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February 9, 2016

A small asteroid will fly by Earth on March 5 — here's what you need to know

On October 6th, 2013, the Catalina Sky Survey discovered a small asteroid which was later designated as 2013 TX68. As part Apollo group this 30 meter […]
February 9, 2016

Edgar Mitchell obituary: Astronaut saw Earth as a planet in crisis

EDGAR MITCHELL Astronaut 19-9-1930 – 4-2-2016 Becoming the sixth man to walk on the moon was not a wholly positive experience for Apollo 14 astronaut Edgar […]
February 9, 2016

NASA's Orion Spacecraft Prepares For First Launch In 2018

The race to Mars is on, and NASA’s mission to the Red Planet has just begun another important phase. The backbone of the new Orion crew module […]
February 8, 2016

Here’s What The Blue Origin Rocket Sees When It Lands Vertically

In November 2015 Amazon founder Jeff Bezos’s private aerospace company Blue Origin announced an aerospace first: the vertical takeoff and landing of a rocket ship. The […]
February 8, 2016

Nasa’s front-line defense against killer rocks from space

The Solar System Dynamics group of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab is, as physicist Marina Brozovic explains, is like “flight control for the solar system.” Basically, it’s […]
February 8, 2016

Indian Man May Be First Ever Confirmed Meteorite Death

On Saturday, a mysterious explosion at the Bharathidasan Engineering College in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu left one dead and three injured. According to […]
February 7, 2016

How NASA Broadcast Neil Armstrong Live from the Moon

Apollo 11’s lunar landing and specifically Neil Armstrong’s first steps on the Moon was, arguably, the biggest television event of the 20th century. Knowing the impact […]
February 6, 2016

Advanced space propulsion startup shuts down

WASHINGTON — A Colorado company that said last year it had achieved a technological breakthrough in space transportation has decided to shut down, citing the high […]
February 6, 2016

Large asteroid could pass near Earth next month, NASA says

NASA is monitoring a 30-meter wide asteroid that could make a close pass by Earth next month but has no chance of hitting it, the US […]