March 28, 2020

5 Lessons from the Last Man to Visit the Moon

If you love following up on the latest technological breakthroughs that scientists are making to explore other planets, you must be familiar with the Astronaut Buzz […]
March 27, 2020

NASA requesting proposals for Orion engine

WASHINGTON — NASA is seeking bids to develop a new engine for its Orion spacecraft that will effectively be a plug-in replacement for the shuttle-era engine […]
March 26, 2020

Future space telescopes may probe Titan-like exoplanets

The haze rich around Saturn’s moon Titan could be visible around similar exoplanets. Saturn’s huge moon Titan is one of the most intriguing worlds in the solar system. […]
March 25, 2020

SpaceX reports problem during Crew Dragon parachute test

WASHINGTON — SpaceX said March 24 that one of the final parachute tests for its Crew Dragon spacecraft went awry, a problem it blamed on the […]
March 23, 2020

Study recommends minimizing elements for Artemis lunar lander

WASHINGTON — A study by a space propulsion company concludes that a human return to the moon by 2024 will require minimizing the launches needed for […]
March 21, 2020

Coronavirus precautions are changing life for NASA astronaut’s launch to space station

“It’s not like any other time in our lives.” NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy is ready to take-off for a six month trip to the International Space Station. […]
March 20, 2020

NASA targets May for Crew Dragon test flight

WASHINGTON — NASA announced March 18 it plans to perform a crewed flight of SpaceX’s Crew Dragon spacecraft, with two NASA astronauts on board, as soon […]
March 18, 2020

Astronaut Buzz Aldrin has advice for getting through quarantine

The Apollo 11 astronaut spent three weeks in an isolation chamber that didn’t have the best seals. Astronaut Buzz Aldrin is no stranger to being in […]
March 17, 2020

NASA selects finalists for next small astrophysics mission

WASHINGTON — NASA has selected four finalists for the agency’s next small astrophysics mission, including both spacecraft and International Space Station experiments to study a wide […]