01.23.13 - NASA's "Chamber A" thermal vacuum testing chamber has been upgraded and remodeled to accommodate testing the James Webb Space Telescope.
01.23.13 - Nearly 200,000 light-years from Earth, the Large Magellanic Cloud floats in space, in a long and slow dance around the Milky Way.
01.24.13 - NASA has joined the European Space Agency's (ESA's) Euclid mission, a space telescope designed to investigate the cosmological mysteries of dark matter and dark energy.
01.22.13 - Orion, the famous hunter presiding over northern winter skies, may experience a stellar crash in its future.
01.18.13 - Hubble captured a busy patch of space, scattered with many nearby stars. The field also has numerous galaxies in the background.
01.16.13 - The performance testing for the aft-optics subsystem (AOS) was recently completed by Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp., Redondo Beach, Calif.
01.11.13 - NGC 5477, a dwarf galaxy in the Messier 101 group, lacks obvious structure but shows visible signs of ongoing star birth.
01.10.13 - Measuring tip-to-tip across its two outsized spiral arms, NGC 6872 spans more than 522,000 light-years, making it more than five times the size of our Milky Way galaxy.
01.10.2013 - A new analysis of Kepler data shows that about 17 percent of stars have an Earth-sized planet in an orbit closer than Mercury.
01.08.13 - Astronomers using NASA's Spitzer and Hubble space telescopes have probed the stormy atmosphere of a brown dwarf, creating the most detailed "weather map" yet for this class of cool, star-like orbs.