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May 2, 2019

After a decade, NASA finally reveals root cause of two failed rocket launches

“It has been worth every minute, and I am extremely pleased with the entire team.” A little more than a decade ago, on February 24, 2009, […]
May 1, 2019

NASA outlines plan for 2024 lunar landing

WASHINGTON — While the administration continues to work on a revised budget request for carrying out the new goal of landing humans on the moon in […]
April 30, 2019

Weird Science: Nanoparticles, Algae and Organs on Chips to Launch on SpaceX Dragon

Drug-carrying nanoparticles, an algae-powered bioreactor, a microgravity platform and a variety of “organs on a chip” will make the trip to the International Space Station Wednesday […]
April 29, 2019

NASA tweaks call for lunar lander concepts

WASHINGTON — NASA has updated a planned call for proposals for lunar landers to enable a human mission in 2024, broadening the scope to include integrated […]
April 27, 2019

China Plans to Build a Base near the Moon’s South Pole

China plans to build a scientific research station on the moon in “about 10 years,” according to the state news agency Xinhua. The China National Space Administration […]
April 26, 2019

How an Asteroid Flyby in 2017 Is Helping NASA Defend Earth from Armageddon

Mundane challenges won’t stop for what could be the end of the world. A very strange series of memos arrived at the White House during the […]
April 25, 2019

The US Navy Wants Pilots to Report UFO Sightings

The Navy is drafting new guidelines for pilots and personnel to report unexplained encounters. The US Navy is drafting new guidelines for pilots and personnel to […]
April 24, 2019

NASA’s InSight Lander Captures Audio of First Likely ‘Quake’ on Mars

NASA’s Mars InSight lander has measured and recorded for the first time ever a likely “marsquake.” The faint seismic signal, detected by the lander’s Seismic Experiment for Interior […]
April 23, 2019

NASA moves ahead with cargo Dragon launch after Crew Dragon anomaly

WASHINGTON — NASA is moving ahead with plans to launch a cargo version of a SpaceX Dragon spacecraft to the International Space Station next week as […]