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February 13, 2016

NASA: 'Help Wanted' for Future Mission to Mars

NASA has put out the word — it’s hiring the next generation of astronauts, the first new class in four years. But what makes this class […]
February 12, 2016

Ground control bids farewell to Philae comet lander

Ground controllers say it is time to give up hope of ever hearing again from the comet lander Philae. The European Space Agency’s Rosetta mission dropped […]
February 12, 2016

SpaceX's Dragon: First Private Spacecraft to Reach Space Station

The Dragon spacecraft, operated by California-based Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX), carries cargo to the International Space Station under commercial agreements the company has with NASA. It […]
February 12, 2016

What Are Gravitational Waves?

Scientists have detected gravitational waves that could offer a window on the origin of the universe. These waves are ripples in the fabric of space-time that […]
February 11, 2016

Star Wars, beware! Battlestar Galactica is back

Universal plans latest attempt at a big-screen revival for the sci-fi saga in response to Disney’s box-office success with The Force Awakens Universal, the studio behind […]
February 11, 2016

NASA to Decide Fate of Troubled Mars Lander Next Month

NASA will decide soon whether a Mars lander that was supposed to launch next month will ever get off the ground. NASA announced in December that […]
February 11, 2016

Say "Hello" to the Spaceship That Will Bring Humans to Mars

NASA — It sent men and women to the moon, it safely carried them back to Earth and now it has its sights on its most […]
February 10, 2016

new 'star trek' tv series will be run by 'hannibal' creator bryan fuller

Vulture reports that the forthcoming, all-new Star Trek TV series on CBS is not only still a go, but that Star Trek TV alum Bryan Fuller […]
February 10, 2016

Watch Lightning Strike Earth in This Video Shot from the ISS

Tim Peake, the European Space Agency’s first British astronaut, just posted an incredible timelapse video of lightning striking the Earth from aboard the International Space Station. […]