Graveyard of Ancient Stars Uncovered in the Milky Way
Graveyard of Ancient Stars Uncovered in the Milky Way

The Milky Way galaxy has a graveyard of dead stars that stretches three times the height of the galaxy, according to new research. Astronomers found the ancient stellar remnants when they mapped this “galactic underworld” for the first time.

New ‘Breathtaking’ Webb Images to Reveal the Secrets of Star Birth
New ‘Breathtaking’ Webb Images to Reveal the Secrets of Star Birth

“Breathtaking” images of a stellar nursery in the Orion Nebula taken by the James Webb Space Telescope are revealing intricate details about how stars and planetary systems form.

NASA Fixing Moon Rocket Leaks, Hoping for September Launch Try
NASA Fixing Moon Rocket Leaks, Hoping for September Launch Try

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.—NASA is replacing leaky seals in its moon rocket at the pad in hopes of launching it on its first test flight by the end of this month.

NASA’s Webb Telescope Captures Giant Space Tarantula
NASA’s Webb Telescope Captures Giant Space Tarantula

A giant space tarantula has been caught by a Webb—NASA’s highly sensitive James Webb Space Telescope, that is.

NASA Moon Rocket on Track for Launch Despite Lightning Hits
NASA Moon Rocket on Track for Launch Despite Lightning Hits

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.—NASA’s new moon rocket remained on track to blast off on a crucial test flight Monday, despite a series of lightning strikes at the launch pad.

New Space Telescope Shows Jupiter’s Auroras, Tiny Moons
New Space Telescope Shows Jupiter’s Auroras, Tiny Moons

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.—The world’s newest and biggest space telescope is showing Jupiter as never before, auroras and all.

NASA’s Giant Moon Rocket Emerges for Debut Launch
NASA’s Giant Moon Rocket Emerges for Debut Launch

NASA’s gigantic Space Launch System moon rocket, topped with an uncrewed astronaut capsule, began an hours-long crawl to its launchpad Tuesday night ahead of the behemoth’s debut test flight this month.