The famous Ring Nebula is shown here in striking detail, in a composite image made from images from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope and infrared data from telescopes on Earth.
The Ring Nebula, whose iconic shape and large size make it a favorite of amateur astronomers, can now be seen in new detail, after NASA's Hubble Space Telescope captured a sharp image of the nebula. Researchers say the new clarity reveals details that were previously unseen, and a structure that's more complex than scientists believed.
May 14, 2013 The Canadian astronaut didn't just tweet and sing his heart out during his five months as commander of the International Space Station. He also took time out to show the world what it's like to eat up there.
May 13, 2013 If you were an astronaut, isn't a David Bowie cover what you'd be doing?
May 11, 2013 NASA sent two astronauts on a spacewalk Saturday to fix an ammonia leak in one of International Space Station's power systems.
May 11, 2013 The leak in a cooling system was discovered Thursday when "snowflakes" of ammonia were seen flying away from the station. Engineers on Earth were up overnight plotting an impromptu spacewalk.
May 10, 2013 Astronauts discovered an ammonia leak in a system designed to keep the International Space Station's power supply cool.