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NASA Awards SpaceX $69M Contract to Attempt to 'Redirect' Asteroid

Despite an admission last year that it may be impossible to stop the 8.8 ton asteroid Bennu from annihilating life on Earth, the...

K.S. Anthony
Tuesday, 16 April 2019 - 1:28PM

NASA Says India Put ISS at 'Terrible Risk' After Detonating Satellite in Space

NASA is pulling no punches in its condemnation of India's March 27th anti-satellite test which had the Indian military launching a...

K.S. Anthony
Friday, 05 April 2019 - 9:53AM

MIT and NASA Engineers Reveal Aircraft Wing That Changes Shape During Flight

A team of engineers from NASA and MIT have designed, built, and tested a new type of aircraft wing constructed from thousands of...

K.S. Anthony
Thursday, 04 April 2019 - 11:11AM

Buzz Aldrin Has Perfect Reply to Plan to Analyze Human Poop Left on Moon's Surface

The Apollo 11 crew left more than just an American flag, footprints, and a legacy of indelible achievement in space exploration on the...

Gart Williams
Wednesday, 03 April 2019 - 2:23PM

Trump Vows to Make Space Exploration Great Again With Americans Astronauts on Moon By 2024

Vice President Mike Pence told NASA at the National Space Council that President Trump expects them to have American astronauts back...

Gart Williams
Tuesday, 26 March 2019 - 4:20PM

Scott Kelly Dissolving an Effervescent Tablet In Water Aboard the ISS is the Best of the Internet

Were it not for Reddit – and the tendency of its visitors to repost ancient video in search of sweet, sweet karma points – many of...

Gart Williams
Friday, 15 March 2019 - 3:09PM

First Planet Candidate Detected by Kepler is Finally Acknowledged

Nearly 10 years after its discovery, planet Kepler-1658b has now been officially recognized as an actual plant. It’s all thanks to...

Allie Cooper
Wednesday, 13 March 2019 - 9:07AM

Welcome Home: SpaceX Crew Dragon Capsule Safely Returns to Earth

The SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule returned to Earth this morning after completing its resupply mission to the International Space Station...

K.S. Anthony
Friday, 08 March 2019 - 9:37AM

History Made As SpaceX Crew Dragon Successfully Docks at ISS

SpaceX launched its Crew Dragon spacecraft to successfully dock at the International Space Station on Sunday morning, ushering in a...

K.S. Anthony
Tuesday, 05 March 2019 - 1:14PM

Astronomers Detect Giant Cosmic Bubbles Emitting Shockwaves Through Galaxy

A team of astronomers using data from NASA's Chandra X-Ray Observatory and the Hubble Space Telescope discovered a pair of gigantic...

Gart Williams
Monday, 04 March 2019 - 12:29PM

NASA's Record-Setting Opportunity Rover Mission on Mars Comes to End

PRESS RELEASE: One of the most successful and enduring feats of interplanetary exploration, NASA's Opportunity rover mission is at an...

NASA Press Release
Wednesday, 13 February 2019 - 2:44PM

NASA and ESA Team to Knock Asteroid Out of Orbit to Test Earth Defense System

You know what? We're going to spare you the "Armageddon" reference that we had planned and just jump straight to the lede on this...

Gart Williams
Wednesday, 06 February 2019 - 10:55AM

Putin You On: Russian Propaganda Outlet Claims U.S. Toilet Crapped Out On ISS

In a remarkable change of pace from interfering with American elections, launching dezinformatsiya campaigns across social media...

Jack Whiteside
Tuesday, 05 February 2019 - 1:46PM

NASA: Fireball Over Cuba Exploded With Energy of One Kiloton of TNT

If you were in the Florida Keys or Viñales, Cuba last Friday and you saw a fireball explode overhead with an ear-shattering sonic...

K.S. Anthony
Tuesday, 05 February 2019 - 11:43AM

NASA Confronts Fears That Opportunity Rover May Be 'Dead' With Renewed Attempts to Contact

After losing contact with the $400 million Opportunity rover following a dust storm on Mars, NASA announced that it is planning a...

K.S. Anthony
Monday, 28 January 2019 - 3:12PM

4 Billion Year Old Earth Rock Found On the Moon By Apollo 14 Astronauts

In a rather surprising turn of events that is all but guaranteed to ignite specious "arguments" concerning the authenticity of the...

K.S. Anthony
Friday, 25 January 2019 - 4:00PM

Scientists Say Life Possible Because of a Big Bang: a Planet Colliding With Earth

Scientists at Rice University are claiming that the essential elements – including nitrogen and carbon – that make life on Earth...

K.S. Anthony
Wednesday, 23 January 2019 - 3:31PM

Scientists Discover Evidence of Summer Rain and Changing Seasons On Titan

Saturn's moon Titan has been heralded as a possible home for extraterrestrial life and a target for future human colonies, largely due...

K.S. Anthony
Thursday, 17 January 2019 - 11:43AM

Scientists Are Creating Rare, Dangerous Plutonium-238 for the First Time Since the Cold War...for NASA

The Cold War was a breakthrough period for science, despite the looming threat of nuclear armageddon. In addition to projects like...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 14 January 2019 - 1:25PM

Citizen Scientists Helped Discover a Distant Exoplanet That May Hold Liquid Water

Using data from NASA's Kepler Space Telescope, a group of citizen scientists have made an intriguing discovery: an exoplanet twice...

Andrew LaSane
Friday, 11 January 2019 - 9:56AM