News From Space

NASA’s Curiosity rover used an instrument called SAM (Sample Analysis at Mars) to detect seasonal changes in atmospheric methane in Gale Crater. The... Read more
The structural model of the ExoMars rover, provided by ESA as part of the ESA/Roscosmos ExoMars mission, in which two out of the three wheel bogies can be... Read more
This series of images shows simulated views of a darkening martian sky blotting out the Sun from NASA’s Opportunity rover’s point of view, with the... Read more
Analysis of asteroids like Lutetia was used in the Josef Hanuš-led paper on asteroid thermophysical modeling. Lutetia is a large main-belt asteroid about... Read more
These are the discovery observations of asteroid 2018 LA from the Catalina Sky Survey, taken June 2, 2018. About eight hours after these images were taken,... Read more
Ryugu photographed using the ONC-T. This photograph was taken on June 6, 2018, at around 04:15 JST. The field of view is 6.3° × 6.3°, and the exposure... Read more
This artist’s concept of lightning distribution in Jupiter’s northern hemisphere incorporates a JunoCam image with artistic embellishments. Data from... Read more
The sharper, more detailed all-sky map produced by the Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope using nine years of data collected from 2008 to 2017. Brighter... Read more
The Ant Nebula, as imaged by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, resembles the head and body of a garden ant. In reality, it is the result of a dying... Read more