On Nov. 6, 1572, the German astronomer Wolfgang Schulër observed a supernova with his bare eyes. See how it happened in our On This Day In Space series.
A poem for Europa Clipper: US Poet Laureate Ada Limón reveals ode to fly on NASA Jupiter moon mission
“It is not darkness that unites us, not the cold distance of space, but the offering of water…” Those words, by U.S. Poet Laureate Ada