Science

June 21, 2014

NASA wants to capture an asteroid in 2019

NASA has been talking for some time now about its Asteroid Redirect Mission, a plan to snatch an asteroid out of space and send it into lunar […]
June 17, 2014

NASA Hubble to Begin Search Beyond Pluto for a New Horizons Mission Target

After careful consideration and analysis, the Hubble Space Telescope Time Allocation Committee has recommended using Hubble to search for an object the Pluto-bound NASA New Horizons […]
June 2, 2014

NASA to test giant Mars parachute on Earth

The skies off the Hawaiian island of Kauai will be a stand-in for Mars as NASA prepares to launch a saucer-shaped vehicle in an experimental flight […]
May 21, 2014

The Suspiciously Shrinking Storm

The planet Jupiter doesn’t do anything small. The planet is the largest in our solar system. It has 67 moons, the largest of which would be […]
May 18, 2014

Could civilization collapse? NASA-funded study looks at framework for how, when

A new study partially funded by NASA suggests heavy demands on the world’s natural resources and extreme economic imbalances could spell a premature end for modern […]
May 8, 2014

Who's out there? In a Lake Superior on Enceladus?

Aerospace engineer Luciano Iess and his group at the Sapienza University of Rome have described an under-ice sea the size of Lake Superior at the south pole of […]
May 4, 2014

Nasa swaps rocket science for rocket salad

Most people associate Nasa with rocket science but now the American space agency has turned its attention to rocket salad. A portable greenhouse to grow lettuces […]
May 1, 2014

Nasa says new spacesuit one small step towards sending mankind to Mars

Nasa unveiled its latest prototype spacesuit on Tuesday, after opening the decision to an online vote. The “Technology” design accrued just over 63% of the vote […]
April 25, 2014

Humanity’s Future Depends On Mission To Mars

NASA administrator Charles F. Bolden grabbed the public’s attention at the Humans 2 Mars Summit laying out a multi-billion dollar plan to get humans on the surface of […]