April 10, 2006
NASA today announced that a small spacecraft named LCROSS has been selected to travel to The Moonto look for precious water ice at the lunar south pole in October 2008.
Sept. 21, 2006
NASA's Voyager 1 spacecraft has entered a new realm of space, and it's beaming back some surprises.
March 3, 2006
Backyard astronomers, grab your telescopes. Jupiteris growing a new red spot.
Nov. 16, 2006
Soon, Astronautsonboard the ISS will test a high-tech medical device that uses primitive enzymes from horseshoe crabs to diagnose human illness.
Sept. 1, 2006
With Astronautsreturning to the Moon, reliable forecasts of Space Weatherare more important than ever. A new proposed mission called "Solar Sentinels" would surround the sun with spacecraft to keep an eye on solar activity.
Aug. 15, 2006
A strange little sunspot may herald the coming of one of the stormiest solar cycles in decades.
June 5, 2006
The two biggest storms in the solar system are about to go bump in the night, in plain view of backyard telescopes.
Aug. 7, 2006
When the Perseid meteor shower peaks on August 12th, the nearly-full Moon is going to spoil the show. But there might be something to see before The Moonrises: a side-show of Perseid Earthgrazers.
Nov. 14, 2006
Earth is heading for a cloud of comet dust that could produce an outburst of Leonid Meteorson Nov. 19th.
June 29, 2006
Who needs fireworks? As night falls on the 4th of July, a moon, a giant planet and a spaceship will emerge from the twilight for a sky show of their own.