New photos from asteroid Bennu reveal stunning surprises

We have a shuttle in outer space, orbiting and asteroid and beaming back data and images. Still seems pretty incredible.

Mercury is the planet closest to Earth — contrary to popular belief

There’s also a whirly-dirly corollary associated with this new method.

Toyota partners with Japanese space agency on new moon rover design

After having conquered the automobile on Earth, Toyota has decided to try their luck off the planet.

Spaceflight activates dormant viruses like herpes

Add herpes and other viruses to the long list of health problems associated with space flight.

This is Opportunity last view from Mars

NASA just released an amazing 360-degree panorama from the final resting place of the Opportunity rover.

Scientists discover 83 Quasars from the early universe

Talk about a massive find!

NASA captures images of supersonic shockwaves in mid-air — and the results are stunning

Understanding these shockwaves are important for developing the new generation of supersonic planes.

Massive solar storms are naturally-recurring events, study finds — and we’re unprepared for them

Sunny days ahead!

First Crew Dragon launch and docking a success for SpaceX

These are exciting times for SpaceX

NASA puts InSight experiment on hold because one stubborn rock is blocking their instruments

InSight picked scissors, so it lost to rock.

NASA trains to search for Martian life in world’s driest desert

The Atacama Desert is the most Mars-like environment on Earth.

The Race to the Moon Starts in the Classroom

Want to explore the solar system, and beyond? Start with education.

Japanese spacecraft takes historic selfie after landing on distant asteroid

Space history was made this week!

NASA scientists create basic building blocks of life in a ‘primordial ocean’

A breakthrough that will narrow down the search for alien life.

Spectacular new images show Martian ancient river systems

Did a wet Mars foster life? That’s the big question scientists hope to answer in the future.

Future Moon colonists could produce water from regolith and sunlight

Drink up!

The Earth’s atmosphere extends twice as far as the Moon, technically

You should probably try really hard to hold your breath around there, though.

InSight lander detects mysterious dips in air pressure on Red Planet (and shares Martian weather forecast)

One day, checking the weather on Mars in real-time will be as easy as googling it.

These tributes to the Opportunity rover will break your heart

Goodnight, sweet prince…

NASA bids farewell to 15-year-old rover on Mars

Adio, Opportunity! You’ll be forever in our hearts <3.