Pluto: the last and final of the ‘original’ 9 planets of the Solar System to be visited by a probe. NASA’s New Horizons arrived at this tiny world at the edge of the Solar System earlier this week bringing into sharp focus for the first time. Science was a plentiful from every new image that was released, so here’s a quick recap for you, just in case you blinked and missed it…
In just three years NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope will leave Earth and start producing groundbreaking science! That means we have three years to figure out how to best utilize the instruments on board. It’s time for a crash course in exoplanet observations with JWST.
New Horizons is going to reach Pluto in July, 2015. What happens after that?
Meet Mars’ two newest moons, MAVEN and MOM.
Ten years after launch, financial problems may mean the demise of the Spitzer space telescope. Today, we review its history and discuss its possible future.
Last week, NASA held the 2014 astrophysics senior review in Washington, the results of which will determine the fate of 11 missions.