May 18, 2020

NASA’s Parker Solar Probe starts sun observation marathon

NASA’s sun-grazing spacecraft is gathering the most data ever on its upcoming skim past our star, with instruments turned on for nearly two months. Parker Solar […]
May 16, 2020

NASA and ‘Kerbal Space Program’ challenge gamers to recreate historic SpaceX launch to space station

You have until May 27 to enter. It’s safe to say NASA is pumped up for SpaceX’s historic Crew Dragon launch. After all, the planned May 27 liftoff will mark […]
May 11, 2020

China’s new spacecraft—which resembles a Crew Dragon—just landed

China now has a capsule potentially capable of returning from the Moon. China’s new—and as yet unnamed—spacecraft safely returned to Earth on Friday after a three-day […]
May 7, 2020

Who’s Out There–Something on Pluto?

While the COVID-19 virus threatens human lives and disrupts our entire world, impacting normal human interactions, we should probably take a moment to reflect about who […]
April 28, 2020

SpaceX to test Starlink “sun visor” to reduce brightness

WASHINGTON — SpaceX Chief Executive Elon Musk said April 27 that he hopes to test a new way to reduce the brightness of the company’s Starlink […]
April 26, 2020

Things to keep in mind regarding the purchase of scientific equipment maintenance and service contract

Things to keep in mind regarding the purchase of scientific equipment maintenance and service contract The age-old maxim of “if-it-isn’t-broken-don’t-fix-it” is entirely accurate when it comes […]
April 24, 2020

NASA Contributes Expertise, Ingenuity to COVID-19 Fight

NASA has joined the fight against coronavirus (COVID-19) with efforts underway across the country to augment the national response, a few of which were highlighted in […]
April 14, 2020

Bridenstine says Crew Dragon could launch with astronauts at end of May

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine says he is “fairly confident” that astronauts can fly to the International Space Station aboard SpaceX’s Crew Dragon spaceship at the end […]
April 10, 2020

Disabilities & Medical Research in Space: What We Know So Far

Space travel has always been an exciting prospect. It’s the opportunity to explore beyond our terrestrial boundaries, ripe with possibilities to discover more about our universe […]