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U.S. Poet Laureate Ada Limón is crafting a new poem dedicated to NASA’s Europa Clipper mission.
Poem by U.S. Poet Laureate Ada Limón Will Ride to Europa on NASA Spacecraft
The next full Moon will be on Sunday, Feb. 5, 2023. The Moon will appear full from early Saturday morning through early Tuesday morning.
The Next Full Moon is the Snow, Storm, or Hunger Moon
The next full Moon will be Friday evening, Jan. 6, 2023, at 6:08 PM EST. The Moon will appear full from Thursday evening through Sunday morning.
The Next Full Moon is the Wolf or Ice Moon
The solar-powered lander has run out of energy after more than four years of science on the Red Planet.
NASA Retires InSight Mars Lander Mission After Years of Science
Scientists have completed the longest-ever study tracking temperatures in Jupiter’s upper atmosphere where its signature colorful striped clouds form.
40-Year Study Finds Mysterious Patterns in Temperatures at Jupiter
After revealing a trove of details about the moons Ganymede and Europa, the mission to Jupiter is setting its sights on sister moon Io.
Juno Explores Jovian Moons During Extended Mission
2022 is one for the history books as NASA caps off another astronomical year.
NASA's Big 2022: Historic Moon Mission, Webb Telescope Images, More
NASA approves development of NEO Surveyor for a launch no later than June 2028.
NEO Surveyor Successfully Passes Key Milestone
Lunar Flashlight will hunt for surface water ice inside dark regions on the Moon that haven’t seen sunlight in billions of years.
Lunar Flashlight SmallSat Readies for Launch
NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope just scored another first: a molecular and chemical profile of a distant world’s skies.
Webb Reveals an Exoplanet Atmosphere as Never Seen Before
Following a successful launch of NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS), the most powerful rocket in the world, the agency’s Orion spacecraft is on its way to the Moon.
Artemis I Mega Rocket Launches Orion to Moon
The next full Moon will be Tuesday morning, November 8, 2022 at 6:02 AM EST.
The Next Full Moon is the Beaver, Frost, Frosty, or Snow Moon