Space Cell

I don’t usually post images from outside our solar system here on LITD, but this one was too good not to share! NASA’s Chandra X-ray observatory made this image of the Tycho supernova remnant, an object in our Milky Way galaxy about 13,000 light years from Earth, in the constellation Cassiopeia. In visible light it…

This Week in Space

The Discovery crew outlines the upcoming STS-131 mission (scheduled to launch at 6:21am EST tomorrow), new ISS team members blast off to work from Kazakhstan, Toyota teams up with NASA to investigate some out-of-this-world causes to their products’ malfunctions, Spirit settles down for a long [Martian] winter’s nap, ┬áSaturn’s moon Mimas shows off its retro…