Hubble Space Telescope - Kill Or Save It? | Video
Tue, 21 Apr 2015 16:22:48 -0400
When HST can no longer do science, should we deorbit and destroy it, extend its life with another servicing mission, or boost it into a safe "museum piece" orbit? NASA's John Grunsfeld explains.
Brilliant Venus and Moon Shine Together Tonight: How to See It
Tue, 21 Apr 2015 16:18:57 -0400
This evening will be another one of those special occasions when the two brightest objects in the night sky — the moon and a Venus — will get together and, weather permitting, will attract a lot of attention.
Astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti Wears 'Star Trek' Uniform in Space (Photo)
Tue, 21 Apr 2015 16:01:02 -0400
European astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti tweeted a photo of herself aboard the International Space Station, wearing a uniform from the "Star Trek: Voyager" TV series.
Going Back to the Moon: Q&A with Planetary Scientist Paul Spudis
Tue, 21 Apr 2015 11:22:09 -0400
Planetary scientist Paul Spudis has long been calling for humanity to return to the moon. He tells Space.com why manned exploration of Earth's nearest neighbor is so important.
What 'Black Holes and Time Warps' Means to Me
Tue, 21 Apr 2015 11:17:15 -0400
Astrophysicist Kip Thorne's book on black holes was a revelation for me in college, both for its science content and Thorne's willingness to engage the public.
How the Hubble Space Telescope Changed Our View of the Cosmos
Tue, 21 Apr 2015 11:15:43 -0400
The science gleaned by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope over the last 25 years goes far beyond a handful of beautiful images.