Discovery

June 1, 2016

ASTEROIDS, NOT COMETS, BROUGHT BULK OF MOON'S WATER

About 80 percent of the moon’s inner water may stem from asteroid collisions more than 4 billion years ago. Comets may not have played as big […]
May 31, 2016

NASA's James Webb Space Telescope Could Study Planet 9

NASA ’s James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) — arguably one of the most anticipated and talked about pieces of space hardware ever conceived — will certainly make […]
May 30, 2016

Incredible US military robotic space plane will make 'aircraft-like' daily flights into orbit to deliver defence satellites

A next-generation military space plane which can launch satellites into orbit every day is a step closer. The US military plans to build a reusable space […]
May 29, 2016

BEAM module fully expanded on space station

WASHINGTON — An expandable module on the International Space Station finally deployed to its full size May 28 after a day’s worth of work, overcoming earlier […]
May 28, 2016

Stunning onboard view follows SpaceX's rocket from space to ocean landing

Last time Elon Musk’s SpaceX rocket stuck its ocean landing, he released a jaw-dropping video. This time, Musk has outdone himself. The latest onboard view from the […]
May 28, 2016

Watch NASA's second attempt at inflating the first expandable habitat on the ISS

After failing its first attempt, NASA will try once again to deploy its first expandable habitat. The space agency will start inflating the Bigelow Expandable Activity Module (BEAM) […]
May 27, 2016

Blue Origin preparing to land New Shepard with a bum parachute next time

WASHINGTON — Blue Origin plans to find out if New Shepard can land with a failed parachute when it launches the suborbital spacecraft on its fourth […]
May 26, 2016

SPACEX TARGETS THURSDAY FOR LAUNCH AND DRONESHIP LANDING

SpaceX is hoping to launch the 7,000-pound Thaicom 8 into space on Thursday at 5:40 pm Eastern. From its geosynchronous orbit, the satellite will beam television […]
May 25, 2016

NEXT SPACEX LAUNCH WILL PAVE THE WAY FOR FIRST CREWED PRIVATE SPACEFLIGHTS

SpaceX and Boeing are competing to become the first private company to shuttle astronauts to the International Space Station in 2017 (or 2018). But before SpaceX’s new […]