Monday, February 27, 2017

Quadrantid Meteor Shower – First celestial display of 2016

Stargazers are in for a treat as the Quadrantid Meteor Shower is set to peak across the January night sky. The optimal window to watch the...

First Asteroid Image from the Surface of Mars

NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover has captured the first image of an asteroid taken from the surface of Mars. The image was captured on April 20,...

The view Rosetta had of it’s Target

The Rosetta spacecraft took this image on August 2, 2014 from a distance of about 500 km away from it’s target, the comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. Rosetta was...

Amazing new view of Comet 67P

This image from the Rosetta spacecraft of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko was taken on July 7, 2015 from a distance of 154 km from the comet’s...

The first ever image from a comet’s surface

On Nov. 13, 2014, the Philae lander sent back the first ever image from the surface of a comet. The photo provided by the European Space Agency...