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Saturn and Mars

Saturn and Mars Team Up to Make Their Closest Approaches to Earth in 2018

Baltimore, Maryland—(ENEWSPF)—July 26, 2018 Contacts: Ann Jenkins and Ray Villard, Space Telescope Science Institute NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has photographed Saturn and Mars near their closest approaches to Earth in June and July 2018. It’s now summertime in Saturn’s northern hemisphere and springtime in Mars’ southern hemisphere. The Hubble images[Read More…]

Icarus star

Hubble Uncovers the Farthest Star Ever Seen

Baltimore, Maryland—(ENEWSPF)—April 3, 2018 By: Ann Jenkins, Ray Villard, Space Telescope Science Institute, Baltimore, Maryland, and Patrick Kelly, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities More than halfway across the universe, an enormous blue star nicknamed Icarus is the farthest individual star ever seen. Normally, it would be much too faint to view,[Read More…]

The Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS)

NASA to Discuss Upcoming Launch of Next Planet Hunter on March 28 (Video)

Washington, DC—(ENEWSPF)—March 19, 2018 By: Felicia Chou and Claire Saravia Join NASA at 1 p.m. EDT Wednesday, March 28, as astrophysics experts discuss the upcoming launch of NASA’s next planet hunter, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS). The briefing will be broadcast live on NASA Television and the agency’s website.[Read More…]

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