Science

March 18, 2016

Three Astronauts launch to The Space Station Today

NASA astronaut Jeff Williams and Russian cosmonauts Alexey Ovchinin and Oleg Skripochka are scheduled to blast off from Kazakhstan on Friday at 5:26 pm Eastern. The […]
March 18, 2016

'Moon Shot' Is Now Free To Watch On YouTube

The J.J. Abrams/Google/XPrize documentary follows Google Lunar X-Prize teams We knew it was coming, but the day is now here: you can head over to YouTube […]
March 17, 2016

International Space Station to study meteors hitting atmosphere

CAPE CANAVERAL — Peering down at the Earth’s atmosphere from a research window aboard the International Space Station, a new science instrument launching Tuesday will compose […]
March 16, 2016

NASA Is Going to Light a 'Large Fire' on a Spaceship

On a press call this afternoon, NASA and its research partners discussed several science experiments headed to orbit with the next ISS resupply mission. The space […]
March 15, 2016

European Space Agency’s ExoMars successfully starts its journey to the red planet

The first phase of ExoMars, an uncrewed Mars mission from the European Space Agency (ESA), successfully launched today from Baikonur, Kazakhstan. Lifting off on a Russian […]
March 15, 2016

Who's Out There – Tectonic Plates?

Looking back over the last few years of discoveries in our solar system has opened our eyes to the huge range of environmental conditions that could […]
March 14, 2016

Meet the First Civilian to Successfully Launch a Rocket Into Space

In 1964, high school dropout Ky Michaelson strapped rockets to a motorcycle and successfully rode it down a speedway. Next, he added rockets to a snowmobile […]
March 13, 2016

NASA Showcases Augmented Reality Tech in Space By Making a Skype Call

Back in November, we reported that Microsoft was sending a couple of its HoloLens augmented reality headsets up to the International Space Station, and a new […]
March 13, 2016

NASA Test Fires SLS Flight Engine Destined to Launch Astronauts Back to the Moon

NASA engineers have successfully test fired the first flight engine destined to power the agency’s mammoth new SLS rocket that will launch American astronauts back to […]