Moon

March 4, 2018

Massachusetts Students to Speak with NASA Astronaut on Space Station

Students from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth (UMass Dartmouth) will speak with NASA astronaut and alumnus Scott Tingle, who is living and working aboard the International Space Station, at […]
January 12, 2018

What Discoveries Will Space Research Bring in 2018?

Back in 1610, Galileo Galilei witnessed the first telescopic observation of the night sky, discovering Jupiter’s moons, lunar craters and the phases of Venus. On July […]
November 9, 2017

NASA’s next big rocket probably won’t fly until 2020

Though NASA says it’s working toward a date in December 2019 The first flight of NASA’s next big rocket, the Space Launch System, likely won’t launch […]
October 20, 2017

Scientists Just Found the Perfect Spot to Build an Underground Colony on the Moon

For years, scientists have wondered if dark, crater-like features on the lunar surface might be entrances to giant caverns carved long ago by flowing lava. Researchers […]
August 7, 2017

The Great American Eclipse Is 2 Weeks Away. Are You Ready?

There are only two weeks until the total solar eclipse of Aug. 21, 2017. If you’re traveling into the path of totality, it’s time to make sure […]
May 11, 2017

The Moon Is Hot and Mars Is Not (At Least in Recent Sci-Fi)

Andy Weir’s new novel ‘Artemis’ is set on the lunar surface, but it’s hardly the only recent novel to focus on the moon over Mars. The […]
April 29, 2017

Lego is releasing its coolest spaceship to date: an Apollo Saturn V

Lego is no stranger to space toys. The company first released its Space line of sets in 1978, and since then, fans have built hundreds of […]
March 30, 2017

Peek inside Blue Origin’s capsule for space tourists

Blue Origin, the private company hoping to carry tourists into space in 2018, has unveiled the interior design for its spacecraft’s cabin. The New Shepard‘s layout […]
March 5, 2017

NASA prevents probe’s collision with Martian moon Phobos

A tiny emergency maneuver will prevent the two from crashing into each other on March 6th. NASA’s MAVEN spacecraft and Phobos would have arrived at an […]