March 18, 2015

Houston, we have a lot of problems: is Mars One too good to be true?

Age: Going since 2011, but probably best described as nascent. Appearance: Either a crazy, far-fetched story about a mission to Mars; or an actual mission to Mars. Which is […]
March 17, 2015

New lunar crater named after aviation pioneer Earhart

Scientists have discovered a large crater on the Earth-facing side of the Moon – the first detection of its kind in at least a century. The […]
March 16, 2015

Nasa to Develop Augmented Reality Glasses for Astronauts

Several outer space tasks like doing repairs and conducting experiments may become a lot easier for astronauts now as Nasa is developing augmented reality glasses like […]
March 13, 2015

Nasa satellites safely in orbit after Atlas V rocket launch

An Atlas 5 rocket has blasted off from Florida carrying four Nasa science satellites designed to map bursts of energy and charged particles triggered by criss-crossing magnetic fields […]
March 11, 2015

Inside Nasa’s giant rocket factory

It’s been decades since Nasa has had a rocket powerful enough to reach to the Moon – and beyond. But now the agency is building one […]
March 10, 2015

Weeks from another launch, SpaceX keeping pace with manifest

The next launch in SpaceX’s busy manifest this year is scheduled for March 21, when a Falcon 9 rocket will take off from Cape Canaveral and […]
March 9, 2015

NASA Eyes New Mars Orbiter for 2022

WASHINGTON — NASA will launch a new telecommunications orbiter to the red planet in 2022 to follow the sample-caching Mars 2020 rover, the agency’s new Mars […]
March 8, 2015

NASA orders missions to resupply space station in 2017

NASA has ordered four additional launches to deliver cargo to the International Space Station in 2017 — three from SpaceX and one from Orbital ATK — […]
March 7, 2015


LARRY LEBOFSKY HAS always been fascinated with Ceres, the biggest object in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter. Even the license plate on his 2005 Toyota […]