News From Space

This artist’s concept of a lake at the north pole of Saturn’s moon Titan illustrates raised rims and rampart-like features such as those seen by NASA’s... Read more
 
The final four candidate sample collection sites on asteroid Bennu are designated Nightingale, Kingfisher, Osprey and Sandpiper. Each circle has a 5-m... Read more
 
This mosaic of images shows layers of ancient sediment on a boulder-sized rock called “Strathdon,” as seen by the Mars Hand Lens Imager (MAHLI) camera on... Read more
 
Comet C/2019 Q4 as imaged by the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope on Hawaii’s Big Island on Sept. 10, 2019. Credit: Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope. A newly... Read more
 
This image shows a view of stellar families — clusters and co-moving groups of stars in the Milky Way — identified using data from the second data... Read more
 
Example of a boulder having moved across the surface of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko’s surface, captured in Rosetta’s OSIRIS imagery. Credit:... Read more
 
This artist's rendering shows NASA's Europa Clipper spacecraft, which is being developed for a launch sometime in the 2020s. This view shows the spacecraft... Read more
 
An X-ray view of the active black hole at the core of distant galaxy GSN 069, about 250 million light years away, based on data from ESA’s XMM-Newton X-ray... Read more
 
A close-up view, taken on February 5, 1971, of the laser ranging retro reflector (LR3), which the Apollo 14 astronauts deployed on the moon during their... Read more