Looking like something straight out of a sci-fi flick, this picture shows the Russian Soyuz TMA-16M spacecraft as it was moved by train to its launchpad at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan yesterday. Read more >
The Mars Exploration Rover, better known as Opportunity, has beamed back images and data from the Red Planet since 2004. As as of today, it's travelled 26.219 miles, making it the first little interplanetary explorer to complete a marathon.
This is an image of a 'classical nova'. Sounds boring, right? Not when you describe it as "an outburst produced by a thermonuclear explosion on the surface of a white dwarf star", it's not. Read more >
In the wee hours of this morning, NASA launched the United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket, which is on its way to the Magnetosphere, tasked with demystifying Earth's strange, flippable magnetic fields.