Orbits


Cassini Spacecraft Bathed in Ring Rain in its Final Orbits Around Saturn

Cassini Spacecraft Bathed in Ring Rain in its Final Orbits Around Saturn

NASA probe spent 13 years in the Saturn system and revealed a great deal about the giant planet and its rings....

Oct 7 2018, 6:32am CDT

NASA’s Cassini Spacecraft Set to Begin Final Five Orbits around Saturn

NASA’s Cassini Spacecraft Set to Begin Final Five Orbits around Saturn

On Sunday, August 13, the spacecraft will make the first of five passes over Saturn's upper atmosphere...

Aug 13 2017, 7:40am CDT

NASA’s Mars Orbiter Completes 50,000 Orbits

NASA’s Mars Orbiter Completes 50,000 Orbits

Mar Reconnaissance Orbiter completed its 50,000th orbit on Monday March 27...

Mar 30 2017, 11:59am CDT

India to Launch 8 Satellites in 2 Different Orbits on September 26

India to Launch 8 Satellites in 2 Different Orbits on September 26

India on Sep 26 morning will launch its weather satellite SCATSAT-1 and seven other satellites - five foreign and two domestic...

Sep 22 2016, 2:37pm CDT

Scientists Discover a Giant Planet that Orbits Two Suns

Scientists Discover a Giant Planet that Orbits Two Suns

Kepler-1647b is the largest known planet with a pair of suns....

Jun 14 2016, 1:38am CDT

Jupiter-like Planet Kepler-1647b that Orbits Two Suns Discovered

Jupiter-like Planet Kepler-1647b that Orbits Two Suns Discovered

Using data from NASA's Kepler Space Telescope, a team of astronomers led by the team from US space agency's Goddard Space Fligh...

Jun 14 2016, 12:00am CDT

74 Earth-Sized Planets Have Earth-Like Circular Orbits

74 Earth-Sized Planets Have Earth-Like Circular Orbits

There are many earth-sized planets in outer space surrounding various stars. At least six dozen have been identified and they m...

Jun 2 2015, 6:31am CDT