Fun
Give Your Favorite Astronomer a Heart Nebula Necklace or Cuff Links
Make Valentine's Day out of this world.... READ ON
Space
Dive Inside Saturn’s Rings With Gorgeous New NASA Images
New pictures from the Cassini orbiter are some of the most extreme close-ups we’ve ever gotten of the gas giant’s main rings.... READ ON
Big Question
If the Universe Is Expanding, What Does It Expand Into?
The universe doesn't have to be expanding into anything in order to expand.... READ ON
Space
Remembering the Challenger Astronauts
When the Space Shuttle 'Challenger' disintegrated 73 seconds after liftoff on January 28, 1986, there were seven astronauts on board whose lives were tragically cut short.... READ ON
Space
Scientists Want to Brew Beer on the Moon
One small step for hops, one giant leap for malt-kind.... READ ON
Space
Hubble Captures Incredible View of Galaxy-Sized Maser
Imagine a galactic-scale laser shooting a beam of microwaves across space.... READ ON
Space
NASA's 2016 Year in Review
It was a busy year in space...and on Earth.... READ ON
Space
See What It Looks Like to Land on Saturn's Largest Moon, Titan
In 2005, the European Space Agency's Huygens probe became the first spacecraft to land on an object in the outer solar system.... READ ON
Space
Look Up! Venus Will Be Bright and a Little Strange Tonight
Get your telescope.... READ ON
Space
The International Space Station Is Getting Its First African-American Crewmember
Jeanette Epps is going to make history.... READ ON
Space
Astronomers: Multiple Cosmic Collisions May Have Created Our Moon
New research suggests the Moon we see today was once comprised of baby “moonlets.”... READ ON
Space
NASA Announces Two New Asteroid Missions
Two robotic spacecraft missions will gather information about the origins of our solar system.... READ ON
Weather
Look Up! Millions of People Can See the Northern Lights Tonight
Even people in Maine and Michigan can catch a glimpse.... READ ON
Space
NASA Dropped a Mixtape to Recap 2016's Biggest Space Achievements
Catch up on a year of space discoveries, observations, and milestones in under 90 seconds.... READ ON
Space
NASA Wants to Make a Mobile Water Factory on the Moon
The goal is to harness and use available resources on other worlds.... READ ON
Big Question
Why Do Rockets Need So Much Fuel If, In Space, There Is Nothing to Slow Them Down?
Rockets are conventionally built to have multiple stages.... READ ON