Discovery

June 30, 2016

NASA's Juno could help us understand origins of solar system

NASA’s Juno spacecraft will begin orbiting Jupiter Monday night, and scientists are eagerly awaiting the data it will gather. Equipped with tools to map the gas giant‘s magnetic […]
June 29, 2016

HUBBLE FINDS A FIREWORKS-FILLED TADPOLE ROCKETING THROUGH SPACE

A “tadpole galaxy” has wiggled into view of the Hubble space telescope. Released today, these images show an outstretched galaxy that’s rare for our neighborhood of […]
June 27, 2016

NASA Cover Up? City Found On Mars, Conspiracy Theorists Say

There are hundreds of extra-terrestrial conspiracy theories but the most common ones involve NASA most of the time. The premiere space agency has full access to […]
June 26, 2016

The Necessity of Space Exploration

I recently heard a few people talking about how humankind shouldn’t spend such extravagant amounts of money on space exploration when there are so many problems […]
June 25, 2016

Atlas 5 returns to flight with launch of Navy’s MUOS-5

WASHINGTON — United Launch Alliance’s Atlas 5 rocket returned to flight June 24 with its first launch in three months to successfully lift the fifth and final […]
June 24, 2016

Unexpected discovery on Mars may revolutionize planet’s history

Scientists have come across tridymite, a fully unexpected mineral recently found on Mars which promises to explain how the planet evolved and gives hope to determine […]
June 23, 2016

SATELLITE WATCHERS FIND AMERICA'S LATEST SPACE SECRET

There are secrets space can’t keep. When the National Reconnaissance Office launched an object into space earlier this month, we knew only rough details: the size of the […]
June 22, 2016

Bezos wins Heinlein Prize commercial space award

SEATTLE — Jeff Bezos, whose commercial space company Blue Origin recently completed another test flight of its New Shepard reusable suborbital vehicle, is the latest winner […]
June 21, 2016

SpaceX And Blue Origin Fight To Win The Modern Space Race

From a dusty expanse in West Texas, Jeff Bezos and the crew of Blue Origin, his well-funded aerospace company, fire up their New Shepard rocket. It […]