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February 9, 2016

Edgar Mitchell obituary: Astronaut saw Earth as a planet in crisis

EDGAR MITCHELL Astronaut 19-9-1930 – 4-2-2016 Becoming the sixth man to walk on the moon was not a wholly positive experience for Apollo 14 astronaut Edgar […]
February 9, 2016

NASA's Orion Spacecraft Prepares For First Launch In 2018

The race to Mars is on, and NASA’s mission to the Red Planet has just begun another important phase. The backbone of the new Orion crew module […]
February 8, 2016

Here’s What The Blue Origin Rocket Sees When It Lands Vertically

In November 2015 Amazon founder Jeff Bezos’s private aerospace company Blue Origin announced an aerospace first: the vertical takeoff and landing of a rocket ship. The […]
February 8, 2016

Nasa’s front-line defense against killer rocks from space

The Solar System Dynamics group of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab is, as physicist Marina Brozovic explains, is like “flight control for the solar system.” Basically, it’s […]
February 8, 2016

Indian Man May Be First Ever Confirmed Meteorite Death

On Saturday, a mysterious explosion at the Bharathidasan Engineering College in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu left one dead and three injured. According to […]
February 7, 2016

How NASA Broadcast Neil Armstrong Live from the Moon

Apollo 11’s lunar landing and specifically Neil Armstrong’s first steps on the Moon was, arguably, the biggest television event of the 20th century. Knowing the impact […]
February 6, 2016

Advanced space propulsion startup shuts down

WASHINGTON — A Colorado company that said last year it had achieved a technological breakthrough in space transportation has decided to shut down, citing the high […]
February 6, 2016

Astronaut Edgar Mitchell, sixth man to walk on moon, dies aged 85

Astronaut Edgar Mitchell, the sixth man to walk on the moon, has died at the age of 85. Mitchell died in West Palm Beach, Florida, on […]
February 5, 2016

The Moon or Mars? NASA Must Pick 1 Goal for Astronauts, Experts Tell Congress

NASA can’t afford to put humans on Mars while also pursuing missions to put astronauts back on the moon, according to a panel of experts who […]