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March 9, 2016

SpaceX drone ship appears at Port Canaveral after Falcon 9 launch

Social media is buzzing after the docking at Port Canaveral of a SpaceX drone ship involved in Friday’s Falcon 9 rocket launch and landing attempt. A […]
March 8, 2016

So, You're Still Interested in Astronomy – Exoplanets

Hi, Last time, we looked at the main asteroid belt, a feature of the solar system that makes the place we live so special. How special? […]
March 8, 2016

Outer space is the 'next resource frontier,' says CEO of asteroid mining firm

TORONTO — When humans set out to colonize other planets, they’re going to need resources to build their settlements. That’s the pitch Chris Lewicki, the president […]
March 7, 2016

NASA Has Designed a Warp Ship Inspired by ‘Star Trek’s Enterprise

When does science-fiction become science fact? Throughout various mediums over the last few centuries, we’ve seen early versions of concepts that would eventually become a reality. […]
March 7, 2016

Scientists Set to Drill Dinosaur-Killing Impact Crater for the First Time

The Gulf of Mexico, rich in oil deposits, is no stranger to offshore drilling. But for the first time ever, an expedition of scientists is set […]
March 6, 2016

Fate of NASA’s InSight Mars mission to be decided soon

NASA is close to deciding whether to spend an extra $150 million to send the InSight lander to Mars in 2018 or cancel the mission after […]
March 6, 2016

Astronaut Scott Kelly fought off aliens in space with Microsoft's HoloLens

Think augmented and virtual reality headsets are just for games? NASA astronaut Scott Kelly thinks otherwise after spending some quality time with Microsoft’s HoloLens aboard the […]
March 5, 2016

SpaceX's rocket crash lands on a floating drone ship — as expected

But the launch itself was still successful SpaceX successfully launched its Falcon 9 rocket into space this afternoon, but — as expected — failed to land the […]
March 5, 2016

NASA Mission To Send Astronauts To An Asteroid Falls Behind Schedule

As part of NASA’s “Journey to Mars“, a robot will travel to an asteroid, grab a large boulder off of it, and then bring the boulder […]