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November 25, 2019

Building a Planet B for Humanity Isn’t a Good Enough Reason to Explore Space

Listen to would-be space explorers for long enough, and eventually they will likely argue that humans must develop outposts on other worlds in case of disaster […]
November 23, 2019

Movies To Watch To Relive NASA First Landing On The Moon

1961, president John F Kennedy of the United States wished to land an American as the first human to land on the moon. The US has […]
November 22, 2019

New details emerge about failed lunar landings

HOUSTON — The Indian government has offered new details about what happened during its first attempt to land on the moon in September. In a written response […]
November 21, 2019

SpaceX Starship prototype blows its top

SpaceX’s Starship rocket prototype experienced a major failure during pressurisation testing on Wednesday. A video from the scene in Texas showed the top part of the […]
November 20, 2019

NASA Just Confirmed There Are Water Plumes Above The Surface of Jupiter’s Moon Europa

A team led by researchers out of NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, has confirmed traces of water vapor above the surface of Jupiter’s […]
November 19, 2019

Mysterious Gravitational Wave Sparks Days-Long Hunt — But It Was Just a Glitch

Astronomers and physicists all over the world were disappointed. Thursday (Nov. 14) marked the end of a thrilling, mysterious and ultimately disappointing five days in astrophysics. […]
November 18, 2019

Whose Out There–Someone Needing Water?

In reading Summers’ and Trefils’ Smithonian book (2017) “Exoplanets,” I was struck by two of the authors’ observations: the abundance of water everywhere, and the absence […]
November 16, 2019

Cybersecurity in Space, and the Importance of Keeping Satellites Safe

What do cell phones, Google maps, and weather reports all have in common? The answer is simple: satellites. It’s hard to believe, but one of the […]
November 15, 2019

What Does Boeing’s Offer Mean for the Artemis Mission?

For the first time since Apollo 17 landed on the surface of our nearest celestial neighbor, the human race has turned its eyes toward the Moon. […]