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February 4, 2019

SpaceX test fires the massive new engine for its next big rocket

You’re gunna wanna turn on your speakers for this one SpaceX has just completed its first test fire of a full-scale Raptor engine, which will be […]
February 3, 2019

Boeing’s astronaut taxi is a go, will launch a test flight next month

Boeing had problems in the development of their spacecraft, the Starliner, when a propellant leak occurred during testing last year. But now those problems have been overcome and […]
February 2, 2019

China is beating the United States in the new space race

China, seeking to overcome their “century of humiliation,” wants to become the next lunar power and best America in the process. The Chinese are beginning to […]
February 1, 2019

Ocean Moons, Promising Targets in Search for Life, Could Be Dead Inside

For more than two decades, scientists have wondered whether extraterrestrial life may be flourishing deep below the icy coatings boasted by moons in our outer solar system. Spacecraft […]
January 31, 2019

How do Astronauts Grow Plants Grow in Space?

For humans to survive off Earth, we’ll need vegetables to eat and flowers to admire. Earlier this month, tiny green plants sprouted on the moon. The plants arrived […]
January 30, 2019

Dark Energy Gets Weirder: Mysterious Force May Vary Over Time

Dark energy is apparently even more mysterious than astronomers had thought. Scientists first proposed the existence of this invisible force two decades ago, to explain the […]
January 29, 2019

The Benefits of Sending Your Child to Space Camp

Did you know that going to space camp could provide your child with lessons that they will use for the rest of their lives? It’s true. […]
January 28, 2019

Space Travel May Increase Astronauts’ Susceptibility to Cancer

Lengthy space missions such as a journey to Mars may take a serious toll on astronauts’ immune systems, a recent study suggests. Researchers analyzed blood samples from eight […]
January 27, 2019

How an Ancient Rock Carrying Earth’s Oldest Known Crystals Ended Up on the Moon

“Big Bertha,” a lunar rock that was picked up by Apollo 14 astronauts, originated on Earth 4.1 billion years ago, according to a new study. A […]