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We've Created Our Own Playlist to Wake Up NASA's Sleeping "Opportunity" Rover

Right now, there's a life-or-death drama going on in one of NASA's control rooms as scientists and technicians desperately wait for a...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 15 August 2018 - 12:23PM

New Horizons Probe May Have Spotted a Wall of Hydrogen at the Edge of the Solar System

Most people imagine space as a giant, empty void, but it turns out there's a lot more "stuff" floating around than we expected...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 13 August 2018 - 11:59AM

NASA Has Lost Its $400 Million Mars Rover In a Dust Storm

If you think losing a $20 bill to a washing machine is painful, try putting yourself in NASA's shoes. The space agency lost contact...

Andrew LaSane
Monday, 13 August 2018 - 10:25AM

Screaming-Fast Jet Streams 1,800 Miles Deep Are The Secret Behind Jupiter's Colorful Bands According To New NASA Juno Data

Jupiter has long held stargazers in thrall with swirling tiger stripes punctuated by a carnelian storm. Now scientists from the United...

Scarlett James
Friday, 10 August 2018 - 1:37PM

Jupiter's Moons Are Surrounded By A Deadly Force Field One Million Times Stronger Than The Planet

Two of Jupiter’s moons are generating electromagnetic waves up to one million times stronger than their host planet.Scientists are...

Scarlett James
Thursday, 09 August 2018 - 10:43AM

Scientists Just Discovered The Largest Batch of Exoplanets In A Single Sitting Thanks To A Technical Error

We're still waiting for NASA's TESS satellite to significantly grow the list of known exoplanets, but that doesn't mean that...

Andrew LaSane
Wednesday, 08 August 2018 - 12:10PM

NASA Will Fly Closer To The Sun Than Ever Before With A Probe Launching This Week

When Icarus ignored Daedalus' warning not to fly to close to the sun, things didn't end well for the hapless flyer. This weekend, NASA...

Andrew LaSane
Wednesday, 08 August 2018 - 10:08AM

See The Incredible Footage Of A Comet NASA's Planet-Hunting TESS Satellite Spotted In Outer Space One Short Week After Launch

You need to see this.NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) launched the official start of its mission to scan the skies...

Andrew LaSane
Tuesday, 07 August 2018 - 12:29PM

Rogue Mega-Planet With A Supercharged Magnetic Field And Vicious Auroras Discovered Just Twenty Light Years Away

A megaplanet thirteen times the size of Jupiter has emerged from the darkness wrapped in a glowing aurora. This behemoth does not...

Scarlett James
Tuesday, 07 August 2018 - 11:53AM

NASA's 3-D Printed Mars Habitat Contest Winners Offer Us A Look At A Martian Future

Five teams from the United States are sharing in a $100,000 prize in the latest stage of NASA's 3D-Printed Habitat Centennial...

Super User
Tuesday, 07 August 2018 - 10:47AM

NASA Reveals Their First-Round Draft Picks For Astronauts To Crew The First Manned SpaceX And Boeing Test Flights: Here's All The Details

SpaceX has edged ahead of Boeing in the race to develop a commercial spacecraft for NASA that will shuttle astronauts to and from the...

Scarlett James
Friday, 03 August 2018 - 3:12PM

UAE Astronaut Candidates Head Into The Final Round Of Testing For Their Nation's First-Ever Mission To The ISS

In June we shared United Arab Emirates announcement concerning its plan to send astronauts to the International Space Station in...

Andrew LaSane
Friday, 03 August 2018 - 10:41AM

Scientists Have Identified Exoplanets With The Same Life-Giving Properties As Earth

Exoplanets with the same life-giving chemical properties as Earth have been identified in a new study out of the University of...

Scarlett James
Thursday, 02 August 2018 - 2:23PM

Elon Musk Thinks He Can Go Full-On Lex Luthor On Mars – But NASA Thinks The SpaceX CEO Is Losing His Mind

For years Elon Musk has compared Mars to an HGTV project, calling the planet a “fixer-upper” like it’s some kind of rust-colored...

Scarlett James
Wednesday, 01 August 2018 - 3:51PM

A NASA Spacesuit Shortage Threatens To Sideline All Of Their Future Missions – This Brooklyn Startup Wants To Help

NASA’s biggest secret has jeopardized key projects like the Lunar Gateway and our ability to send astronauts on manned missions. The...

Scarlett James
Monday, 30 July 2018 - 2:14PM

NASA Official Describes Hunt For 'Strange, Fantastic Worlds' As New Alien-Hunting TESS Telescope Officially Begins Its Mission

Members of NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) team announced late last week that the agency's new telescope has...

Andrew LaSane
Monday, 30 July 2018 - 10:44AM

NASA Scientists Say Alien Life Can Exist On Europa And We Only Have To Scratch The Surface To Find It

The signs of alien life we've been looking for are inches below the frozen surface of Jupiter’s smallest moon, Europa... And it...

Andrew LaSane
Tuesday, 24 July 2018 - 10:49AM

The Rivalry Between Boeing And SpaceX Could Spell Disaster For NASA As Both Companies Eye Government Contracts And Competition Heats Up

After this latest failure, you have to wonder: are Boeing and SpaceX cutting corners in the race to win more NASA contracts before...

Scarlett James
Monday, 23 July 2018 - 1:48PM

Watch this Former NASA Engineer Wreck His Backyard With the World's Largest Super Soaker

If you're a kid of the 1980s – '90s, then there are two words that can perfectly summarize the fun you had during the summers of...

Andrew LaSane
Friday, 20 July 2018 - 9:53AM

NASA Scientists May Have Witnessed A Star Feasting On A Planet For The First Time

Hello, space police? We'd like to report a crime scene. While studying Chandra X-Ray Observation data, NASA reports that a group of...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 19 July 2018 - 11:33AM