Discovery

February 17, 2020

How Astronauts Prepare for a Trip in Space

Have you ever dreamed of going into space? There are many requirements to becoming an astronaut, and even though a candidate might meet all of the […]
February 16, 2020

Cygnus launches to space station

WASHINGTON — A Cygnus cargo spacecraft launched Feb. 15 carrying more than three tons of supplies and experiments for the International Space Station. A Northrop Grumman […]
February 14, 2020

NASA signals interest in Venus and volcanoes for next science missions

Sometimes you just want to see fireworks. NASA scientists must not have had an easy decision this winter as they considered more than a dozen intriguing concepts for […]
February 13, 2020

HOW ASTRONOMERS ARE DECOLONIZING SPACE

I’m a great fan of astronomy. I started reading astronomy books at a young age and, throughout my career, I have written a lot of pieces […]
February 12, 2020

Explorers Wanted: NASA to Hire More Artemis Generation Astronauts

As NASA prepares to launch American astronauts this year on American rockets from American soil to the International Space Station – with an eye toward the […]
February 10, 2020

What We Learned In Space and Astronomy News In 2019

Like previous years before it, the year 2019 had some memorable moments relating to space and astronomy. There are a number of memorable events noted by […]
February 9, 2020

Europe’s Solar Orbiter Begins Its Journey to the Sun

ESA’s orbiter will work with NASA’s Parker Solar Probe to unveil the mysteries of our home star and the origin of violent storms that spew plasma […]
February 8, 2020

Space Minerals: A New Frontier?

Thousands of meteorites plunge to Earth each year and to the untrained eye look remarkably like terrestrial rocks. But many of these ancient geological wonders originate […]
February 7, 2020

Boeing’s Starliner spacecraft, built to carry astronauts, faces new safety concerns

New York (CNN Business)Boeing’s Starliner spacecraft, which is designed to carry NASA astronauts to the International Space Station, encountered a second, previously undisclosed, software issue during a botched test […]