12 February 2013, 10:38 AM ET
Approaching Solar Maximum stimulates spectacular skies as photographer Chad Blakley (lightsoverlapland.com) captures this aurora activity over Abisko National Park on Feb. 8, 2013. The strong greenish tint indicates oxygen in the lower atmosphere.
11 February 2013, 03:45 PM ET
The Progress 50 cargo spacecraft docked with the International Space Station at 3:35pm EST on February 11th, 2013. It took 5 hours 55 minutes from launch until docking.
11 February 2013, 01:59 PM ET
The Solar Dynamics Observatory has completed the third year of its mission to provide scientists not only with stunningly detailed images of our sun, but a wealth of data that will help further our understanding of the sun-Earth system.
11 February 2013, 01:13 PM ET
NASA's Landsat Data Continuity Mission launched at 1:02 p.m. EST on February 11th, 2013 from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.
11 February 2013, 10:26 AM ET
The orbit of 150-foot-wide asteroid space rock takes it within 17,200 miles of Earth at its closest approach on February 15th, 2013.
11 February 2013, 09:49 AM ET
The Progress 50 spacecraft launched atop a Soyuz rocket from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakistan on February 15th, 2013 at 9:41am EST. Its is set to dock at the ISS at 3:40pm EST.
11 February 2013, 08:20 AM ET
The closest planet to the Sun (looking pinkish because of the hues of the setting Sun) and the Red Planet will be visible for all to see in February 2013. Find out when and where to look.
09 February 2013, 05:06 PM ET
NOAA's GOES-13 satellite snapped imagery of the two low pressure systems joining forces to slam the Northeast United States with heavy winds and snow. Observations were made between Feb. 7th and Feb. 9th, 2013.
08 February 2013, 05:28 PM ET
See how NASA’s Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM), a collaboration between NASA and the U.S. Geological Surveythat will continue the Landsat Program's 40-year data record of monitoring Earth's landscapes from space, launches on its Atlas 5 rocket
08 February 2013, 02:34 PM ET
NASA’s Landsat program is the longest continuous global record of the Earth's surface, and delivers both visually stunning and scientifically valuable images of our planet.
08 February 2013, 02:05 PM ET
NOAA's GOES-13 satellite was on hand to witness 2 low pressure systems joining forces over the east coast of the United States. The resulting Nor'easter of February 8th and 9th 2013 has been called a 'historic storm' .
08 February 2013, 01:23 PM ET
For 20 years, computer models have been telling astrophysicists there should be many more dwarf galaxies. New research shows the dwarfs are whipped around so fast by gravity that their gas matter is stripped off and they shrink away.
08 February 2013, 10:29 AM ET
A prototype Mars rover explores the Canadian Space Agency’s Mars simulation field to demonstrate technology for seeking out methane on the Red Planet.
07 February 2013, 02:54 PM ET
The close approach of Asteroid 2012 DA14 points up the possibility of pushing such bodies off collision courses. NASA's OSIRIS-REx mission to 1999 RQ36 will study the Sun's effect on its orbit, return samples to Earth and increase asteroid insight.
07 February 2013, 01:35 PM ET
Every 25.3 days, like clockwork, a protostar, named LRLL 54361, unleashes bursts of light, which spread through gas and dust surrounding it. Astronomers believe the pulses are caused by interactions between 2 newly formed stars.
07 February 2013, 12:31 PM ET
The NEOSSat (Near-Earth Object Surveillance Satellite) is the first space telescope designed specifically for detecting and tracking asteroids and satellites that come near our planet.
07 February 2013, 09:19 AM ET
It may be possible for you to see comet Pan-STARRS without a telescope in early March 2013 as it crosses the orbit of Mercury. NASA has produced this video to show you how. This comet has never been so close to the Sun.
07 February 2013, 09:04 AM ET
William Shatner asks Canadian astronaut and soon-to-be ISS commander Chris Hadfield some tough questions on February 7th, 2013.
06 February 2013, 09:01 AM ET
The fires of star birth light up the nebula's hydrogen gas bright red. Europe's MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope captured this grand view of the cosmic fowl located at along the border of Canis Major and Monoceros constellations.
05 February 2013, 04:52 PM ET
Coco Brown reserved a seat with Space Expedition Corporation (SXC) to fly sub-orbital aboard the XCOR Lynx Mark II. She recently had weightless environment training aboard a Zero G Corp flight.
05 February 2013, 03:58 PM ET
The comet that may put on a spectacular light show during a November date with the Sun, was observed by the Deep Impact mission. The spacecraft has also had close fly-bys of comet's Tempel 1 and Hartley 2 and scientific observations of Garradd.
05 February 2013, 03:04 PM ET
The Apollo 17 commander had a short conversation with ISS commander Kevin Ford while at Mission Control in Houston on Februrary 5th, 2013.
05 February 2013, 11:26 AM ET
NOVA's new special, 'Earth From Space' provides a stunning look at our planet from an astounding perspective. Viewers will see Saharan dust fertilizing the Amazon, a deep submarine waterfall in Antarctica, and the Atlantic's hurricane generator.
05 February 2013, 11:01 AM ET
A very active supermassive black hole is swallowing large quantities of galaxy Messier 106 and in turn creating unique features not characteristic of other spiral galaxies. Messier 106 is 20 million light-years away in the constellation Ursa Major.
05 February 2013, 10:54 AM ET
Asteroid 2012 DA14 will makes its closest approach to Earth on February 15th, 2013. The 131-foot space rock will come withing 17.200 miles of Earth, closer than geosynchronous satellites.