Star Formation - Photograph of Galaxy Cluster NGC-6240

Star Formation Started Earlier than Thought

Star formation was the subject of an ESA study using the Hubble Telescope. Find out why what they didn’t find was more important than what they did. (4:00 min read)

Apollo 13 Service Module Damage

Apollo 13: The Hero’s Journey as Successful Failure

Apollo 13 is now remembered by NASA as a “successful failure.” Find out how the crew narrowly escaped death, becoming heroes along the way. (8:00 min read)

Astrobiology - JUICE Orbiter around Jupiter

Astrobiology: 3 Questions We Need to Answer

Astrobiology is working to answer three fundamental questions. Find out what they are and how NASA is coordinating efforts to get to the bottom of them. (4:30 min)

NASA Discovery Program - Illustration Solar System

NASA Discovery Program – 4 Bids to Explore Solar System

The NASA Discovery Program uses a bidding competition to choose between space exploration proposals. Find out what the final four teams hope to achieve. (5:00 min read)

Human Computer Katherine Johnson Portrait

Human Computer Katherine Johnson Passes On at 101

Katherine Johnson, the real life human computer portrayed in the film Hidden Figures has passed on at 101. Find out more about her remarkable NASA career. (5:00 min read)

Solar Sailing - LightSail2 in orbit over Australia

Solar Sailing Lessons From LightSail2

Solar Sailing was the subject of a paper released by the Planetary Society last month. Find out what they learned from the highly successful LightSail2 mission.(4:00 min read)

Hottest Decade - Graph of Global Mean Temperature Difference

Hottest Decade Ever Recorded Announced By UN

The hottest decade ever recorded is how the WMO, NASA and NOAA all described the last ten years. Find out why we're past the point where we should have to convince anyone of the truth of the climate crisis. (3:00 min read)

Student Intern discovered this plan with two suns

Student Intern Discovers Planet With Two Suns

A student intern at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center has discovered a planet orbiting two binary stars. It's the first one the TESS team has spotted. Find out why this discovery tells us more about our own planet's formation. (3:30 min read)

Earthlike Planet Found by NASA’s TESS

Earthlike planets are the target of NASA and MIT's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS). This week TESS found its first earth-sized planet orbiting in its suns' habitable zone. Find out why NASA scientists are calling this discovery "exciting." (4:00 min read)

Test Flight Liftoff of Spaceliner

Test Flight to Space Station Aborted

Today's test flight of Starliner, NASA's new, crewed spacecraft was less than stellar. A clock set to the wrong time prevented it from docking at the International Space Station. Find out more. (4:00 min read)