NASA Lucy mission observes a total lunar eclipse

The NASA Lucy mission, led by Principal Investigator Dr. Hal Levison of Southwest Research Institute, successfully observed the May 2022 total lunar eclipse from a unique vantage point 64 million miles (100 million km) from ...

Total solar eclipse plunges Antarctica into darkness

A total solar eclipse plunged Antarctica from summer into darkness early Saturday in a rare astronomical spectacle witnessed by a handful of scientists and thrill-seekers—and countless penguins.

Sounding rocket mission to offer snapshot of sun's magnetic field

Measuring a magnetic field isn't so hard if you're inside of it. Measuring a magnetic field remotely—whether from across a room, across a country, or 93 million miles away—is an entirely different story. But that's exactly ...

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