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March 23, 2016

See Ceres's Spots Shine In Extraordinary Detail

Our best view yet of the dwarf planet‘s mysterious bright splotches The Dawn spacecraft has just sent back some great new views of the dwarf planet […]
March 22, 2016

NASA’s Human Spaceflight Program Can’t Afford Another Reset From the Next President

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden likely expected a better reception when he testified before the Senate appropriators on March 10. After all, his agency had racked up […]
March 22, 2016

Spaceport America: Space Tourism Launch Site

Spaceport America is a launching facility for numerous private space companies. Several observers have called it the first spaceport dedicated to commercial spaceflight. The spaceport broke […]
March 22, 2016

This Robot Can Explore The Deep Seas For Half A Year At A Time

Unmanned undersea vehicles (UUVs) have been a staple of sea exploration for years now, yet they’ve always had a limitation: They’ve needed constant support from a […]
March 21, 2016

A Doctor is spending a year in Antarctica to Research the Isolation of Space

One thousand kilometres from the Antarctic coast, a 12-strong crew is overwintering at one of the most remote places on Earth. The Concordia Station, a French-Italian […]
March 19, 2016

Soyuz space capsule docks with International Space Station

MOSCOW – A Soyuz space capsule carrying two Russians and an American has docked with the International Space Station and the new crew has boarded the […]
March 18, 2016

Three Astronauts launch to The Space Station Today

NASA astronaut Jeff Williams and Russian cosmonauts Alexey Ovchinin and Oleg Skripochka are scheduled to blast off from Kazakhstan on Friday at 5:26 pm Eastern. The […]
March 18, 2016

'Moon Shot' Is Now Free To Watch On YouTube

The J.J. Abrams/Google/XPrize documentary follows Google Lunar X-Prize teams We knew it was coming, but the day is now here: you can head over to YouTube […]
March 17, 2016

NASA celebrates 50-year anniversary of first spaceship docking in orbit

The Gemini VIII mission that nearly killed its crew March 16 was a double anniversary for space travel – it’s the 90th anniversary of the launch […]