South Pole

December 4, 2017

So, You’re Still Interested in Astronomy?

Hello again. Last time out, we looked at a few of the prime candidates NASA is concentrating on to help broaden our understanding of the origins […]
December 21, 2015

NASA Lays Groundwork for Sending Humans to Mars

Scientists and engineers gathered together to figure out what would make a good Martian landing site and what hurdles they’ll have to overcome for a 2035 […]
October 28, 2015

Cassini probe to sweep over Saturn's moon Enceladus

The Cassini probe is all set to make a daring close flyby of Enceladus, an ice-rich moon of Saturn.  The Nasa craft will sweep just 50km […]
August 26, 2014

Southern Lights filmed from International Space Station

The European Space Agency has released time-lapse footage of the Aurora Australis, known as the “southern lights”, that was filmed from the International Space Station. The […]
March 18, 2014

Big Bang breakthrough: astronomers report signs of the universe's creation

In a potentially stunning new finding, astronomers say that they have seen evidence supporting a key element in the Big Bang theory: a hypothesized period of […]
December 2, 2013

NASA Talks Astronauts On Lunar Far Side By 2028

Despite depleted budgets, NASA and the broader lunar science community are both still talking manned lunar missions — potentially, in 2021 to the earth-moon L2 Lagrange […]
December 1, 2013

NASA Talks Astronauts On Lunar Far Side By 2028

Despite depleted budgets, NASA and the broader lunar science community are both still talking manned lunar missions — potentially, in 2021 to the earth-moon L2 Lagrange […]
July 20, 2013

World's first mission to the Moon's south pole announced

The world’s first mission to the South Pole of the Moon was announced today by the International Lunar Observatory Association (ILOA) and Moon Express, Inc. The […]