LOS ANGELES (AP) — Peering into the far reaches of the solar system, astronomers have spied a pink frozen world 7½ billion miles from the sun. It’s the second such object to be discovered in […]
MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. (AP) — NASA says it will try to fix its space telescope that hunts for planets outside our solar system. Recovery efforts to save the $600 million mission began Thursday and will […]
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 […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) — NASA’s Kepler planet-hunting telescope is broken, potentially jeopardizing a mission that opened up whole new possibilities on life outside the solar system. If engineers can’t find a fix, the malfunction could […]
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Now’s your chance to see the comet that passed within 100 million miles of Earth last week. Twilight on Tuesday will provide the best photo op for the comet called Pan-STARRS.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A recently discovered comet is closer than it’s ever been to Earth, and stargazers in the Northern Hemisphere finally get to see it. Click here to watch a video about Pan-STARRS.
LOS ANGELES (AP) – NASA’s long-running Voyager 1 spacecraft has entered a new region at the edge of the solar system and is close to exiting it forever.
LOS ANGELES (AP) – NASA says the Dawn spacecraft is journeying to its next destination after spending a year at a giant asteroid. The space agency said Wednesday it received a signal from the spacecraft […]