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July 5, 2018

Mars is on its way closer to Earth — and you can see it for yourself

The last time the Red Planet got this close was back in 2003 If you’ve taken a look at the southeastern sky after midnight recently, you […]
July 3, 2018

Are we alone? The question is worthy of serious scientific study

Are we alone? Unfortunately, neither of the answers feel satisfactory. To be alone in this vast universe is a lonely prospect. On the other hand, if […]
July 2, 2018

World UFO Day 2018: How close have we actually got to finding aliens, and what would they be like?

Exciting data has emerged from Mars and Enceladus, but extra-terrestrials will likely be tiny bacteria not intergalactic space travellers As another World UFO Day comes around, […]
July 2, 2018

NASA plans to publicly test its quiet supersonic technology this year

The space agency has announced that it will conduct public tests of its quiet supersonic technologies around Galveston, Texas, in November. The tests involve an F/A-18 Hornet producing […]
June 30, 2018

NASA planning revisions to commercial crew test flight schedule

RENTON, Wash. — With official dates for commercial crew test flights looming, NASA officials have indicated a revised schedule, taking into account the status of vehicle […]
June 30, 2018

Harlan Ellison Passes Away at 84

Acclaimed science fiction author Harlan Ellison has passed away in his sleep at the age of 84, according to Deadline citing a tweet by Ellison family friend Christine Valada. […]
June 29, 2018

SpaceX has flown its last Block 4 version of the Falcon 9 rocket

Upper stage flying an experimental, long-coast after primary mission. Friday am update: The Falcon 9 rocket lifted off on schedule Friday morning from Florida, and put […]
June 29, 2018

Boeing unveils design for hypersonic passenger plane

Boeing has revealed a concept design for a hypersonic aircraft that could reach most locations in the world within one to three hours. The American aerospace company showed a […]
June 28, 2018

SpaceX Launching Cargo Mission to Space Station Early Friday: Watch Live

SpaceX will launch a new resupply mission to the International Space Station early Friday (June 29), and you can watch the spaceflight action live online. A two-stage SpaceX Falcon […]