December 8, 2015

NASA: we're leaving the space station to the private sector

NASA just gave the private sector a heads-up: The International Space Station will soon have a vacancy. In a NASA advisory panel meeting last week, NASA […]
November 19, 2015

NASA invests further in 'humanoid robots' with MIT

NASA is known for their futuristic technology and they haven’t failed scifi fans with this one. The space agency took to social media today to boast […]
October 29, 2015

Russia just announced that it's sending humans to the moon

Before 2030, Russia plans to land its first cosmonauts on the moon, and Europe wants a piece of the action. They’re a little late for the […]
October 28, 2015

Molecular oxygen found on comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko

Scientists say they have detected significant amounts of molecular oxygen coming out of a comet, an unexpected find that may have implications for the search for alien life and understanding how the solar system formed.
October 24, 2015


On October 31, an approximately 1,300-foot asteroid will hurtle by at about 1.3 times the distance of the Moon.
August 1, 2015

Planets: Gliese 581 c

Mankind has been tirelessly searching for planets that support or can support various forms of life, and Gliese 581 c is one of those few planets […]
July 21, 2015

Philae comet lander falls silent

The Philae comet lander has fallen silent, according to scientists working on the European Rosetta mission. The fridge-sized spacecraft, which landed on Comet 67P in November, […]
June 14, 2015

Philae comet lander wakes up, says European Space Agency

The European Space Agency (Esa) says its comet lander, Philae, has woken up and contacted Earth. Philae, the first spacecraft to land on a comet, was […]
June 13, 2015

Has Rosetta's Lost Philae Lander Been Found?

After all the excitement of the dramatic bouncy landing on Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, the little Philae lander was able to take a quick look around its surroundings […]