discovery

Fifth Moon Found Around Pluto

This just in! Astronomers working with the Hubble Space Telescope have spotted a new moon around distant Pluto, bringing the…

11 years ago

Gallery: Discovery Leaves Kennedy Space Center for the Final Time

[/caption] It's the end of an era. For 29 years space shuttle Discovery has been leaving Kennedy Space Center on…

11 years ago

Who Discovered Mercury?

[/caption] Mercury is one of the 5 planets visible with the unaided eye. Even thousands of years ago, ancient astronomers…

11 years ago

New Comet Discovered by Amateur Astronomer

[/caption] "Friday, February 10th 2012 just felt like the perfect night for a comet to be discovered by an amateur…

11 years ago

Finding Phobos: Discovery of a Martian Moon

If someone were to ask you when fear was first discovered, you could tell them August 11, 1877. That's when,…

11 years ago

Shuttle Discovery Rolls Back to Vehicle Assembly Building

[/caption] Overnight, space shuttle discovery left launch pad 39A and was rolled back to the Vehicle Assembly Building. There, engineers…

12 years ago

Soyuz Launches; Discovery’s Final Payload Delivered to Launch Pad

[/caption] October 7 was a busy day in spaceflight, as a Soyuz launched 2 cosmonauts and 1 astronaut to the…

12 years ago

The final rollover for Discovery – SpacePod 2010.09.13

While rollover actually happened on September 9th, I thought it may be fitting to post our rollover/tribute video to Discovery.…

12 years ago

Stunning Look at ISS and Docked Disovery — From the Ground!

[/caption] This has to be one of the clearest close-up shots of the International Space Station ever taken from the…

13 years ago

Double Spaceship Sighting Alert!

Since this perhaps the fourth-to-the-last space shuttle flight, right now is a great opportunity to see the marvelous sights of…

13 years ago