NASA

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

NASA Discovers Seven Earth-Like Planets that Could Contain Water or Life

Seven Earth-like planets have just been discovered orbiting an ultra-cool dwarf star (that's an official name, we're not just...

Kat Stubing
Wednesday, 22 February 2017 - 8:06PM

Pluto May Become a Planet Once Again With a New Proposal

We're all familiar with the "Pluto is a planet" controversy — classified as a planet in the 1930s, sadly demoted to a "dwarf...

Noelle Phansalkar
Wednesday, 22 February 2017 - 7:29PM

A Supernova is Captured Just After the Explosion

Out in the vastness of space, capturing any sort of cosmic event can take years depending on how far it is from Earth. However,...

Devin Klos
Tuesday, 14 February 2017 - 7:21PM

Astronaut Buzz Aldrin Models Mars-Themed Clothes for Fashion Week

Fashion is truly made for the stars these days, or at least the people who've traveled among them. Buzz Aldrin, the second man to walk...

Devin Klos
Wednesday, 01 February 2017 - 8:31PM

Listen to the Unreleased Speech Prepared for the Failure of the 1969 Moon Landing

Anyone who went through high school US History knows that the chapter on the Space Race pretty much burns an American flag directly...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 27 January 2017 - 12:50PM

US Government Agencies Go 'Rogue' on Social Media

Several government employees have created alternate, "rogue" versions of their social media handles in defiance of the Trump...

Devin Klos
Thursday, 26 January 2017 - 7:17PM

NASA Video Simulates How Landing on Pluto Would Look

It may not be a planet anymore, but that doesn't mean Pluto is out of our reach. So when NASA asked, "What would it be like to...

Noelle Phansalkar
Tuesday, 24 January 2017 - 7:01PM