January 14, 2017

This private company wants to launch to the moon, and it has the money to do it

A private company you probably haven’t heard of just announced that it has the money it needs to shoot for the moon, literally. Moon Express — […]
September 17, 2016

This Gallery Is Selling Vintage NASA Photos Like High Art

NASA produced these prints for science or souvenirs. Now, they’re objets d’art that sell for thousands. If you were a visiting dignitary to the U.S. in […]
July 29, 2016

Past Science Fiction Theories That Have Become Reality

From the earliest ponderings of our most creative fictional writers, an idea to dream beyond our existing technologies was established to understand what could be from […]
July 13, 2016

New dwarf planet with 'eccentric' orbit unexpectedly discovered by astronomers

Large, looping orbit takes dwarf planet 700 years to travel around the sun A team of astronomers has discovered a new dwarf planet, and they weren’t even […]
June 13, 2016

NASA enlists the United Arab Emirates’ help for mission to Mars

NASA has signed a new agreement to work with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on space exploration. The agency has agreed to share everything from scientific […]
March 24, 2016

Moon used to spin 'on different axis'

The Moon used to spin on a different axis and show a slightly different face to the Earth, a new study suggests. Using data collected by […]
March 17, 2016

NASA celebrates 50-year anniversary of first spaceship docking in orbit

The Gemini VIII mission that nearly killed its crew March 16 was a double anniversary for space travel – it’s the 90th anniversary of the launch […]
March 2, 2016

Former Fermilab Physicist Aims To Build A 'Star Trek'-Style Antimatter Engine

Humankind may dream of one day traveling to other star systems like Captain Kirk, but in reality we can barely figure out how to make it […]
February 13, 2016

NASA: 'Help Wanted' for Future Mission to Mars

NASA has put out the word — it’s hiring the next generation of astronauts, the first new class in four years. But what makes this class […]