Discovery

December 12, 2018

Cosmonauts armed with knives and cutters hack into Soyuz space capsule in search of hole

You need steady hands when you’re hurtling around the Earth at 27,000 kilometres per hour in a pressurised spacesuit holding a knife and hacking a hole […]
December 10, 2018

NASA’s Voyager 2 Probe Enters Interstellar Space

For the second time in history, a human-made object has reached the space between the stars. NASA’s Voyager 2 probe now has exited the heliosphere – the protective […]
December 9, 2018

Listen to the very first sounds recorded on Mars

InSight rumbles with alien Martian wind. Last week a gust of wind swept across the Elysium Planitia, the tropical plane that straddles the Martian equator. It […]
December 8, 2018

This is a Martian selfie from the InSight lander

After a seven-month journey to the Red Planet, NASA’s InSight lander is stretching out and preparing to unpack at its final destination. InSight touched down safely on the […]
December 6, 2018

The Most Powerful Ion Drive in Space Is Ready for Its to Visit Mercury

The BepiColombo mission to Mercury that left Earth on Oct. 19 has a long, seven-year journey ahead of it, but the spacecraft just ticked off an important milestone. On Dec. 2, the […]
December 4, 2018

SpaceX Just Misses Catching Rocket Nose Cone — But Still Plans to Reuse It

SpaceX didn’t manage to catch the rocket nose cone that fell back to Earth during today’s epic launch, but the company plans to reuse the $6 […]
November 28, 2018

Cosmic Watch 2 Review

Tested on: iPhone 6plus, iPad Air 2 The first release of Cosmic Watch was not only a beautiful 3D watch face, but hosted  cool features for […]
November 27, 2018

NASA’s InSight lander survived ‘seven minutes of terror’ to touch down on Mars

We did it: NASA just landed on Mars again. The first image back from the InSight lander shows just a few pebbles around the surface—which is very […]
November 25, 2018

NASA’s latest and greatest Mars lander will touch down on the red planet Monday

NASA’s InSight lander has been hurtling through the solar system for over seven months. Now its time has come. InSight — sent to observe Martian earthquakes and study […]