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A spacecraft on a comet? Sure, but why can't we ...

The hashtag took off almost immediately after the seemingly impossible landing.

Friday - 11/14/2014, 07:08am EST

Tags: social media

Watch as the European Space Agency tries to land on a comet

Tune in Wednesday as the European Space Agency tries to land a scientific probe on a comet.

Tuesday - 11/11/2014, 04:59pm EST

Tags: European Space Agency, Greg Redfern

Rare ‘new' meteor shower predicted for Saturday

A rare meteor shower will brighten the night skies above the metro area Saturday. Learn more about where these meteorites came from and the best viewing times.

Saturday - 05/24/2014, 10:55am EDT

Tags: space place, meteor shower, Greg Redfern

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The heat will be on Comet ISON later this week

Comet ISON is headed for a close encounter with the Sun on Thanksgiving Day at 2 p.m. EST.

Sunday - 11/24/2013, 02:46pm EST

Tags: Greg Redfern, space place, The Space Place,

Comet from depths of solar system to be briefly visible

This week, the western sky will have a visitor from the depths of the outer solar system: the Comet PanSTARRS.

Tuesday - 03/12/2013, 09:40pm EDT

Tags: Greg Redfern, The Space Place,