May 4, 2019

SpaceX Dragon Heads to Space Station with NASA Science, Cargo

After launching at 2:48 a.m. EDT Saturday, a SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft is on its way to the International Space Station with approximately 5,500 pounds of NASA cargo and science investigations that […]
May 3, 2019

Blue Origin reaches space again on latest New Shepard test flight

WASHINGTON — Blue Origin successfully launched its New Shepard suborbital vehicle on its latest test flight May 2, a flight that the company says brings it […]
May 2, 2019

After a decade, NASA finally reveals root cause of two failed rocket launches

“It has been worth every minute, and I am extremely pleased with the entire team.” A little more than a decade ago, on February 24, 2009, […]
May 1, 2019

NASA outlines plan for 2024 lunar landing

WASHINGTON — While the administration continues to work on a revised budget request for carrying out the new goal of landing humans on the moon in […]
April 30, 2019

Weird Science: Nanoparticles, Algae and Organs on Chips to Launch on SpaceX Dragon

Drug-carrying nanoparticles, an algae-powered bioreactor, a microgravity platform and a variety of “organs on a chip” will make the trip to the International Space Station Wednesday […]
April 29, 2019

NASA tweaks call for lunar lander concepts

WASHINGTON — NASA has updated a planned call for proposals for lunar landers to enable a human mission in 2024, broadening the scope to include integrated […]
April 27, 2019

China Plans to Build a Base near the Moon’s South Pole

China plans to build a scientific research station on the moon in “about 10 years,” according to the state news agency Xinhua. The China National Space Administration […]
April 25, 2019

The US Navy Wants Pilots to Report UFO Sightings

The Navy is drafting new guidelines for pilots and personnel to report unexplained encounters. The US Navy is drafting new guidelines for pilots and personnel to […]
April 24, 2019

NASA’s InSight Lander Captures Audio of First Likely ‘Quake’ on Mars

NASA’s Mars InSight lander has measured and recorded for the first time ever a likely “marsquake.” The faint seismic signal, detected by the lander’s Seismic Experiment for Interior […]