(WASHINGTON) — NASA is plotting a daring robotic mission to Jupiter’s watery moon Europa, a place where astronomers speculate there might be life.
The space agency set aside $15 million in its 2015 budget proposal to start planning some kind of mission to Europa. No details were released but NASA chief financial officer Elizabeth …
(CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.) — An asteroid is headed this way. But even though it will come closer than the moon, astronomers say it will pose no danger.
The newly discovered asteroid, called 2014 DX110, will hurtle between the moon and Earth on Wednesday. DX110 will pass an estimated 217,000 miles from Earth.
That’s approximately …
An album of space images—including a poignant shot of a blacked-out North Korea—tell this month’s tale of our place in the cosmos.
It’s the most sophisticated satellite of its kind
A rare breed of black hole, 15 million light years away, sheds light on a cosmic mystery
A major haul by the Kepler space telescope has astronomers cheering
It’s not easy to tell if a distant planet orbiting a distant star is habitable, but researchers have developed a new way
A remnant of a stellar explosion zips through space—and sends us signals as it goes
Jupiter’s Ganymede gets its own map
Could this be a second chance for Jade Rabbit?