Airbus Wants To Use a Giant Harpoon to Clear Up Space Junk

The ever-growing field of garbage in Earth's orbit is becoming increasingly problematic.Sending something into space is a costly...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 15 March 2018 - 12:28PM

Hubble Telescope Captures an Impressive Galactic Collision

Some of the flashiest and most gigantic events we've seen out in space involve galaxies colliding into each other. A galactic merger...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 11 March 2018 - 1:01PM

World's First Electric Thruster Proves It Can Run on Air in ESA Test-Fire

Scientists at the European Space Agency (ESA) and Italian-based space company SITAEL reached a major milestone for the future of...

Andrew LaSane
Tuesday, 06 March 2018 - 11:24AM

Hubble Photographs 'Cartwheel Galaxy' Created From Violent Galactic Collision

Being some of the larger things we've seen in the universe, a galaxy colliding with another galaxy is no small affair, and it can be...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 21 January 2018 - 1:43PM

Supermassive Black Hole is Caught Letting Out Massive 'Burps'

Black holes are incredibly powerful gravity wells that absorb anything and everything that gets too close. There is no escape from the...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 11 January 2018 - 7:56PM

Hubble Photo Shows Two Far Off Galaxies Colliding

Far, far away, 350 million light-years from Earth, a pair of galaxies are currently locked in an explosive embrace as they combine...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 15 December 2017 - 8:13PM

Mighty Con: Madison Comic Con

Mighty Con is a comic and anime convention held throughout the Midwest that also has many other collectibles and...

Watch a Meteor Fall to Earth From an Astronaut's Point of View

It's always cool when you look up into the sky and catch a brief glimpse of a meteor as it shoots through the night sky. It's even...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 19 November 2017 - 6:30PM

Earth's Global Asteroid Defense System Passes First Test

It isn't Bruce Willis, but it'll do. Earth's first global asteroid defense system just passed its first test with astounding...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 06 November 2017 - 10:27AM

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

2020 Asteroid Deflection Mission Could Prevent Armageddon

The European Space Agency and NASA have teamed up to take down one of Earth's biggest threats - asteroids. In 2013, the Chelyabinsk...

Noelle Phansalkar
Tuesday, 15 November 2016 - 2:06PM

NASA Just Found the Crash Site of the Lost ExoMars Lander

Bye, Schiaparelli. The lost ESA lander from the ExoMars mission has just been found - or at least its crash site was. Although we...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 21 October 2016 - 5:50PM

UPDATED: The ExoMars Mission Lander Just Fell Through Mars' Atmosphere - Did It Survive?

It's been a big month for interplanetary exploration--first Elon Musk announces his plans to colonize Mars with an Interplanetary...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 19 October 2016 - 2:21PM

We Finally Found the Lost Philae Lander!

After a long and turbulent journey, we've finally found the lost Philae lander once again. Just a month before the end of its mission,...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 06 September 2016 - 1:41PM

Astronaut Tom Peake Calls Life After Space "The World's Worst Hangover"

Tim Peake is having the "worst hangover of his life" after spending six months in space. The ESA astronaut safely returned to Earth...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 21 June 2016 - 11:14AM

ESA Plans Space-Based Observatory to Detect Gravitational Waves

One small step closer to detecting gravitational space waves for man... one giant leap for mankind and all of physics. The European...

Noelle Phansalkar
Thursday, 09 June 2016 - 11:32AM

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

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

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

Space Agencies Around the World Aim to Explore the Moon by 2030

Europe is increasingly looking towards the Moon as the next major frontier in space exploration. At a recent international symposium...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 30 December 2015 - 3:28PM