February 6, 2016

Astronaut Edgar Mitchell, sixth man to walk on moon, dies aged 85

Astronaut Edgar Mitchell, the sixth man to walk on the moon, has died at the age of 85. Mitchell died in West Palm Beach, Florida, on […]
February 5, 2016

The Moon or Mars? NASA Must Pick 1 Goal for Astronauts, Experts Tell Congress

NASA can’t afford to put humans on Mars while also pursuing missions to put astronauts back on the moon, according to a panel of experts who […]
February 5, 2016

Rare 5 planet line-up best viewed this week

The crescent moon hangs out with Venus and Mercury early Saturday morning The next few days present your best chance to catch a rare view of […]
February 4, 2016

Congressional committee says NASA’s Mars mission is in critical need of a plan

At a special hearing today, members of the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology tore apart NASA’s Journey to Mars initiative, claiming the program needs […]
February 3, 2016

Russian cosmonauts ready for ISS spacewalk

Two Russian cosmonauts are preparing for a spacewalk to install experiments on the outside of the International Space Station (ISS). Sergei Volkov and Yuri Malenchenko are […]
February 3, 2016

Nasa is running out of plutonium for spacecraft, but a new plan could help

The deptartment of energy has an idea that could double production… NASA is running out of plutonium. The space agency uses Pu-238 to fuel many of […]
February 3, 2016

Luxembourg to support space mining

The Luxembourg government has signalled its intention to get behind the mining of asteroids in space. It is going to support R&D in technologies that would […]
February 2, 2016

NASA’s Super Guppy Gives Mars-Bound Spacecraft A Lift

Today the Orion capsule, NASA’s spacecraft designed to bring humans to Mars, starts its next phase of development at Kennedy Space Center. The remarkable part is […]
February 1, 2016

Curiosity rover snaps selfie on Mars

From red carpets to shopping malls to Parliament Hill, the ubiquitous “selfie” has become a nearly unavoidable facet to life on Earth. And now, thanks to […]