NASA's Giant Sunglasses Could Allow Space Telescopes to Take Pictures of Habitable Worlds

NASA is about to launch the groundbreaking James Webb Space Telescope in 2018, but even with that state-of-the-art technology, we...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 03 May 2016 - 11:10AM

Here's How NASA Plans to Dispose of Dead Bodies in Space

Currently, disposal of corpses is not a major concern for space travelers, since missions are so short and relatively safe that death...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 29 April 2016 - 12:22PM

Curiosity Explores the Red Planet's Rugged Terrain in Latest Mars Image

NASA's Curiosity rover is about to complete one of its greatest obstacles yet, as it has nearly crossed Mars' Naukluft Plateau,...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 28 April 2016 - 12:21PM

Watch the Aurora Borealis from the ISS in Beautiful High-Definition

NASA TV is bringing us all of the most visually stunning phenomena that can be seen from the ISS, and its newest offering shows us the...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 28 April 2016 - 11:06AM

NASA's Dawn Spacecraft Might Visit a Third Asteroid After Vesta and Ceres

NASA's Dawn spacecraft has been hopping around to different asteroids for the last half-decade, and we might be able to add another...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 25 April 2016 - 5:29PM

NASA Wants Young Engineers to Make the Replicator from Star Trek

More than possibly any other franchise, Star Trek has predicted (and inspired) futuristic technologies that actually came to pass. The...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 21 April 2016 - 2:44PM

NASA Reveals "Hubble Bubble" for Space Telescope's 26th Anniversary

Hubble has been orbiting in space for 26 years today, capturing beautiful and often iconic imagery from all over our Solar System....

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 21 April 2016 - 12:05PM

Light Burst from a Black Hole Merger Could Narrow Down Source of Gravitational Waves

In September 2015, two LIGO observatories detected gravitational waves emitted from the merger of binary black holes. Now, NASA is...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 20 April 2016 - 11:29AM

Cassini Finds Interstellar Dust Around Saturn

Saturn has a little piece of the universe that lies outside our solar system, as Cassini recently detected that there are traces of...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 19 April 2016 - 5:36PM

NASA Fellow Invents a Space Gardening Robot that Can Grow Fruits and Vegetables on Mars

Are we getting closer to being able to sustain a human colony on Mars? MIT engineering student and NASA fellow Heather Hava has just...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 19 April 2016 - 1:41PM

Get Your Earth Porn Fix With NASA's New 4K Highlight Reel from the ISS

The astronauts of the International Space Station are hard at work studying both extraterrestrial and terrestrial phenomena while out...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 19 April 2016 - 11:11AM

NASA Says "Mars Matters" for the Future of Space Exploration

NASA's Journey to Mars has faced some criticism as of late, but when NASA Chief and former astronaut Charles Bolden addressed the...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 13 April 2016 - 2:35PM

NASA Begins Testing Electric Sail Technology to Reach the Edge of Our Solar System

Right on the heels of Stephen Hawking and Yuri Milner's announcement that they're developing tiny spacecrafts powered by light from...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 12 April 2016 - 1:47PM

Stephen Hawking and Yuri Milner Announce Light-Powered Nanocraft Project

Stephen Hawking has just teamed up with Russian billionaire Yuri Milner on a $100 million project called Breakthrough Starshot, which...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 12 April 2016 - 10:59AM

NASA Has Saved the Kepler Spacecraft from Emergency Mode

On Thursday, the Kepler Spacecraft gave everyone a scare when a scheduled interchange revealed it had inexplicably switched to...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 11 April 2016 - 1:39PM

Two Commercial Spacecrafts Attach to the ISS for the First Time

For the first time ever, SpaceX and Orbital ATK have launched spacecrafts and successfully attached them both to the International...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 11 April 2016 - 1:05PM

NASA Releases Nearly 3 Million Amazing Images of Earth from Space

For the last sixteen years, the Japanese remote sensing instrument Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 04 April 2016 - 3:46PM

NASA Is Building a Next-Generation Exoplanet Hunter

After a grueling national competition, NASA has just selected a team of Penn State scientists to build a...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 30 March 2016 - 6:33PM

The 7 Coolest Virtual Reality Experiences Made with Hololens So Far

Hololens just starting shipping their technology to developers, which means we have a whole lot of virtual and augmented reality...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 30 March 2016 - 3:41PM

NASA and SpaceX Are Sending an Inflatable Habitat Module to the ISS Next Week

Next week, NASA will attempt to send a payload to the ISS using the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, for the first time since the rocket...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 29 March 2016 - 11:09AM