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Jan 10, 2019
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope's premier camera shuts down due to hardware issuesHubble's 3 other science instruments are still working fine, with celestial observations continuing.
Dec 29, 2018
NASA New Horizons zooms in on distant rock after switch to encounter modeCommunicating with a spacecraft that is so far away takes six hours and eight minutes each way.
Oct 03, 2018
Dwarf planet 'Goblin' spotted at the fringes of our solar system, well beyond PlutoGoblin’s orbit is so stretched out, in fact, that it takes 40,000 years for it to circle the sun.
Sep 24, 2018
The 'Nibiru' or 'Planet X' conspiracy: Here's what NASA researchers have to sayResearchers found that ‘Planet X’ is plausible based on simulations, but what does that validate?
Sep 08, 2018
Rejecting Pluto's status as a planet was erroneous and incorrect, argue scientistsThe argument is based on gravity differences between Pluto and its nearest neighbour, Neptune.
Sep 05, 2018
Is there a Planet Nine out there, hiding in the far ends of our Solar System?"It is now harder to imagine our solar system without a Planet Nine than with one," says NASA.
Aug 29, 2018
NASA's New Horizon spacecraft spots its next target, an icy world 160 mn km awayThe New Horizons probe, which flew past Pluto in 2015, is set to encounter the Kuiper Belt object.
Jun 07, 2018
NASA's New Horizons is ready for the farthest planetary encounter in history, a visit to the mysterious Ultima ThuleNASA’s New Horizons is back after a six-month sleep and has a new target a Kuiper Belt Object called Ultime Thule; the flyby will take place on 1 January.
Feb 18, 2018
'Make Pluto a planet again': Six-year-old Irish girl who dreams of becoming an astronaut, pens a heartfelt letter to NASASix-year-old Cara O'Connor of Ireland, who dreams of becoming a NASA astronaut one day, wrote a letter to the space agency urging it to reclassify Pluto as a planet, The Washington Post reported this week.
Feb 09, 2018
NASA's New Horizons sets a record for capturing the farthest images from Earth, at a distance of 6.12 bn kmThe new images released by NASA on 8 February were captured by New Horizons when the spacecraft was more than 6.12 billion km away.