• April 23, 2019
Blurred images and battery issues are no longer an immediate problem.
• April 22, 2019
China’s Chang’e-4 lander and Yutu-2 rover are continuing to function well and have completed their fourth lunar day.
• April 19, 2019
The sky is the limit, providing you’re willing to invest a little time for what is a surprisingly low-budget, hands-on project.
• April 16, 2019
Last month marked the 40th anniversary of the historic Voyager 1 encounter with Jupiter in 1979.
• March 22, 2019
Award-winning astrophotographer Adam Block shares some of his latest images highlighting some hidden gems.
The Planetary Report • March 2019
As of mission end on 30 October 2018, Kepler had detected 1,815 planets or planet candidates in multi-planet systems. All 726 such systems are drawn here.
Imagine 2 icy worlds far from the Sun. Their serene, blue atmospheres. Huge, ominous-looking storms. Tantalizing glimpses of moons with exotic, icy terrains. Delicate sets of encircling rings.
• March 11, 2019
The color of Uranus and Neptune is similar, but not identical. Uranus appears greener and Neptune bluer.
• March 06, 2019
China’s Yutu-2 rover is continuing to make tracks on the lunar far side.
Jeffrey R. Johnson
• February 25, 2019
Jeff Johnson files a report from ROASTT, the Rover Operations Activities for Science Team Training.
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