NASA

Today NASA Celebrates 60 Years Of Exploring The Final Frontier – These Are Their Top Three Most Iconic Moments

On October 1, 1958, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration began its history-making operations in the United States....

Andrew LaSane
Monday, 01 October 2018 - 10:27AM

Why Not Both? NASA Reveals Detailed Mission Plan To Return To The Moon And Land Humans On Mars

For the past few years we've been excited by big announcements coming out of NASA, like the Deep Space Gateway and the deep-space...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 28 September 2018 - 1:06PM

NASA's Planned Asteroid Defense Experiment May Not Be Approved by Congress

Earlier this year, we got excited about NASA's newly announced asteroid defense plans, which included ramming potentially cataclysmic...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 27 September 2018 - 1:21PM

Found! NASA's Orbiter Has Spotted the Unresponsive Mars Opportunity Rover

It has been a few months since NASA lost its $400 million Opportunity Rover to a dust storm on Mars, but at least now they have a...

Andrew LaSane
Wednesday, 26 September 2018 - 10:27AM

Missile Off the Rail: MQ-9 Reaper Claims the First Air-to-Air Kill for a Drone Ever

Last April, a dogfighting AI pulled off the first kill on a human fighter pilot in a simulation (and boy, was it a shutdown), but now...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 24 September 2018 - 12:30PM

The NASA TESS Spacecraft Just Discovered Two Earth-Like Exoplanets Orbiting A Star Sixty Light Years Away

Earlier this week, we got to see the TESS spacecraft's "first light" images – the first photos a telescope takes after being fully...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 20 September 2018 - 12:34PM

Scientists are Baffled by Strange Infrared Signal Emanating from Space

Another day, another weird signal coming from deep in space that scientists can't really explain. NASA reports that a strange signal...

Andrew LaSane
Wednesday, 19 September 2018 - 12:53PM

NASA's TESS Space Telescope Just Captured Its First 'Official' Images of the Stars

Last May, NASA's TESS spacecraft (short for Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite) took its first test photo of the cosmos, but...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 19 September 2018 - 12:32PM

Pack an Umbrella, We're Going to Mars: All Systems Go For NASA's Innovative Folding Heat Shield

An umbrella's design is great for keeping you mostly dry on soggy days, but it is also a great space saver. According to New Atlas,...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 13 September 2018 - 11:58AM

Project Much? Paranoid Russian Media Doubles Down on Claim That ISS Hole Was Sabotage By NASA Astronauts

In case you missed it, a couple weeks ago astronauts aboard the International Space Station found a small hole on the side where the...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 13 September 2018 - 10:25AM

The ISS Captured This Mind-Boggling Video While Flying Over Hurricane Florence

As Hurricane Florence closes in on Wilmington, North Carolina (where it's projected to make landfall tomorrow), the ISS managed to...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 12 September 2018 - 11:39AM

This Moon Landing Brought to You By... NASA Announces That They Might Be Putting Ads on Rockets

A lot of cyberpunk books and movies imagine a future where corporations control not just Earth, but the stars, too. It always seemed a...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 12 September 2018 - 10:58AM

Artificial Intelligence Has Detected 72 Radio Signals From a Mysterious Source In Space

Among the greatest mysteries in radio astronomy are things called FRBs, which stands for fast radio bursts. They are short, very...

Andrew LaSane
Tuesday, 11 September 2018 - 11:21AM

New Curiosity Rover Panorama Photo Lets You Explore Mars' Vera Rubin Ridge

After a couple failed attempts, NASA's Curiosity Mars Rover successfully collected a new rock sample by drilling into the planet's...

Andrew LaSane
Friday, 07 September 2018 - 12:41PM

An Exoplanet Twice the Size of Earth Has Been Discovered 145 Light Years Away

Using data from NASA's Kepler Space telescope, a grad school student and an international team of researchers have discovered an...

Andrew LaSane
Friday, 07 September 2018 - 10:59AM

NASA Kepler Telescope Was Awoken From Its Nap and Is Back to Hunting Planets

Wakey wakey eggs and bakey! Back in July, NASA's Kepler team placed their space telescope in sleep mode to make sure that the...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 06 September 2018 - 2:33PM

Stargate? A Weird Hexagon-Shaped Vortex is Swirling Above Saturn's North Pole

NASA's Cassini spacecraft ended its 20-year run back in September of 2017, but not before delivering some pretty bizarre data that...

Andrew LaSane
Wednesday, 05 September 2018 - 2:28PM

New NASA Images Reveal Saturn's Aurora, Which Is Too Incredible For the Naked Eye

Need a little something extra to get you over the hump this week? Well we have some eye candy for you, courtesy of NASA/ESA, that may...

Andrew LaSane
Wednesday, 05 September 2018 - 12:22PM

Russians Claim Hole Found in Spacecraft Was Sabotage, Launch Investigation

Last week there were reports that astronauts aboard the International Space Station found a leak that was traced to the Soyuz capsule...

Andrew LaSane
Tuesday, 04 September 2018 - 11:43AM

NASA Will Give You $750,000 if You Can Solve Their Mars CO2 Problem

If and when humankind finally reaches Mars and begins the process of building a colony, we're going to need a few a...

Andrew LaSane
Tuesday, 04 September 2018 - 10:14AM