Scientists said Pluto in covered in flowing ice and is hazier than they expected.
A recently discovery planet in a in a solar system that is 1,400 light years from our own may harbor life.
SpaceX suspects a 2-foot steel strut snapped inside its rocket and led to last month’s launch accident.
Astronauts at the International Space Station were forced to seek emergency shelter from a piece of space junk on Thursday.
Pictures snapped Monday gave us our first clear look at Pluto, our solar system’s most famous dwarf planet, thanks to New Horizons.
Culminating a journey from planet Earth that spanned 3 billion miles and 9 ½ years, the moment of closest approach to Pluto for the New Horizons spacecraft came Tuesday at 7:49 AM.
New Horizons blasted into space in 2006. Tuesday morning, scientists at mission control broke out into cheers as the spacecraft finally flew past the most famous dwarf planet in our solar system. We’ve now gotten up close to every planet from Mercury to Pluto.
Pluto, once considered the ninth planet from the sun, is a little bigger than anyone imagined.
Pluto, reveal thyself, and Earthlings, enjoy the show.
The four NASA astronauts, dubbed the Commercial Crew Cadre, chosen to fly on the first test flights of commercial spacecraft said Friday they haven’t come up yet with a more media-savvy name.