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April 11, 2018

NASA Just Dropped Its Most Detailed Video Tour of the Moon Yet

Thanks to the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, high-resolution imagery of our closest neighboring world is more accessible than ever. NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center has released a […]
April 10, 2018

Clandestine X-37B Space Plane Surpases 200 Days in Orbit

The US Air Force’s unpiloted and reusable craft is likely to be testing dual-use technologies that might be used in military operations, says one expert. The […]
April 9, 2018

Why Extraterrestrial Life May Be More Unlikely Than Scientists Thought

Phosphorus is an essential element for life — but that there was enough of it for life to start on Earth might just have been a […]
April 8, 2018

NASA BEGINS CONSTRUCTION OF ITS NEW QUIET SUPERSONIC PLANE

NASA has a lot of experience when it comes to developing supersonic aircraft. In fact, testing supersonic craft was how NASA got its start, back when […]
April 7, 2018

A New Luxury Hotel Is Opening…In Space

When a new luxury hotel opens, there might be some “oohs” and “ahhhs” around details like the roof deck infinity pool or bath butler. A few […]
April 6, 2018

First four images from Virgin Galactic’s successful new test flight

We’ve had our first glimpse of Virgin Galactic‘s new test flight and it’s out of this world. Aiming to be the world’s first commercial spaceline, Richard […]
April 4, 2018

72 Mysterious Cosmic Flashes Puzzle Astronomers

Seventy-two unusual cosmic events have astronomers scratching their heads.  Scientists conducting a survey for supernovas — the dramatic explosions that end the lives of massive stars — noticed […]
April 3, 2018

Farthest star ever seen captured by astronomers

Star was imaged using the Hubble telescope in 2016, when it got a lucky boost from nature Scientists have captured an image of the most distant […]
April 2, 2018

Tiangong-1 reenters over South Pacific

WASHINGTON — China’s Tiangong-1 module, whose uncontrolled reentry had been watched with both anticipation and apprehension, returned to Earth harmlessly over the South Pacific Ocean late […]