July 15, 2015

NASA’s New Horizons Pluto mission offers a successful ‘Apollo moment’

Nearly five billion kilometres from Earth, an intrepid space probe has pushed humanity’s yearning to explore the solar system to its most distant milestone yet. Pluto, […]
July 14, 2015

NASA probe braces for first close-up photos of Pluto

As a spacecraft passes Pluto for the first time, the first close-up photos of the relatively unknown dwarf planet will be broadcasted to the world. After […]
July 12, 2015

New Horizons: Last view of Pluto's spots

Take a good look at the latest picture of Pluto because it shows the face of the dwarf planet that will not be seen during next […]
July 10, 2015

Curiosity the Mars Rover: 5 Interesting Facts You Didn't Know

The $2.5 billion Mars rover, Curiosity, was launched on November 26, 2011, and landed on Mars on August 6, 2012, after a 350-million-mile journey. While Curiosity’s […]
July 9, 2015

5 Awesome Theoretical Space Station Designs

Science fiction gives us glimpses into many different potential futures, including everything from life-prolonging technology to deep space exploration. Some scientists have said that a large […]
July 4, 2015

Pluto: Nasa probe set for fly-past of frozen ‘dwarf planet’

Pluto is so far away (4.8bn km) and so small (about two-thirds the size of the Earth’s moon) that we’ve never had a good look at […]
June 21, 2015

Are ALIENS hiding on Jupiter's Europa? Let's find out, cry NASA bods

NASA has finished sketching out plans to send a probe to Europa, Jupiter’s most curious moon, and is ready to put the operation into action. “Today […]
June 20, 2015

NASA now has a humanoid robot working aboard the International Space Station

While we have not quite figured out interstellar travel yet, nor built any fully armed and operational off-Earth battle stations, we have gotten closer to the sci-fi trope of […]
June 9, 2015

NASA's flying saucer tests Mars landing technology

NASA’s test run of a Mars landing system came to a quick end on Monday when the saucer-shaped vehicle’s parachute tore away after partly unfurling high […]