The next few months will also bring some exciting developments in space science. There are new missions about to launch and spacecraft that will reach their destinations after a long journey. Here are six out-of-this-world things to look for in the news over the next few months.
Other planets in our solar system experience seasons, too. On Triton, Neptune’s largest moon, seasons last an average of 40 years, complete with nitrogen snow. Here’s how Triton’s summer solstice compares to Earth’s.