NASA's MAVEN Spacecraft Completes Deep-Dip Maneuver on Mars

Between February 10 and 18, the probe moved stunningly close to Mars and studied the lower end of its upper atmosphere
by Laura Sinpetru, February 20th, 2015
 

Dwarf Planet Ceres Sports a Whole Lot of Craters on Its Surface

NASA astronomers release new space images showing dwarf planet Ceres as pictured by the agency's Dawn probe
by Laura Sinpetru, February 18th, 2015
 

Iconic Portrait of the Solar System Turns 25 This February 14

On February 14, 1990, NASA's Voyager 1 spacecraft successfully imaged the Solar System from far, far away
by Laura Sinpetru, February 14th, 2015
 

NASA Astronauts Are Jedi Knights in Expedition 45 Official Poster

The astronauts included in this poster will all be aboard the International Space Station later this year, in September
by Laura Sinpetru, February 13th, 2015
 

Exploded, Torn-Apart Star Resembles Blooming Cosmic Flower

The exploded star, located within our home galaxy, was imaged with the help of NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory
by Laura Sinpetru, February 13th, 2015
Watch: 5 Years of Solar Explosions in One Gorgeous Video

Watch: 5 Years of Solar Explosions in One Gorgeous Video

by Laura Sinpetru, February 12th, 2015
The video, put together by NASA scientists, was released to mark the 5th anniversary of the Solar Dynamics Observatory
 

NASA Wants to Launch Submarine into Space, Dip It in Titan's Seas

The lakes and seas on Titan are unique in the Solar System, astronomers can't wait to have a better look at them
by Laura Sinpetru, February 12th, 2015
 

NASA's Dawn Spacecraft Sees Odd White Spots on Dwarf Planet Ceres

The mysterious white spots visible on the surface of Ceres could be impact craters, astronomers explain
by Laura Sinpetru, February 9th, 2015
 

NASA Releases New View of Pluto and Charon, Its Largest Moon

The images were obtained by NASA's New Horizons spacecraft, now en route to the distant Pluto system
by Laura Sinpetru, February 5th, 2015
 

NASA Launches New Satellite Designed to Measure Global Soil Moisture

The satellite left Earth this past Saturday, was launched from the Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, US
by Laura Sinpetru, February 2nd, 2015
 

NASA Releases the Sharpest Images Yet of Dwarf Planet Ceres

The images were obtained by NASA's Dawn spacecraft, show an odd bright spot lurking on the surface of the planet
by Laura Sinpetru, January 28th, 2015
The Asteroid That Flew by Us Yesterday, January 26, Has Its Own Moon

The Asteroid That Flew by Us Yesterday, January 26, Has Its Own Moon

by Laura Sinpetru, January 27th, 2015
NASA images show asteroid 2004 BL86 is not traveling through space alone but accompanied by a small moon
 

Reminder: Massive Asteroid Will Buzz by Earth Today, January 26

The asteroid, dubbed 2004 BL86, will make its closest approach at 16:19 UTC (11:19 EST), NASA scientists say
by Laura Sinpetru, January 26th, 2015
 

Top 10 Coolest Science News of the Week: January 19-25, 2015

For those of you who missed them, here are the 10 most important science news and announcements of the week
by Laura Sinpetru, January 25th, 2015
 

New Telescope Promises to See Rabbits Hopping on the Ground

The insanely accurate space telescope is now just a concept, here's hoping it will soon be approved for construction
by Laura Sinpetru, January 24th, 2015
 

NASA's New Horizons Spacecraft Is Closing In on Pluto

The probe left our planet back in 2006, has since covered a distance of about 3 billion miles (4.8 billion kilometers)
by Laura Sinpetru, January 24th, 2015
 

Watch: NASA Has a Mars Helicopter in the Works

The idea is to use such a rotorcraft to look over slopes, hills and even rocks that regular rovers can't see beyond
by Laura Sinpetru, January 23rd, 2015
 
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