Space Exploration News

Apr 15, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Scientists from NASA’s Cassini mission are intrigued by the likely presence of a previously undetected small icy body within the rings of Saturn, the sixth planet from the Sun. This image, taken with the Cassini’s narrow angle camera on April 15, 2013, shows an extended object 10 km beyond the edge of the Saturn’s A ring. Image credit: Carl D. Murray et al. On images of the Saturn’s A ring, taken with Cassini spacecraft in April...

Apr 10, 2014 by Sci-News.com

An analysis of old data from NASA’s Spirit Rover has revealed new evidence for an ancient lake in the Red Planet’s Gusev crater. Gusev crater once...

Apr 3, 2014 by Sci-News.com

New gravity data from ESA’s Cassini spacecraft reveal that Enceladus – the sixth-largest of the moons of Saturn – harbors a regional subsurface...

Apr 3, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Planetary researchers headed by Dr Seth Jacobson from the Observatory de la Cote d’Azur in Nice, France, say they have determined that the Moon formed...

Mar 12, 2014 by Sci-News.com

ESA’s Venus Express orbiter has captured an image of a ‘glory’ – a rare rainbow-like optical phenomenon – in the atmosphere of Venus. This...

Mar 7, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A team of scientists using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope have witnessed for the first time the disintegration of an asteroid. This image shows small...

Mar 3, 2014 by Sci-News.com

NASA planetary scientists say they have found evidence of past water movement throughout a Martian meteorite. This SEM image shows spheroidal features...

Feb 15, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Detailed images of auroras at Saturn’s north and south poles have been captured by astronomers using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope and Cassini...

Feb 13, 2014 by Enrico de Lazaro

U.S. Geological Survey researchers have produced the first complete global geologic map of the Jupiter’s largest moon, Ganymede. Global geologic map...