NASA (Aug. 1, 2014) Go outside to see Venus and Jupiter at dawn, Saturn and Mars at dusk. No telescope required! Plus the annual Perseid meteor shower is in full swing now through the 17th. The shower peaks the night of ... watch video
NASA (Aug. 1, 2013) If you've never seen a meteor shower, the summer Perseids are a great introduction. Meteor showers are the colorful debris of a comet or sometimes the debris of a fragmented ... watch video
NASA (Dec. 9, 2013) Hi I'm John Grotzinger. I'm the project scientist for Mars Science Laboratory mission and this is your Curiosity Rover Report.
Curiosity's got some great new findings. We've been able to find a ... watch video
NASA (Dec. 30, 2013) Music.
Jane Houston Jones: What's Up for January. Jupiter at opposition. Venus at conjunction. A Juno mission update. And the Quadrantid meteor shower. Hello and welcome. I'm Jane Houston Jones from ... watch video
Nov. 20, 2015 An international team of physicists has published ground-breaking research on the decay of subatomic particles called kaons - which could change how scientists understand the formation of the ... read more
Nov. 16, 2015 An aerospace engineering professor is developing a microsatellite imager that could be used to check satellites, do small repairs or refuel spacecraft — and keep astronauts ... read more
Nov. 18, 2015 Capturing sharp images of distant objects is difficult, largely due to atmospheric turbulence, the mixing of hot and cold air. But researchers captured the first photo of a ... read more
Nov. 18, 2015 What happens to your body in space? NASA's Human Research Program has been unfolding answers for over a decade. Space is a dangerous, unfriendly place. The risks for a Mars mission are many, but NASA ... read more
Nov. 18, 2015 The most Earth-like planet could have been made uninhabitable by vast quantities of radiation.The atmosphere of the planet, Kepler-438b, is thought to have been stripped away ... read more
Nov. 18, 2015 ESO's VISTA survey telescope has spied a horde of previously hidden massive galaxies that existed when the universe was in its infancy. By discovering and studying more of ... read more
Aug. 7, 2015 The evening of Wednesday 12 August into the morning of Thursday 13 August sees the annual maximum of the Perseid meteor shower. This year, a new moon makes prospects for watching this natural ... read more
Aug. 9, 2013 The evening of 12 August and morning of 13 August see the annual maximum of the Perseids meteor shower. This year prospects for watching this natural firework display are particularly ... read more
Dec. 12, 2012 On the evening of December 13 and the morning of 14 December, skywatchers across the world will be looking up as the Geminid meteor shower reaches its peak, in potentially one of the best night sky ... read more
May 21, 2012 On the night of April 21, the 2012 Lyrid meteor shower peaked in the skies over Earth. While NASA allsky cameras were looking up at the night skies, astronaut Don Pettit aboard the International ... read more