Space.com Image of the Day 2018-02-20T10:00:00.000000000-05:00 Icy particles clump together to form a ridge of fluffy peaks along the outer edge of Saturn's B ring, the largest and brightest ring in the Saturn system. National Space Council to Talk Regulatory Reform in Meeting This Week 2018-02-20T09:49:00.000000000-05:00 When members of the National Space Council meet this week, they are expected to discuss, among other issues, regulatory reforms intended to promote growth of the commercial spaceflight industry. On This Day In Space! Feb. 20, 1962: John Glenn Becomes 1st American to Orbit Earth 2018-02-20T07:21:00.000000000-05:00 On February 20, 1962, NASA launched John Glenn on Friendship 7 to send the first American astronaut into orbit for the first time. See how it happened in our On This Day in Space video series. That's No Moon? Proposed Exomoon Defies Formation Theories 2018-02-20T07:04:00.000000000-05:00 While current evidence for the Neptune-size exomoon around a Kepler world is tentative, the distant moon seems to defy current moon-formation theories. NASA's New Spacesuit Has a Built-In Toilet 2018-02-20T07:00:00.000000000-05:00 NASA is developing a spacesuit with a built-in toilet system, something the agency hasn't used regularly since the Apollo era. NASA Certifies SpaceX's Falcon 9 Rockets for Science Missions 2018-02-19T08:18:00.000000000-05:00 NASA has certified the current version of the SpaceX Falcon 9 to launch some categories of science missions, a milestone needed for the upcoming, but delayed, launch of an astronomy spacecraft. Are Supermassive Black Holes Going to Eat the Universe? 2018-02-19T08:11:00.000000000-05:00 The largest black holes grow faster than their galaxies, according to new research. Pluto May Have a Gooey Carbon Layer Beneath Its Crust 2018-02-19T08:11:00.000000000-05:00 A thick, gooey, asphalt-like layer could lie beneath Pluto's crust. Are Quark Stars Possible? 2018-02-19T08:00:00.000000000-05:00 Ultradense quark stars, which mash together one of the universe's fundamental particles, may or may not be a physical possibility. Hasbro Unveils Epic Jabba's Sail Barge Toy for 'Star Wars' Fans by HasLab 2018-02-18T10:20:00.000000000-05:00 Hasbro has just unveiled its largest "Star Wars" toy ever, a giant version of Jabba the Hutt's Sail Barge, under the company's new HasLab crowdfunding initiative.