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July 12, 2016

A SUPERNOVA MIGHT HAVE ABETTED A MASS EXTINCTION ON EARTH

IT WOULD HAVE SLAMMED THE PLANET WITH COSMIC RADIATION SEVERAL MILLION YEARS AGO An exploding star hundreds of light-years from Earth may have played a role […]
July 11, 2016

Astronauts Losing Their Vision Due To Lack Of Gravity

Astronauts are meant to be not just the most intelligent people, but also some of the most physically fit. With the demands of missions in the […]
July 10, 2016

The Apollo 11 guidance computer code is now available on Github

The system responsible for the first moon landing is now readily available online, after an enterprising former NASA intern uploaded the Apollo Guidance Computer code to Github this […]
July 8, 2016

THIS COULD BE THE STRANGEST EXOPLANET FOUND YET

Imagine a planet, like Jupiter, but four times heavier. And it’s got a huge orbit, maybe twice as wide as Pluto’s. Oh, and it has three […]
July 7, 2016

Thales Alenia Space Stratobus eyes contract in 2017, Ku/Ka-band frequency OK in 2019

TOULOUSE, France – Satellite builder Thales Alenia Space and six partners are investing their own money, plus grants from the French government, into the Stratobus high-altitude […]
July 7, 2016

New Crew Members, Including NASA Biologist, Launch to Space Station

Three crew members representing the United States, Russia and Japan are on their way to the International Space Station after launching from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in […]
July 6, 2016

MEET THE WINNERS OF STAR TREK AND NASA'S STUDENT 3D PRINTING CHALLENGE

THESE STUDENT-DESIGNED CONTAINERS WILL HELP ASTRONAUTS TO ‘LIVE LONG AND PROSPER‘ ON MARS AND BEYOND The winners of the Star Trek Replicator challenge have been decided. NASA announced in […]
July 5, 2016

Juno probe enters into orbit around Jupiter

The US space agency has successfully put a new probe in orbit around Jupiter. The Juno satellite, which left Earth five years ago, had to fire […]
July 2, 2016

LISTEN TO THE SOUNDS OF JUPITER CAPTURED BY NASA'S APPROACHING JUNO SPACECRAFT

NASA’s Juno spacecraft is about to make history when it flies by Jupiter on July 4th, giving scientists our best look yet at the eerie King of the […]