November 23, 2016

Thanksgiving in space: turkey, green beans & even football

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Turkey and football will be the main Thanksgiving headliners up on the International Space Station. NASA astronaut Shane Kimbrough, the station’s […]
November 22, 2016

Here's How Extraterrestrial Farming Will Work on Mars

Landing humans on Mars would be a momentous event in human history. To live beyond Earth’s biosphere is a dream to many, but establishing a sustainable […]
November 20, 2016

Best weather satellite ever built rockets into space

GOES-R can deliver results in real time The most advanced weather satellite ever built rocketed into space Saturday night, part of an $11 billion effort to […]
November 19, 2016

Chinese astronauts return from month-long space station mission

Two astronauts reported to be in good health after landing in frozen steppes of Inner Mongolia Two Chinese astronauts returned Friday from a month-long stay aboard the […]
November 18, 2016

Peggy Whitson: Oldest woman in space blasts off to ISS

Record-breaking astronaut Peggy Whitson has blasted off into space for her third mission to the International Space Station – and hopes to break some more records […]
November 17, 2016

Who’s Out There?—Balancing Probability and Huge Numbers

Are we too easily fooled by our ability to write huge numbers? Numbers that represent how far light travels in a year (light years) trick us […]
November 16, 2016

Cassini Watches Titan's Clouds Blow in the Wind

NASA’s Saturn mission captured the beautiful motion of summer methane clouds high in the moon’s thick atmosphere. As NASA’s Cassini mission completed its flyby of Titan […]
November 15, 2016

NASA awaits transition and budget details

WASHINGTON — Nearly a week after Donald Trump was elected president, his campaign has yet to send a team to NASA to prepare for the upcoming […]
November 14, 2016

Ridley Scott brings 'The Martian' to VR for PlayStation VR and HTC Vive

Matt Damon’s experience taming the wilds of Mars in the The Martian are now available to all, thanks to the immersive magic of virtual reality. The […]