SpaceX rocket makes history with space station flyby
The flyby gave SpaceX’s Dragon capsule an opportunity to test its navigation and communications instruments.
Today in 1543 Copernicus published his proof of a sun-centered Universe. There is still so much for us to learn about the stars! Radio telescopes are one of the ways that we peer into the rest of the Universe.
Today in 1990 the Hubble Space Telescope was launched into space and has brought us so many breathtaking images since then. Learn More
Another Fun Firefly fact: Fireflies talk to each other with light. Learn More (Hint you have to click the lights on the webpage to find these fun facts!)
Fun Firefly Fact: Fireflies contain two chemicals essential for making the light: luciferin (a substrate) and luciferase (an enzyme). Learn More Firefly Facts Here
In 1983, The telescope is named after renowned American astronomer Edwin P. Hubble. Learn More
Hubble was designed to see the heavens 10x more clearly than any telescope on Earth. There are hundreds of breathtaking images from Hubble. Do you have a favorite? Learn More
Hubble was designed to see the heavens 10x more clearly than any telescope on Earth. Learn More
Did you know our Maryland Graphic is dedicated to the Hubble? President Eisenhower signed the Space Act in 1958 which prompted the formation of NASA and its first space flight and astronomical research facility in Greenbelt, Maryland. Learn More