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Pack an Umbrella, We're Going to Mars: All Systems Go For NASA's Innovative Folding Heat Shield

An umbrella's design is great for keeping you mostly dry on soggy days, but it is also a great space saver. According to New Atlas,...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 13 September 2018 - 11:58AM

Project Much? Paranoid Russian Media Doubles Down on Claim That ISS Hole Was Sabotage By NASA Astronauts

In case you missed it, a couple weeks ago astronauts aboard the International Space Station found a small hole on the side where the...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 13 September 2018 - 10:25AM

The ISS Captured This Mind-Boggling Video While Flying Over Hurricane Florence

As Hurricane Florence closes in on Wilmington, North Carolina (where it's projected to make landfall tomorrow), the ISS managed to...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 12 September 2018 - 11:39AM

This Moon Landing Brought to You By... NASA Announces That They Might Be Putting Ads on Rockets

A lot of cyberpunk books and movies imagine a future where corporations control not just Earth, but the stars, too. It always seemed a...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 12 September 2018 - 10:58AM

Artificial Intelligence Has Detected 72 Radio Signals From a Mysterious Source In Space

Among the greatest mysteries in radio astronomy are things called FRBs, which stands for fast radio bursts. They are short, very...

Andrew LaSane
Tuesday, 11 September 2018 - 11:21AM

New Curiosity Rover Panorama Photo Lets You Explore Mars' Vera Rubin Ridge

After a couple failed attempts, NASA's Curiosity Mars Rover successfully collected a new rock sample by drilling into the planet's...

Andrew LaSane
Friday, 07 September 2018 - 12:41PM

An Exoplanet Twice the Size of Earth Has Been Discovered 145 Light Years Away

Using data from NASA's Kepler Space telescope, a grad school student and an international team of researchers have discovered an...

Andrew LaSane
Friday, 07 September 2018 - 10:59AM

NASA Kepler Telescope Was Awoken From Its Nap and Is Back to Hunting Planets

Wakey wakey eggs and bakey! Back in July, NASA's Kepler team placed their space telescope in sleep mode to make sure that the...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 06 September 2018 - 2:33PM

Stargate? A Weird Hexagon-Shaped Vortex is Swirling Above Saturn's North Pole

NASA's Cassini spacecraft ended its 20-year run back in September of 2017, but not before delivering some pretty bizarre data that...

Andrew LaSane
Wednesday, 05 September 2018 - 2:28PM

New NASA Images Reveal Saturn's Aurora, Which Is Too Incredible For the Naked Eye

Need a little something extra to get you over the hump this week? Well we have some eye candy for you, courtesy of NASA/ESA, that may...

Andrew LaSane
Wednesday, 05 September 2018 - 12:22PM

Russians Claim Hole Found in Spacecraft Was Sabotage, Launch Investigation

Last week there were reports that astronauts aboard the International Space Station found a leak that was traced to the Soyuz capsule...

Andrew LaSane
Tuesday, 04 September 2018 - 11:43AM

NASA Will Give You $750,000 if You Can Solve Their Mars CO2 Problem

If and when humankind finally reaches Mars and begins the process of building a colony, we're going to need a few a...

Andrew LaSane
Tuesday, 04 September 2018 - 10:14AM

Ghost Ship: NASA Finds Long-Lost Spacecraft, But It Won't Follow Their Orders

NASA's no stranger to losing multi-million-dollar pieces of equipment--the Cassini satellite had its highly publicized Grand Finale...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 31 August 2018 - 11:18AM

Mission Aborted: Why Did Astronaut Candidate Robb Kulin Quit Half Way Through His NASA Training?

NASA astronaut training is a very exclusive club to get in to. CBS News reports that there were a record 18,300 applicants last summer...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 30 August 2018 - 1:23PM

Astronauts Have Found an Oxygen Leak on the ISS, Potentially Caused by a Meteorite

Anyone who's seen the infamous CQB episode on The Expanse knows that a hull breach on a spacecraft is a red alert--right? Well,...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 30 August 2018 - 12:45PM

NASA May Have Confirmed the Existence of Water on Jupiter

Water is the key for a lot more than just life in the cosmic scheme of things--as one of the most abundant solvents in the...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 30 August 2018 - 12:11PM

Sorry Guys: NASA-Funded Study Suggests Women's Brains Are Better Suited For Deep Space Travel

If this is a man's world, then it is most certainly a woman's universe. Scientific American reports that new research published in...

Andrew LaSane
Wednesday, 29 August 2018 - 1:29PM

The Orion Spacecraft Is Almost Complete... And Will Take Humans Back to the Moon

Over the last seven months, technicians at Lockheed Martin have been carefully welding together the components of the capsule of the...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 29 August 2018 - 12:40PM

The New Horizons Spacecraft Has Spotted Ultima Thule – One of the Remotest Bodies in the Solar System

New Horizons has already broken new ground and made headlines with its first-ever close-up photos of Pluto and even found evidence for...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 29 August 2018 - 12:09PM

The Eagle Has Landed: NASA Releases 19,000 Hours of Behind-the-Scenes Moon Landing Recordings

If the moon landing really was faked by NASA and Stanley Kubrick, then it must have been the most thorough faking in the history of...

Andrew LaSane
Wednesday, 29 August 2018 - 11:58AM