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Comet Leonard heads out to roam free in interstellar space, alongside rogue planets, their moons, and maybe even life.
From a space station cemetery to a super-resilient spacecraft, the feats of human ingenuity that make space exploration possible are the stuff of science fiction dreams.
While missions are achieving new things, the cosmos reminds us that some things are universal.
Looking back at an amazing year in space, here on Earth and beyond.
With space missions like JWST and Voyager, decades of development yield decades of discovery.
JWST interdisciplinary scientist Heidi Hammel explains why it will take six months for the telescope's first images to emerge.
Our host star takes center stage, and JWST demands a little more patience.
NASA’s long-awaited, greatly anticipated observatory has blasted off on a mission to revolutionize our understanding of the cosmos.
A comet, an eclipse, a meteor shower, and planets... all are amazing reasons to look up at the night skies.
A massive space telescope to search for signs of life on hundreds of Earth-like exoplanets is the official recommendation of the U.S. astronomy community.
The values that have driven space exploration since its beginnings are still going strong today.
Looking at where you came from, and seeking your opinions.
In celebration of Halloween, take a terrifying tour through our creepy cosmos.
Find annual expenditures, charts, and comparisons for NASA's expenditures on the James Webb Space Telescope, including contributions from the European Space Agency and the Canadian Space Agency over the same period.
The realities of space go beyond what we can see, and perhaps even beyond what we can imagine.
Everything you need to know about NASA’s Lucy mission to the Trojan asteroids.
Look at some extraordinary views from space and imagine what you’d see if you had the best seat on SpaceX’s Dragon capsule.
The newest issue of The Planetary Report takes a look at the James Webb Space Telescope and what it will teach us about the cosmos.
Webb is the largest, most powerful, most complex and most expensive space telescope ever built.
How space advocates came to the rescue of the Hubble Space Telescope in 2004.