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July 13, 2019

Ed White: The First American to Walk in Space

We went to the Moon. Here’s all the proof you’ll ever need. On June 3, 1965, Ed White became the first American to walk in space […]
July 12, 2019

Making Business Plans in Space

With the launch of space tourism, it makes sense that many long-term business plans and projections will include the objective of doing business in space. From […]
July 11, 2019

Japanese spacecraft grabs second asteroid sample near blasted crater

The vehicle will start its journey to Earth later this year A Japanese spacecraft has snagged a sample of dust from an asteroid zooming through space […]
July 10, 2019

Mars Astronauts Could Tote Inflatable Landing Pad to Ease Descent

“Seven minutes of terror” won’t cut it for Mars astronauts. Landing humans on Mars will require the heaviest payload ever sent to the Red Planet — and even […]
July 9, 2019

Buzz Aldrin is looking forward, not back—and he has a plan to bring NASA along

“There has to be a better way of doing things. And I think I’ve found it.” Just after Memorial Day this year, I began talking regularly […]
July 8, 2019

NASA’s Mighty Moon Launcher Moves to Rocket Pad for Solo Testing

NASA’s lunar mobile launcher is one step closer to sending its first spacecraft to the moon. The launcher is now in final testing for Artemis 1 — an uncrewed test […]
July 7, 2019

NASA will look for life in space with a nuclear-powered drone

NASA has announced its plans for a nuclear-powered aerial drone, Dragonfly, that will fly from place to place on Saturn’s moon Titan. Dragonfly is planned to […]
July 6, 2019

Astronauts Aren’t Dying From Space Radiation, New Research Suggests

Excessive exposure to the Sun’s harmful rays is an occupational hazard endured by astronauts, who run the risk of contracting cancer and heart disease as a […]
July 5, 2019

AI Created a 3D Replica of Our Universe. We Have No Idea How It Works.

The first-ever artificial intelligence simulation of the universe seems to work like the real thing — and is almost as mysterious. Researchers reported the new simulation […]