NASA officials say they see black and white images of Pluto’s geological patterns sent back to earth by New Horizons’ mission as it is set to be the first probe to visit the distant world.
NASA officials say New Horizons’ historic flyby of Pluto is on track, set to make the spacecraft the first probe to visit the distant world.
NASA’s Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array (NuSTAR) recently caught a glimpse of five of these secluded beasts. While hidden from view from most other telescopes, NuSTAR can spot them by detecting the highest-energy X-rays, which can penetrate through the enshrouding gas and dust.
NASA scientists believe the gravitational pull of black holes in the galaxy is causing dark matter to smash together at such high intensity that it is emitting gamma-ray light.
Philae lander probe, thought lost, wakes up in the shadow of a comet, the European Space Agency (ESA) says.
Second test flight set for NASA’s supersonic saucer from Hawaii.
The Progress 59 Russian space cargo ship tumbles out of control after launch.
Happy Birthday Hubble! NASA celebrates twenty five years of the Hubble Space telescope.
(NVO) – The Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles livestreamed video of Saturday’s (April 4) total lunar eclipse, also called a “blood moon”.
Construction of the world’s largest and most powerful observatory designed to detect and analyze gamma rays has been completed in Mexico. Gamma ray particles are considered the most energetic in the universe and scientists hope to use the observatory to learn more about the supernovas and black holes that produce them. Ben Gruber reports.