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November 13, 2015

The 116 photos NASA picked to explain our world to aliens

If any intelligent life in our galaxy intercepts the Voyager spacecraft, if they evolved the sense of vision, and if they can decode the instructions provided, […]
November 13, 2015

Listen to the Single From Astronaut Chris Hadfield’s Album Recorded in Space

“Beyond the Terra,” which Hadfield describes as “my whole life, in a song” was released just a day shy of the 20th anniversary of the astronauts […]
November 12, 2015

SENATE VOTES TO LEGALIZE SPACE MINING

After much delay, an important space bill has finally passed in the Senate. The Space Act of 2015 would do a lot of things to encourage the private […]
November 12, 2015

Mars' moon Phobos could be headed for destruction

It’s hard to miss the groove marks that crisscross the moon Phobos. But rather than scars from a past encounter with an asteroid or another space […]
November 12, 2015

NASA's Quest to Reclaim Lost Spacesuits Before They Were Auctioned

What do a military surplus store, an antiques mall in Texas, and the bottom of Florida’s largest lake have in common? They all, at one point […]
November 11, 2015

'Most distant' Solar System object spied

Astronomers have identified the most distant object yet in the Solar System. Observations with Japan’s Subaru telescope reveal the likely icy body to be some 15.5 […]
November 10, 2015

Pluto May Have Ice Volcanoes, and New Horizons Got a Peek

Today, the New Horizons team dropped some science from an unfamiliar location. I mean, yes, all its results are coming from the Pluto system, but today […]
November 9, 2015

Alien Birds On Mars?

An online UFO hunter claims he has found evidence of alien creatures or birds flying across the Martian sky over NASA’s Mars Curiosity rover. According to […]
November 8, 2015

NASA releases wild high-res images of last year's Orbital rocket explosion

This week, NASA posted new high-resolution photos to Flickr of last year’s Orbital Sciences rocket failure, showing the nighttime launch pad explosion in even greater detail. The images […]