Exomoons are likely the most abundant objects in the universe and are potentially the cultivating grounds for life. But scientists have found only one so far, and they're not even sure yet if it qualifies.
On Nov. 26, NASA's Mars InSight lander will, if all goes smoothly, touch down on the Red Planet's surface, ending a seven-month space cruise and kicking off nearly two years of science work — and of course, you can follow all the drama with NASA webcasts.
NASA's InSight lander will arrive at the Red Planet on the afternoon of Nov. 26, hopefully amid a flurry of celebratory whoops akin to those elicited by the successful touchdown of the Curiosity Mars rover on Aug. 5, 2012.
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine said Nov. 15 that the reelection defeat of a key appropriator, and the potential for budget cuts next year, is a cause for concern for him as he tries to balance the agency's priorities.
A vapor cone forms around the nose of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket in this amazing photo from the Nov. 15, 2018 launch of the Es'Hail-2 communications satellite from Pad 39A of NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.