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Dramatic Dione

Cassini captured this striking view of Saturn’s moon Dione on July 23, 2012.


Veggies in Space!

The crew aboard the International Space Station have grown two batches of mixed greens (mizuna, red romaine lettuce and tokyo bekana cabbage), and …


NASA Finds a Large Amount of Water in an Exoplanet's Atmosphere

Much like detectives study fingerprints to identify the culprit, scientists used NASA’s Hubble and Spitzer space telescopes to find the …


Portrait of the Expedition 54 Crew on the Space Station

The six-member Expedition 54 crew poses for a lighthearted crew portrait inside the Japanese Kibo laboratory module on Feb. 18, 2018. Three of the …

Space Station

Time-lapse Sequence of Jupiter’s South Pole

This series of images captures cloud patterns near Jupiter's south pole, looking up towards the planet’s equator.

Time-lapse Photography

Robert Lawrence: America's First African-American Astronaut

On June 30, 1967, the U.S. Air Force selcted Maj. Robert H. Lawrence, Jr. for the Manned Orbiting Laboratory, Authorized in August 1965, a program …

U.S. Air Force

Orion’s Powerhouse

A technician works on the European Service Module that will propel the Orion spacecraft in space and provide air, water and electricity for future …

Orion Spacecraft

Destination: History

On Feb. 20, 1962, John Glenn made history by becoming the first U.S. astronaut to orbit the place we call home--planet Earth.

John Glenn

This Martian Crater Has a Weirdly Earth-Like Secret

NASA's Mars rover Opportunity was exploring an uncharted Martian valley last month when it encountered a shockingly familiar sight: Streams of rocks …

Mauna Kea

Opportunity Rover Celebrates 5,000 Days on Mars

NASA's long-lived Mars rover Opportunity has just rolled past another big milestone — 5,000 days on the Red Planet.<p>The golf-cart-size Opportunity …

Soviet Union

Astrophotographer Spots Elon Musk's Roadster Cruising Through Space (Video)

After blasting off into space on SpaceX's new Falcon Heavy rocket, Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster has been spotted speeding through the solar system in a …


An Icy Heart

Operation IceBridge, NASA’s longest running survey of the state of polar ice, shattered records in 2017.


Preparing for Space

In this image from 2009, NASA astronaut Stephanie Wilson is attired in a training version of her shuttle launch and entry suit.


Is A ‘Mini Ice Age’ On The Way? The Grand Solar Minimum, Explained

Depending on where you get your news, you might think we’ve lucked out on climate change, or at least gotten even more of an extension on fixing it, because… the sun is cooling off?<p>You might be thinking “Wait, that <i>can’t</i> be right.” But it’s true. The sun is getting a little bit cooler, and is likely …

Climate Change

Now This: The Apollo 11 Crew

On Jan. 9, 1969, NASA announced the prime crew of the Apollo 11 lunar landing mission. This portrait was taken on Jan. 10, the day after the …

PHOTOS: These Images Were Captured Nearly 3.8 Billion Miles From Earth

At first glance the images are unremarkable. They're grainy, ill-defined, seemingly more akin to television static or an 8-bit video game than they are to the high-resolution masterworks sent back by the Hubble Space Telescope.<p>But take another look.<p>NASA's New Horizons spacecraft captured these …

Solar System

Nasa has spotted two gigantic asteroids heading towards Earth – is it time to panic?

Nasa has just spotted two huge space rocks which are headed towards Earth.<p>The space agency only caught sight of the pair of asteroids on Sunday – …


On This Day In History: Battle Of Fraustadt - One Of The Most One-Sided Swedish Victories - On Feb 3, 1706

Share this:<p><b>AncientPages.com –</b> <b>On February 3, 1706</b>, the Battle of Fraustadt was fought on February 3, 1706 (Swedish calendar) between Sweden and …

World History

Service on Islay to remember sinking of SS Tuscania

<b>A service of commemoration has been held on the Scottish island of Islay to mark the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the troopship SS Tuscania.</b><p>The ship was carrying more than 2,000 US soldiers at the end of World War One when it was torpedoed by a German U-boat close to the island.<p>Many of the …

Irish Sea

Looking back to 1918, the year that brought an armistice but also a world of death

A century ago this year, artillery fell silent across Europe. Communists dismantled an empire. The most devastating pandemic in six centuries swept …

Woodrow Wilson

10 Huge Misconceptions About Famous Medieval Figures

Renaissance thinkers didn’t heap much praise on the Middle Ages, but the period is full of inspiring figures who performed epic deeds. They’ve stuck …


Hitler's Last Gamble: How the Battle of Kursk Sealed Nazi Germany's Fate

Had the Germans succeeded in grounding down the Russians while retaining their fighting strength, they still wouldn’t have won the war, but they …

World History

Don't listen to the naysayers: The City is Brexit-proof and will remain the world's financial hub

The City of London is in a strong position to maintain its status as the world’s financial capital. Many of the City’s strengths are deeply embedded …

European Economic Area

Two new inflated 'hot Jupiters' discovered by astronomers

Astronomers have detected "hot Jupiter" exoplanets transiting two distant stars. The newly found alien worlds, designated EPIC 229426032 b and EPIC …


ISRO’s Chandrayaan-2 to land near moon's south pole, rover to spend 14 days on its surface

After Chandrayaan-1 launched in 2008 was a success, ISRO is gearing up to successfully land its very first lunar rover by the end of March 2018, as …

Space Exploration

Scientists Spot One of the Oldest Stars in the Milky Way

Meet J0815+4729. If it were a Pokémon, it would be kind of like the Milky Way’s level-three Rattata.<p>A team of Spanish scientists spotted the star …