March 25, 2017

NASA Selects Mission to Study Churning Chaos in our Milky Way and Beyond

NASA has selected a science mission that will measure emissions from the interstellar medium, which is the cosmic material found between stars. This data will help […]
March 24, 2017

NASA Updates Schedule for International Space Station Spacewalks

Expedition 50 astronauts will conduct up to three spacewalks outside the International Space Station (ISS) in late March and early April to prepare for the future […]
March 23, 2017

Space Station Astronauts Poised to Tackle Three-Spacewalk Streak

Astronauts are gearing up for three spacewalks outside the International Space Station that will culminate in the station’s 200th spacewalk. The first and second spacewalks are scheduled […]
March 22, 2017

The Curiosity Mars rover’s wheels are starting to break

Not even space robots are immune to the effects of old age Since August of 2012, NASA’s Curiosity Rover has tooled around the red planet doing […]
March 21, 2017

SpaceX’s Dragon arrives in San Pedro, delivers groundbreaking research

Research into new life-saving drugs and an array of biological studies arrived in San Pedro early Monday inside the Hawthorne-made SpaceX orbiter Dragon. The pressurized capsule […]
March 20, 2017

SpaceX studying landing sites for Mars missions

THE WOODLANDS, Texas — SpaceX has been working with NASA to identify potential landing sites on Mars for both its Red Dragon spacecraft and future human […]
March 19, 2017

Colonizing Mars Will Depend on Low-Tech Know-How

When humans arrive at the Red Planet, their success and survival will require adapting to local conditions and making use of resources in ways that were […]
March 18, 2017

Who’s Out There?—Stuck With Carbon

As a microbiologist (by training), I’ve been delighted with the recent interest Physics Today has taken in reporting current findings in biology. This trend reflects the […]
March 17, 2017

How the Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) became a Centre of Scientific Excellence

MBRSC in Dubai is well-known across the Middle East and the world as a centre specialised in space applications. The space centre not only designed, developed […]