August 13, 2015

Perseid meteor shower video: Watch Nasa video of fireball over New Mexico

Video observed by the Nasa All Sky Fireball Network shows the Perseid fireball over the skies of New Mexico on the morning of August 12. August […]
August 11, 2015

Nasa astronauts take first bites of lettuce grown in space: ‘Tastes like arugula’

It was one small bite for man, one giant meal for mankind. On a gustatory adventure never attempted by humanity, astronauts have for the first time […]
August 9, 2015


NASA’s Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) program, carefully selects participants from a broad range of studies and grants them each $100,000 to fund a nine-month initial definition and […]
August 8, 2015

'Alien' face-hugger seen on NASA Mars rover camera?

A strange image spotted in a NASA Mars rover picture from the surface of the red planet appears to look like an infamous horror movie alien. The rounded […]
August 7, 2015

How to Build a City on the Moon

Humans haven’t set foot on the moon since 1972. That hasn’t stopped Johann-Dietrich Woerner, the new director general of the Paris-based European Space Agency, from pushing mankind toward more […]
August 5, 2015

Nine Things We Have Learned From New Horizons (So Far)

After nearly ten years and just over 3 billion miles, NASA’s probe New Horizons flew by Pluto at 30,800 miles per hour and used seven scientific instruments […]
August 4, 2015

The US government reimbursed Buzz Aldrin $33 for his trip to the moon in 1969

Like any other American returning home from a business trip out of the country, former NASA astronaut Buzz Aldrin filled out an expense report and a […]
August 3, 2015

Pieces of falling spaceship barely missed people, new evidence shows

Newly released evidence in the investigation of last fall’s crash of an experimental spaceship over the Mojave Desert is raising questions about whether federal aviation regulators […]
July 31, 2015

Is Space About To Experience A Design Renaissance?

Getting human beings off the planet is the hardest design challenge mankind has ever undertaken. Yet it’s also a solved problem: we’ve been sending people into […]