Hubble Space Telescope
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Hubble Space Telescope has captured snapshots of never-before seen galaxies far, far away. Try 13.2 billion years ago. That’s so long ago and far away that Hubble was never supposed to […]
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Two space station astronauts ventured out on a rare Christmas Eve spacewalk Tuesday, hoping to wrap up urgent repairs to a cooling system. It was the second spacewalk in four […]
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — This is one strange asteroid. The Hubble Space Telescope has discovered a six-tailed asteroid in the asteroid belt between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter. Scientists say they’ve never seen […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A strange glow in space has provided fresh evidence that all the gold on Earth was forged from ancient collisions of dead stars, researchers reported Wednesday. Astronomers have long known that […]
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Chalk up one more moon for Neptune. NASA announced the discovery of Neptune’s 14th moon Monday. The Hubble Space Telescope captured the moon as a white dot in photos of […]
LONDON (AP) — Astronomers have for the first time managed to determine the color of a planet outside our solar system, a blue gas giant 63 light-years away. Using the Hubble Space Telescope, an international […]
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The last space shuttle to soar makes its museum debut this weekend, and it’s the belle of NASA’s retirement ball. The Atlantis exhibit opens to the public Saturday at Kennedy […]
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A 59-year-old Russian cosmonaut became the world’s oldest spacewalker Friday, joining a much younger cosmonaut’s son for a little maintenance work outside the International Space Station.
LOS ANGELES (AP) – A galaxy once considered the oldest has reclaimed its title. Poring through Hubble Space Telescope photos, a scientific team recalculated the galaxy’s age and determined it is 13.3 billion years old – not a mere 13.2 billion.
LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The Space Shuttle Endeavour exhibit will be formally opened today in a grand ceremony at the California Science Center in Exposition Park, where it will spend its retirement years. Endeavour arrived […]