The image of Jupiter's Northern Lights was taken ahead of the arrival of Nasa’s spaceship Juno, which will spend a year monitoring the largest planet
Robotic spacecraft carries Lego figures of 17th century Italian astronomer, Roman god Jupiter and his wife Juno
'This is the first and only such event that has been caught at its peak'
The little satellite is too far away to be considered a true moon, but has been designated a 'near-Earth companion'
The Nasa team found that the ratios of oxygen and hydrogen production on Europa may be similar to those on Earth
The model shuttle reached an altitude of 43 miles before gliding down into the sea
On 30 May, Mars will be the closest it has been to Earth in 11 years
The April figures continue the remarkably warm start to 2016
The blockbuster depicts the two countries working together to save a US astronaut
The crab nebula is shaped by the death of a huge star – a supernova that burnt bright and then died young
The video is the first in a coming series of ultra-high definition videos from the space agency
It is the 11th time in a row the global temperature has smashed the record set by the previous month
'During my time in orbit, I lost bone mass, my muscles atrophied, and my blood redistributed itself in my body, which strained my heart'
Eugene Cernan went into space three times for Nasa and is the subject of a new documentary, seen by Monica Grady
The 20-minute-long explosion happened 1.2 billion light years away – and could offer hints about the very foundations of the universe
Only two other comets in recorded history have come as close as P/2016 BA14, which will be too small to be visible with the naked eye