Huge asteroid will pass Earth safely January 18

A huge asteroid will pass Earth on January 18, 2022. The asteroid poses no threat to Earth and at its closest will be five times farther than the moon.

2022 Quadrantid meteor shower to peak January 2-3

The Quadrantid meteor shower in 2022 coincides with a new moon, meaning there will be dark skies and a better chance of spotting meteors.

Updates on Webb Telescope’s long journey to L2

The James Webb Space Telescope will take about a month to unfurl as it travels to L2. Some are calling it Webb's "30 days of terror."

Juno spacecraft’s 4 latest discoveries at Jupiter

Juno has been studying Jupiter and its moons since it arrived at the giant planet in 2016. Here are 4 of its newest discoveries, courtesy of NASA.

‘We love it.’ Webb in arts and crafts

People kept busy while anticipating the James Webb Space Telescope launch by creating a huge array of inspiring arts and crafts.

Webb Telescope launch December 25: Success!

NASA now says that - due to adverse weather - the Webb Telescope will launch no earlier than Christmas Day, December 25.

Possible fossil spiral arms in our Milky Way

A team of scientists using Gaia data have examined filamentary threads in the disk of the Milky Way and think they might be fossil spiral arms.

Scientists find water in Mars’ Grand Canyon

A spacecraft orbiting Mars has made the unexpected discovery of water in Mars' Grand Canyon, otherwise known as Valles Marineris.

Apollo 8 Earthrise photo anniversary, December 24

The iconic "Earthrise photo," taken Christmas Eve, 1968, from Apollo 8 during its orbit of the moon, helped launch the environmental movement.

Top 10 stories of 2021 from EarthSky

The top 10 stories of 2021 is a review of what we've learned in the past year from our home planet, Earth, out to the vast universe.