A NASA spacecraft has sent back pictures of the object farthest away from earth that humans have ever seen. The object is 21 miles (34 kilometers) long and looks a bit like a snowman.
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December has been a busy month in space and especially busy on Mars. Here's a look at recent news from the red planet.
This article is an update to the story: NASA’s InSight to Land on Mars Monday.NASA’s InSight Lander touched ground safely on Mars on Monday. NASA…
On Monday, NASA will land its InSight spacecraft on Mars. The landing will be difficult, but if all goes well, InSight will send back important information about the inside of Mars.
On Thursday a rocket carrying two astronauts to the International Space Station had a major problem two minutes after launching. The astronauts returned to Earth safely in an emergency landing.
Astronauts on the International Space Station (ISS) have patched a small leak in one part of the station. They were able to plug the hole using cloth and special glue.
NASA has launched a ship which will go closer to the sun than any human ship has ever gone before. It will collect important information about the sun.
In December, 2014, Japan launched a rocket to send its spacecraft, Hayabusa2, into space. The Hayabusa2 has finally arrived near the asteroid it was sent to study.
As a girl, Laura Murray was given a small bottle of dust. Now, almost 50 years later, she's taking NASA to court to keep that bottle - the dust came from the moon.
Scientists have discovered that the clouds covering the planet Uranus smell like rotten eggs. The scientists found this out by studying sunlight bouncing off of the clouds.