June 8, 2014

NASA Is Using a Giant Laser to Transmit Videos From Space

Ditch your WiFI NASA has begun using a specialized laser to transfer high-definition video from the International Space Station, an innovation that will allow the agency […]
June 7, 2014

Enter the Dragon: First Look Inside SpaceX’s New Crew Transporter to Orbit

Would you like to ‘Enter the Dragon’ for an up close look inside SpaceX’s new ‘V2′ crew transport ship to Earth orbit and the space station? We’ve shown you lots […]
June 6, 2014

Lunar Rocks Are First Direct Evidence of Collision That Formed Moon

Newly analyzed lunar rocks have revealed the first direct evidence of the ancient smashup that created the moon, bolstering a long-held theory. The rocks were gathered […]
June 5, 2014

We're going to Mars!

Nasa backs report calling for renewed focus on red planet project – and joint missions with China Nasa should focus on a manned mission to Mars, […]
June 4, 2014

Virgin Galactic to Begin Space Flights by Close of 2014

Virgin Galactic, which will offer rocket-powered flights to the edge of space for civilians at the cost of €250,000, is set to begin commercial flights by […]
June 3, 2014

Astronomers find a new type of planet: The 'mega-Earth'

Astronomers announced today that they have discovered a new type of planet — a rocky world weighing 17 times as much as Earth. Theorists believed such […]
June 2, 2014

NASA to test giant Mars parachute on Earth

The skies off the Hawaiian island of Kauai will be a stand-in for Mars as NASA prepares to launch a saucer-shaped vehicle in an experimental flight […]
May 30, 2014

SpaceX boss Elon Musk unveils new Dragon V2 spaceship

Space Exploration Technologies, or SpaceX, has unveiled an upgraded passenger version of the Dragon cargo ship NASA buys for resupply runs to the International Space Station. Rather […]
May 29, 2014

These Are NASA's (Ugly) New Astronaut Shoes

On Thursday, NASA is sending the astronauts on the International Space Station a new pair of shoes. These so-called ForceShoes are not for space walks. They’re actually […]