PIA05386: Merging Saturnian StormsImage Credit: NASA/JPL/Space Science InstituteRelease Date: 08 Apr 2004Image Caption excerpt: "Three months before its scheduled arrival at Saturn, the Cassini spacecraft has observed two storms in the act of merging."Mission: Cassini-Huygens Target: Saturn Cassini-Huygens is less than 80 days away from Saturn and has already sent back some breathtaking images of its target. … Continue reading When Storms Collide
"Chandra X-ray Image with Scale Bar"Image Credit: NASA/CXC/SAOImage Caption: "This X-ray image shows the central portion of the Andromeda Galaxy. The blue dot in the center of the image is an unusual "cool" million degree X-ray source of unknown nature. Just above this cool source is a source (yellow) that is thought to be due … Continue reading Black Hole
Only days ago NASA decided to give up on their attempts to contact the Mars Polar Lander, apparently lost during it approach last month. Now comes word that the Mars Polar Lander may have tried to contact Earth on a couple separate occasions. The feeble signal was only just detected during a new analysis. On … Continue reading Mars Polar Lander Phone Home
The Eskimo Nebula (NGC 2392) - Image Credit: NASA, Andrew Fruchter and the ERO Team [Sylvia Baggett (STScI), Richard Hook (ST-ECF), Zoltan Levay (STScI)] After some much needed repairs, the Hubble Space Telescope is back at work and as always the results are breathtaking. To the right is an image of the "Eskimo" Planetary Nebula. … Continue reading Welcome Back, Hubble!