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That Hole in the ISS Was Drilled From the Inside, Astronauts Say

One of the well-worn tropes in horror movies is discovering "the calls are coming from inside the house!" Well, the astronauts...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 27 December 2018 - 11:57AM

Apollo 8 Astronaut Criticizes Space Shuttle, Calls NASA's Manned Mars Plans 'Almost Ridiculous'

With all this talk about the future and the dream of sending "man" to Mars, we all got so lost in the quotes from NASA and...

Andrew LaSane
Monday, 24 December 2018 - 12:16PM

Astronomers Have Discovered Earth-Like Planets That May Have Plentiful Rubies and Sapphires

When Goldman Sachs declared that the first trillionaire would make their money in mining asteroids (like Psyche 16, a space rock...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 21 December 2018 - 12:41PM

The Glowing Lasso Spotted Over California Bay Area Last Night Was Not an Alien Invasion

With companies like SpaceX lighting up the night skies fairly often, it's hard to know when an ominous shape is science-based or if...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 20 December 2018 - 11:39AM

NASA Staged a Series of Astronaut Photoshoots Based on Famous Movie Posters, and They're Hilarious

Despite handling multi-million dollar space missions, searching for extraterrestrial life, and generally acting as the ambassadors for...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 19 December 2018 - 10:59AM

NASA Research Confirms That Saturn Is Losing Its Rings at an 'Extremely Fast' Pace

We wouldn't say we take Saturn's rings for granted, but the idea of them someday not being there has never really crossed our minds,...

Andrew LaSane
Tuesday, 18 December 2018 - 10:57AM

Deadly Moon Dust Is the 'Number One Concern' for Astronauts Returning to Moon

As Cas Anvar of The Expanse said, space is trying to kill you 24 hours a day. Whether it's powerful gravity, deadly radiation, or a...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 17 December 2018 - 12:00PM

NASA's Parker Probe Shares a Scorching Look Inside the Sun's Atmosphere

NASA's Parker Solar Probe launched back in August with the mission to get closer to the Sun than any spacecraft has before. The probe...

Andrew LaSane
Friday, 14 December 2018 - 11:19AM

NASA's OSIRIS-REx Has Discovered Water on the Asteroid Bennu

Well that didn't take very long at all! Earlier this month, NASA's Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification,...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 13 December 2018 - 11:49AM

The Earth's Magnetic Field May Be Headed for a Cataclysm

We've reported on Earth's magnetic field before, including studies claiming that the planet's poles may reverse at any time and...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 12 December 2018 - 1:03PM

Christmas Miracle? NASA Says They Haven't Given Up Hope for the Opportunity Rover Yet

Back in August, we created a little musical playlist in tribute to NASA's Opportunity Rover, which became unresponsive following a...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 11 December 2018 - 11:20AM

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

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

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

NASA Scientist Suggests Extraterrestrial Life May Take the Form of a 'Tiny Super-Intelligent Entity'

Professor and NASA researcher Silvano Colombano's recent "paper" on alien life has been misrepresented by various news outlets (as...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 05 December 2018 - 1:09PM

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

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

NASA's InSight Shares First Image After Successful Mars Landing

If you think the hubbub earlier this week surrounding the live-streamed landing of NASA's InSight on Mars was the end of the...

Andrew LaSane
Friday, 30 November 2018 - 11:19AM