NASA

Deadly Moon Dust Is the 'Number One Concern' for Astronauts Returning to Moon

As Cas Anvar of The Expanse said, space is trying to kill you 24 hours a day. Whether it's powerful gravity, deadly radiation, or a...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 17 December 2018 - 12:00PM

NASA's Parker Probe Shares a Scorching Look Inside the Sun's Atmosphere

NASA's Parker Solar Probe launched back in August with the mission to get closer to the Sun than any spacecraft has before. The probe...

Andrew LaSane
Friday, 14 December 2018 - 11:19AM

NASA's OSIRIS-REx Has Discovered Water on the Asteroid Bennu

Well that didn't take very long at all! Earlier this month, NASA's Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification,...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 13 December 2018 - 11:49AM

The Earth's Magnetic Field May Be Headed for a Cataclysm

We've reported on Earth's magnetic field before, including studies claiming that the planet's poles may reverse at any time and...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 12 December 2018 - 1:03PM

Christmas Miracle? NASA Says They Haven't Given Up Hope for the Opportunity Rover Yet

Back in August, we created a little musical playlist in tribute to NASA's Opportunity Rover, which became unresponsive following a...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 11 December 2018 - 11:20AM

WATCH LIVE: Russian Cosmonauts Go on a Spacewalk to Inspect That Controversial Hole in the ISS

In the wake of the discovery of a tiny hole in the International Space station, Russian cosmonauts Oleg Kononenko and Sergei Prokopyev...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 11 December 2018 - 10:56AM

Voyager 2 Has Officially Become the Second Spacecraft to Cross Into Interstellar Space!

Back in 2012, Voyager 1 boldly went where no spacecraft has ever gone before--it crossed out of the influence of our Sun and into the...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 10 December 2018 - 1:08PM

Martian Mix-Tape: NASA's InSight Lander Releases the First Recordings Ever Made on Mars

Before you scroll past all of these words to get to the good stuff, grab a pair of headphones or a nearby subwoofer because you'll...

Andrew LaSane
Monday, 10 December 2018 - 10:59AM

Sun's Out, Guns Out: NASA's InSight Lander Shows Off Robotic Arm in New Mars Photos

Now that she is settled into her new home on Mars, NASA's InSight lander can get to work digging into the planet's crust to measure...

Andrew LaSane
Friday, 07 December 2018 - 11:17AM

NASA's Curiosity Rover Has Spotted Something Shiny on Mars

We've all seen images taken of the surface of Mars over the past handful of years. Each photo shows a lot of dust and a lot of sepia...

Andrew LaSane
Wednesday, 05 December 2018 - 1:15PM

NASA Scientist Suggests Extraterrestrial Life May Take the Form of a 'Tiny Super-Intelligent Entity'

Professor and NASA researcher Silvano Colombano's recent "paper" on alien life has been misrepresented by various news outlets (as...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 05 December 2018 - 1:09PM

Watch: NASA Live Streams OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft Reaching the Asteroid Bennu

At approximately 12:00 pm EST NASA’s Osiris-Rex spacecraft will initiate its final descent on Bennu, coming within twelve miles of...

Scarlett James
Monday, 03 December 2018 - 11:06AM

NASA Says You Will Never See Elon Musk Smoking Marijuana Again

It looks like Elon Musk has to put down the joint if he ever wants to send a human into space... At least while the cameras are...

Andrew LaSane
Friday, 30 November 2018 - 12:21PM

NASA's InSight Shares First Image After Successful Mars Landing

If you think the hubbub earlier this week surrounding the live-streamed landing of NASA's InSight on Mars was the end of the...

Andrew LaSane
Friday, 30 November 2018 - 11:19AM

Watch NASA Make Contact With Bennu, the Asteroid That Might Strike Earth

Having reached one major milestone this week with the landing of InSight on Mars, NASA is looking forward to another delicate and...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 29 November 2018 - 1:35PM

WATCH: NASA Will Announce New 'Moon Partnerships' Today

Get hyped, because today's the day NASA's announcing the next batch of commercial projects that have been accepted for liftoff!...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 29 November 2018 - 12:28PM

Wait, What?! A Space Startup Wants to Use Toxic Mercury as Spacecraft Fuel

Besides increasingly rare interactions with old-school thermometers, most people's exposure to the chemical element mercury starts and...

Andrew LaSane
Tuesday, 27 November 2018 - 10:53AM

NASA Prepares for 'Seven Minutes of Terror' as InSight Lander Makes Final Descent to Mars

After shooting dozens of satellites into space, landing astronauts on the Moon, and landing not one, but two rovers on the Red...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 26 November 2018 - 12:38PM

Massive Asteroid With 62 Potential Deadly Trajectories Could Strike Earth In 2023... But Probably Won't

When you're talking about large space rocks hurdling towards your home, how much of a percentage does it take before you start to...

Andrew LaSane
Monday, 26 November 2018 - 11:15AM

NASA Investigating SpaceX After Elon Musk's Marijuana Reference

When Elon Musk  spoke to Stephen Colbert about colonizing Mars in 2014, it still sounded like a pipe dream. Now, four years later,...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 21 November 2018 - 2:12PM