Discovery

January 16, 2020

Moon ‘shrooms? Fungi eyed to help build lunar bases and Mars outposts

Fungus could be very much among us when humanity sets up shop on the moon and beyond. NASA researchers are investigating the potential of mycelia — the mass […]
January 15, 2020

Stereotypes Breaker: Top 7 Things to Forget When Talking About Astronauts in Space

Take some time to imagine an astronaut – what do you see? Is it a woman or a man? Does he or she look young or […]
January 14, 2020

Top-Secret UFO Files Could ‘Gravely Damage’ US National Security if Released, Navy Says

The truth is out there… but you’re still not allowed to see it. In November 2004, several U.S. Navy pilots stationed aboard the USS Nimitz encountered […]
January 13, 2020

Yusaku Maezawa: Japanese billionaire seeks ‘life partner’ for Moon voyage

Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa is looking for a female “life partner” to accompany him on Space X’s maiden tourist voyage to the Moon. The fashion mogul, […]
January 12, 2020

NASA’s 10 Greatest Science Missions

NASA, which stands for National Aeronautics and Space Administration, turns 62 this year. Since 1958, this organization has completed hundreds of missions that had different goals […]
January 11, 2020

NASA’s Newest Astronauts Ready for Space Station, Moon, and Mars Missions

NASA welcomed 11 new astronauts to its ranks Friday, increasing the number of those eligible for spaceflight assignments that will expand humanity’s horizons in space for […]
January 10, 2020

The Most Amazing Advancements in Airplanes Over the Last Decade

Airplanes, long at the forefront of technological innovation, have continued this impressive adoption of new technology over the last ten years. These advancements have made aircraft […]
January 9, 2020

Virgin Galactic’s Next SpaceShipTwo Notches Key ‘Weight on Wheels’ Milestone

Virgin Galactic’s Next SpaceShipTwo Notches Key ‘Weight on Wheels’ Milestone Virgin Galactic’s next SpaceShipTwo vehicle has notched another construction milestone. The six-passenger spaceliner just deployed its landing gear […]
January 8, 2020

SpaceX becomes operator of world’s largest commercial satellite constellation with Starlink launch

WASHINGTON — SpaceX launched 60 of its own Starlink broadband satellites on a Falcon 9 rocket Jan. 6, becoming the operator of the world’s largest commercial […]