Jupiter

This combination of Sept. 10 and 23, 2013 photos provided by NASA shows six comet-like tails radiating from a body in the asteroid belt, designated P/2013 P5. (AP Photo/NASA, ESA, D. Jewitt - UCLA)

Hubble spots strange asteroid with 6 tails of dust

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 […]

11/08/2013

This 2010 artist's rendering depicts NASA's Juno spacecraft with Jupiter in the background. (AP Photo/NASA/JPL, File)

NASA troubleshooting Jupiter-bound spacecraft

LOS ANGELES (AP) — NASA says it’ll spend the next several days diagnosing a problem with the Jupiter-bound Juno spacecraft that appeared after it buzzed past Earth to propel itself toward the giant planet. Work […]

10/10/2013

This 2010 artist's rendering depicts NASA's Juno spacecraft with Jupiter in the background. (AP Photo/NASA/JPL, File)

NASA spacecraft enters safe mode after Earth flyby

LOS ANGELES (AP) — NASA says its Jupiter-bound spacecraft is in safe mode soon after it used Earth as a gravity slingshot to hurtle toward the outer solar system. The Jet Propulsion Laboratory said Wednesday […]

10/09/2013

This 2010 artist's rendering depicts NASA's Juno spacecraft with Jupiter in the background. (AP Photo/NASA/JPL, File)

NASA spacecraft zips by Earth en route to Jupiter

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A NASA spacecraft bound for Jupiter will swing by Earth on Wednesday to get the boost it needs to arrive at the giant gas planet in 2016. Using Earth as a […]

10/09/2013

Composite image of galaxies from NASA Hubble Space Telescope (Photo credit: NASA/AP)

New tiny moon found orbiting faraway Neptune

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 […]

07/15/2013

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