Orion

Incredible New Images of the Orion Nebula From JWST

The Orion Nebula is one of the brightest star-forming regions in the sky, easily visible in a small telescope. But…

8 months ago

Orion Splashes Down in the Pacific Ocean, Completing the Artemis I Mission

The Artemis I mission has splashed down, ending its mission and validating the technology that will take astronauts back to…

1 year ago

NASA Releases a Stunning New Supercut of the Artemis I Launch

NASA just released a new supercut of high-resolution video from the Artemis I launch on November 16, 2022. Much of…

1 year ago

Artemis I has Completed its First Flyby of the Moon

The Orion spacecraft made its first close flyby of the Moon on Monday, November 21, coming as close as 81…

2 years ago

Artemis I is On Its Way to the Moon

It really, finally, actually happened. The long-waited Space Launch System (SLS) rocket carrying the Orion capsule launched successfully and is…

2 years ago

NASA Just Ordered Three More Orion Capsules, for Artemis VI, VII, and VIII

Lockheed Martin announced that NASA has ordered three more Orion spacecraft for future Artemis missions. The new order includes capsules…

2 years ago

Everything Still Looks Good for Monday's Artemis 1 Launch

NASA's long-awaited Artemis I mission is a go for Monday, August 29th!

2 years ago

Artemis 1 Goes Back to the Launch pad, Getting Ready for its August 29th Blastoff

The Space Launch System (SLS) rocket and Orion spacecraft now sits on the launchpad, ready for liftoff on a journey…

2 years ago

Recent Supernovae Produced Giant Cavities in the Orion Nebula

The Orion Nebula is a well-known feature in the night sky and is visible in small backyard telescopes. Orion is…

2 years ago

We’ve Now Seen Planet-Forming Disks Around Hundreds of Young Stars. What Do They Tell Us?

Is our Solar System comparable to other solar systems? What do other systems look like? We know from exoplanet studies…

2 years ago