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June 13, 2019

Newest moon mystery is fascinating

The moon is one of my favorite celestial bodies, beautiful and alluring — close enough for astronauts to have visited and studied, and yet distant enough […]
June 12, 2019

A trip to the International Space Station will cost tourists $52 million

NASA has opened up the International Space Station (ISS) to tourists and already companies are buying rides to fly so-called “private astronauts” up to the laboratory […]
June 11, 2019

The Search for Habitable Alien Worlds in Earth’s Backyard Heats Up

The NEAR instrument has been hunting for planets in the Alpha Centauri system. The hunt for nearby exoplanets has just heated up considerably. A new instrument designed to […]
June 10, 2019

This Asteroid Has a 1-in-7,000 Chance of Hitting Earth This Fall

This fall, Earth has about a 1-in-7,000 chance of getting an uninvited extraterrestrial visitor: asteroid 2006 QV89. The space rock is expected to whiz by our […]
June 9, 2019

Space Babies: Sex and Pregnancy in Microgravity

There’s no denying that the most exciting next step in space exploration is the colonization of Mars. Elon Musk, the founder of SpaceX, has been talking […]
June 8, 2019

NASA will allow private astronauts on the ISS for $11,250-$22,500 a day

The space agency wants to create a sustainable economy in low Earth orbit. On Thursday morning, NASA held a press conference to announce that the International […]
June 7, 2019

NASA’s Mars Helicopter Whirls Through Tests on Way to 2020 Launch

The little chopper is designed to show that aerial exploration is possible on Mars. NASA’s first Mars helicopter is getting close to final approval for launch […]
June 6, 2019

Nasa chooses first astronauts to ride spacex’s dragon spacecraft

Dibs! SpaceX’s Crew Dragon capsule exploded during a test last month. But the Elon Musk spacetech company and NASA are going ahead with choosing the lucky astronauts who will be […]
June 5, 2019

NASA Astronaut Captures The Entirety Of Earth In Incredible 60-Second Timelapse

Traveling around the globe in a matter of minutes is still a pipe dream for most people, unless of course, you inhabit the International Space Station […]