiring photograph high above Earth. Continue reading →
This week is World Space Week, so to celebrate we've compiled a top 10 gallery of space photographs -- snapped by humans and our robotic explorers -- that have been featured on Discovery News over the past 12 months.
In recent weeks, the International Space Station crew have been treated some some mind-blowing auroral displays. Here are some of our favorite moments.
45 years ago today, Apollo 11 lifted off to make an attempt at landing on the moon. Explore the first part of Armstrong, Aldrin and Collins' mission as they orbited Earth and coasted in the direction of the moon.
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