Science

March 12, 2019

Some exoplanets tilt too much, and it’s pushing everyone apart

Orbits are getting a bit less mysterious. The explosion of exoplanet discoveries in the last decade has boosted our hopes of finding another world like Earth […]
February 28, 2019

NASA unlikely to return Mars samples in the 2020s

WASHINGTON — Despite a new emphasis on a streamlined, “lean” sample return architecture, a NASA official says it’s unlikely that suite of missions will be able […]
February 26, 2019

The Challenges of Returning to Regular Life After Life in Space

In December 2018, Virgin Galactic made headlines by becoming the first “space tourism” company to reach the mesosphere, about 51 miles above the Earth’s surface. The […]
February 21, 2019

Gateway Foundation Shows off Their Plans for an Enormous Rotating Space Station

Since the end of the Apollo-era, one of the main goals of NASA, Roscosmos and other space agencies has been the development of technologies that will […]
February 20, 2019

With the best air pressure sensor ever on Mars, scientists find a mystery

This feature is repetitive, and “slightly strange.” There’s a new meteorologist on Mars. Although NASA’s InSight spacecraft landed on the red planet late in 2018 to […]
February 18, 2019

NASA experiments suggest problems lie ahead for astronauts during Mars mission

By definition, astronauts who embark on the first crewed mission to Mars will encounter a combination of challenges and risks that humans have never experienced before, […]
February 17, 2019

The Impacts of Space Travel on Family Life

It’s fairly common knowledge that there are numerous challenges and tests every astronaut must pass before proving that they’re worthy of donning that famous white suit […]
February 16, 2019

Year in space put U.S. astronaut’s disease defenses on alert

Year in space put U.S. astronaut’s disease defenses on alert Nearly a year in space put astronaut Scott Kelly’s immune system on high alert and changed […]
February 15, 2019

Who’s Out There–Weirdos?

A review of “Weird Life: The Search for Life That Is Very, Very Different from Our Own” by David Toomey, New York, W.W.Norton, 2013. by Cary Neeper  Author […]