NASA

ISS Astronauts Hold the First Badminton Tournament in Space

Sports on Earth can be entertaining, but it turns out that too much gravity can really bring down a game, in more ways than...

Jonathan Kesh
Wednesday, 07 February 2018 - 7:15PM

NASA Tests the Deep Space Atomic Clock That Will Navigate Us to Alien Planets

It's essential that astronauts traveling in space have a watch accurate enough to keep time. The Omega Speedmaster chronographs have...

Justin Joffe
Wednesday, 07 February 2018 - 1:37PM

Researchers Discover 'Superionic Ice' Found on Uranus and Neptune

The idea of something being simultaneously a liquid and a solid should be rightfully confusing, because it seems to go against...

Jonathan Kesh
Tuesday, 06 February 2018 - 7:42PM

NASA Just Spotted 2 New 'Potentially Hazardous' Asteroids Careening Toward Earth

Two previously unknown "potentially hazardous" asteroids will pass close to Earth this week, and once again we're reminded that a)...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 06 February 2018 - 10:17AM

NASA's First Commercial Satellite Mission Will Finally Reveal the Secrets of Space Weather

With the current administration's latest draft of budget cuts, the future of NASA's involvement in programs like the International...

Justin Joffe
Monday, 05 February 2018 - 10:28AM

A Record-Breaking Spacewalk Ended With a Misplaced Antenna

Some simple maintenance work at the International Space Station recently turned into a record-breaking endurance test for two...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 03 February 2018 - 3:40PM

NASA's Rediscovered IMAGE Satellite Had Been Studying Auroras

Last week, an amateur astronomer named Scott Tilley had been perusing the skies for satellite signals when he came across something...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 03 February 2018 - 11:28AM

Mars Curiosity Rover Sends Back Photo of Massive Mount Sharp

While NASA prepares their fancy Mars 2020 rover to be launched in... well, 2020, the previous Mars rover is still running extremely...

Jonathan Kesh
Friday, 02 February 2018 - 7:22PM

New Study Finds Thousands of Alien Asteroids Could Bring Extraterrestrial Life to Earth

When it comes to the potential that aliens might land on Earth, an invasion often comes to mind. Science fiction also has a place for...

Justin Joffe
Friday, 02 February 2018 - 11:52AM

Did Apollo 11 Astronauts Spot Aliens Hiding in Craters on the Moon?

The moon is a source of endless fun for the conspiracy theorists of the world.While some claim that humanity has never successfully...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 02 February 2018 - 11:08AM

Legendary 'Heathen Army' of 250 Viking Skeletons Found in England

There are tales of a 'large heathen army' of Vikings that played a crucial part in creating England as they hacked and slashed their...

Justin Joffe
Friday, 02 February 2018 - 11:07AM

Astronomers Use Distortions in Space-Time for Record-Breaking Telescope Magnification

We've built some incredibly powerful telescopes, to the point that they don't even look like telescopes anymore: the James Webb Space...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 02 February 2018 - 10:27AM

Russia Wants to Send Tourists to the ISS For Space Walks

Space tourism is very nearly finally upon us as a legitimate, regular business venture.While Elon Musk storms ahead with plans for...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 01 February 2018 - 7:18PM

Weirdly Shaped Galaxies Are More Common Than We Thought

New research on the shape and behavior of large galaxies has been published which may upend everything we think we know about the...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 01 February 2018 - 6:43PM

Humans Have Already Left 400,000 Pounds of Garbage on the Moon

As the world gears up for an increasing rise in space travel, buoyed primarily by commercial endeavors to try and monetize the space...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 31 January 2018 - 7:04PM

Prehistoric NASA Sandstone Proves Dinosaurs and Mammals Interacted With Each Other

Sometimes an amazing discovery is hiding in plain sight. This was the case with a slab of sandstone discovered just outside of NASA's...

Justin Joffe
Wednesday, 31 January 2018 - 2:21PM

Epic Panorama Taken by Curiosity Rover Shows 6 Years of Mars Exploration in 1 Photo

After six years of exploring Mars, Curiosity has only traveled a total of about 11 miles across the Martian surface.   Despite the...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 31 January 2018 - 12:34PM

New Astronaut Food Recipe Combines Human Waste and Bacteria

We could start by asking a hypothetical yes-or-no question here, but if you've read the headline, you know the answer would almost...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 28 January 2018 - 1:11PM

Lost NASA Satellite is Discovered After Going Missing For a Decade

When NASA launched their IMAGE satellite back in 2000, they were expecting the $150 million craft to have a long career of service...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 27 January 2018 - 4:29PM

NASA's New Revolutionary 'Sniff Test' Could Finally Find Alien Life

If we're ever going to find alien life, we must rely on the certain tools to increase the power of our senses--radars to detect sounds...

Justin Joffe
Friday, 26 January 2018 - 11:32AM