Lucy spacecraft: NASA mission to study asteroids near Jupiter

By Leah Crane An illustration of the Lucy spacecraft passing one of the Trojan asteroids near Jupiter Southwest Research Institute/NASA NASA’s latest mission to study the Trojan asteroids is set to launch on 16 October from Cape Canaveral, Florida, aboard an Atlas V rocket. The Lucy spacecraft will be the first to study these asteroids … Read more

Here are NASA’s best images of all the planets in the solar system

Our solar system features eight planets, and each of these planets is very distinguishable as they are all quite different. VIEW GALLERY – 9 IMAGES During the time that humans have been exploring our solar system and the space beyond it, NASA has captured some incredible images of our local planets. Most of the images … Read more