solar system

Voyagers 1 & 2 – The Spacecraft That Keep on Giving

This past week brought humanity’s farthest and longest-lived spacecraft – Voyagers 1 and 2 – into the picture again for two reasons: it would have been Carl Sagan’s 85th birthday on Novemb...

saturn and moons

Episode 4 | How Cassini made the Earth smile | Podcast

Today we are going to talk about an exceptional mission. Over 20 years ago, on October 15, 1997, the Cassini space probe was launched. Last week marked its 22nd anniversary. Its objective was to study...

jupiter is visible in june

This month, you can see Jupiter and its largest moons with just your binoculars

NASA has said that Jupiter “is at its biggest and brightest this month,” and can be observed in detail with only a minimum of equipment. Read more