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Featured here in a new image from Hubble, NGC 613 is a lovely example of a barred spiral galaxy.
Hubble Snaps Stunning Barred Spiral Galaxy
Astronomers are winding back the clock on the expanding remains of a nearby, exploded star.
Rewinding the Clock to Calculate Age and Site of Supernova Blast
The heat probe hasn’t been able to gain the friction it needs to dig, but the mission has been granted an extension to carry on with its other science.
NASA InSight's ‘Mole' Ends Its Journey on Mars
NASA and Poland have agreed to cooperate on a NASA heliophysics mission, the Interstellar Mapping and Acceleration Probe (IMAP).
NASA, Poland to Cooperate on Interplanetary Space Mission
Audio gathered by Perseverance may not sound quite the same on Mars as it would to our ears on Earth.
Perseverance Rover to Capture Sounds From Mars
How dark does space get? NASA's New Horizons spacecraft is helping answer that question.
New Horizons Spacecraft Answers Question: How Dark Is Space?
The spacecraft will become an explorer of the full Jovian system – Jupiter and its rings and moons.
NASA's Juno Mission Expands Into the Future
NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory, or SDO, has experienced its first lunar transit of the year.
NASA's SDO Spots First Lunar Transit of 2021
Astronomers have discovered a cosmic equivalent of Old Faithful – they've found a distant galaxy that erupts roughly every 114 days.
NASA Missions Help Investigate an ‘Old Faithful' Active Galaxy
It’s been 3,000 Martian days, or sols, since Curiosity touched down on Mars on Aug. 6, 2012.
NASA's Curiosity Rover Reaches Its 3,000th Day on Mars
The telescope will be able to photograph an area of the sky at least 100 times larger than Hubble with the same crisp sharpness.
Roman Telescope Could Image 100 Hubble Ultra Deep Fields at Once
Most likely a gas giant planet like Jupiter or Saturn, KOI-5Ab is unusual in that it orbits a star in a system with two other companion stars.
Planetary Sleuthing Finds Triple-Star World