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January 24, 2016

NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly Did an AMA From Space

Astronaut Scott Kelly has been aboard the International Space Station for 302 days, well on his way to completing a year in space that will end in March. […]
January 24, 2016

Mission Accomplished! 747-Space Shuttle Exhibit Launches in Houston

HOUSTON — Under a banner proclaiming “Mission Accomplished,” Space Center Houston officials celebrated on Saturday (Jan. 23) the opening of Independence Plaza, a new $12 million exhibit […]
January 23, 2016

New Shepard: Bezos flight 'demonstrates reuse'

US entrepreneur Jeff Bezos has reflown his New Shepard rocket, launching once again a capsule briefly into space. The hardware was exactly the same as that […]
January 23, 2016

Can there really be a planet in our solar system that we don't know about?

How skeptical should we be, and how will we find out if this mystery planet is really out there? Scientists have long suspected that our solar […]
January 22, 2016

SpaceX Just Test-Fired Its Spaceship For Astronauts, The 'Dragon 2'

 SpaceX may not have stuck its recent ambitious water landing, but Elon Musk‘s private rocket company isn’t letting that slow it down. Just a few minutes […]
January 22, 2016

Airspace restriction hints at Blue Origin test flight

WASHINGTON — Blue Origin may be preparing for another test flight of the company’s New Shepard suborbital vehicle, based on an airspace restriction published by the […]
January 22, 2016

The reason we haven't met aliens may be that they don't live long enough

Where are all the aliens? Where are the bugs, the invasion fleets, the Tripods, the Vulcans? Humans have imagined otherworldly beings for ages, but as we’ve […]
January 21, 2016

As mission winds down, Scott Kelly sounds eager to return to Houston

You’ve almost made it, Astronaut Kelly. Local spacefarer Scott Kelly is several weeks away from completing his #YearInSpace mission, a task that will let NASA study […]
January 21, 2016

Is there life on Mars? It's not likely, say scientists, after four-year experiment in Earth's coldest place

Scientists use drill designed for Red Planet‘s permafrost to discover ‘cold and arid threshold’ at which even primitive organisms cannot exist. The chances of finding life […]