Discovery

April 29, 2016

A ROCKET LAUNCH IN 360-DEGREE VIDEO IS PHENOMENAL

United Launch Alliance (ULA), a private spacefaring company that’s a joint venture of aerospace giants Boeing and Lockheed, has been having a rough time recently due […]
April 28, 2016

SpaceX announces plans for Dragon mission to Mars

WASHINGTON — SpaceX announced April 27 it plans to send an uncrewed Dragon spacecraft to the surface of Mars as soon as 2018 on a technology […]
April 27, 2016

HUBBLE SPIES A MOON ORBITING A DISTANT DWARF PLANET

Hubble has big news from a tiny dwarf planet on the outskirts of our Solar System. Earlier this month, researchers working with the 26-year-old space telescope caught a […]
April 26, 2016

William Shatner: 'Star Trek' Tech Is 'Not That Far-Fetched'

WASHINGTON — William Shatner knows a thing or two about sci-fi tech. The 85-year-old actor is best known for his portrayal of the fictional Captain James […]
April 25, 2016

Tim Peake finishes London Marathon in space

British astronaut becomes first man to complete a marathon in space, finishing in three hours, 35 minutes and 21 seconds The treadmill turned and the timer […]
April 25, 2016

Solar Impulse lands in California after Pacific crossing

The solar-powered aeroplane Solar Impulse has landed in Silicon Valley, California, after a three-day flight over the Pacific Ocean from Hawaii. High winds delayed the landing […]
April 24, 2016

A NASA Man Faces the Isolation of Space Without Ever Leaving Earth

Jason Labay—football player, works out twice a day—was feeling short of breath. So on March 17, St. Patrick’s Day, a Friday, he left work to go to […]
April 23, 2016

SUITSAT MIGHT BE THE CREEPIEST SATELLITE EVER

WHY A WORN OUT SPACE SUIT GOT AN ORBITAL BURIAL On February 3, 2006, commander Bill McArthur and flight engineer Valery Tokarev stepped outside the ISS […]
April 23, 2016

NASA invests $67 million into solar electric propulsion for deep space exploration

NASA has selected Aerojet Rocketdyne for a $67 million contract to develop an advanced Solar Electric Propulsion (SEP) system for future deep-space missions. In a press release, NASA stated that […]