News From Space

  This illustration shows NASA’s Dragonfly rotorcraft-lander approaching a site on Saturn’s exotic moon, Titan. Taking advantage of Titan’s... Read more
This image was taken by the left Navcam on NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover on June 18, 2019, the 2440th Martian day, or sol, of the mission. It shows part of... Read more
Scientists have obtained the first image of a black hole, using Event Horizon Telescope observations of the center of the galaxy M87. The image shows a bright... Read more
NEEMO 23 crew members ESA astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti and NASA astronaut Jessica Watkins test the second version of an ESA’s Lunar Evacuation System... Read more
In a laboratory simulating temperature, pressure, and electron radiation conditions on Jupiter’s moon Europa at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in... Read more
This image of InSight’s seismometer was taken on the 110th Martian day, or sol, of the mission. The seismometer is called Seismic Experiment for Interior... Read more
This artist’s illustration shows the theoretical internal structure of the exoplanet Gliese 3470 b. At 12.6 Earth masses, the planet is more massive... Read more
Example data captured by the Geostationary Lightning Mapper instrument aboard GOES-16, an Earth-monitoring satellite operated by NOAA and NASA. This... Read more
SOFIA took this image of comet 46P/Wirtanen on Dec. 16 and 17, 2018. Credit: NASA/SOFIA. The mystery of why Earth has so much water, allowing our “blue... Read more
Images of four CubeSats being deployed from the Kibo module on the International Space Station. Left: Uguisu (Kyutech, Japan), Raavana-1 (ACCIMT, Sri Lanka... Read more
A false-color image mosaic shows Daphnis, one of Saturn’s ring-embedded moons, and the waves it kicks up in the Keeler gap. Images collected by Cassini’s... Read more