NASA

Congressmen Introduce a Bill to Create a Real-Life Space Corps

By January 1st, 2019, the United States will have a new military branch: The Space Corps. Yes, it’s exactly what you think it...

Chelsea Gohd
Monday, 26 June 2017 - 8:48AM

Watch NASA's New Mars Lander Make a Perfect Landing

When you read the transcript of the first Moon landing, two things come to mind: first, that the whole thing was a lot more...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 23 June 2017 - 3:45PM

Stephen Hawking: "I Am Convinced That Humans Need to Leave Earth."

Many scientists will wholeheartedly agree that climate change is the most pressing threat facing humans today. Legendary theoretical...

Chelsea Gohd
Thursday, 22 June 2017 - 11:59AM

China Launches the First Unhackable Quantum Satellite

After launching “Micius,” the first quantum technology satellite into space, China is about to realize quantum entanglement...

Chelsea Gohd
Tuesday, 20 June 2017 - 11:42AM

NASA Announces the Discovery of 1,284 New Exoplanets (and 9 That Might Support Life)

  Fans of the Drake Equation can rejoice, because NASA just announced that the Kepler spacecraft, which has been scanning the stars...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 19 June 2017 - 3:51PM

A Few Reasons Why Living on Mars Would Suck

We're sure that a great lot of you would jump for joy at the chance to visit Mars. A largely unexplored alien planet with the...

Chelsea Gohd
Thursday, 08 June 2017 - 11:10AM

Livestream: Meet the Newest Generation of Astronauts (and the Classified Spaceship They Might Fly In)

Get ready to meet your new space heroes.After a record-breaking open application that saw over 18,000 people apply to become...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 07 June 2017 - 1:15PM

NASA Video Shows What Antarctica Looks Like Beneath the Ice

Antarctica is a terrifying place when you get past the lovable penguins: it's the world's largest desert, yet it's also the coldest...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 23 May 2017 - 4:54PM

Interview: Space Historian Glen Swanson Talks the Apollo Program

Glen Swanson has made a career in space—all while keeping his feet firmly here on Earth. In his former role as a NASA historian at...

Carolyn Cox
Friday, 19 May 2017 - 1:40PM

NASA Just Revealed a Mars Rover That Looks Like The Batmobile

What do you get when you give a bunch of science nerds access to an enormous budget and a mandate to design an effective Mars...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 18 May 2017 - 11:41AM

The Cassini Space Probe Enters Its "Grand Finale" Around Saturn

The Cassini space probe has been on quite the journey through our Solar System--since its launch in 1997, it has endured 20 years of...

Chelsea Gohd
Friday, 12 May 2017 - 10:13AM

NASA Says It Won't Follow the Prime Directive When Exploring Other Planets

With films like The Mars Generation hyping up human exploration of the Red Planet and Elon Musk planning the new SpaceX Martian...

Chris Mahon
Saturday, 22 April 2017 - 5:05PM

Interview: Chris Hadfield Is Proof of the Power of Sci-Fi

For many of his fans, Chris Hadfield has made space feel closer to Earth than ever.    In 2013, Hadfield became the first Canadian...

Carolyn Cox
Monday, 10 April 2017 - 4:33PM

NASA Launched a Massive Search Engine Full of Space Photos

In the middle of tremulous times here on planet Earth, NASA has offered us a way out. Well, at least a look out.NASA just launched a...

Kat Stubing
Wednesday, 29 March 2017 - 8:45PM

Elon Musk Launches 'Neuralink' Company to Combine Our Brains with Computers

The human brain is frustratingly slow compared to digital alternatives. We store memories in confusing and bizarre ways, and while...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 29 March 2017 - 3:37PM

Ashes, Art, and Other Surprising Things Humans Have Left on the Moon

Feathers, flags, footprints, and feces: These are just some of the hundreds of thousands of pounds of things humans have left behind...

Mika McKinnon
Saturday, 25 March 2017 - 7:15PM

NASA Investigates the Effects of Space On Our DNA

Could we actually live longer if we lived in space? We wouldn't try that just yet, but NASA is out to answer that question...

Kat Stubing
Wednesday, 22 March 2017 - 8:47PM

Trump's Budget Will Include Cuts to NASA and Several of Their Programs

President Trump's budget proposal has begun to make the rounds, and it includes some cuts to NASA's overall budget, though it's not as...

Devin Klos
Thursday, 16 March 2017 - 7:25PM

Watch NASA's New Origami-Inspired Rover in Action

We would love to see NASA's bipedal robonauts walking around foreign planets and searching for life, but if we're going to be...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 14 March 2017 - 3:59PM

Lego Announces 'Women of NASA' Set with Astronaut and Scientist Minifigures

After the Oscar-nominated film Hidden Figures shined a light on mathematician Katherine Johnson (portrayed by Taraji P. Henson) and...

Johnny Brayson
Tuesday, 28 February 2017 - 9:40PM