This article summarizes the threat that asteroids and comets pose to the Earth. A short history of some of the greatest asteroid impacts on Earth is also provided.
Chaos is a natural phenomena and it makes its presense known in the solar system but perhaps in the most unusual ways....
The James Webb Space Telescope will be the formal successor to the Hubble Space Telescope sending back to Earth, images of space which have never before been possible. Here is the history, description, and capabilities of the space telescope that has been in development for twenty-three years.
Is Nibiru, the legendary Planet X, a real threat bring to doomsday to our planet? Could it be closer than we feared?
The first of four basic guides to the night sky, and what can be seen with the naked eye or binoculars. This page identifies the many kinds of objects you can see when you look up at the night sky
Figuring out how the moon was created is one of the deepest mysteries of archeological astronomy. We do have ideas though...
In the summer of 1969, the spacecraft Apollo 11 made an epic journey to the moon with three brave astronauts aboard. The space flight culminated when Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin made an historic walk on the surface of the moon.
President Kennedy set a lofty goal of putting a man on the moon before the end of the 1960s. This is the story of the Apollo Program leading up to the moon landing of Apollo 11.
Michael Collins was the pilot of the Command Module on the journey of the three-man crew to the moon during the epic 1969 Apollo 11 mission. This is his story.
This article explores the planetary properties of Saturn, and provides an examination of the planet's unique characteristics.
Before New Horizons, little was known about Pluto's moons. Now, we are witnessing a complex picture forming around them that will intrigue for years to come.
Space exploration is dangerous business. Despite hard training and dedication, these ten astronauts perished before making it into outer space.