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First Images From NASA’s Webb Space Telescope Coming Soon

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, a partnership with ESA (European Space Agency) and the Canadian Space Agency (CSA), will release its first full-color images and spectroscopic data on July 12, 2022. As the largest and most complex observatory ever launched into space, Webb has been going through a six-month period of preparation before it can begin science work, calibrating its instruments to its space...

Quasars, Mysteries of the Universe

What are Quasars? Let's take a look at the Universe Since the creation of physics and mathematics, human beings have always sought ways to understand everything unknown to them, especially when it comes to studying the universe and everything that is part of it. With the help of physics and mathematics, we have been able to create branches of science, such as cosmology and astrophysics,...

Black Holes: Mysteries of the Universe

Human beings have always had a great affinity for space, and have always had a desire to learn and understand the complexity of the...

A Special Stellar Nursery

This image, taken with the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, depicts a special class of star-forming nursery known as Free-floating Evaporating Gaseous Globules, or frEGGs for short. This...

Hubble Views a Galaxy on the ‘Dark Side’

Resting on the tail of the Great Bear in the constellation of Ursa Major lies NGC 5585, a spiral galaxy that is more than it appears. The many...

A Transit of Mercury Happens Nov. 11

The sky will put on a show Nov. 11 when Mercury journeys across the Sun. The event, known as a transit, occurs when Mercury...

NASA Television to Air 10 Upcoming Spacewalks, Preview Briefing

Editor’s Note: This media advisory was updated on Oct. 1 to reflect the spacewalk news briefing now is at 2 p.m. EDT Friday, Oct....

Weather Forecast Remains 80 Percent ‘Go’; Prelaunch Briefing Set for Thursday

Three days remain until the planned liftoff of a SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft on the company’s Falcon 9 rocket—the first launch of a commercially...