NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory published a new animation tour of the strange dwarf planet as seen by the Dawn spacecraft, from a new orbit closer to the surface. Take a tour of weird Ceres! Visit a 2-mile-deep crater and a 4-mile-tall mountain in the video narrated by mission director Marc Rayman. Get your red/blue glasses […]
NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope discovers first Earth-size planet orbiting a star in the habitable zone.
Astronomers announce discovery of gravitational waves from creation of the universe.
Google explains the quantum strangeness behind the latest development in quantum computing.
(NASA/LRO) — Video: The wide field of view enables orbit-to-orbit stereo, which allowed Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera team members at the DLR to create the unprecedented 100 meter scale near-global (0° to 360° longitude and 80°S to 80°N latitude) topographic map of the Moon (the GLD100)!
Don Ecker recalls the excitement of the Apollo moon shots and Neil Armstrong’s first steps on the lunar surface — and wonders why we never went back. Is there something up there?
Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk upon the lunar surface, passed away on August 25, 2012 at age 82.
A new NASA video, featuring Noah Petro of the NASA Goddard Spaceflight Center, presents incredible new images of the lunar surface taken by the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO).
An unnamed former U.S. government source (we know who he is) sheds new light on a strange tale from U.S. Mercury Astronaut Gordon Cooper’s autobiography, co-authored by Bruce Henderson