Transit of Venus Across the Sun 2012: Latest News
Get the latest news and tips for the rare Venus transit across the sun on June 6, 2012. The next one is in 2117!
The seven-year journey to Saturn begins.
The Cassini probe's new photos show Venus gleaming over Saturn's massive shoulder.
Veteran astrophotographer Ajay Talwar snapped the spectacular image of the crescent moon and Venus over the Ganges River in India.
The European Space Agency will send its Mars Express spacecraft within 36 miles of the tiny moon.
Venus and a crescent moon provided a dazzling sight for stargazers Thursday (Jan. 10).
Scientists have discovered strange magnetic ropes hundreds of miles long above the poles of Venus.
See photos of planet Venus taken by the European Space Agency's Venus Express spacecraft.
A brief rundown of the intrepid spacecraft currently sending data home from beyond Earth orbit.
This cool space wallpaper from the APEX telescope, of part of the Taurus Molecular Cloud, shows a sinuous filament of cosmic dust more than ten light-years long.
What to look for in the night sky this holiday season.
A night sky photographer shot this spectacular image of Venus and a crescent moon.
The Akatsuki spacecraft may be able to bounce back from a 2010 orbit-insertion failure.
NASA's Mariner 2 probe flew within 21,500 miles of Venus on Dec. 14, 1962.
In 1962, America became the first country to explore another planet but technical issues threatened the mission from the outset. Surviving the harrowing journey, Mariner 2 probed the hellish world, passing within 20,000 miles.
A waning crescent moon will glow alongside the brightest of all the planets.
The orbiter Atlantis holds the spacecraft in its payload bay.
Stargazers have to rise before sunrise to see the celestial triangle by Venus, the moon and Spica.
The moon, the planet Venus and the bright star Spica will be on view.