Hubble Space Telescope News
As orbit becomes more crowded, risk from space debris grows
Decades' worth of man-made junk is cluttering up Earth's orbit, posing a threat to spaceflight and the satellites we rely on for weather reports, air travel and global communications
John Glenn honored with launch of space station supply ship
A supply ship named for John Glenn is headed for the International Space Station
Astronomers discover 7 potentially habitable exoplanets orbiting nearby dwarf star
An international team of astronomers has discovered seven potentially habitable exoplanets -- or planets outside our solar system -- that could have liquid water on their surfaces, according to a paper published today in the journal Nature. "The discovery gives us a hint that finding a second Earth
First Look at Starliner Capsule
Lima Bob bank and I am an astronaut at the Johnson Space Center and one of four astronauts identified as the commercial crew cadre. Doug Hurley Eric both Sonny Williams and myself Bob Franken are all assigned to work with those basics and mowing the develop the next vehicles that we'll take
A Look at the World's Most Powerful Telescope
ABC News' Mariam Khan is at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, with a look at the James Webb telescope, the most powerful in history and set to launch in 2018.
At NASA Space Flight Center, A Successor to the Hubble Telescope
ABC News' Mariam Khan takes a look at how the James Webb telescope is very different from the world-renowned Hubble.
Hubble Space Telescope Catches a Glimpse of 'Fireworks' in Nearby Galaxy
The Hubble Space Telescope captured a celestial fireworks show in a miniature galaxy, coming just in time for the Fourth of July. The galaxy, named Kiso 5639, is located 82 million light-years away from Earth. A photo released by NASA shows just how busy the "tadpole" galaxy is as a firestorm of
Hubble Space Telescope Set to Keep Its Eye on the Cosmos Through 2021
NASA 's overachieving Hubble Space Telescope keeps plugging along with its discoveries -- and will be doing so for at least the next five years after NASA extended its science operations contract to operate the telescope through 2021. "Hubble is expected to continue to provide valuable data into
Hubble Mars Photo Shows the Red Planet in Stunning Detail
As Mars makes a close approach to Earth this month, NASA's Hubble Space Telescope took the opportunity to snap a new portrait of the Red Planet in all of its glory.