A tiny planet called Super Earth K2-3d was discovered by NASA's Kepler K2 mission. It is believe to be in the habitable zone that makes it a potential site to harbor alien life.
NASA's largest telescope is set to launch in 2018, however, engineers are left with no room for mistake since the telescope will be parked millions of miles away from Earth making rescue missions and repairs impossible.
NASA revealed last Friday, that the agency will sail at full speed in terms of space exploration while waiting for the Jupiter's up close encounter courtesy of Juno on Aug.27.
The new type of cooler for NASA's James Webb Telescope underwent rigorous testing to affirm its readiness for its upcoming space flight in 2018.
Happy 25th anniversary Hubble! As of April 24, it has been a whopping quarter of a century since the Hubble Space Telescope (HST) rocketed out of Earth's atmosphere to begin its mission of surveying the stars. Since then, it's had a hand in... well, just about any space research you can think of. Now, on the advent of this landmark anniversary, we take a look at what the Hubble has accomplished, and what the future has in store for it.