This infographic sizes up different rockets used to explore space, from the USSR's Soyuz to the SpaceX Starship.
This unique animation, created by a planetary astronomer, compares and highlights the gravitational pull of the planets.
Nearly 6,000 satellites circle our tiny planet. About 60% are space junk, 40% are operational—and hundreds more are launched every year.
Behold the glory of the Unified Geologic Map of the Moon, which brings decades of data into one map, revealing the potential for exploration.
For 30 years, the Hubble Space telescope has been our eye into outer space. This stunning map looks at 550,000 observations made between 1990-2019.
Our solar system is a surprisingly crowded place. This incredible map shows the 18,000 asteroids, comets, planets and moons orbiting the Sun.
Rotation can have a big influence on a planet's habitability. These animations show how each planet in the solar system moves to its own distinct rhythm.
The commercial space economy has been exploring new heights with innovative products and services that aim to improve life on Earth, and beyond.
In our every day lives, light is instantaneous - but in the context of our solar system and beyond, light is surprisingly slow.
This data visualization depicts every meteorite that was observed hitting the Earth over a 100-year period, between 1913-2012.