Sebastien Clarke

July 31, 2014

NASA boffin: I have solved RIDDLE of huge BULGE FOUND ON MOON

A detailed analysis of the shape of the Moon has shown that it isn’t a sphere – but instead slightly lemon-shaped. This has now revealed important […]
July 29, 2014

The Little Rover that Could: Opportunity Reaches Odometer Milestone

NASA’s Opportunity mars rover now holds the off-Earth roving distance record after accruing 25 miles of driving. Given that the rover has been roaming the Red Planet […]
July 26, 2014

Members Question Astronauts Live Aboard International Space Station

Washington, D.C. – The Science, Space, and Technology Committee today held a live downlink with astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS). The satellite feed allowed […]
July 25, 2014

Russian supply ship docks with International Space Station

Russia’s Progress 56 supply ship successfully docked with the International Space Station on Wednesday, July 23. Progress was carrying nearly three tons of food, fuel and […]
July 24, 2014

What’s Next For NASA? Asteroids!

NASA aims to continue their space exploration with their Asteroid Redirect Mission. NASA has not sent astronauts to the moon since 1972. While that remains a […]
July 23, 2014

SpaceX Releases Amazing Video of Falcon Rocket's Splashdown

A stunning new video shows the first stage of SpaceX‘s Falcon 9 rocket making a soft ocean splashdown as planned after its launch earlier this month. […]
July 22, 2014

Fireballs in space

This is what a fireball looks like in space: first there’s ignition, and then a miniature sun blossoms in mid-air. It flares for a second and […]
July 21, 2014

Who’s Out There?—No One?

In my June blog, I reviewed three human approaches to considering the possibility of life elsewhere in the universe—looking at astronomical probabilities, reinventing life from chemistry, and creating […]
July 20, 2014

NASA celebrates 45th anniversary of first moon landing

Forty-five years ago today, Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first humans to set foot on another world. Armstrong’s “one small step […]