space

Distant space object an ancient relic from 4.5 billion years ago

Distant space object an ancient relic from 4.5 billion years ago

CLOSE NASA’s unmanned New Horizons spacecraft gets a new view of the space rock, Ultima Thule, from a different angle. […]

Kelly twins study explores space and genetic frontier

Kelly twins study explores space and genetic frontier

From his eyes to his immune system, astronaut Scott Kelly's body sometimes reacted strangely to nearly a year in orbit, […]

America's newest crew capsule launches into space

America’s newest crew capsule launches into space

America's newest capsule for astronauts rocketed Saturday toward the International Space Station on a high-stakes test flight by SpaceX. (March […]

Hippocamp discovered using Hubble Space Telescope

Hippocamp discovered using Hubble Space Telescope

The inner moons of Neptune. Shown here is the location of Hippocamp, compared with those of Neptune’s rings and other […]

More images of Ultima Thule, the 'space snowman'

More images of Ultima Thule, the ‘space snowman’

CLOSE NASA’s New Horizons probe just shared the clearest image yet of snowman-shaped Ultima Thule, the farthest object in the […]

NASA New Horizons discovers icy, reddish 'space snowman' beyond Pluto

NASA New Horizons discovers icy, reddish ‘space snowman’ beyond Pluto

CLOSE NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft has survived humanity’s most distant exploration of another world. Flight controllers in Laurel, Maryland, received […]