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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.
On October 16, NASA's Lucy spacecraft is expected to depart for the Trojan asteroids — rocky bodies that share an orbit with Jupiter.
Lucy kicks off a beefier era of Discovery.
Exploration is teaching us a lot about the cosmos, and a lot about how much we still don’t know.
A new study says the winds within the famous Great Red Spot are speeding up in some places and slowing down in others.
This week we're all about the rocky planets: Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars.
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.
SpaceX is preparing to launch the first-ever entirely civilian mission — Inspiration4 — into Earth orbit.
How space advocates came to the rescue of the Hubble Space Telescope in 2004.
Webb is the largest, most powerful, most complex and most expensive space telescope ever built.
When we explore space we see familiar things: seasons, ice caps, and maybe someday even plants.
What can we learn from patterns in the Martian sands? And what’s that Earth-like planet over there?
Looking at planets and moons from near and far, and figuring out how to get all the way out there.
10 years after launching, Juno is still showing us Jupiter’s stunning beauty.
Saturn’s icy moon invites further study, and The Planetary Society’s LightSail 2 spacecraft celebrates an anniversary.
Reminisce about the influential Viking missions, picture seeing your all-time favorites on your wall, and get excited for what’s to come.
NASA's Dragonfly dual-quadcopter will carry a suite of instruments designed to analyze the surface of Saturn's moon, Titan.