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The stars of the globular cluster NGC 6441 sparkle peacefully about 13,000 light-years from the Milky Way’s galactic center.
Hubble Catches Cosmic Snowflakes
Critical parts of the booster will soon head to Kennedy Space Center in preparation for the Artemis I launch.
NASA Prepares To Send Artemis I Booster Segments to KSC
Asteroid 2002 NN4 will safely pass Earth on June 6 at a distance of approximately 3.2 million miles. There is no danger to Earth.
Small Asteroid to Safely Fly by Earth
Lightning creates brief bursts of gamma rays. Researchers measured these bursts using instruments on the ISS.
Space Station Instrument Helps Researchers to Understand Lightning
You've seen lightning flash from a storm cloud. Those bolts represent only a small part of the overall phenomenon of lightning.
Discovering the Inner Life of Lightning from the International Space Station
NASA has assigned astronaut Kate Rubins to a six-month mission to the International Space Station as a flight engineer.
NASA Assigns Astronaut Kate Rubins to Expedition 63/64 Space Station Crew
New results from Hubble suggest the formation of the first stars and galaxies in the early universe took place sooner than previously thought.
Hubble Makes Surprising Find in Early Universe
This view is a mosaic of sample site Osprey on asteroid Bennu created from images collected by NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft.
OSIRIS-REx Swoops Over Sample Site Osprey
Less than a week into their stay, astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken are stepping up their advanced science activities.
Science Stepping Up on the International Space Station
NASA's Mars 2020 Perseverance rover will collect the first samples from another planet.
The Extraordinary Sample-Gathering System of Perseverance Rover
The three NASA astronauts aboard the International Space Station rang the NASDAQ opening bell Tuesday morning.
Space Station Crew Opens U.S. Market
A new visualization allows you to experience 500 years of cosmic evolution around the supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way.
A New Galactic Center Adventure in Virtual Reality