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August 25, 2015

NASA’s next big spacecraft mission could visit an ice giant

Today marks 26 years since NASA made its one and only visit to Neptune. And for years, planetary scientists have bemoaned a predicted 50-year gap between […]
August 24, 2015

Matt Damon’s ‘The Martian’ has NASA scientists geeking out

Fearing the wrath of his nerdy online followers, software engineer and amateur author Andy Weir spent countless hours digging through Google to perfect technical details in […]
August 21, 2015

Nasa says the world is not going to end in September

Good news for those with plans for October and beyond: the Earth will still be in existence. Nasa has confirmed – after rumours swept the internet about […]
August 20, 2015

WHY NASA HELPED RIDLEY SCOTT CREATE ‘THE MARTIAN’ FILM

The day Ridley Scott called NASA was a great day for NASA. Scott, or Sir Ridley, or the dude who has directed several of the greatest […]
August 19, 2015

The Moon is Surrounded by Neon, NASA Probe Reveals

Finally, we have proof of the moon’s “noble” heritage! Measurements from NASA’s Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer, aka LADEE (pronounced “laddie”) have confirmed the long-suspected presence […]
August 18, 2015

Mars One debates MIT: CEO Bas Lansdorp still doesn’t have a plan to reach the planet

In October 2014, Massachusetts Institute of Technology graduate students Sydney Do and Andrew Owens released an independent research report on Mars One — a not-for-profit organization that wants […]
August 17, 2015

Young 'alien Jupiter' planet discovered

A planet 100 light-years away resembles an infant version of Jupiter, astronomers say. The new world, known as 51 Eridani b, is only 20 million years […]
August 16, 2015

Here’s How to Chat With the International Space Station

You’ll need a Ham radio NASA confirmed on Wednesday that anyone with a ham radio could potentially make contact with the International Space Station (ISS), as one astonished […]
August 15, 2015

Russian cosmonauts conduct spacewalk on International Space Station

MOSCOW – Two Russian crewmembers at the International Space Station on Monday ventured outside the orbiting outpost to install some equipment and check the exterior. During […]