It happens 20 times a year, but the mere mention of an asteroid flying past Earth is enough to whip the tabloid press into a frenzy. Continue reading →
Japanese astronaut Koichi Wakata has captured many impressive views through his camera lens, but this is one of the most beautiful. Continue reading →
NASA's LADEE spacecraft has sent back its first close up looks at the lunar surface Continue reading →
China's troubled Jade Rabbit lunar rover has survived a bitterly cold 14-day lunar night, prompting hopes it can be repaired after suffering a malfunction last month.
If your sky is clear tonight (Feb. 10), be sure to check out the southeast sky about an hour or so after sundown for an eye-catching site: Jupiter and the moon shining together.
Japanese space station astronaut Koichi Wakata photographs a beautiful scene of the moon hanging above the Earth from orbit. Continue reading →
Why were there two versions of the Apollo spacecraft, and why do we only hear about one? Continue reading →
A NASA spacecraft that last month began measuring gases and dust coming off the surface of the moon got a science bonus this weekend with the arrival of China’s Chang’e 3 lander and Yutu rover.
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