January 15, 2016

NASA says yes to Dream Chaser

During a televised briefing on Thursday (January 14, 2016), NASA announced its new round of commercial contracts extending through 2024. The big news is the addition […]
January 14, 2016


After watching the Faraday Future roll out at CES 2016 I was a little disappointed. Mostly, because they did such a good job of ratcheting up […]
January 14, 2016

What happens if we find out an asteroid is heading for earth?

If ever there’s a giant space rock headed for our planet, hopefully bureaucracy will save us. Last week, NASA announced the creation of a new office […]
January 14, 2016

Orbital ATK, SpaceX Win Air Force Propulsion Contracts

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Air Force said Jan. 13 it has chosen to invest up to $241 million in rocket propulsion systems Orbital ATK and SpaceX […]
January 13, 2016

Air Force anticipates busy year of launches and landings

The Space Coast this year could see as many as 30 launches by a more diverse group of rockets, launching from more pads than last year […]
January 13, 2016

The Wow! Signal: Aliens or just comets?

Tuesday, January 12, 2016, 5:30 PM – First comets take away our alien megastructures, and now they may lay claim to one of the most enduring […]
January 13, 2016

European Space Agency’s comet lander fails to communicate, running out of time

The clock is running out on a spacecraft that made history by landing on a comet in November 2014. The Philae lander was part of the […]
January 11, 2016

New Nasa office will protect the Earth from asteroids

If fears of an asteroid destroying the planet keep you up at night, Nasa has some potentially reassuring news for you — it’s officially establishing an […]
January 10, 2016

How to deal with a medical emergency on the Space Station

A major medical emergency has never occurred on the International Space Station – but what would happen if it did? And what lessons could be learnt […]