The Essential Guide to Astronomy
Spacecraft and Space Missions
Spacecraft are returning sights and sounds from Venus, Jupiter, and beyond — here's a sampling.
By: Monica Young
May 12, 2021
NASA engineers directed the historic spacecraft Voyager 1 to fire its backup thrusters for the first time in 37 years.
By: David Dickinson
December 5, 2017
Scientists and astronomy enthusiasts are coming together to celebrate two spacecraft, billions of miles beyond Earth, as they head for the stars.
By: Megan Ray Nichols
September 5, 2017