The new galaxy is located just above the handle of the Big Dipper and is the farthest galaxy yet discovered. According to a team from the Keck Observatory in Hawaii, light from the galaxy took 13 billion years to reach Earth.
For the past several years, NASA has been waiting for indications that the space probe Voyager has left our solar system. New research shows that the event has already happened and that the explorer craft has become the first human-made object to leave our solar system.
The Mars Rover Curiosity is celebrating a year on Mars this week. And in honor of the event, NASA team members as the Goddard Space Flight Center used the rover’s Sample Analysis at Mars instrument to sing “Happy Birthday” to the rover yesterday.