September 19, 2015

Fly over Pluto in this new video from NASA and New Horizons

NASA has released some truly stunning images of Pluto since it began the year-long download of the rest of New Horizons‘ data. Now the agency has taken some of those […]
September 18, 2015

First Manned Flight of NASA’s Orion Deep Space Capsule Could Slip to 2023

The first manned flight of NASA’s Orion deep space capsule – currently under development – could slip two years from 2021 to 2023 due to a variety of budget and […]
September 16, 2015

Amazon founder signals space intent

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has put forward plans to build and launch rockets from Florida’s “Space Coast”. The tech entrepreneur’s initial $200m investment will see him […]
September 15, 2015


SpaceX’s Dragon capsule has been dutifully carting supplies to and from the International Space Station since 2012. Now a team of researchers wants to send the Dragon […]
September 13, 2015

Gigantic ice slab found on Mars just beneath surface

Scientists surprised by age, size and location of the 130 feet ice slab. Researchers have discovered an enormous slab of ice just beneath the surface of […]
September 12, 2015

Russian astronaut record-breaker Padalka returns to Earth

Russian astronaut Gennady Padalka has returned to Earth with the record for having spent the most time in space. The 57-year-old’s latest mission lasted 168 days, […]
September 11, 2015

Elon Musk suggests nuking Mars, is promptly accused of being a super villain

He’s a billionaire business magnate with ambitions to help colonize mars — who would ever imagine Elon Musk could be a super villain? Stephen Colbert, naturally. On Wednesday […]
September 10, 2015

NASA plans to land on Jupiter’s moon Europa and look for life

NASA could launch a landing probe to explore a Jovian moon called Europa that is the most likely candidate for hosting life in the Solar System […]
September 9, 2015

China says it plans to attempt first-ever landing of lunar probe on the moon’s far side

BEIJING — The Associated Press Published Wednesday, Sep. 09, 2015 3:11AM EDT Last updated Wednesday, Sep. 09, 2015 6:17AM EDT China’s increasingly ambitious space program plans to attempt the first-ever landing […]