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'Rich Kids in Space' Inevitable as NASA Introduces Space Selfie and Virtual Reality Exoplanet Exploration Apps

Let's face it: most of us will never get the opportunity to go to space. Space tourism is on the way in the near future, but unless...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 23 August 2018 - 9:36AM

NASA's OSIRIS-REx Probe Is About To Hitch A Ride On An Asteroid

The best way to learn something new about an object is to get up close and personal with it. Scientists know a fair bit about...

Andrew LaSane
Wednesday, 22 August 2018 - 1:10PM

ISS Astronauts Just Played the First Tennis Game in Space

If Chris Hadfield's recording sessions aboard the ISS didn't impress you, how about a zero-gravity tennis throwdown? Yesterday, NASA...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 22 August 2018 - 11:54AM

NASA's InSight Probe Took A Selfie After Passing The Halfway Point To Mars

It took a little over three months, but NASA is reporting that its $830 million InSight (Interior Exploration using Seismic...

Andrew LaSane
Wednesday, 22 August 2018 - 11:16AM

Lockheed Martin Wants To Build This Deep Space RV For Mars-Bound Astronauts

Astronauts may soon be cruising the stars in style, thanks to aerospace and defense company Lockheed Martin and the new plans they...

Andrew LaSane
Tuesday, 21 August 2018 - 1:11PM

We Just Confirmed the Existence of Water Ice on the Moon

Scientists have speculated about the existence of water (especially ice) on Earth's Moon for years, and recent studies of meteorites...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 21 August 2018 - 11:24AM

NASA's Curiosity Rover Found a Strange Object on Mars

People have spotted all kinds of strange things on Mars, from supposed cannonballs to "walled cities," but most are usually...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 20 August 2018 - 1:29PM

NASA's Parker Solar Probe Already Hitting Milestones On Journey to Touch the Sun

On August 12, NASA launched its Parker Solar Probe into space from Cape Canaveral with a little help from a United Launch Alliance...

Andrew LaSane
Monday, 20 August 2018 - 12:55PM

NASA Spotted a Super Bright 53,700 MPH Fireball Streaking Over Alabama This Weekend

In a post on Facebook this past weekend, NASA's Meteor Watch group shared information about a fireball that lit up parts of Alabama...

Andrew LaSane
Monday, 20 August 2018 - 11:39AM

We've Created Our Own Playlist to Wake Up NASA's Sleeping "Opportunity" Rover

Right now, there's a life-or-death drama going on in one of NASA's control rooms as scientists and technicians desperately wait for a...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 15 August 2018 - 12:23PM

New Horizons Probe May Have Spotted a Wall of Hydrogen at the Edge of the Solar System

Most people imagine space as a giant, empty void, but it turns out there's a lot more "stuff" floating around than we expected...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 13 August 2018 - 11:59AM

NASA Has Lost Its $400 Million Mars Rover In a Dust Storm

If you think losing a $20 bill to a washing machine is painful, try putting yourself in NASA's shoes. The space agency lost contact...

Andrew LaSane
Monday, 13 August 2018 - 10:25AM

Screaming-Fast Jet Streams 1,800 Miles Deep Are The Secret Behind Jupiter's Colorful Bands According To New NASA Juno Data

Jupiter has long held stargazers in thrall with swirling tiger stripes punctuated by a carnelian storm. Now scientists from the United...

Scarlett James
Friday, 10 August 2018 - 1:37PM

Jupiter's Moons Are Surrounded By A Deadly Force Field One Million Times Stronger Than The Planet

Two of Jupiter’s moons are generating electromagnetic waves up to one million times stronger than their host planet.Scientists are...

Scarlett James
Thursday, 09 August 2018 - 10:43AM

Scientists Just Discovered The Largest Batch of Exoplanets In A Single Sitting Thanks To A Technical Error

We're still waiting for NASA's TESS satellite to significantly grow the list of known exoplanets, but that doesn't mean that...

Andrew LaSane
Wednesday, 08 August 2018 - 12:10PM

NASA Will Fly Closer To The Sun Than Ever Before With A Probe Launching This Week

When Icarus ignored Daedalus' warning not to fly to close to the sun, things didn't end well for the hapless flyer. This weekend, NASA...

Andrew LaSane
Wednesday, 08 August 2018 - 10:08AM

See The Incredible Footage Of A Comet NASA's Planet-Hunting TESS Satellite Spotted In Outer Space One Short Week After Launch

You need to see this.NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) launched the official start of its mission to scan the skies...

Andrew LaSane
Tuesday, 07 August 2018 - 12:29PM

Rogue Mega-Planet With A Supercharged Magnetic Field And Vicious Auroras Discovered Just Twenty Light Years Away

A megaplanet thirteen times the size of Jupiter has emerged from the darkness wrapped in a glowing aurora. This behemoth does not...

Scarlett James
Tuesday, 07 August 2018 - 11:53AM

NASA's 3-D Printed Mars Habitat Contest Winners Offer Us A Look At A Martian Future

Five teams from the United States are sharing in a $100,000 prize in the latest stage of NASA's 3D-Printed Habitat Centennial...

Super User
Tuesday, 07 August 2018 - 10:47AM

NASA Reveals Their First-Round Draft Picks For Astronauts To Crew The First Manned SpaceX And Boeing Test Flights: Here's All The Details

SpaceX has edged ahead of Boeing in the race to develop a commercial spacecraft for NASA that will shuttle astronauts to and from the...

Scarlett James
Friday, 03 August 2018 - 3:12PM