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December 27, 2016

Where to Land on Mars: NASA Makes Progress in Quest for 2020 Rover Site

While it’s always difficult to choose just one best landing site on Mars, NASA officials say they have made progress on picking a location for the […]
December 26, 2016

'Hidden Figures' is the uplifting NASA story we need right now

It’s a much-needed reminder that black women were crucial to the early space program. Tales of the space race between the US and Russia inevitably focus on […]
December 24, 2016

Piers Sellers: UK-born astronaut dies aged 61

British-born astronaut Piers Sellers has died of pancreatic cancer, aged 61, Nasa has said. Born in Crowborough, East Sussex, Dr Sellers began working for the US […]
December 23, 2016

MEET THE MAN LOOKING FOR ALIENS—IN THE ARCTIC

SEARCHING FOR THE ORIGINS OF LIFE IN THE DEEP SEA. You might not expect an oceanographer to be high on NASA’s speed dial, but when the […]
December 22, 2016

Space Exploration Missions on Mars, searching for Water and Signs of Life on Mars

In attempts to unravel its mystery and assess the possibility of existing life on the Red Planet, scientists have sent dozens of exploratory missions to Mars […]
December 21, 2016

EMDRIVE: CHINA CLAIMS SUCCESS WITH THIS 'REACTIONLESS' ENGINE FOR SPACE TRAVEL

NASA ALSO HAS HIGH HOPES FOR THE THEORETICAL ENGINE It’s a piece of space tech that sounds almost too good to be true. The “reactionless” Electromagnetic […]
December 18, 2016

NASA to Celebrate John Glenn's Legacy with Memorial Service Today

NASA will celebrate the life and legacy of pioneering astronaut John Glennwith a memorial service at Ohio State University today (Dec. 17), and space agency officials will […]
December 14, 2016

THE HOSPITAL OF THE FUTURE MAY BE A TINY, HIGH-TECH MEDICAL KIT

A STAR TREK-INSPIRED MEDICAL DEVICE GIVES US A GLIMPSE OF MEDICINE’S FUTURE In so many ways, the gadgets seen in Star Trek remind us that the […]
December 13, 2016

WE'VE SPOTTED CLOUDY WEATHER ON A GIANT EXOPLANET

AND ITS CLOUDS MAY BE MADE OF GEMSTONES Humanity has gotten pretty good at tracking down planets in other solar systems. Between 2009 and 2013, the […]