The NASA spacecraft that yielded the first close-up views of Pluto opened the new year at an even more distant world, a billion miles beyond.
As 2018 draws to a merciful close, the astronomical world is centered on the New Horizons spacecraft team as it zeros in on a world the size of D.C., in the far reaches of our solar system.
The spacecraft team that brought us close-ups of Pluto will ring in the new year by exploring an even more distant and mysterious world.
This April, the worldwide organization Astronomers Without Borders (AWB) is launching its annual Global Astronomy Month.
WASHINGTON — It is not often that one can personally witness history in the making as it happens. But thanks to the Internet all of us can tune in now to watch a spacefaring voyage…
WASHINGTON — Thirty days from now, on July 14, history more than 9 years and 3 billion miles in the making will finally happen. NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft will perform a flyby of the dwarf…
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.