April 24, 2007
Last December, Japan's Hinode spacecraft observed a massive explosion on the sun. Researchers analyzing the data have now produced a must-see movie of the flare's magnetic underpinnings.
April 13, 2007
What happens to a hurricane when it gets hit by a dust storm? This is an important question because Atlantic hurricanes are born not far from the Sahara desert. To find the answer, NASA scientists recently flew into a dusty hurricane.
April 12, 2007
NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatoryhas observed a remarkable eclipse of a supermassive black hole, allowing a disk of hot matter swirling around the hole to be measured for the first time.
April 6, 2007
A miniature biological laboratory important to the future of space exploration has just been tested successfully onboard the International Space Station.
March 29, 2007
NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatoryhas observed some spectacular Northern Lights on the planet Jupiter.
March 28, 2007
The rockets are still on the drawing board, and some of the Astronautshaven't even been born yet. Nevertheless, NASA's journey to Mars has already begun.
March 21, 2007
NASA has released never-before-seen images that show intense activity in an unexpected place on the sun.
March 14, 2007
NASA scientists are shooting marbles at 16,000 mph to learn what happens when meteoroids hit the Moon.
March 12, 2007
NASA's STEREO-B spacecraft was about a million miles from Earth last month when it photographed The Moonpassing in front of the sun. The resulting movie looks like it came from an alien solar system.
March 9, 2007
The Orbital Express mission to test cutting-edge automated rendezvous and docking technologies blasted off from Cape Canaveral last night.