‘Retire’ the Voyager name

It took 35 years to make the leap, but a plucky little spacecraft has gone where none have gone before; beyond the bounds of the solar system and into the black between stars. Voyager 1 is our first starship; the first interstellar traveler. As such, the name Voyager...

Sparkling Hook

NASA/ESA Hubble As if waiting for cosmic fish, this hook-shaped galaxy sparkles in a deep image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. Or perhaps you’ve turned your head and you see a galactic smile. Explore the beautiful galaxy known as J082354.96+280621.6,...

Loops of Stars

NASA/ESA Hubble A sparkling pink and purple loop floats in a sea of galaxies in this image from the ESA Hubble Space Telescope. Explore this image of ring galaxy Zw II 28. What patterns or stories do you see? Leave a note in the comments below. Galaxies come in many...

Spiral in a glittering galaxy

NASA/ESA Hubble A spiral galaxy peeps through a sparkling array of stars in this image of ESO 318-13 from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. Explore the dazzling spray of stars and far-off galaxies; take in the objects near and far. What shapes or stories do you...

Ringing a Bulls-Eye

NASA/ESA Hubble A galactic bulls-eye ringed with pink nebulae is the only evidence of a rare galactic collision of NGC 922 that occurred millions of years ago. Explore this awesome image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. What shapes or stories do you see?...