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March 4, 2021

To The Stars and Back

Black History & Future in Space A conversation with Charlie Bolden, the 12th NASA Administrator, and Amani Garvin on Black history in space and visions for […]
August 26, 2020

Historic Double Storms In the Gulf Coast

Yesterday, Astronaut Chris Cassidy captured this image of Hurricane Laura from the International Space Station as its headed towards Louisiana and Texas. Today, Category 4 Hurricane […]
August 17, 2020

Perseverance

The rovers have taught us so much about the Red Planet, its ability to sustain life and any past lives. Spirit and Opportunity taught us that […]
July 2, 2020

Betelgeuse’s weird dimming caused by gigantic starspots By Mike Wall a day ago

Dust probably wasn’t the culprit after all. The weird recent dimming of the star Betelgeuse was caused by spots that temporarily covered at least half of the enormous […]
July 1, 2020

NASA’s next Mars mission has now burned nearly half of its launch window

The $2.1 billion rover has a limited amount of time to launch this summer. NASA says it will be forced to delay the launch of its […]
June 28, 2020

Pentagon should release UFO report, Senate intelligence committee argues

How much would a report like this really tell us? The Pentagon should release a public report on UFOs, argues the U.S. Senate intelligence committee. In […]
June 26, 2020

SpaceX’s 1st Crew Dragon for astronauts aces tests in space, could land Aug. 2

Endeavour is soaring above expectations in space. SpaceX’s first Crew Dragon spacecraft to carry astronauts, now parked at the International Space Station, has passed all its tests so […]
June 24, 2020

How Do Astronauts Keep the ISS Operational?

The International Space Station (ISS) is one of the most iconic symbols of space exploration. Though the days of the space race and moon landings are […]
June 24, 2020

A Repeating Fast Radio Burst Has Been Found. It Flares for 4 Days and then Remains Silent for 12 Days

Five hundred million light-years from Earth, there is a deeply unusual object. It is radio silent for 12 days, then erupts in bright radio bursts. These […]