by Chris Burns, Slash Gear
The first and last images captured by the NASA-JPL space telescope Kepler are shown here side-by-side. This craft was launched back on March 7th, 2009, and its planned mission duration was 3.5 years. A full 9 years, 7 months, and 23 days later, it was still doing work. Now that span is over, and the final data’s come in.
Continue reading Kepler’s final photos, and how you can see raw data
by Tom Fish, Express
NASA scientists have unveiled the deepest and most detailed image of the Universe ever taken.
The Hubble Space Telescope, run by US space agency NASA and the European Space Agency (ESA), has once again delivered an amazing view at the cosmos.
Continue reading Hubble ‘lost’ light: NASA photo shows DEEPEST view into universe EVER
by Tom Cassauwers, Ozy
A whole lot of cash is getting funneled to space from the Defense Department.
“We have liftoff for the NROL-65 of the National Reconnaissance Office!” a voice calls out. Moments later, a gigantic orange rocket rolls out of a hanger decorated with a massive American flag and blasts off. Accompanied by a guitar riff, the rocket sails into the sky.
Continue reading Is the US Military Spending More on Space than NASA?
by Fatima Sheikh, The Tech Inside
Did you miss seeing the amazing sight of 26th August full moon? If yes then let me tell you have missed quite a sight. But no worries. You haven’t missed much.
Continue reading One Amazing Sight from the Space you might have Missed
by Mike Wall, Space.com
Here’s something you don’t see every day — the glint of freshly fallen rain on the surface of an alien world.
Continue reading Fresh Rainfall on Saturn’s Huge Moon Titan Spotted in NASA Photo
by Ashley Strickland, CNN
While Saturn’s rings may disappear in less than 100 million years because gravity is pulling them into the planet, apparently they haven’t always surrounded the planet, either. The finding was published in the journal Science on Thursday.
Continue reading Saturn’s rings haven’t always been there
by Dave Mosher, Business Insider
A series of new animations by a NASA scientist show just how zippy — and also how torturously slow — the speed of light can be.
Continue reading The speed of light is torturously slow, and these 3 simple animations by a scientist at NASA prove it
by Mike Wall, Space.com
NASA’s newest planet-hunting probe has bagged another alien world, the eighth confirmed find for the young mission.
The Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) has discovered a planet orbiting the star HD 21749, which lies about 53 light-years from Earth in the faint constellation Reticulum, scientists announced today (Jan. 7).
Continue reading Weird ‘Sub-Neptune’ Exoplanet Discovered by NASA (And It May Not Be Alone)
As the holiday season draws to a close, the Hubble telescope has provided one truly massive parting gift: an immensely detailed photo of one of our galactic neighbors that spans 19,400 light-years across.
Continue reading Hubble captures awe-inspiring PHOTO of Triangulum galaxy that spans 19,400 light-years
by George Dvorsky, Gizmodo
NASA’s New Horizons is en route to Ultima Thule, a journey that will see the NASA spacecraft whiz past this mysterious Kuiper Belt object on New Year’s Day. But as the probe nears, mission specialists are already having to deal with a rather strange observation—an anomaly in the way Ultima Thule is reflecting incoming light.
Continue reading Days Before Ultima Thule Flyby, New Horizons Has Detected Something Weird About Its Distant Target