Discovery

December 27, 2019

How To Watch The Decade’s Final Rocket Launch, China’s Game-Changing ‘Long March 5’

China is about to launch a massive new rocket that, if successful, will pave the way for a new Chinese space station and daring missions to […]
December 26, 2019

7 SURPRISING FACTS ABOUT BECOMING A NASA ASTRONAUT

7 SURPRISING FACTS ABOUT BECOMING A NASA ASTRONAUT Many people want to become astronauts when they grow up. Sometimes it’s the simple wonder one feels when […]
December 23, 2019

To Astrobee or Not to Bee

I’m sure many of us have grown up watching sci-fi movies with helpful little robots running around assisting the crew. Think Farscape; think Red Dwarf; or […]
December 22, 2019

Boeing’s new Starliner spacecraft lands in the desert after shaky first flight to space

Back on land after an abbreviated flight Boeing’s new passenger spacecraft, the CST-100 Starliner, landed safely in the New Mexico desert this morning, bringing a swift […]
December 20, 2019

Boeing Starliner Spacecraft Launches on Historic 1st Mission to Space Station

Update for 7:20 a.m. ET: Boeing has delayed Starliner’s orbit insertion burn because the spacecraft is not at the correct attitude, or orientation. Starliner is in a […]
December 19, 2019

Who’s Out There–1000 TESS Exoplanet Candidates

On November 13, Dr. Courtney Dressing, Assistant Professor of Astronomy at U. C. Berkeley, gave a Silicon Valley Astronomy Lecture on “Planetary Systems Orbiting Nearby Stars.” […]
December 18, 2019

Starliner test flight passes launch readiness review

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. — Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner spacecraft passed another in a series of final reviews Dec. 17 as it proceeds towards a critical uncrewed […]
December 14, 2019

Thousands of Government UFO Reports Now Available at Canadian University

A private UFO enthusiast has donated his collection of 30,000 documents to the University of Manitoba in Canada. The truth is in there. The skies of […]
December 13, 2019

NASA selects OSIRIS-REx asteroid sampling site

WASHINGTON — NASA announced Dec. 12 that it has selected the site on a near Earth asteroid where a spacecraft will touch down and collect samples, […]