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June 24, 2016

Unexpected discovery on Mars may revolutionize planet’s history

Scientists have come across tridymite, a fully unexpected mineral recently found on Mars which promises to explain how the planet evolved and gives hope to determine […]
June 23, 2016

SATELLITE WATCHERS FIND AMERICA'S LATEST SPACE SECRET

There are secrets space can’t keep. When the National Reconnaissance Office launched an object into space earlier this month, we knew only rough details: the size of the […]
June 22, 2016

Bezos wins Heinlein Prize commercial space award

SEATTLE — Jeff Bezos, whose commercial space company Blue Origin recently completed another test flight of its New Shepard reusable suborbital vehicle, is the latest winner […]
June 21, 2016

SpaceX And Blue Origin Fight To Win The Modern Space Race

From a dusty expanse in West Texas, Jeff Bezos and the crew of Blue Origin, his well-funded aerospace company, fire up their New Shepard rocket. It […]
June 20, 2016

WATCH BLUE ORIGIN'S ROCKET LAUNCH AND LANDING ATTEMPT AT 10:15 ET ON SUNDAY

Jeff Bezos has finally named a time to tune in to Blue Origin‘s rocket launch on Sunday. The company’s livestream, which you can watch above, just […]
June 19, 2016

Watch Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin perform a risky rocket test during the company's first live webcast Today

On Sunday, the Jeff Bezos-backed spaceflight company Blue Origin will air a test launch of their space system live for the first time online. This will […]
June 18, 2016

UK astronaut Tim Peake returns to Earth

UK astronaut Tim Peake is back on Earth after a historic six-month stay on the International Space Station. A Soyuz capsule carrying Major Peake and two […]
June 17, 2016

UK astronaut Tim Peake prepares for return to Earth

UK astronaut Tim Peake is preparing to return to Earth after an historic six-month mission to the space station. During his stay, he made the first […]
June 16, 2016

Who’s Out There?—Anywhere?

In the Milky Way, Kepler data point to stars with planets smaller than Neptune orbiting in the liquid water zone. There are at least nine so far, larger […]