September 9, 2015

China says it plans to attempt first-ever landing of lunar probe on the moon’s far side

BEIJING — The Associated Press Published Wednesday, Sep. 09, 2015 3:11AM EDT Last updated Wednesday, Sep. 09, 2015 6:17AM EDT China’s increasingly ambitious space program plans to attempt the first-ever landing […]
September 3, 2015

So – You’re Still Interested in Astronomy? Pluto

Hello again. Last time we looked at the amazing satellites surrounding Neptune. This time around we’ll take a look at the moons of some of the […]
August 30, 2015

Nasa starts year-long isolation to simulate life on Mars

A team of Nasa recruits has begun living in a dome near a barren volcano in Hawaii to simulate what life would be like on Mars. […]
August 27, 2015

Jupiter’s Red Spot

  Jupiter—the closest gas giant to our planet—is possibly also one the most fascinating celestial bodies humanity is knowledgeable of. But just as fascinating as the […]
August 26, 2015

Momentum for Mars: Astronauts say mission is inevitable

This is what Mars would look like to an astronaut arriving there for the first time. To be there would be inspiring, and intimidating; it would be a […]
August 25, 2015

White Holes

Black holes are astronomical entities that are intriguing enough to make our minds run wild—but the speculations of mankind and the treasures of the cosmos don’t […]
August 17, 2015

Young 'alien Jupiter' planet discovered

A planet 100 light-years away resembles an infant version of Jupiter, astronomers say. The new world, known as 51 Eridani b, is only 20 million years […]
August 16, 2015

Here’s How to Chat With the International Space Station

You’ll need a Ham radio NASA confirmed on Wednesday that anyone with a ham radio could potentially make contact with the International Space Station (ISS), as one astonished […]
August 11, 2015

Nasa astronauts take first bites of lettuce grown in space: ‘Tastes like arugula’

It was one small bite for man, one giant meal for mankind. On a gustatory adventure never attempted by humanity, astronauts have for the first time […]