September 8, 2016


Tomorrow evening, at 7:05 P.M. (EDT), the Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security-Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) spacecraft will blast off, headed for the asteroid Bennu. Members of […]
September 7, 2016

NASA’s Record-breaking Astronaut, Crewmates Safely Return to Earth

NASA astronaut and Expedition 48 Commander Jeff Williams returned to Earth Tuesday after his U.S. record-breaking mission aboard the International Space Station. Williams and his Russian […]
September 7, 2016

The 'impossible' EM Drive is about to be tested in space

An actual EM Drive is about to be launched into space for the first time, so scientists can finally figure out – once and for all […]
September 6, 2016

Discoveries that changed the way we view the universe

The universe was originally believed to be all life on Earth existing on a flat sphere that was orbited by the Sun, Moon, a handful of […]
September 6, 2016

SpaceX explosion: Amos-6 satellite owner demands $50M from Musk’s firm

A SpaceX Falcon 9 that blew up on the launchpad was carrying $205M satellite. SpaceX faces a potentially big payout in the aftermath of last week’s […]
September 5, 2016

Watch a Double Eclipse Captured By NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory

The morning of Sept. 1, NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) caught a rare sight: the Earth and Moon, together, blotting out the Sun. As the name […]
September 4, 2016

NASA's Juno Orbiter Sends Back the First Images of Jupiter's North Pole

With its enormous size and iconic Great Red Spot, Jupiter is one of the most recognizable planets in the our solar system. But on Friday, NASA […]
September 3, 2016

SpaceX reviewing 3,000 channels of data to find cause of accident

Company also updates status of its alternative launch pads in Florida and California. SpaceX said Friday evening that its number one priority after Thursday’s accident at Florida’s Cape […]
September 2, 2016

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and Amos-6 satellite destroyed during static-fire test

WASHINGTON — An explosion on a Florida launch pad early Sept. 1 destroyed a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and its payload, the Amos-6 communications satellite, being prepared […]