Space

Scientists Say Cryosleep Is the Only Way for Humans to Achieve Interstellar Travel

Bad news, Star Wars/Trek/Gate fans. Scientists have come out and said that faster-than-light travel, while a fun trope of science...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 29 April 2016 - 5:22PM

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

JAXA Is "Very Sorry" They'll Never Get the Hitomi Satellite Back

Japan's satellite Hitomi has been lost in space for over a month, but until now, JAXA has been expending every effort to get the...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 28 April 2016 - 2:26PM

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

ESA Is Planning an International Lunar Village

Could humans live in a multi-cultural moon village in the near future? ESA recently revealed that they are moving forward with their...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 27 April 2016 - 4:33PM

SpaceX Announces Mars Mission in 2018

After much teasing, SpaceX has officially announced that they're sending their Dragon spacecraft to Mars in 2018: Planning to send...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 27 April 2016 - 12:40PM

Astronomers Find "Monster" Black Hole Formed from Three-Galaxy Collision

The black hole at the center of our galaxy is extremely large--4 million times the mass of our Sun--but a newly discovered black hole...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 27 April 2016 - 11:16AM

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

Mysteriously Aligned Black Holes May Shed Light on the Structure of the Universe

We generally don't think of black holes as synchronizing with each other, but in a new study, scientists have found that about a dozen...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 25 April 2016 - 10:50AM

Astronaut Tim Peake Runs the London Marathon in Space

Tim Peake has just crossed a running milestone, as he just became the first astronaut to run a marathon in space. The UK astronaut,...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 25 April 2016 - 10:12AM

How to Watch the April Lyrids Meteor Shower This Weekend

Each year, the April Lyrids light up the sky with a spectacular meteor shower for ten days near the end of the month. Tonight is the...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 22 April 2016 - 5:00PM

There May Be Much More Heat on Europa's Icy Surface Than We Thought

Jupiter's moon Europa has long considered to be a prime candidate for the discovery of extraterrestrial life, as scientists believe...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 22 April 2016 - 1:08PM

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

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

Scientists Discover Huge, "Fluffy" Galaxy Orbiting the Milky Way

We have a gigantic new neighbor. Researchers have just discovered a huge satellite galaxy orbiting our own Milky Way, one that's so...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 18 April 2016 - 2:45PM

Watch an Elon Musk-Approved Supercut of SpaceX's Crashes and Landings

SpaceX has come a long way over the last four years, and an awesome new video from Kinematic tracks the development of the Falcon 9...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 15 April 2016 - 3:29PM

Stephen Hawking's Nanocrafts Could Reach Mars in 30 Minutes

Stephen Hawking just announced Breakthrough Starshot, an initiative funded by billionaire Yuri Milner to build tiny, light-powered...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 15 April 2016 - 12:27PM