a large orb that is mostly off white with dark red on the bottom left corner that creeps up towards the middle

Cosmic Relief with David Grinspoon

Long Time Coming

Planetary exploration can take up a large portion of one’s life.

Infrared Jupiter

Solar System

Sights and Sounds of the Solar System

Spacecraft are returning sights and sounds from Venus, Jupiter, and beyond — here's a sampling.

Voyager 1

Astronomy in Space with David Dickinson

Voyager 1 Fires Dormant Thrusters

NASA engineers directed the historic spacecraft Voyager 1 to fire its backup thrusters for the first time in 37 years.

Voyager 1

Space Missions

Cheers to 40 Years! Voyagers 1 and 2 Going Strong

Scientists and astronomy enthusiasts are coming together to celebrate two spacecraft, billions of miles beyond Earth, as they head for the stars.