Science

February 11, 2016

Say "Hello" to the Spaceship That Will Bring Humans to Mars

NASA — It sent men and women to the moon, it safely carried them back to Earth and now it has its sights on its most […]
February 10, 2016

Watch Lightning Strike Earth in This Video Shot from the ISS

Tim Peake, the European Space Agency’s first British astronaut, just posted an incredible timelapse video of lightning striking the Earth from aboard the International Space Station. […]
February 9, 2016

NASA's Orion Spacecraft Prepares For First Launch In 2018

The race to Mars is on, and NASA’s mission to the Red Planet has just begun another important phase. The backbone of the new Orion crew module […]
February 8, 2016

Here’s What The Blue Origin Rocket Sees When It Lands Vertically

In November 2015 Amazon founder Jeff Bezos’s private aerospace company Blue Origin announced an aerospace first: the vertical takeoff and landing of a rocket ship. The […]
February 8, 2016

Nasa’s front-line defense against killer rocks from space

The Solar System Dynamics group of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab is, as physicist Marina Brozovic explains, is like “flight control for the solar system.” Basically, it’s […]
February 7, 2016

How NASA Broadcast Neil Armstrong Live from the Moon

Apollo 11’s lunar landing and specifically Neil Armstrong’s first steps on the Moon was, arguably, the biggest television event of the 20th century. Knowing the impact […]
February 6, 2016

Advanced space propulsion startup shuts down

WASHINGTON — A Colorado company that said last year it had achieved a technological breakthrough in space transportation has decided to shut down, citing the high […]
February 6, 2016

Large asteroid could pass near Earth next month, NASA says

NASA is monitoring a 30-meter wide asteroid that could make a close pass by Earth next month but has no chance of hitting it, the US […]
February 5, 2016

The Moon or Mars? NASA Must Pick 1 Goal for Astronauts, Experts Tell Congress

NASA can’t afford to put humans on Mars while also pursuing missions to put astronauts back on the moon, according to a panel of experts who […]