Measurements by NASA’s two Voyager spacecraft helped reveal the outer planets of the solar system and then the doorsteps to interstellar space. Now, their data has been used to create a piece of classical music. Continue reading →
The peanut-shaped asteroid that the Japanese Hyabusa mission visited in 2005 appears to be two asteroids that merged to form Itokawa's weird form.
The space shuttle Challenger tragedy is recounted from the perspective of the men and women inside NASA. Continue reading →
Today, NASA released a cool little video from the perspective of the Juno probe that swung past the Earth on Oct. 9. Continue reading →
Explore the strangely fascinating phenomenon of robots snapping self portraits while doing cutting-edge science in space!
As Comet ISON approaches the sun, our space-based robotic explorers have been keeping close tabs on the inner-solar system visitor.
The European gravity satellite has finally succumbed to atmospheric drag and reentered Earth's atmosphere. Continue reading →
The mystery of GOCE's reentry has now been solved -- the one-ton satellite came down over the Falkland Islands in the South Atlantic Ocean -- and the sequence of events leading up to confirmation played out on social media. Continue reading →
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