People across the eastern United States could witness a SpaceX rocket launch four astronauts into space early Friday (April 23)
The night sky is filled spectacular cosmic treasures, from the moon and other planets to distant stars and galaxies. See amazing pictures of the night sky as seen by veteran observers and amateur astronomers here.
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A new documentary by award-winning astrophotographer Tom Lowe is showcasing humanity's relationship to the natural world, including the sky above our heads.
A new set of videos from a unique astronomy-music project transformed spacecraft data into celestial sound baths.
Three years from today, on Monday, April 8, 2024, more than half a billion people across North America have the chance to see another Great American Solar Eclipse.
A rare fireball meteor bright enough to be seen during the day triggered a massive sonic boom over parts of the UK and France.
Finnish astrophotographer J-P Metsavainio spent 1,250 hours over the course of about 12 years creating a single image that reveals the magnificent beauty of the entire Milky Way galaxy.
If you live in Vermont and heard an explosion just before dinnertime Sunday (March 7), there's a good chance that was a shockwave from an incoming meteor exploding over the state.
Mars may not be ready to escape the spotlight just yet, even after receiving its third Earthly mission this month.
Vaonis, a French startup that raised eyebrows in 2018 with its sci-fi robot-looking Stellina smart telescope, has revealed its latest newbie-friendly astrophotography invention.
This year saw a new age of sample-retrieval missions, protests against a telescope, an incredible visit from a dazzling comet and the ''great conjunction'' of Saturn and Jupiter.
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Saturn and Jupiter shared a rare "great conjunction" on Dec. 21 that thrilled skywatchers around the world.
NASA has shared some helpful tips for how to photograph the "great conjunction" of Jupiter and Saturn on Dec. 21, 2020.
Jupiter and Saturn will align in the night sky today (Dec. 21) in an event astronomers call the "great conjunction," and you can watch it online with a host of webcasts.
Google treated internet searchers around the world to a pair of animated doodles celebrating the "great conjunction" of Jupiter and Saturn and the solstice on Dec. 21.
Jupiter and Saturn will align in the night sky on Dec. 21 in an event astronomers call the "great conjunction" marking the planets' closest encounter in nearly 400 years.
The Geminid meteor shower of 2020 peaks overnight tonight on Dec. 13 and 14 and you can watch it live online. Here's how.