Skip to main content

Space

Faraway Star Discovered

April 15, 2022

Astronomers have recently discovered the earliest, most distant star ever seen. Nicknamed Earendel, it formed about 13 billion years ago. It was spotted using the Hubble Space Telescope. Earendel was made visible by an effect called gravitational lensing. That’s when…

Audio

World

José Andrés, Space Chef?

April 5, 2022

Have you ever imagined eating a meal cooked by one of the world’s top chefs? Now imagine eating that meal in space! José Andrés is already a globally known chef, humanitarian, and New York Times best-selling author. Now, he’s adding…

Audio

The Kid Report: Life on Mars

March 10, 2022

Evidence gathered by NASA’s Curiosity rover suggests there may have been life on the Red Planet. You can read about Curiosity's discoveries in the story “Life on Mars,” in this week’s issue of TIME for Kids. Nevaeh Abney recently had…

Audio

Science

Life on Mars

March 10, 2022

Temperatures can drop to -225°F on Mars, and the air is unbreathable. But around 4 billion years ago, the planet had oceans and seas, and a thick blanket of air. These conditions could have supported life. For the past nine…

Audio
Spanish

Science

The Kid Report: Space Training

February 8, 2022

The story “Space Training” is about NASA’s new class of astronaut recruits. It appears in this week’s issue of TIME for Kids. Here, Kid Reporter Lucy Sandor talks with Pam Melroy, NASA's deputy administrator. Melroy explains why the next generation…

Audio

United States

Space Training

February 8, 2022

In December, NASA announced its first class of new astronaut recruits in four years. The space agency chose 10 people from a group of more than 12,000 who applied for its program. The recruits reported to the Johnson Space Center,…

Audio
Video

Science

Grand Opening

January 13, 2022

On January 7 and 8, NASA’s new space telescope unfolded its huge, flower-shaped mirror. The James Webb Space Telescope will soon reach its destination a million miles from Earth. Its mission: to find evidence of how galaxies formed, more than…

Audio

Community

From Our Readers...

November 11, 2021

In our September 17 issue, we asked readers what part of space they’d like to explore. Mrs. Dami’s students, at Montgomery Elementary School, in Montgomery, New York, shared their thoughts. Read them below. If you were a space explorer, where…

Audio

See You Later, Lucy!

October 21, 2021

NASA launched a robotic spacecraft called Lucy on October 16. For 12 years, Lucy will explore asteroids near Jupiter. These space rocks could reveal how planets were formed. Lucy will fly into a group of asteroids called the Trojan entourage.…

Audio

Suited Up

October 14, 2021

Astronauts walk in the Negev desert, in Israel, on October 10. They are part of AMADEE-20, a simulated Mars mission to train astronauts from Europe and Israel f…

Audio