NASA's Curiosity rover just finished its second year exploring Mars, and the red planet's harsh environment has taken its toll. Rocky terrain, tricky sand dunes, and Martian dust storms have left the robot looking a little worse for wear.
Whoa. These weren't taken by a billion dollar satellite, just a dude and his Nikon. Turns out Dutch astronaut and physician Andre Kuipers , currently doing research on the International Space S...
Jupiter's moon Europa may have the three ingredients needed for life as we know it.
Space is awesome. There's no arguing that. But all of the really cool stuff is way out there---beyond the edges our solar system---in deep space. In fact,
At $1.5 billion, Hubble has been showing us views of space that we couldn't replicate with the dorkiest of fantasy geek minds.
Astrophotographer Miguel Claro took this image on July 27 from Monsaraz in the Dark Sky Alqueva Reserve located near Alentejo, Portugal. See how he did it.
a picture is worth a thousand words
Credit: NASA SDO This amazing composite image taken by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (Little SDO) shows a series of significant solar eruptions that occurred over a period of three days back in January of 2013. The photo was created using three w...
NASA, ESA and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)
In more than a decade of operation, NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory has transformed our view of the high-energy Universe with its ability to make exquisite X-ray images of star clusters, supernova remnants, galactic eruptions, and collisions between...