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There aren't many close-up, high-resolution images of the ice giants Uranus and Neptune. The reason comes down to distance.
SETI is the search for extraterrestrial intelligence, using various techniques to look for signals from advanced alien civilizations. METI (messaging extraterrestrial intelligence) is when we send out our own signals for aliens to find.
The Moon casts shadows on itself and on Earth, environmental concerns overshadow a test launch’s success, and exoplanets are awesome (beyond a shadow of a doubt).
A brief history of space imaging
Tour the rings of Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune, plus asteroids, a dwarf planet, and an exoplanet.
Artemis I is on its way to the Moon, Planetary Academy is here to inspire your kids, and LightSail 2 has come down.
Reflecting on Carl Sagan’s influence on this pale blue dot we call Earth.
The road back to Uranus is paved with a complicated mix of science and politics.
Rock stars love space, and who can blame them! Take a look at awesome images, exciting science, and the connection between music and exploration.
The robotic explorers of our Cosmos are truly impressive, as showcased by several spacecraft this week.
Distant robots run into problems, and distant worlds hold onto secrets — for now.
A look back at when the Voyager spacecraft sparked a love affair with an ocean moon.
Space exploration is at its core an optimistic, peaceful and cooperative endeavor. This week we look at some reminders of that spirit of exploration.
NASA’s Voyager missions provided an unprecedented glimpse into the outer solar system.
A look at record-breaking missions, worlds and feats of exploration.
With space missions like JWST and Voyager, decades of development yield decades of discovery.
Looking at planets and moons from near and far, and figuring out how to get all the way out there.
Here are some of our favorite pictures of Saturn's iconic rings, featuring images from Cassini, Voyager 1 and 2 and more.
All the wonders that the cosmos offered up this week, plus news about NASA’s leadership and an exciting launch.
Even Sagan would be amazed by multitudes we now know our cosmos may hold. Learn more, plus get your scoop on the week’s space news.