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

Watch: NASA Spots the Flash of a Supernova for the First Time

Kepler has just observed the brilliant flash from the explosion of a star, or the "shock breakout" of a supernova." NASA released a...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 22 March 2016 - 3:18PM

Pluto May Have Been Covered With Rivers and Lakes of Liquid Nitrogen

Scientists think liquid nitrogen once flowed on Pluto's surface, and may even still lie beneath the ice on the dwarf planet today....

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 22 March 2016 - 12:07PM

Detailed Cosmic Map Shows You Every Space Mission Ever Launched

With the Philae landing, the exploration of Pluto, and the discovery of water on Mars, space exploration is becoming more and more...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 18 March 2016 - 11:18AM

NASA Plans to Light a "Large-Scale Fire" in Space

The ISS has played host to many weird experiments, including those involving fruit fly astronauts, hard liquor, a dozen mice, beer...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 15 March 2016 - 3:46PM

China Is Planning a Space Telescope More Powerful Than Hubble, But How Does It Compare to James Webb?

China just announced plans to build a space telescope that is even more powerful than NASA's Hubble, which will observe and image our...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 11 March 2016 - 12:22PM

Gigantic Volcano Eruption Swiveled Mars' Entire Surface

We're just starting to understand the nature of Mars' surface, but as it turns out, the Red Planet once looked a whole lot different....

Janey Tracey
Monday, 07 March 2016 - 1:45PM

A Galaxy Far, Far Away: Hubble Finds Oldest, Most Distant Galaxy Yet

NASA's Hubble telescope has just added another major astronomical discovery to its list of accomplishments, as researchers have just...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 04 March 2016 - 11:47AM

Scott Kelly Is Already Showing Us the Effects of Long-Term Spaceflight on the Human Body

Scott Kelly just came back to Earth from his historic Year in Space, and he's set to undergo extensive medical testing in order to...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 03 March 2016 - 1:03PM

Highlights from Scott Kelly's Historic Year in Space

Scott Kelly is finishing his Year in Space today, which marks 340 days of living on the ISS. Once he returns, he will be subject to...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 01 March 2016 - 11:53AM

Exomoons in the Hunt for Extraterrestrial Life: NASA Is Looking for a Real-Life Pandora

In the last few decades, astronomers have discovered over 1,000 exoplanets, but still haven't found any exomoons. Now, NASA is kicking...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 26 February 2016 - 10:17AM

Zero-Gravity "Gorilla" Chases Astronauts on the ISS

Well, it's official. The astronauts on board the ISS have finally gone apesh*t. Commander Scott Kelly is in the home stretch of his...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 25 February 2016 - 4:02PM

NASA Is Working on an Ultra-Realistic Virtual Reality Game "Mars 2030"

Between finding water on Mars and their partnership with The Martian, which basically serves as an hour-and-a-half-long commercial for...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 25 February 2016 - 10:22AM

NASA Releases Recordings of the Strange Music Heard by Astronauts in 1969

For the first time, NASA has made public the recordings taken by Astronauts as they passed by the far side of the moon back in 1969....

Kieran Dickson
Monday, 22 February 2016 - 3:46PM

NASA's New Class of Astronauts Had More Than Twice the Record Number of Applicants

The next generation of astronauts will be picked from a more selective pool of applicants than ever before, and it's all because of...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 22 February 2016 - 12:10PM

NASA Finds "Hulk-Like" Ancient Ocean Burst Through Charon's Surface

NASA's New Horizons probe is learning more and more about Pluto every day, as well as its largest moon, Charon. According to the...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 19 February 2016 - 12:39PM

NASA Releases Stunning Image of Dione Bisected by Saturn's Rings

Saturn's icy moon Dione is always in close proximity to Saturn's beautiful rings, but now NASA's Cassini spacecraft has captured the...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 18 February 2016 - 10:31AM

NASA on Interstellar Travel: "There Is No Known Reason Why We Cannot Do This"

Achieving near-relativistic speeds is the "holy grail" of space travel, as it would allow humanity to visit potentially habitable...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 17 February 2016 - 1:15PM

Exoplanets Become Luxury Travel Destinations in Gorgeous NASA JPL Posters

NASA has been working overtime to turn deep-space locations into desirable space tourism destinations, and now they've released...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 16 February 2016 - 1:32PM

NASA's InSight Mars Lander Mission Might Be Scrapped Next Month

The planned launch of the InSight Mars lander has already been delayed, and sometime next month, NASA will decide whether the launch...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 10 February 2016 - 1:59PM