Sebastien Clarke

February 1, 2014

Challenger and the Diminishment of the NASA Space Program

We are in a time of solemn NASA anniversaries. On 27 January 1967, the Apollo 1 (AS-204) fire claimed the lives of astronauts Virgil “Gus” Grissom, […]
January 31, 2014

A Secret Solar Eclipse from Outer Space

Call it the eclipse nobody saw. NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) got its own private solar eclipse showing from its geosynchronous orbital perch today. Twice a year […]
January 30, 2014

Scientist sues NASA over mysterious Mars rock

A California man who claims that a mysterious rock recently photographed on Mars is actually a growing organism has filed a lawsuit against NASA for failing […]
January 29, 2014

NASA's week of tragedy: Apollo 1, Challenger and Columbia remembered

It was early evening on Jan. 27, 1967 when tragedy first struck NASA. The three astronauts set to be the first manned mission of the Apollo […]
January 27, 2014

China’s lunar rover may not finish mission due to mechanical problems

China says its first lunar rover is experiencing mechanical problems, a rare setback for its burgeoning space program that in recent years has conducted space walks […]
January 25, 2014

NASA's Opportunity rover celebrates 10 years on Mars with a FILTHY selfie

While its flashy younger brother Curiosity is getting all the headlines these days, the Opportunity rover will shortly be celebrating its tenth anniversary on the Red […]
January 24, 2014

Spectacular Nighttime Blastoff

A spectacular nighttime blastoff lit up the evening skies for hundreds of miles around the Florida Space coast on a mission that sent a critical NASA […]
January 23, 2014

NASA to Launch Next-Generation Relay Satellite Today: Watch It Live

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — A fresh satellite for NASA’s communications network is set for launch from Florida’s Space Coast on Thursday (Jan. 23) to bolster voice […]
January 22, 2014

NASA Sends 800 Ants To ISS, ‘Ants In Space’

Rather than being the title of a classic cult horror movie, “Ants in Space” is actually the name of a NASA program aimed at establishing a […]