December 5, 2016

Europe to Fund ExoMars Rover Despite Lander Crash

The European Space Agency is also backing an International Space Station extension, but an ambitious asteroid deflection mission has been put on hold. The European Space […]
December 1, 2016

Mystery of 'Flickering' Galaxy Solved: It's Starving for Food

A decades-old galactic mystery has just been solved — new research has revealed why a distant galaxy has brightened and dimmed like a flickering candle flame […]
November 30, 2016

Massive Ice Reservoir on Mars Could Keep Settlers Alive

The subsurface supply of ice covers an area bigger than the state of New Mexico and could be tapped by future Mars explorers for all their […]
November 29, 2016

NASA ends efforts to repair space station Earth science instrument – See more at:

WASHINGTON — NASA announced Nov. 28 it was formally ending a mission of an instrument on the International Space Station that malfunctioned earlier this year, a […]
November 28, 2016

NASA wants you to help astronauts deal with their poo in space

GOING to the bathroom in zero-gravity can be a tricky task — and NASA wants your help to make it a little bit easier for its […]
November 26, 2016

Mars' Methane Scout Takes Test Run to Sniff out Life

Following up on measurements by NASA’s Curiosity rover, the newly arrived European Trace Gas Orbiter will scan for atmospheric methane, which on Earth is strongly tied […]
November 25, 2016

ASA Launched Its Most Powerful Weather Satellite

An exciting milestone for space weather analysis occurred this past weekend. The most powerful space weather instrument known to man launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida, on […]
November 22, 2016

Here's How Extraterrestrial Farming Will Work on Mars

Landing humans on Mars would be a momentous event in human history. To live beyond Earth’s biosphere is a dream to many, but establishing a sustainable […]
November 20, 2016

Best weather satellite ever built rockets into space

GOES-R can deliver results in real time The most advanced weather satellite ever built rocketed into space Saturday night, part of an $11 billion effort to […]