Discovery

February 9, 2016

A small asteroid will fly by Earth on March 5 — here's what you need to know

On October 6th, 2013, the Catalina Sky Survey discovered a small asteroid which was later designated as 2013 TX68. As part Apollo group this 30 meter […]
February 9, 2016

NASA's Orion Spacecraft Prepares For First Launch In 2018

The race to Mars is on, and NASA’s mission to the Red Planet has just begun another important phase. The backbone of the new Orion crew module […]
February 8, 2016

Here’s What The Blue Origin Rocket Sees When It Lands Vertically

In November 2015 Amazon founder Jeff Bezos’s private aerospace company Blue Origin announced an aerospace first: the vertical takeoff and landing of a rocket ship. The […]
February 8, 2016

Nasa’s front-line defense against killer rocks from space

The Solar System Dynamics group of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab is, as physicist Marina Brozovic explains, is like “flight control for the solar system.” Basically, it’s […]
February 8, 2016

Indian Man May Be First Ever Confirmed Meteorite Death

On Saturday, a mysterious explosion at the Bharathidasan Engineering College in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu left one dead and three injured. According to […]
February 7, 2016

How NASA Broadcast Neil Armstrong Live from the Moon

Apollo 11’s lunar landing and specifically Neil Armstrong’s first steps on the Moon was, arguably, the biggest television event of the 20th century. Knowing the impact […]
February 6, 2016

Large asteroid could pass near Earth next month, NASA says

NASA is monitoring a 30-meter wide asteroid that could make a close pass by Earth next month but has no chance of hitting it, the US […]
February 5, 2016

The Moon or Mars? NASA Must Pick 1 Goal for Astronauts, Experts Tell Congress

NASA can’t afford to put humans on Mars while also pursuing missions to put astronauts back on the moon, according to a panel of experts who […]
February 4, 2016

Congressional committee says NASA’s Mars mission is in critical need of a plan

At a special hearing today, members of the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology tore apart NASA’s Journey to Mars initiative, claiming the program needs […]