Space

Astronaut Tim Peake Runs the London Marathon in Space

Tim Peake has just crossed a running milestone, as he just became the first astronaut to run a marathon in space. The UK astronaut,...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 25 April 2016 - 10:12AM

How to Watch the April Lyrids Meteor Shower This Weekend

Each year, the April Lyrids light up the sky with a spectacular meteor shower for ten days near the end of the month. Tonight is the...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 22 April 2016 - 5:00PM

There May Be Much More Heat on Europa's Icy Surface Than We Thought

Jupiter's moon Europa has long considered to be a prime candidate for the discovery of extraterrestrial life, as scientists believe...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 22 April 2016 - 1:08PM

NASA Reveals "Hubble Bubble" for Space Telescope's 26th Anniversary

Hubble has been orbiting in space for 26 years today, capturing beautiful and often iconic imagery from all over our Solar System....

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 21 April 2016 - 12:05PM

Cassini Finds Interstellar Dust Around Saturn

Saturn has a little piece of the universe that lies outside our solar system, as Cassini recently detected that there are traces of...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 19 April 2016 - 5:36PM

NASA Fellow Invents a Space Gardening Robot that Can Grow Fruits and Vegetables on Mars

Are we getting closer to being able to sustain a human colony on Mars? MIT engineering student and NASA fellow Heather Hava has just...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 19 April 2016 - 1:41PM

Get Your Earth Porn Fix With NASA's New 4K Highlight Reel from the ISS

The astronauts of the International Space Station are hard at work studying both extraterrestrial and terrestrial phenomena while out...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 19 April 2016 - 11:11AM

Scientists Discover Huge, "Fluffy" Galaxy Orbiting the Milky Way

We have a gigantic new neighbor. Researchers have just discovered a huge satellite galaxy orbiting our own Milky Way, one that's so...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 18 April 2016 - 2:45PM

Watch an Elon Musk-Approved Supercut of SpaceX's Crashes and Landings

SpaceX has come a long way over the last four years, and an awesome new video from Kinematic tracks the development of the Falcon 9...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 15 April 2016 - 3:29PM

Stephen Hawking's Nanocrafts Could Reach Mars in 30 Minutes

Stephen Hawking just announced Breakthrough Starshot, an initiative funded by billionaire Yuri Milner to build tiny, light-powered...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 15 April 2016 - 12:27PM

Stephen Hawking Says We Should Hope Intelligent Alien Life Doesn't Find Us

Stephen Hawking just announced his intention to work with billionaire Yuri Milner, Mark Zuckerberg, and other prominent scientists on...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 14 April 2016 - 11:09AM

NASA Says "Mars Matters" for the Future of Space Exploration

NASA's Journey to Mars has faced some criticism as of late, but when NASA Chief and former astronaut Charles Bolden addressed the...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 13 April 2016 - 2:35PM

Here's How Stephen Hawking's Interstellar Nanocraft Will Help Us Find Alien LIfe

Yesterday, Stephen Hawking and billionaire Yuri Milner announced Breakthrough Starshot, a project that aims to build tiny,...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 13 April 2016 - 11:21AM

NASA Begins Testing Electric Sail Technology to Reach the Edge of Our Solar System

Right on the heels of Stephen Hawking and Yuri Milner's announcement that they're developing tiny spacecrafts powered by light from...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 12 April 2016 - 1:47PM

No. Planet Nine is Not About to Wipe Out Life on Earth

Scientists rally to condemn growing rumors that the mysterious Planet 9 will wipe out life on Earth.During Outer Places' Science of...

Kieran Dickson
Monday, 11 April 2016 - 3:17PM

NASA Has Saved the Kepler Spacecraft from Emergency Mode

On Thursday, the Kepler Spacecraft gave everyone a scare when a scheduled interchange revealed it had inexplicably switched to...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 11 April 2016 - 1:39PM

Two Commercial Spacecrafts Attach to the ISS for the First Time

For the first time ever, SpaceX and Orbital ATK have launched spacecrafts and successfully attached them both to the International...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 11 April 2016 - 1:05PM

Astronauts May Be Able to Grow Their Own Medicine from Fungus

Could fungus be the key to getting humans to Mars? A new experiment may allow astronauts to grow their own medicines in space during...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 07 April 2016 - 6:17PM

Two Supernovae Showered Earth with Radioactive Debris

Supernovae are, by nature, catastrophic cosmic events, but they're usually too far away to have a direct effect on our planet. Now, a...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 06 April 2016 - 5:18PM

Mars Basin Could Be Hiding an Ancient Biosphere

Astrobiologists might have discovered the best place to look for alien life on Mars, in the form of a region called the Argyre basin,...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 06 April 2016 - 12:32PM