Voyager spacecraft still reaching for the stars and setting records after 40 years

An artist concept depicting one of NASA’s twin Voyager spacecraft. Humanity’s farthest and longest-lived spacecraft are celebrating 40 years in August and September 2017. Credit: Jet Propulsion Laboratory Humanity’s farthest … Continue reading Voyager spacecraft still reaching for the stars and setting records after 40 years

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First images of Jupiter’s Great Red Spot reach Earth

STORY WRITTEN FOR CBS NEWS An enhanced color view of Jupiter’s Great Red Spot from the Juno spacecraft flyby Monday. Credit: Greg Smye-Rumsby / Astronomy Now Two days after NASA’s Juno … Continue reading First images of Jupiter’s Great Red Spot reach Earth

Best Jupiter Images From Juno … So Far

The original plans for the Juno mission to Jupiter didn’t include a color camera. You don’t need color images when the mission’s main goals are to map Jupiter’s magnetic and … Continue reading Best Jupiter Images From Juno … So Far