Clouds Near Jupiters South Pole from Juno

What’s happening near the south pole of Jupiter? Recent images sent back by NASA’s robotic Juno spacecraft are showing an interesting conglomeration of swirling clouds and what appear to be white ovals. Juno arrived at Jupiter in July and is...

/ October 26, 2016

Eagle Aurora over Norway

What’s that in the sky? An aurora. A large coronal mass ejection occurred on our Sun five days before this 2012 image was taken, throwing a cloud of fast moving electrons, protons, and ions toward the Earth. Although most of...

/ October 24, 2016

The Antlia Cluster of Galaxies

Galaxies dot the sky in this impressively wide and deep image of the Antlia Cluster. The third closest cluster of galaxies to Earth after Virgo and Fornax, the Antlia cluster is known for its compactness and its high fraction of...

/ October 19, 2016

Jing Haipeng enters space

As of just now the Astronaut Jing Haipeng, Commander, has reached Space after launching on the October 16, 2016. Jing Haipeng is from China and for more information you can read all about it on http://ift.tt/2dUIBX6.

/ October 17, 2016

Chen Dong enters space

As of just now the Astronaut Chen Dong, Flight Engineer, has reached Space after launching on the October 16, 2016. Chen Dong is from China and for more information you can read all about it on http://ift.tt/2dh34at.

/ October 17, 2016

Chen Dong enters space

As of just now the Astronaut Chen Dong, Flight Engineer, has reached Space after launching on the October 16, 2016. Chen Dong is from China and for more information you can read all about it on http://ift.tt/2dh34at.

/ October 17, 2016

Chen Dong enters space

As of just now the Astronaut Chen Dong, Flight Engineer, has reached Space after launching on the October 16, 2016. Chen Dong is from China and for more information you can read all about it on http://ift.tt/2dh34at.

/ October 17, 2016

Chen Dong enters space

As of just now the Astronaut Chen Dong, Flight Engineer, has reached Space after launching on the October 16, 2016. Chen Dong is from China and for more information you can read all about it on http://ift.tt/2dh34at.

/ October 17, 2016

Chen Dong enters space

As of just now the Astronaut Chen Dong, Flight Engineer, has reached Space after launching on the October 16, 2016. Chen Dong is from China and for more information you can read all about it on http://ift.tt/2dh34at.

/ October 17, 2016

Herschel s Orion

This dramatic image peers within M42, the Orion Nebula, the closest large star-forming region. Using data at infrared wavelengths from the Herschel Space Observatory, the false-color composite explores the natal cosmic cloud a mere 1,500 light-years distant. Cold, dense filaments...

/ October 15, 2016