March 28, 2015

US and Russian astronauts successfully dock at International Space Station

A Russian Soyuz spacecraft carrying a US astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts has successfully docked with the International Space Station (ISS). The scientists’ stay on board […]
March 27, 2015

Why Does The International Space Station Have Such A Weird Shape?

I feel like a parent that was just told their child is ugly. As an engineer, I look at the ISS and think “of course it […]
March 26, 2015

NASA plans mission to land on asteroid and explore deep space

NASA is aiming to launch a rocket to an asteroid in five years and grab a boulder off of it — a stepping stone and training […]
March 25, 2015

NASA's Curiosity finds new ingredient of life on Mars

After already finding evidence of water on Mars, NASA’s Curiosity rover has discovered another key element necessary for life on the Red Planet. NASA said Tuesday […]
March 23, 2015

51-year-old astronaut is planning to reside in the International Space Station for a full year

IF you get homesick during a weekend away, chances are you would not be suited for the expedition Scott Kelly is about to begin. The 51-year-old […]
March 22, 2015

SpaceX follows NASA by publishing images without copyright restrictions

After pressure from campaigners, SpaceX has published a first batch of more than 100 photos on Flickr under a Creative Commons license. The decision gives the public the ability […]
March 21, 2015

Will Mars One get off the ground? Here's why it doesn't matter if they succeed or not

Thursday, March 19, 2015, 8:22 PM – Will Mars One get off the ground? Criticisms of the mission have been flying as of late, and CEO […]
March 20, 2015

Ancient Supernova 'Dust Factory' Found in Galactic Core

Through the use of a monster telescope attached to a modified Boeing 747 jet, astronomers have discovered the dust of an ancient supernova near the center […]
March 19, 2015

Ex-Canadian astronaut Julie Payette says Mars One, the one-way mission to the red planet, is going nowhere

MONTREAL — Former Canadian astronaut Julie Payette doesn’t believe the controversial one-way mission to send people to live on Mars will fly. Dutch-based Mars One wants […]