Space Swoon: Behold Pluto’s Blue Sky

NASA: Present-day Mars shows strong evidence of flowing water


We got water! On Mars! Buckle me the fuck up and send me to the TerraDome. I’m ready to help colonize Mars. Seriously though, how futzing radical is this revelation? I’ll tell you: completely futzing radical.

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Watch: Another Pluto flyby courtesy of NASA and New Horizons

Hey! It’s another goddamn glorious flyby of Pluto, courtesy of the SpaceCzars at NASA and the New Horizons spacecraft.

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Saturn’s Moon Enceladus is covered in a futzing Global Ocean


Saturn’s moon got some water! Oh man, does it ever have some water. Like, an entire goddamn global ocean, beneath the surface. This is really goddamn staggering and glorious. All I have beneath the surface is anxiety and perhaps a slow rolling ride of perpetual depression. Go Enceladus!

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Space Swoon: Hubble sees the Galactic Sunflower (Galaxy)

Space Swoon: The International Space Station Passes By The Sun

Watch: The Pluto System as seen by NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft

NASA has dropped another glimpse of the Pluto system, courtesy of New Horizons. Futzing 2015, yo. Just living in a year where we’re being beamed glorious quasi-footage from a goddamn Dwarf Planet way out there in the solar system. Glorious. Glorious.

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Space Swoon: Ceres’ Lonely Mountain stands alone

The Lonely Mountain

Check out this lonely mountain. NASA’s Dawn space-craft sniped a lovely picture of it, just chilling in the southern hemisphere of the dwarf planet Ceres. Beckoning to us across space and time. To travel to it, to scale the peaks, to meet the space-elves that run their futuro-city from the top of the summit. Right?

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Space Swoon: An Aurora from the International Space Station

ISS Aurora

A gorgeous picture of the aurora from the International Space Station, taken by Scott Kelly.

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Space Swoon: Hubble finds a “Mess of Stars”, we’re all better for it