For the third time this year, SpaceX attempted to launch a Falcon 9 rocket and autonomously land the first stage portion on an unmanned barge. And for the third time this year, that (very expensive) rocket crashed and burned.
Stroll around the European Space Agency's operations centre in Darmstadt, Germany, and you'll see more than rocket science. Appearing on the sides of buildings is a series of artworks inspired by '80s arcade games. See more of the works >
This aerial view shows all kinds of exposed geological features that are waiting to be explored: long rugged ridges, plunging great craters and even the occasional wide flat plain. Sadly, it's at least 34 million miles away. Read more >
In anticipation of April 24th, NASA is padding its Instagram all weekend with short movie clips celebrating the scope that’s brought us some of our most iconic and awe-inspiring images of the universe.