Science

February 27, 2016

NASA admits there's 'a chance' that asteroid 2013 TX68 COULD smash into Earth

Humanity is expected to survive its close encounter with a space rock next week – but we’re not out of danger just yet… NASA has dramatically […]
February 26, 2016

Astronaut Scott Kelly: 'I Could Go Another Year' Aboard Space Station

Scott Kelly is about to head home after 11 months aboard the International Space Station, but the astronaut says he could have stayed in orbit for […]
February 26, 2016

Congress wants to make it harder for the president to change NASA's long-term plans

NASA’s priorities are vulnerable to new presidential administrations, but a bill debated today in Congress could make it more difficult for the White House to alter […]
February 25, 2016

Reusable spaceplane tops DARPA’s budget request, again

WASHINGTON — For the second consecutive year, the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s top-funded space program is an experimental spaceplane intended to make frequent trips […]
February 25, 2016

Scientists Pinpoint The Origin Of Mysterious, Immense Radio Burst

 In just a tiny fraction of a second, a Fast Radio Burst can emit as much energy as the entire Sun radiates over 10,000 years. Our […]
February 25, 2016

NASA awards SpaceX with five more cargo missions to the ISS

NASA has ordered five more missions from SpaceX to resupply the International Space Station, in a new deal that was signed in late December, Space News reports. […]
February 24, 2016

Virtual Astronauts

Traveling to Mars has fascinated the human mind for eons and the idea embodies the next obvious step in human exploration. We’ve sent robots to the […]
February 24, 2016

SpaceX Ready For Next Launch And Landing Attempt

SpaceX is slated to launch a broadcasting satellite into orbit this week, and the Falcon 9 rocket is getting all fired up–literally. On Monday, the company […]
February 23, 2016

Europe Is Testing Its Gravitational Wave Detector Tech in Space

Earlier this month came a scientific discovery a century in the making: the first direct detection of gravitational waves. But while the US Laser Interferometer Gravitational […]