Scientists have promised close-up views of Jupiter when Juno skims its cloud tops
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 planet will reach it's closest point on Monday, and should be visible in the sky for most of the night
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 solar system's smallest planet will resemble a round black dot as it passes between the Earth and the sun
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
The craft is 75 million miles away, and it takes messages 13 minutes to get to it
'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