Apollo program

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 3, 2015

Depictions of astronomy in movies

Space, the stars and planets have become so commonplace in movies and popular media that we barely even heed their presence. All the same, these elements […]
August 19, 2015

The Moon is Surrounded by Neon, NASA Probe Reveals

Finally, we have proof of the moon’s “noble” heritage! Measurements from NASA’s Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer, aka LADEE (pronounced “laddie”) have confirmed the long-suspected presence […]
July 31, 2015

Is Space About To Experience A Design Renaissance?

Getting human beings off the planet is the hardest design challenge mankind has ever undertaken. Yet it’s also a solved problem: we’ve been sending people into […]
July 29, 2015

Lego Ideas | Lunar Roving Vehicle

The Lunar Roving Vehicle (Lunar Rover) The Lunar Roving Vehicle (LRV) or lunar rover was a battery-powered four-wheeled rover used on the Moon in the last […]
April 9, 2015

Multiple studies address riddles of the Moon's origin

The Moon may have been formed by a collision between Earth and an object that was strikingly similar in composition to our own planet. This could […]
March 11, 2015

Inside Nasa’s giant rocket factory

It’s been decades since Nasa has had a rocket powerful enough to reach to the Moon – and beyond. But now the agency is building one […]
February 24, 2015

The 5 coolest NASA missions that never happened

NASA is full of ambitious dreamers. But those dreams cost money. And Congress has to approve them first. Ever since the end of the Apollo program, […]
December 23, 2014

NASA Is Lost in Space

The U.S. space program needs a clear purpose. Spending billions on the International Space Station isn’t it. Almost half a century ago Americans set foot on […]