Sebastien Clarke

February 27, 2016

After nearly a year in space, Scott Kelly prepares for his return

On March 1, 2016, NASA astronaut Scott Kelly will return to Earth after spending 340 days in space, which is about twice as long as a […]
February 27, 2016

NASA admits there's 'a chance' that asteroid 2013 TX68 COULD smash into Earth

Humanity is expected to survive its close encounter with a space rock next week – but we’re not out of danger just yet… NASA has dramatically […]
February 26, 2016

Astronaut Scott Kelly: 'I Could Go Another Year' Aboard Space Station

Scott Kelly is about to head home after 11 months aboard the International Space Station, but the astronaut says he could have stayed in orbit for […]
February 26, 2016

Congress wants to make it harder for the president to change NASA's long-term plans

NASA’s priorities are vulnerable to new presidential administrations, but a bill debated today in Congress could make it more difficult for the White House to alter […]
February 25, 2016

Reusable spaceplane tops DARPA’s budget request, again

WASHINGTON — For the second consecutive year, the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s top-funded space program is an experimental spaceplane intended to make frequent trips […]
February 25, 2016

Scientists Pinpoint The Origin Of Mysterious, Immense Radio Burst

 In just a tiny fraction of a second, a Fast Radio Burst can emit as much energy as the entire Sun radiates over 10,000 years. Our […]
February 25, 2016

NASA awards SpaceX with five more cargo missions to the ISS

NASA has ordered five more missions from SpaceX to resupply the International Space Station, in a new deal that was signed in late December, Space News reports. […]
February 24, 2016

SpaceX Ready For Next Launch And Landing Attempt

SpaceX is slated to launch a broadcasting satellite into orbit this week, and the Falcon 9 rocket is getting all fired up–literally. On Monday, the company […]
February 24, 2016

Why NASA Received A Record Number Of Astronaut Applications And What They Can Expect Next

Over 18,300 people have applied to join NASA’s latest astronaut class, breaking the previous record of 8,000 submissions set in 1978. This year’s turnout was also nearly 3 times […]