July 9, 2013

SpaceX uses drone to capture footage of hovering Grasshopper rocket

SpaceX, the Hawthorne company that builds rockets and space capsules to resupply the International Space Station for NASA, has been testing a new reusable 10-story rocket out […]
July 5, 2013

How NASA steers the International Space Station around space junk

Orbiting about 250 miles (400-ish km) above our heads is one of the most complex and expensive engineering projects that the human race has ever put […]
June 29, 2013

Aerial launch puts NASA's IRIS satellite in orbit to study the sun

NASA’s newest solar observatory launched into space late Thursday, beginning a two-year quest to probe some of the sun’s biggest mysteries. An Orbital Sciences Corp. Pegasus […]
June 28, 2013

NASA launches new satellite to explore mysteries of sun

A winged Pegasus rocket lifted a compact solar observatory into orbit around Earth’s poles Thursday, kicking off a $181 million mission to shed light on a […]
June 27, 2013

PayPal Galactic to boldly go where no credit card has gone before

Set phasers to charge? The next time Captain James T. Kirk brings the Enterprise in for repairs, he probably won’t use Federation credits, Klingon darseks or […]
June 26, 2013

Are We Unique?

Since mankind first gazed up at the stars, we have wondered if we are alone in the universe.  We have yet to find any definitive proof […]
June 19, 2013

We the Geeks Google+ Hangout on Asteroids

Bill Nye discusses Asteroids amoung other things in this Google Hangout! [frame type=”lifted” align=”none”][/frame]
June 19, 2013

NASA Announces Asteroid Grand Challenge

WASHINGTON — NASA announced Tuesday a Grand Challenge focused on finding all asteroid threats to human populations and knowing what to do about them. The challenge, […]
June 18, 2013

Superman’s Singularity

*For those of you that haven’t seen Man of Steel, the latest Superman movie, this may be a bit of a spoiler! In an effort to […]