Discovery

June 20, 2016

WATCH BLUE ORIGIN'S ROCKET LAUNCH AND LANDING ATTEMPT AT 10:15 ET ON SUNDAY

Jeff Bezos has finally named a time to tune in to Blue Origin‘s rocket launch on Sunday. The company’s livestream, which you can watch above, just […]
June 19, 2016

Watch Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin perform a risky rocket test during the company's first live webcast Today

On Sunday, the Jeff Bezos-backed spaceflight company Blue Origin will air a test launch of their space system live for the first time online. This will […]
June 18, 2016

UK astronaut Tim Peake returns to Earth

UK astronaut Tim Peake is back on Earth after a historic six-month stay on the International Space Station. A Soyuz capsule carrying Major Peake and two […]
June 17, 2016

UK astronaut Tim Peake prepares for return to Earth

UK astronaut Tim Peake is preparing to return to Earth after an historic six-month mission to the space station. During his stay, he made the first […]
June 16, 2016

Who’s Out There?—Anywhere?

In the Milky Way, Kepler data point to stars with planets smaller than Neptune orbiting in the liquid water zone. There are at least nine so far, larger […]
June 15, 2016

SHOULD WE SEARCH FOR LIFE ON MARS BEFORE SENDING ASTRONAUTS?

Mars has water. Not just ice and snow, but liquid, flowing water. It’s salty and scant, but water is one of the essential ingredients for life […]
June 14, 2016

ALIEN CIVILIZATIONS PROBABLY EXISTED BEFORE HUMANS

What are the odds that the universe is home to advanced alien civilizations? Astronomer Frank Drake came up with an equation to help scientists ponder those […]
June 13, 2016

NASA enlists the United Arab Emirates’ help for mission to Mars

NASA has signed a new agreement to work with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on space exploration. The agency has agreed to share everything from scientific […]
June 12, 2016

ULA successfully launches NRO mission on Delta 4 Heavy

WASHINGTON — A United Launch Alliance Delta 4 Heavy rocket launched June 11 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station carrying a classified payload for the U.S. National […]