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April 19, 2019

Who’s Out There-Anyone? A review (Pt. 2)

This article is a companion piece to Who’s Out There-Anyone? A Review March The March 2019 National Geographic article (reviewed here last month)  “Who’s Out There” […]
April 18, 2019

Second NASA Astronaut to Spend Nearly a Year in Space — For Science

NASA’s next long-duration spaceflight mission has already begun, and doctors are excited about what it could teach them. Astronaut Christina Koch will spend nearly a year aboard […]
April 16, 2019

NASA’s TESS Exoplanet Mission Finds 1st Earth-Size Alien World

But HD 21749b doesn’t look like a great candidate for life as we know it. NASA’s newest planet hunter has discovered its first Earth-size alien world. […]
April 15, 2019

What’s in Store for the Future of Space Aviation?

With the implementation of widespread space tourism on the horizon in the near future, we must change how we look at space aviation. No longer can […]
April 13, 2019

SpaceIL says “chain of events” led to crash of lunar lander

WASHINGTON — As SpaceIL continues its investigation into its failed lunar landing attempt April 11, its backers as well as others in the space community remain […]
April 12, 2019

Israel’s Lunar Lander Has Crashed on the Moon

The Beresheet lander would have been the first private lander on the Moon and the first lunar soft-landing by Israel. Instead, engine failures caused it to […]
April 9, 2019

‘Alien’ Lights in Norway Were a NASA Test, Not an Extraterrestrial Visit

Auroras are spectacular light shows, but a recent display in the skies over northern Norway was out of this world — sort of. On Friday (April […]
April 8, 2019

The World’s Best Universities for Physics and Astronomy

There are a lot of high-quality physics and astronomy programs to choose from worldwide. The QS World University Rankings is a great resource to learn about […]
April 8, 2019

Watch 2 Astronauts Take a Spacewalk Outside the International Space Station Today!

If you’ve got a case of the Mondays, NASA is here to help: the agency will be broadcasting live as two astronauts climb outside the International Space […]