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February 25, 2016

Reusable spaceplane tops DARPA’s budget request, again

WASHINGTON — For the second consecutive year, the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s top-funded space program is an experimental spaceplane intended to make frequent trips […]
February 25, 2016

Scientists Pinpoint The Origin Of Mysterious, Immense Radio Burst

 In just a tiny fraction of a second, a Fast Radio Burst can emit as much energy as the entire Sun radiates over 10,000 years. Our […]
February 25, 2016

NASA awards SpaceX with five more cargo missions to the ISS

NASA has ordered five more missions from SpaceX to resupply the International Space Station, in a new deal that was signed in late December, Space News reports. […]
February 24, 2016

Virtual Astronauts

Traveling to Mars has fascinated the human mind for eons and the idea embodies the next obvious step in human exploration. We’ve sent robots to the […]
February 24, 2016

SpaceX Ready For Next Launch And Landing Attempt

SpaceX is slated to launch a broadcasting satellite into orbit this week, and the Falcon 9 rocket is getting all fired up–literally. On Monday, the company […]
February 24, 2016

Why NASA Received A Record Number Of Astronaut Applications And What They Can Expect Next

Over 18,300 people have applied to join NASA’s latest astronaut class, breaking the previous record of 8,000 submissions set in 1978. This year’s turnout was also nearly 3 times […]
February 24, 2016

Large space rock burns up over Atlantic

The biggest fireball since the Chelyabinsk explosion has plunged through the atmosphere over the Atlantic Ocean. The event, which has only just come to light, occurred […]
February 23, 2016

Europe Is Testing Its Gravitational Wave Detector Tech in Space

Earlier this month came a scientific discovery a century in the making: the first direct detection of gravitational waves. But while the US Laser Interferometer Gravitational […]
February 23, 2016

Nasa and the amazing space printer

If you have ever struggled getting hold of a spare part for an appliance, consider the astronauts on the International Space Station (ISS), where deliveries are […]