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January 22, 2020

Could this gorgeous electric plane be the Tesla of the skies?

Shrinking legroom isn’t the only bad thing about flying: Jet-setting makes a sizable impact on our environment, accounting for 2.5% of all greenhouse gas emissions globally. Flying is […]
January 21, 2020

5 Best Astronomy Books for Beginners: Make the First Step Towards the Stars!

The night sky can not leave anyone indifferent, and the inexplicability of the cosmos with all its secrets only provokes the desire to understand it. It […]
January 20, 2020

SpaceX successfully completes its Dragon abort test

The capsule successfully separated and splashed down gently into the Atlantic. Today, SpaceX attempted a critical test of its ability to launch humans to orbit: the […]
January 19, 2020

Who’s Out There–Anyone Nearby Reviewing Earth’s Year 2019?

Reviewing an article about what happened during the 2010’s made me realize that the view of planet Earth from our exoplanet neighbors might be a bit […]
January 18, 2020

Astronaut Spotlight: Claudie Haigneré

Claudie Haigneré is the first French woman to have gone into space. Doctor, scientist, astronaut and politician…. Like most astronauts, she wears many hats and has […]
January 17, 2020

SpinLaunch raises $35 million

WASHINGTON — SpinLaunch, a startup pursuing an alternative approach for placing payloads into orbit, has raised $35 million in a new funding round disclosed Jan. 16. […]
January 16, 2020

Moon ‘shrooms? Fungi eyed to help build lunar bases and Mars outposts

Fungus could be very much among us when humanity sets up shop on the moon and beyond. NASA researchers are investigating the potential of mycelia — the mass […]
January 15, 2020

Stereotypes Breaker: Top 7 Things to Forget When Talking About Astronauts in Space

Take some time to imagine an astronaut – what do you see? Is it a woman or a man? Does he or she look young or […]
January 14, 2020

Top-Secret UFO Files Could ‘Gravely Damage’ US National Security if Released, Navy Says

The truth is out there… but you’re still not allowed to see it. In November 2004, several U.S. Navy pilots stationed aboard the USS Nimitz encountered […]