March 31, 2016


The SETI Institute just expanded its Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence to 20,000 new star systems, listening for radio signals produced by any intelligent life that might […]
March 31, 2016

JAXA believes still possible to recover Hitomi

WASHINGTON — A senior official with the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) said March 29 that he still believed it was possible to restore control of […]
March 25, 2016

NASA Wants to Light a Space Fire for Science!

One of an astronaut‘s worst nightmares is having their spacecraft catch on fire. Not only would it immediately end their life, but it would also destroy […]
March 25, 2016

Rocket Lab Plans To Launch New, Affordable Rocket Engine Later This Year

A new rocket engine is ready to fly. A video posted by the Los Angeles and New Zealand-based Rocket Lab shows the company’s new Rutherford engine […]
March 24, 2016

Moon used to spin 'on different axis'

The Moon used to spin on a different axis and show a slightly different face to the Earth, a new study suggests. Using data collected by […]
March 23, 2016

See Ceres's Spots Shine In Extraordinary Detail

Our best view yet of the dwarf planet‘s mysterious bright splotches The Dawn spacecraft has just sent back some great new views of the dwarf planet […]
March 22, 2016

Spaceport America: Space Tourism Launch Site

Spaceport America is a launching facility for numerous private space companies. Several observers have called it the first spaceport dedicated to commercial spaceflight. The spaceport broke […]
March 22, 2016

This Robot Can Explore The Deep Seas For Half A Year At A Time

Unmanned undersea vehicles (UUVs) have been a staple of sea exploration for years now, yet they’ve always had a limitation: They’ve needed constant support from a […]
March 21, 2016

A Doctor is spending a year in Antarctica to Research the Isolation of Space

One thousand kilometres from the Antarctic coast, a 12-strong crew is overwintering at one of the most remote places on Earth. The Concordia Station, a French-Italian […]