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December 6, 2019

Astronauts are Going to Attach a “Robot Hotel” to the Outside of the International Space Station

Robotic helpers are becoming an increasingly important element aboard the International Space Station. It is here where robots like the Robonaut, CIMON, FEDOR, Canadarm2, Dextre, and CIMON 2 (which is currently on its way […]
December 5, 2019

NASA’s solar probe reveals stunning results after swooping in close to the sun

Rogue plasma waves and sideways, 100,000-mile-per-hour solar winds abound. The sky is full of stars, but only one sits within our reach. Even as close as […]
December 4, 2019

Space Technology: Education for the Next Generation

Advances in technology have allowed us to push the boundaries of human experience. The last century has seen our trajectory soar, with our imaginations and commitment […]
December 3, 2019

It’s 10 p.m., Do You Know What Your Astronauts Are Doing?

How do you feel about helicopter parenting? The result may determine whether you would be a better fit with NASA’s astronaut program or its Russian counterpart. During […]
December 2, 2019

This Newfound Monster Black Hole Is Too Big for Theories to Handle

Stellar-mass black holes aren’t supposed to be so hefty. Scientists recently found a black hole so big that theory strains explain it, a new study reports. A Chinese-led […]
December 1, 2019

New ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ Featurette Turns the Nostalgia Dial Up High

Can 42 years really feel so long ago and in such a galaxy far, far away? A new featurette shows the behind the scenes filming in […]
November 30, 2019

NASA Gets Ready For The Private Astronaut Business

NASA wants to purchase a seat on a private astronaut flight in the next five years, the agency announced earlier this week. It’s another move that […]
November 27, 2019

Preparing for the Worst: In the Event of a Natural Disaster

It can seem as though we face frequent crises in the world today. Whether political uncertainty, or the possibility of irreversible climate change, it certainly feels […]
November 25, 2019

Building a Planet B for Humanity Isn’t a Good Enough Reason to Explore Space

Listen to would-be space explorers for long enough, and eventually they will likely argue that humans must develop outposts on other worlds in case of disaster […]