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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

Nearby Pinwheel Star System Will Die in a Massive Gamma-Ray Blast

If you have to go out, go out with a bang! In a new study published in the journal Nature, astronomers share the discovery of a...

Andrew LaSane
Wednesday, 21 November 2018 - 11:17AM

NASA Has Chosen an Ancient Crater as the Next Mars Rover Landing Site

When it comes to finding a place to park its spacecrafts, NASA doesn't just drive around waiting for someone close to the building to...

Andrew LaSane
Tuesday, 20 November 2018 - 1:31PM

NASA May Be Joining the Space Tourism Game With Tickets to ISS

With companies like Blue Origin and Virgin Galactic selling pricey seats aboard their spacecrafts for the first wave of...

Andrew LaSane
Tuesday, 20 November 2018 - 11:11AM

Keep Your Eye On The Sky: NASA's Saturday Morning Rocket Launch Promises To Light Up The East Coast

Can't make it to one of NASA's launching sites to witness the spectacular view in person? If you're on the East Coast of the United...

Andrew LaSane
Friday, 16 November 2018 - 2:15PM

Mars Opportunity Rover Sends First Signal In Months, But NASA Says Something Else Is Responsible For The Transmissions

There was a brief moment of joy and excitement for those watching NASA's Deep Space Network yesterday when – after five months of...

Andrew LaSane
Friday, 16 November 2018 - 11:15AM

New Study Reveals More About Mysterious 'Oumuamua Interstellar Asteroid

Since it was first spotted around a year ago, our solar system's first interstellar asteroid has been one of the most talked about...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 15 November 2018 - 2:10PM

Massive Meteorite Crater Discovered Beneath Greenland's Ice

Is a crater still a crater if it has been filled with ice? According to NASA, the answer is yes, and a massive one has been discovered...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 15 November 2018 - 12:25PM

Astronomers May Have Just Discovered a Super Earth Just Six Light Years Away

In a new paper published in the journal Nature, an international team of researchers have shared that there may be a super-Earth...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 15 November 2018 - 11:18AM

NASA Announces Live Event For Insight Mars Landing This Month

In a statement on Tuesday, NASA announced that its Mars Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport...

Andrew LaSane
Wednesday, 14 November 2018 - 12:10PM

NASA Says Humans Will Be on Mars Within 25 Years

In a quarter century, humans will inhabit two planets in our solar system. That bold prediction was made by NASA officials on Tuesday...

Andrew LaSane
Wednesday, 14 November 2018 - 11:06AM

A Massive Solar Storm Detonated Sea Mines During the Vietnam War

By 1972, the Vietnam War was close to its end, though it would still take three more years for Saigon to fall. In the wake of the...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 13 November 2018 - 2:23PM

Astronomers Spot Two Starless Rogue Planets Drifting Through Space

Over the past year or so, different scientific studies have argued that so-called 'rogue planets' (ie, planets without a star to...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 13 November 2018 - 2:02PM

NASA Shares Epic Image of Jupiter Taken During Recent Juno Flyby

Just before Halloween, NASA's Juno spacecraft performed its 16th close flyby of Jupiter, snapping images just 4,400 miles above the...

Andrew LaSane
Monday, 12 November 2018 - 12:32PM

Christie's Auctions Off Stephen Hawking's Old Wheelchair--and One of His 'Simpsons' Scripts

If Neil DeGrasse Tyson is the Michael Jordan of astrophysics, Stephen Hawking was the Muhammad Ali. Thousands lined the streets for...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 09 November 2018 - 1:28PM

Scientists Have Spotted A 'Cannibal Vampire Star' Escaping The Milky Way Galaxy

If there are galactic archaeologists, what about stellar homicide detectives? Scientists recently spotted a star called CPD 64°2731...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 08 November 2018 - 1:17PM

Keep Your Eye On The Sky: NASA Braces For Three Huge Asteroids To Skim The Earth This Weekend

Is it good or bad things that come in threes? We'll find out soon enough: according to data from NASA's Center for Near Earth Object...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 08 November 2018 - 12:42PM

NASA Releases Images of a Crashed 'Flying Saucer' in the Utah Desert... But It's Not

Two days ago, NASA's Astronomy Picture of the Day featured the mangled wreck of some kind of capsule, half-buried in the sand. In the...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 06 November 2018 - 12:31PM

Highest-Def: NASA Shares First Ever 8K Footage From Space (But Good Luck Seeing It)

If you've ever stood in front of a 4K television at your local electronics store, or if you're lucky enough to own one, then you know...

Andrew LaSane
Monday, 05 November 2018 - 1:09PM

NASA Greenlights The New Lucy Spacecraft To Explore Jupiter's Trojan Asteroids

It seems like everyone's focus has been on Mars lately. With the numerous rovers and probes that are already focused on the planet and...

Andrew LaSane
Friday, 02 November 2018 - 12:32PM