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July 1, 2016

Brexit and the European Space Industry

On June 23, the citizens of the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union, a contentious action that the British country and other international powers […]
July 1, 2016

So, You’re Still Interested In Astronomy? New Moon Rising?

Hello again. Last time out, we looked at 10 factors conducive to life, and in doing so, found out why Earth is so special. We also […]
July 1, 2016

NASA IS PUTTING SPACEX'S CREW DRAGON THROUGH THE WRINGER

MAKING SURE THE CAPSULE PERFORMS WELL UNDER PRESSURE In a spacecraft that’s built to carry humans, the “pressure vessel” is the part of the structure the […]
June 30, 2016

NASA's Juno could help us understand origins of solar system

NASA’s Juno spacecraft will begin orbiting Jupiter Monday night, and scientists are eagerly awaiting the data it will gather. Equipped with tools to map the gas giant‘s magnetic […]
June 29, 2016

HUBBLE FINDS A FIREWORKS-FILLED TADPOLE ROCKETING THROUGH SPACE

A “tadpole galaxy” has wiggled into view of the Hubble space telescope. Released today, these images show an outstretched galaxy that’s rare for our neighborhood of […]
June 28, 2016

WATCH THE NEW, EXPLOSION-FILLED 'STAR TREK BEYOND' TRAILER

The new trailer for the upcoming movie Star Trek Beyond is here. This trailer doesn’t include much new footage, dialogue, or plot points. For that, we’re going to […]
June 27, 2016

NASA Cover Up? City Found On Mars, Conspiracy Theorists Say

There are hundreds of extra-terrestrial conspiracy theories but the most common ones involve NASA most of the time. The premiere space agency has full access to […]
June 26, 2016

The Necessity of Space Exploration

I recently heard a few people talking about how humankind shouldn’t spend such extravagant amounts of money on space exploration when there are so many problems […]
June 25, 2016

Atlas 5 returns to flight with launch of Navy’s MUOS-5

WASHINGTON — United Launch Alliance’s Atlas 5 rocket returned to flight June 24 with its first launch in three months to successfully lift the fifth and final […]