NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center 14 May 2021, 13:45 UTC This image taken with the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope showcases the emission nebula NGC 2313. Emission nebulae are bright, diffuse clouds of ionized gas that emit their own light.
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American Astronomical Society 11 May 2021, 16:25 UTC NASA’s newest Mars rover is beginning to study the floor of an ancient crater that once held a lake.
NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center 10 May 2021, 19:22 UTC After nearly five years in space, NASA’s Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security, Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) spacecraft is on its way back to Earth with an abundance of rocks and dust from the near-Earth asteroid Bennu.
ESA Top News 6 May 2021, 08:00 UTC The Jupiter Icy Moons Explorer, Juice, has come ‘home’ to ESA’s technical centre in the Netherlands to undergo an extreme environment test in Europe’s largest thermal vacuum chamber to prepare for its journey to the outer Solar System.
NASA Breaking News 5 May 2021, 20:51 UTC The world’s largest and most powerful space telescope, Webb opened its iconic primary mirror wings in May as part of the telescope’s final testing regimen at Northrop Grumman in Redondo Beach, California. The conclusion of this test represents an important milestone as Webb marches toward launch.
NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center 30 Apr 2021, 13:00 UTC The interaction of two doomed stars has created this spectacular ring adorned with bright clumps of gas – a diamond necklace of cosmic proportions. Fittingly known as the “Necklace Nebula,” this planetary nebula is located 15,000 light-years away from Earth in the small, dim constellation of Sagitta (the Arrow).
ESO Top News 27 Apr 2021, 10:00 UTC
Universities Space Research Association 23 Apr 2021, 14:19 UTC After making numerous discoveries of how magnetic fields shape our universe, an instrument flying on board the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy is about to get even faster at gathering data.