Total Solar Eclipse 2017: When, Where and How to See It (Safely) | Space.com

On Aug. 21, 2017, a total solar eclipse will darken the skies from Oregon to South Carolina. Here's what you need to know about this rare celestial show. Space.com: Total Solar Eclipse 2017: When, Where and How to See It (Safely) REMEMBER: Looking directly at the sun, even when it is partially covered by the moon, can…Read more Total Solar Eclipse 2017: When, Where and How to See It (Safely) | Space.com

The Most Amazing Space Photos This Week! and Stratolaunch Images: Paul Allen’s Giant Rocket-Launching Plane

via Space.com See the best photos on Space.com this week, including amazing images of SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket blasting off, a greenish comet gleaming in the heavens and an Indian space plane prototype launching for the first time. Space.com: The Most Amazing Space Photos This Week!   Stratolaunch Images: Paul Allen's Giant Rocket-Launching Plane -…Read more The Most Amazing Space Photos This Week! and Stratolaunch Images: Paul Allen’s Giant Rocket-Launching Plane

Cassini Takes Most Dangerous Saturn Ring Dive Yet

The Cassini spacecraft is plunging through Saturn's faint D ring in its most daring ring dive yet.  The spacecraft, which is a collaboration between NASA, the European Space Agency and the Italian Space Agency, will turn its broad, high-gain antenna dish to rest in front of it as a shield during the crossing, for the…Read more Cassini Takes Most Dangerous Saturn Ring Dive Yet

Climate Change Happening Faster Than Expected

Earth could blow past a dangerous temperature threshold in less than a decade A dynamic in Earth's climate system called the Interdecadal Pacific Oscillation has been in a cool phase, but new research suggests it may shift into a warm phase, which could provide a boost to global temperature rise. Space.com via seeker.com: Earth Could…Read more Climate Change Happening Faster Than Expected

‘Alien’ Horror: 9 Terrifying Extraterrestrials from the ‘Alien’ Movies

From facehuggers to chestbursters, here are the creepiest creatures from the "Alien" movies. Extraterrestrial Terror of 'Alien' Since the first slimy Xenomorph burst from the chest of Officer Kane in the 1979 original "Alien" movie, several other versions of the extraterrestrial monster have terrorized space travelers - read more at the link below Space.com: 'Alien'…Read more ‘Alien’ Horror: 9 Terrifying Extraterrestrials from the ‘Alien’ Movies

Earth Day 2017: Amazing NASA Photos of Our Planet from Space

NASA celebrates Earth's beauty with images taken from space.  Great Exuma Island, Bahamas, as seen from above. Source: Earth Day 2017: Amazing NASA Photos of Our Planet from Space

2017 Full Moon Calendar

The next full moon of the year will be in April and rise on April 11, a Tuesday. it will be the first full moon of spring in the Northern Hemisphere, and of summer in the Southern Hemisphere.