Red Planet Day: The many missions that brought humans closer to Mars

On November 28, 1964, the NASA mission Mariner 4 was launched, which ended up capturing significant information on, and photographs of, Mars for the first time. Here is a look at the mission, and the…

Red Planet Day 2022: Why Is It Observed? Here Are 10 Interesting Facts

Red Planet Day 2022 Scroll down to know some interesting facts about the Red Planet on this special day

Mars Once Had Ocean-Like Water On Its Surface, Claims Study

A new study has claimed that Mars once had a global ocean up to 300 metres (almost 1,000 feet) deep, 4.5 billion years ago, if not more.

Today is: Red Planet Day

Today is: Red Planet Day

Red Planet Day: Did Mars Have a Global Flood?

What can we learn from Mars research, and did Mars have a global flood?

Red Planet Day 2022: Mind-blowing facts about Mars

Named after the Roman God of War, Mars, which even though it has a thin atmosphere composed primarily of carbon dioxide, still holds humanity's fascination centuries after its discovery.

Red Planet Day 2022: Can humans live on Mars? Here are the main roadblocks

Take a look at if the mission to colonise Mars can turn into reality in the near future.

Mars is occulted by full Moon

December this year is the month of Mars, which is closest to Earth on the 1st and reaches opposition, when it is opposite the Sun in the sky and hence visible a

Why do black holes spew particles into space? Scientists say shock waves may explain mystery

An international team of scientists found that powerful shock waves may help explain why black holes spew matter into space, shedding light on one of the biggest mysteries in the universe.

Backyard Universe: December brings meteors, Mars to those watching in the Fayetteville area

The Geminid meteor shower, one of the year’s best, peaks on the night of Dec. 14.

Terrifying asteroid to come as close as 78500 km to Earth today

This asteroid will pass Earth at an extremely close distance! NASA has revealed important info about this space rock. Here's what you need to know.

Mars Once had Enough Water for a Planet-Wide Ocean 300 Meters Deep

New research has shown that Mars may have been covered in a worldwide ocean when Earth was still covered in molten lava.

140-foot asteroid rushing towards close approach to Earth at blazing speed of 51875 kmph

NASA confirmed that a 140-foot asteroid is on its way to Earth at a massive speed of 51875 kmph.

Webb telescope reveals distant planet’s atmosphere in unprecedented detail

The James Webb Space Telescope has provided readings of “a full menu of atoms, molecules and even signs of active chemistry and clouds" of the distant planet WASP-39 b.

SpaceX Cargo Dragon Docks to Space Station With Solar Arrays and Science Experiments

A SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft autonomously docked to the space-facing port of the International Space Station’s Harmony module at 7:39 a.m. EST this morning, while the orbiting laboratory was traveling over the Pacific Ocean. NASA…

SpaceX Dragon delivers supplies, upgraded solar arrays to space station

Following a flawless Saturday launch, a SpaceX Cargo Dragon spacecraft successfully docked with the International Space Station on Sunday morning, delivering several tons of supplies and a second set of upgraded solar arrays to the…

Large Parts of Europe Warming Twice As Fast as the Planet – Already Surpassed 2°C

The warming during the summer months in Europe has been much faster than the global average, shows a new study published in the Journal of Geophysical Research Atmospheres. As a consequence of human emissions of…

This is how a black hole sounds | Listen

In a new video, space agency Nasa has made an attempt to convert ‘light echoes’ from a black hole into sound.

Skywatcher’s Guide: Mars returns with vigor

The darkness and clarity of December’s night skies contrast strikingly with the luminous planets and stars embedded within them. It’s as if, at all at once, the evening skies becomes canvases with …

Skywatch: Mars brightens in early December, and Geminids peak mid-month

A description of planetary activity in December.

The Sky This Week from November 25 to December 2

The Moon moves across the sky and the planets show off their splendor from November 25 to December 2.

Moon Passes Giant Planets As A Jaw-Dropping Mars Is Revealed: What To See In The Night Sky This Week

The celestial highlights for the week ahead include a conjunction of the Moon, Saturn and Jupiter as the red planet gets brighter.

How one scientist wants to prove we live in a simulation

A physicist has come up with several ways to prove whether simulation theory -- the idea reality is a simulation -- is fact or fiction.

James Webb Space Telescope uncovers chemical secrets of distant world—paving the way for studying Earth-like planets

Since the first planet orbiting a star other than the sun was discovered in 1995, we have realized that planets and planetary systems are more diverse than we ever imagined. Such distant worlds—exoplanets—give ...

Astronomers Spotted a Tiny Asteroid A Few Hours Before it Impacted the Earth, and Predicted Exactly Where and When it Would Crash

Humanity is getting better a planetary defense. At least from external threats from outer space. As long as they’re just dumb rocks that follow the laws of physics. And a group of extraordinary humans proved…

Triple Terror! 3 giant asteroids coming towards Earth today; NASA reveals speed and more

NASA has warned about three potentially hazardous asteroids, one of which measures a massive 140-foot in size, that are coming towards Earth. Know what NASA says.

Large Parts of Europe Warming Twice As Fast as the Planet – Already Surpassed 2°C

The warming during the summer months in Europe has been much faster than the global average, shows a new study published in the Journal of Geophysical Research Atmospheres. As a consequence of human emissions of…

A SpaceX rocket has delivered belated Thanksgiving treats to the International Space Station

SpaceX transported solar panels and science experiments to the International Space Station – as well as almond pumpkin pie and candy corn – on Saturday.

How nationalism doomed the International Space Station

The International Space Station is approaching the end of its lifetime. This is why we’re unlikely to see another similar project take its place.

A SpaceX rocket has delivered belated Thanksgiving treats to the International Space Station

SpaceX transported solar panels and science experiments to the International Space Station – as well as almond pumpkin pie and candy corn – on Saturday.

Readers reply: will we ever set up an outpost on another planet?

The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific and philosophical concepts

Dragon Docks to Station with Solar Arrays and Science

While the International Space Station was traveling over the Pacific Ocean, a SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft autonomously docked to the space-facing port of the station’s Harmony module at 7:39 a.m. EST.

Webb probes atmosphere of distant planet with help from U of A

James Webb Space Telescope makes more discoveries thanks to a camera designed at the University of Arizona and key roles of local scientists.

Liftoff! SpaceX Falcon 9 Soars Into the Sky With Space Station Supplies

T-0, ignition, and liftoff of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon spacecraft at 2:20 p.m. EST, setting off on the company’s 26th mission to deliver supplies, equipment, and science materials to the International Space…

Liftoff! SpaceX Falcon 9 Soars Into the Sky With Space Station Supplies

T-0, ignition, and liftoff of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon spacecraft at 2:20 p.m. EST, setting off on the company’s 26th mission to deliver supplies, equipment, and science materials to the International Space…

Planet-killing stars can cover up their crimes. Here's how we could catch them.

Astronomers have found a way to catch planet-murdering stars red-handed and figured out how long we have until the case grows cold.

Dragon Cargo Craft Arriving at Station Live on NASA TV

The SpaceX Dragon is on track to arrive at the International Space Station today, Sunday, Nov. 27, with an expected docking of the cargo spacecraft at about 7:30 a.m. EST.

Make ecocide an international crime and other legal ideas to help save the planet | Steven Donziger

A list of the five most promising legal steps we can take to help fight climate change

Juno spacecraft snaps gorgeous photo of Jupiter's atmosphere, 2 big moons

Juno's 38th Jovian flyby revealed a rich view of the planet and Callisto and Io.

28 Beautiful James Webb Telescope Images That Capture The Majesty Of Our Universe

"We humans really are connected to the universe. We’re made out of the same stuff in this landscape."

NASA Shares Stunning Image Of Pluto That Shows Its ''True Colours''

Pluto was once considered the ninth planet in the solar system, however, it was demoted in 2006 and reclassified as a dwarf planet.

Moon Microscope, Solar Arrays Launch on NASA’s SpaceX Cargo Ship

SpaceX’s 26th commercial resupply mission for NASA is on its way to the International Space Station.

NASA's Curiosity: Martian rocks are advancing our search for extraterrestrial life

Interesting Engineering highlights various Martian geological features, including those discovered by NASA's Curiosity rover over its 10-year voyage.

NASA’s Perseverance Rover Discovers Possible Organic Compounds in Mars Crater Rocks

Rock samples from the Jezero crater analyzed by NASA’s Perseverance Mars rover show evidence of liquid water and signatures that could be organic compounds. Analyses of multiple rocks found at the bottom of Jezero Crater…

NASA's Perseverance rover opens a window to Mars' watery past

Data from NASA's Mars Perseverance rover informed three newly published papers that trace the history of water on the Red Planet.

SpaceX supply ship docks at space station

A day after launching from Kennedy Space Center, SpaceX's Dragon cargo capsule approached the International Space Station for an automated docking Sunday with more than 7,700 pounds of supplies and experiments.

SpaceX launches Dragon cargo ship to deliver new solar arrays to space station

SpaceX launched an all-new Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon cargo capsule Saturday from Kennedy Space Center on a mission to deliver new roll-out solar arrays, belated Thanksgiving treats, CubeSats, and a cornucopia of experiments to…

Live coverage: Falcon 9 lifts off with Dragon cargo capsule

After a launch attempt earlier in the week was scrubbed due to bad weather, SpaceX sent a Dragon cargo capsule toward the International Space Station Saturday with nearly four tons of supplies and experiments. Liftoff…

Another major engine burn on NASA's Artemis 1 mission placed the Orion spacecraft into a distant retrograde orbit around the moon, where it will spend six days performing more tests and demonstrations before returning to…

Defying weather odds, SpaceX sends Eutelsat broadband platform into orbit

Despite a bleak weather forecast, SpaceX took advantage of a break in cloud cover over Cape Canaveral Tuesday night to launch a Falcon 9 rocket with the Eutelsat 10B satellite, a high-throughput relay platform to…

NASA managers thrilled with initial results of Artemis moon mission

NASA's unpiloted Orion moonship, sailing smoothly toward a remote lunar orbit after a spectacular low-altitude flyby Monday, is operating in near-flawless fashion, mission managers reported Monday, out-performing expectations on a flight needed to pave the…

SpaceX resupply launch to space station delayed until Saturday

SpaceX called off a launch attempt Tuesday due to bad weather at Kennedy Space Center, delaying until Saturday the start of a resupply mission to the International Space Station.

ABL’s first orbital test flight postponed after series of launch attempts

The first test flight of ABL Space Systems' new small satellite launcher from Alaska has been delayed until no earlier than December after technical issues cut short three launch attempts in the last week.

Live coverage: SpaceX launches Falcon 9 rocket with Eutelsat 10B satellite

SpaceX's oldest active Falcon 9 rocket booster, in service since 2018, made its final flight at 9:57 p.m. EST Tuesday (0257 GMT Wednesday) to deliver a Eutelsat broadband communications satellite into orbit on a mission…

Second pair of new space station solar arrays set for launch on Dragon cargo ship

A second pair of new roll-out solar arrays to upgrade the International Space Station's power system is set for launch as soon as Tuesday on a SpaceX Dragon cargo ship. Astronauts will help deploy the…

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