Pillars of Creation (NIRCam and MIRI composite image)

By combining images of the iconic Pillars of Creation from two cameras aboard the NASA/ESA/CSA James Webb Space Telescope, the Universe has been framed in its infrared glory. Webb’s near-infrared image was fused with its mid-infrared image, setting this star-forming region ablaze with new details. Myriad stars are spread throughout the scene. The stars primarily Read More

Webb tracks clouds on Saturn’s moon Titan

These are images of Saturn’s moon Titan, captured by the NASA/ESA/CSA James Webb Space Telescope’s NIRCam instrument on 4 November 2022. The image on the left uses a filter sensitive to Titan’s lower atmosphere. The bright spots are prominent clouds in the northern hemisphere. The image on the right is a color composite image. Click Read More

European Service Module, Orion, Moon, Earth

View of ESA's European Service Module that is powering NASA's Orion spacecraft, pointing at our planet and the Moon, taken on the 13th day of flight for the Artemis I mission at 22:06 CET (21:06 GMT), 28 November 2022. DCIM\100GOPRO\GOPR1228. It shows Orion and the European Service Module halfway through the Artemis I mission near Read More

Irish firm to deliver software for Gateway

An Irish tech company is set to develop systems to support operations on a planned lunar space station that will enable regular trips to the Moon, as well as expeditions further into deep space. Dublin-based Skytek will deliver software to help crews complete activities – such as science experiments and maintenance tasks – on board Read More