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May 25, 2018

How to Make Inspiring Spacecraft Designs a Reality

What was once thought of as science fiction is now a reality, thanks to the designers and engineers of top space agencies like NASA. A few […]
May 5, 2018

NASA launches InSight spacecraft bound for Mars

Lander will be tracked by mini satellites before it begins probing red planet’s ‘inner space’ NASA has launched a spacecraft to land on Mars and explore […]
April 10, 2018

Clandestine X-37B Space Plane Surpases 200 Days in Orbit

The US Air Force’s unpiloted and reusable craft is likely to be testing dual-use technologies that might be used in military operations, says one expert. The […]
March 18, 2018

THE FIRST SPACEX BFR SHOULD MAKE ORBITAL LAUNCHES BY 2020

Elon Musk has a reputation for pushing the envelop and making bold declarations. In 2002, he founded SpaceX with the intention of making spaceflight affordable through […]
September 25, 2017

Astronomers discover an asteroid is actually two — and that it’s also a comet

Finding makes it a first for a binary asteroid to be also classified as a comet When is an asteroid not just an asteroid? When it’s […]
August 30, 2017

Cassini hints at young age for Saturn’s rings

The spectacular rings of Saturn may be relatively young, perhaps just 100 million years or so old. This is the early interpretation of data gathered by […]
August 29, 2017

NASA proposes rapid Mars sample return architecture

WASHINGTON — NASA is studying a “lean” architecture for Mars sample return that could allow the agency to bring back Martian rocks as soon as the […]
August 26, 2017

So, You’re Still Interested in Astronomy: LIFE

Hello again. Last time out, we took a brief look at one avenue where scientists at NASA are concentrating their efforts to help broaden our understanding […]
March 2, 2017

ULA launch successfully carries NRO payload into orbit

WASHINGTON – The newest National Reconnaissance Office satellite lifted off successfully Wednesday aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket. The rocket, in the 401 configuration, […]