This time-lapse sequence was created by collating frames of Eta Carinae captured by NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory.
If you want the coming solar eclipse to be part of a weekend's stargazing then consider attending one of these special eclipse-themed star parties across the U.S.
The trip to space was only supposed to last six months for Frank Rubio, but technical difficulties kept his crew in orbit for over a year.
Recovery specialists opened the lid of NASA's OSIRIS-REx sample canister and discovered some extra bits of the asteroid on the avionics deck.
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It really is the best option.
During his record-breaking mission, Rubio spent many hours on scientific activities aboard the space station, conducting a variety of tasks ranging from plant research to physical sciences studies.
An annular solar eclipse, also known as a "ring of fire" eclipse, will be visible along a 125-mile-wide path from Oregon to Texas on Saturday, October 14.
The actual moment of the Super Harvest Full Moon will occur on Friday at 5:47 a.m. EDT, so we really could see the Harvest Moon at almost the exact time it take place.
Nature - Observing this simple phenomenon had eluded physicists for decades.
We watched the reentry and recovery of the capsule on NASA-tv Sunday morning and were thrilled to see how well it went. The whole mission was an engineering triumph for
Starlink’s Starshield offering won a contract with the United States Space Force.
An annular total solar eclipse will be visible across regions from the northwestern U.S. to Brazil on October 14, 2023. This event, characterized by the Moon's "ring of fire" appearance around the Sun, occurs when the Moon is at its…
The state agency provided a map of all of the locations that are best for viewing the Ring of Fire.
The deal comes after significant scrutiny of the company’s role in the war in Ukraine.
Scientists have recently verified the existence of spin in our neighboring radio galaxy, M87, which houses a supermassive black hole 6.5 billion times larger than the Sun.
Trio had to stay longer on International Space Station after their original return capsule was hit by space junk
The Oregon State Parks say they are ready for the October 14 solar eclipse. Visitors to parks in the path of annularity will watch the moon partially cover the
Region at centre of Messier 87 galaxy captured by the Event Horizon Telescope in motion
The historic 'donut' black hole M87* is, in fact, spinning.
The nearby radio galaxy M87, located 55 million light-years from the Earth and harboring a black hole 6.5 billion times more massive than the sun, exhibits an oscillating jet that swings up and down with ...
Nature - This study analyses radio observations of the jet in galaxy M87, from which the existence of a spinning black hole that induces Lense–Thirring precession of a misaligned accretion...
The Pentagon is already a high-value buyer of the company's rocket launches and had shown increasing interest in its Starlink satellite internet.
Eta Carinae’s stunning explosion was possibly the most dramatic astronomical event humanity has ever witnessed and NASA has released a new time-lapse of its aftermath.
Using snapshots taken over 20 years with NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory, astronomers have learned important new details about an eruption from Eta Carinae witnessed on Earth in the mid-19th century.
More than 20 years of Chandra X-ray Observatory data reveals the evolution of a historic space explosion.
A new time-lapse sequence shows Eta Carinae as it changes over time from 1999 to 2020.
The fourth and final supermoon of 2023 will rise Sept. 28 to 29.
SALEM, Ore. (KTVZ) — Oregon State Parks offers prime viewing spots for the Saturday, Oct. 14 annular solar eclipse. Visitors to parks within the path of annularity will watch the moon partially cover the sun, which creates a ‘ring of…
The trip to space was only supposed to last six months for Frank Rubio, but technical difficulties kept his crew in orbit a little longer — 371 days.
There’s a prime viewing area in the Hill Country in the path of both the October and April eclipses.
As the service seeks to operationalize a tactically responsive space capability, it may need to make its systems more nimble to respond to real-time needs.
After setting new record for responsive launch, Space Force eyes next challenge
The “Victus Nox” mission is part of the service’s “tactically responsive space” effort to respond quickly to in-orbit threats.
Houston TX (SPX) Sep 27, 2023 - NASA scientists found black dust and debris on the avionics deck of the OSIRIS-REx science canister when the initial lid was removed today. The canister from the OSIRIS-REx sample return capsule was
His mission was originally supposed to last six months.
The James Webb Space Telescope has detected carbon, a building block of life, on the surface of Jupiter’s icy moon Europa.
The best places in our solar system to search for life beyond Earth aren’t planets like Mars – they’re icy moons like Europa. The case for life on this watery world just got stronger, as the James Webb Space Telescope…
Could there be life on Jupiter's moon Europa? It's seeming more and more possible. Here's what we know about it!
Astronomers used the data from NASA's James Webb Space Telescope and identified carbon dioxide in a specific region on the icy surface of Europa.
Hera takes wing
Nasa astronaut Frank Rubio has just returned from a record-breaking 371 days in space onboard the ISS, but the trip might have taken a toll on his health.
Photograph the Harvest Moon with a DSLR camera and telescope in our astophotography guide, featuring set-up and image processing tips
NASA astronaut Frank Rubio and two Russian cosmonauts undocked from the International Space Station and plunged back to Earth early Wednesday, landing on the steppe of Kazakhstan to close out an unexpected yearlong stay in space, the longest single flight…
Two Russian cosmonauts and a NASA astronaut return to Earth after an extended tour of duty aboard the International Space Station. The landing marked the end of a 370-day-21-hour-22-minute-long mission. It was the third longest human space flight in history…
Nearly two weeks after the successful launch of a payload for the U.S. Space Force’s Space System Command, leaders from the branch along with launch provider, Firefly Aerospace, and satellite manufacturer, Millennium Space Systems, touted the importance and details of…
Outgoing space station commander Sergei Prokopyev and his two Soyuz crewmates, co-pilot Dmitri Petelin and NASA astronaut Frank Rubio, packed up Tuesday for a fiery plunge back to Earth early Wednesday to close out a yearlong stay in orbit, the…
SpaceX launched its 42nd Starlink delivery mission of the year with a Falcon 9 lifting off from the West Coast carrying a batch of 21 satellites at 1:48 a.m. PDT (4:48 a.m. EDT / 0848 UTC) Monday morning.
A saucer-shaped capsule carrying asteroid fragments that may hold clues about the birth of the solar system slammed into Earth's atmosphere Sunday and descended to an on-target parachute-assisted touchdown in Utah in the final chapter of a dramatic seven-year, four-billion-mile…
Spaceflight Now's Will Robinson-Smith speaks with some of the key figures at Lockheed Martin, who helped bring the OSIRIS-REx mission to life and will continue working with both the spacecraft and the asteroid samples after the return capsule lands in…
Live coverage as a capsule lands in the U.S. Army test range in the Utah desert carrying samples from the surface of asteroid Bennu. NASA's OSIRIS-REx (short for the Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, and Security-Regolith Explorer) mission has been…
A SpaceX Falcon 9 launched from Cape Canaveral Saturday night with a first-stage booster making its 17th flight. It was only the second to reach this milestone. Liftoff, with 22 Starlink satellites occurred at 11:38 p.m. EDT (0338 UTC Sunday).
The sample of asteroid Bennu collected by the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft is set to return to Earth the morning of Sept. 24.
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