Space

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

Researchers Have Discovered a Neptune-Sized "Balloon" Planet With a Helium-Filled Atmosphere

An international group of researchers led by a team at the University of Geneva have found an exoplanet with an atmosphere that is...

Andrew LaSane
Friday, 07 December 2018 - 1:09PM

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

SETI Confirms: 'Oumuamua Asteroid Is NOT Sending Detectable Radio Signals

Since its discovery by Robert Weryk back in October of 2017, the cannoli-shaped asteroid named ʻOumuamua has baffled the...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 06 December 2018 - 12:59PM

Santa's On His Way: SpaceX Rocket Packed With Christmas Dinner Heads to International Space Station

They may be 250 miles from their respective homes on Earth, but that doesn't mean that the astronauts and cosmonauts aboard the...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 06 December 2018 - 11:37AM

China Has Been Quietly Planning a Dark Side of the Moon Landing For This Weekend

Typically, when a nation's space agency decides on a major mission into any part of space, they make sure that the world knows about...

Andrew LaSane
Wednesday, 05 December 2018 - 2:11PM

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

Apocalypse Pow: Video Simulations Show What Would Happen if Asteroids Crashed Into Earth's Oceans

For the sake of all living things on this planet, it would be best if asteroids never entered Earth's atmosphere at all. Since there...

Andrew LaSane
Tuesday, 04 December 2018 - 2:04PM

Watch CIMON, the ISS' Robotic 'Flying Brain,' Have an Emotional Breakdown

When you think of a friendly, sphere-shaped companion robot for space travel, we wouldn't blame you for imagining something like BB-8...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 03 December 2018 - 1:49PM

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

Virgin Galactic Says They'll Fly Their First Astronauts Into Space Before Christmas

With all the recent excitement about colonizing the Moon and visiting Mars, Virgin Galactic's decade-plus experiment with sub-orbital...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 30 November 2018 - 12:45PM

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

Ultimate College Experience: The UAE Is Looking for Undergraduates to Join Its Mars Research Program

Are you an Emirati undergraduate getting a degree in science or engineering? Are you fascinated with the modern space race to Mars?...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 29 November 2018 - 1:48PM

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

AI Inspired by HAL 9000 Managed Not to Kill Its Simulated Astronaut Crew

The Stanley Kubrick film 2001: A Space Odyssey is so iconic that you probably know some of the major plot points even if you...

Andrew LaSane
Wednesday, 28 November 2018 - 1:07PM

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

Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Found Aboard International Space Station

When most people imagine disasters wiping out astronauts in space, it usually looks like Alien or Apollo 13. According to a new...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 26 November 2018 - 1:39PM