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  • The Devils of Mars

    July 14, 2005

    When humans visit Mars, they'll have to watch out for towering electrified dust devils.

  • Friday the 13th, 2029

    May 13, 2005

    Asteroid 2004 MN4 will come scarily close to Earth on April 13, 2029, but it will not hit.

  • Ultrasound for Astronauts

    Feb. 16, 2005

    Far away from doctors and hospitals, Astronautsin space are learning to give themselves checkups using ultrasound.

  • Sunset Planets

    Aug. 26, 2005

    Venus, Jupiterand the crescent Moon are gathering for a beautiful sunset sky show.

  • New Moons of Pluto

    Nov. 1, 2005

    Using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope to probe the ninth planet in our solar system, astronomers have discovered that Pluto may have not one, but three moons.

  • Brain Bites

    Feb. 10, 2005

    How do you go to the bathroom in space? Amusing one-minute videos from NASA answer some of the questions about space you were afraid to ask.

  • Green Comet

    Jan. 5, 2005

    On Friday night, January 7th, Comet Machholz visits the Pleiades.

  • Picking on Einstein

    March 28, 2005

    By measuring the shape of space with exquisite precision, NASA's Gravity Probe B aims to confirm Einstein's theory of relativity ... or provide the first evidence against it.

  • Beware the Mars Hoax

    July 7, 2005

    There's a rumor going around about Mars: It's racing toward Earth and soon to be as large ... as the full Moon?

  • NASA - Summer Moon Illusion

    June 20, 2005