Monisha Ravisetti is Space.com's Astronomy Editor. She covers black holes, star explosions, gravitational waves, exoplanet discoveries and other enigmas hidden across the fabric of space and time. Previously, she was a science writer at CNET, and before that, reported for The Academic Times. Prior to becoming a writer, she was an immunology researcher at Weill Cornell Medical Center in New York. She graduated from New York University in 2018 with a B.A. in philosophy, physics and chemistry. She spends too much time playing online chess. Her favorite planet is Earth.
Moon landings will continue to speckle humanity's future, and scientists are urging discussions of lunar ethics and policy.
Intuitive Machines became the first private company to land a spacecraft on the moon on Feb. 22. The lander appears to be alive and well, the company has confirmed.
Once known for her beloved roles on Disney Channel, Bridgit Mendler has re-introduced herself as a CEO in the space business game.
Voyager 1 hasn't spoken since December of last year. Scientists are trying to fix the historic probe, but they're also preparing to say goodbye.
NASA's Voyager 1 deep space probe started glitching last year, and scientists aren't sure they can fix it.
"It's going to teach us about the oceans in the same way that Webb is teaching us about the cosmos."
The Legacy Survey of Space and Time promises to be a game changer for dark energy explorers. Here's why.
NASA has mounted all nine science instruments on its highly anticipated Europa Clipper spacecraft, which will launch toward Jupiter's icy ocean moon this year.
The 20th planned flight of the Cygnus resupply mission will bring a slew of incredible experiments to the International Space Station.
A machine learning-based search for TESS data anomalies could lead us to proof of alien life.
Last week, NASA lost contact with Ingenuity. But, don't worry, the agency appears to have regained communication with the beloved helicopter exploring Mars.
The 243rd meeting of the American Astronomical Society runs from Jan. 7 to Jan. 11, and we can't wait to see what amazing science announcements it bestows upon us.
It's possible, scientists say, that atom-sized black holes were produced during the first second of the universe's existence — and some might've gotten lodged within budding stars.
Space medicine is a continuously growing field — and for good reason, if humans want to settle Mars someday.
The Hubble Space Telescope has exited safe mode after a gyroscope glitch, NASA says, and should resume its regular science operations sometime in January.
Having launched on Oct. 13, the Psyche spacecraft has been journeying to a metal asteroid reminiscent of Earth's core. It just snapped its first image.
There will be 20 total payloads being brought to the moon, five of which are NASA's.
Asteroid Dinkinesh, target No. 1 on Lucy's journey, turned out to be not one, but two (technically three) space rocks put together. Scientists finally gave its satellite a name.
The Hubble Space Telescope has entered an automatic safe mode due to gyroscope difficulties, but scientists aren't worried about the observatory's health.
NASA's Europa Clipper spacecraft is headed to one of Jupiter's largest moons. It's bringing along a microchip filled with human names.
NASA's sonification project has done it again, this time turning the Galactic Center into a perfectly dissonant symphony.
The brightest gamma-ray burst ever seen was also the first to impact Earth's upper ionosphere, a new study suggests.