Sebastien Clarke

July 1, 2013

Wrong Reality: If an American Was First in Space

There are key moments in spaceflight’s history that, in retrospect, defined the subsequent course of events. Take Yuri Gagarin’s orbital flight in 1961, for example. When […]
June 30, 2013

NASA picks Florida agency to take over shuttle landing strip

NASA has selected Space Florida, a state-backed economic development agency, to take over operations, maintenance and development of the space shuttle’s idled landing site at the […]
June 29, 2013

Aerial launch puts NASA's IRIS satellite in orbit to study the sun

NASA’s newest solar observatory launched into space late Thursday, beginning a two-year quest to probe some of the sun’s biggest mysteries. An Orbital Sciences Corp. Pegasus […]
June 28, 2013

Astronaut Discusses Spaceflight and Family

From onboard the International Space Station, Expedition 36 Flight Engineer Karen Nyberg of NASA discussed her work, what inspired her to become an astronaut and her […]
June 28, 2013

NASA launches new satellite to explore mysteries of sun

A winged Pegasus rocket lifted a compact solar observatory into orbit around Earth’s poles Thursday, kicking off a $181 million mission to shed light on a […]
June 28, 2013

Voyager 1 Discovers Bizarre and Baffling Region at Edge of Solar System

Not content with simply being the man-made object to travel farthest from Earth, NASA’s Voyager 1 spacecraft recently entered a bizarre new region at the solar system’s edge […]
June 27, 2013

Ten Thousandth Near-Earth Object Unearthed in Space

More than 10,000 asteroids and comets that can pass near Earth have now been discovered. The 10,000th near-Earth object, asteroid 2013 MZ5, was first detected on […]
June 27, 2013

NASA Launching New Sun-Watching Probe Tonight: Watch It Live

NASA will launch its newest solar observatory tonight (June 27), kicking off a two-year mission to study how energy moves around the active sun. A rocket […]
June 27, 2013

PayPal Galactic to boldly go where no credit card has gone before

Set phasers to charge? The next time Captain James T. Kirk brings the Enterprise in for repairs, he probably won’t use Federation credits, Klingon darseks or […]