Mercury, First Planet From the Sun: Latest Discoveries
Mercury is our solar system's smallest planet.
Scientists are sifting through the first new Mercury images in 33 years.
Mysteries about a small, dense, hardly explored planet called Mercury prevail.
NASA satellites show coronal mass ejection disconnecting tail from comet.
The upcoming flyby NASA's MESSENGER spacecraft over Venus could provide new insights about the cloud-shrouded planet and will serve as a dress rehearsal for its rendezvous with Mercury next year.
One of the 'original' American astronauts, Walter M. Schirra passed away.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado – Japan is building upon its past successes in space to forge a range of initiatives, from disaster warning systems, probes to Mercury, Venus and Jupiter, as well as conduct an aggressive lunar exploration campaign.
It’s a story that should be familiar to any space exploration enthusiast. It’s the story of “The Astronaut Farmer.”
In the upcoming Warner Brothers' feature film "The Astronaut Farmer,” Billy Bob Thornton plays the role of Charles Farmer, a former astronaut who never flew in space but who decides to accomplish his dream of reaching orbit by building his own rocket base
During these next two weeks we will be presented with an excellent opportunity to view Mercury in the early morning dawn sky.
More than half the world will have a chance to watch a rare cosmic event today as Mercury crosses the face of the Sun.
On Nov. 8, more than half the world will get to see a rare event--Mercury crossing the face of the Sun.
New radar images of the moon’s surface showed no evidence of water ice hiding in craters in the moon’s South Pole.
On Nov. 8, Mercury will pass through inferior conjunction, a point in its orbit where it is directly between Earth and the Sun. The setup will produce a striking celestial phenomenon that can be viewed with small telescopes if done safely.