From “Earthrise” to “Blue Marble,” here are some of the finest out-of-this-world photographs of Earth. Sixty years ago on Aug. 7, 1959, the Explorer 6 satellite sent back crude TV images of Earth from
President Trump’s proposed Space Force is another step closer to taking off, as top brass announced this week that a space combatant command will launch later this month, a key step toward materializing
I hope manned space flight will continue, but as a high-risk adventure bankrolled by private companies Martin Rees is a cosmologist and astrophysicist who has been the astronomer royal since 1995. He also
Just like people, stars get old. Also like people, aging stars release a lot of gas. This newly captured image from the Hubble Space Telescope shows us NGC 2022, a planetary nebula in the Orion constellation.
Although it has been theorized about in the past, it is the first-time that scientists have detected a binary system consisting of a black hole and neutron star. They have detected a collision between
The Universe is out there, waiting for you to discover it. In 2011, a Saturnian storm developed that wound up encircling the entire planet. Although this storm has been observed to recur once every 20-30
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of NASA is set to announce plans on Friday to name the U.S. space agency's Marshall Space Flight Center in Alabama as headquarters for its human lunar lander program, signaling