NASA watches the universe and reports back on the amazing phenomena it witnesses with its incredible array of telescopes, cameras, and sensors. On December 14, 2023, NASA captured something spectacular and beautiful from their Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO). SDO is part of NASA's Living With a Star (LWS) Program. The craft studies the Sun's magnetic field from its specially crafted orbit that always keeps the Sun in view.
Halley's Comet is one of the most fascinating astronomic events ever, with records dating back to a thousand years ago.
The Kepler telescope was deactivated in 2018, ending its mission almost a decade after its launch.
There are few sights as romantic as a full moon. For those who love to stargaze or those who simply consider themselves astronomy enthusiasts, there's now a special watch that lets you wear a piece of the Moon on your wrist. Creative brand Interstellar, which belongs to Col&MacArthur, has designed a line of beautiful timepieces which honors past and future lunar missions.
At some point in school, we all learned about the elements of the periodic table.
The True Story of José Hernández, the Latino Astronaut That Inspired the Movie “A Million Miles Away”
In 2009, astronaut José Hernández saw his dream come true—travel to space as a member of NASA's STS-128 mission.
We're only a few days away from one of the most exciting astronomy events of the year. On Saturday, October 14, 2023, millions of people across the Americas will get to experience a “ring of fire” eclipse. Unlike total solar eclipses, this marvelous phenomenon takes place when the Moon is at its furthest point from Earth, which prevents it from covering all of the Sun, creating a luminous halo around it.
On July 20, 1969, the world watched Neil Armstrong set foot on the Moon and deliver the famous line: “This...
The Northern Lights are one of the most fascinating phenomena of the natural world.
While the Moon is a constant presence in our lives, there's a lot that scientists are still learning about it. The Indian Space Research Organization's (ISRO) Chandrayaan-3 successfully landed on the lunar south pole with hopes of uncovering some of these mysteries, such as the possible presence of water ice in the large impact craters. While the lunar lander learns how to traverse the surface, NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO)
Astronaut Frank Rubio has made history.
Three years ago, NASA's OSIRIS-REx (Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security, Regolith Explorer)