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Hubble photographs the largest comet ever observed, and it’s headed this way
The comet, C/2014 UN271, is an estimated 80 miles across with a weight of 500 trillion tons. But don't worry, it won't get closer than Saturn.
NASA’s next space telescope could have a liquid lens and be 100x larger than Webb
Liquid lenses could be the ticket to more powerful space telescopes. Experimentation on using them has already begun.
Photographer captures a ‘once-in-a-lifetime image’ of astronauts spacewalking outside the ISS
The image, made using a consumer telescope, is so detailed you can clearly see two astronauts in it.
Hubble photographs the most distant star ever found
The star, Earendel, is 12.9 billion light-years from Earth and 8.2 billion years older than our solar system.
A modified Pentax 300mm f/4 heads into space aboard a nanosatellite
The lens is a crucial component of Japan's Kitsune 6U satellite and will be used to take high-res photos of Earth.
A fully aligned James Webb Space Telescope snaps its first photo and exceeds ‘every expectation’
NASA has completed aligning the 18 mirror segments on the new James Webb Space Telescope—now the photographic fun begins.
NASA probe sends back photos from inside the sun’s atmosphere for the first time ever
The Parker Solar Probe has gone where no probe has gone before—to the sun's outer layers—and even sent back pics to prove it.
This telescope will spy distant galaxies using 168 off-the-shelf Canon lenses
The Dragonfly Telephoto Array, a research telescope designed by teams at Yale University and the University of Toronto, will soon get a major upgrade.
Hubble in trouble – NASA’s famous space telescope is operating in ‘safe mode’
Despite a series of software glitches impacting NASA's 30-year-old space telescope, Hubble continues to document our cosmos.
NASA’s high-tech new Earth observing satellite snaps its first shots
The Landsat 9 earth observer launched in September 2021 with a mission to monitor our changing planet.