Space

An Atmosphere is Discovered Around a Nearby Earth-Like Planet

While we've never found a planet that's exactly like Earth (and we probably won't for a long time), we've been getting closer. Just...

Kat Stubing
Sunday, 09 April 2017 - 11:45AM

'The Mars Generation' Trailer Wants to Send Tomorrow's Astronauts to Mars

It's been a long time since mankind first walked on the moon, and it's also a long time since they last walked on the moon....

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 30 March 2017 - 11:45AM

NASA Launched a Massive Search Engine Full of Space Photos

In the middle of tremulous times here on planet Earth, NASA has offered us a way out. Well, at least a look out.NASA just launched a...

Kat Stubing
Wednesday, 29 March 2017 - 8:45PM

Ashes, Art, and Other Surprising Things Humans Have Left on the Moon

Feathers, flags, footprints, and feces: These are just some of the hundreds of thousands of pounds of things humans have left behind...

Mika McKinnon
Saturday, 25 March 2017 - 7:15PM

NASA Investigates the Effects of Space On Our DNA

Could we actually live longer if we lived in space? We wouldn't try that just yet, but NASA is out to answer that question...

Kat Stubing
Wednesday, 22 March 2017 - 8:47PM

Watching the Earth Rise Over the Moon in High-Def Is Awesome

You've probably seen the famous 1968 photograph Earthrise, which shows the Earth rising out of the dark from the point of view of the...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 17 March 2017 - 11:57AM

Trump's Budget Will Include Cuts to NASA and Several of Their Programs

President Trump's budget proposal has begun to make the rounds, and it includes some cuts to NASA's overall budget, though it's not as...

Devin Klos
Thursday, 16 March 2017 - 7:25PM

Elon Musk Announces SpaceX Plans to Fly Two Space Tourists Around the Moon

In a special telephone news conference, science entrepreneur Elon Musk has announced plans to allow two private space tourists a...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 28 February 2017 - 11:01AM

Astronomers Have Discovered a Tatooine-Like Star System

It looks like Star Wars may not have taken place so far, far away after all. Scientists have just announced a star system that is...

Johnny Brayson
Monday, 27 February 2017 - 9:47PM

NASA Discovers Seven Earth-Like Planets that Could Contain Water or Life

Seven Earth-like planets have just been discovered orbiting an ultra-cool dwarf star (that's an official name, we're not just...

Kat Stubing
Wednesday, 22 February 2017 - 8:06PM

Pluto May Become a Planet Once Again With a New Proposal

We're all familiar with the "Pluto is a planet" controversy — classified as a planet in the 1930s, sadly demoted to a "dwarf...

Noelle Phansalkar
Wednesday, 22 February 2017 - 7:29PM

A Supernova is Captured Just After the Explosion

Out in the vastness of space, capturing any sort of cosmic event can take years depending on how far it is from Earth. However,...

Devin Klos
Tuesday, 14 February 2017 - 7:21PM

Astronaut Buzz Aldrin Models Mars-Themed Clothes for Fashion Week

Fashion is truly made for the stars these days, or at least the people who've traveled among them. Buzz Aldrin, the second man to walk...

Devin Klos
Wednesday, 01 February 2017 - 8:31PM

Listen to the Unreleased Speech Prepared for the Failure of the 1969 Moon Landing

Anyone who went through high school US History knows that the chapter on the Space Race pretty much burns an American flag directly...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 27 January 2017 - 12:50PM

NASA Video Simulates How Landing on Pluto Would Look

It may not be a planet anymore, but that doesn't mean Pluto is out of our reach. So when NASA asked, "What would it be like to...

Noelle Phansalkar
Tuesday, 24 January 2017 - 7:01PM

NASA's New App Lets You Become a Crewmember on the ISS

Last month, NASA quietly released the awesome new educational app "Space Science Investigations: Plant Growth," which lets Android...

Noelle Phansalkar
Wednesday, 18 January 2017 - 3:20PM

Jeanette Epps Becomes The First Black Crewmember on The ISS

NASA has announced that Jeanette Epps will be the first black astronaut to be a crewmember aboard the ISS. Epps will also be the...

Noelle Phansalkar
Tuesday, 10 January 2017 - 3:31PM

Boeing and SpaceX Race to Test New 'Space Taxis'

Since the space shuttle fleet's retirement in 2011, NASA has had to shell out big bucks to transport their astronauts and cargo to...

Noelle Phansalkar
Tuesday, 10 January 2017 - 10:29AM

NASA Biopic 'Hidden Figures' Beats 'Rogue One' At The Box Office

Hidden Figures hit theaters this past weekend, leaving a powerful impression on moviegoers and critics alike. According to USA Today,...

Noelle Phansalkar
Monday, 09 January 2017 - 5:15PM

A New 4K Video From a NASA Astronaut Shows The Beauty of Earth From Space

Neil Armstrong made history by being the first man to set foot on the Moon, but NASA astronaut Jeff Williams has looked at the Earth...

Noelle Phansalkar
Thursday, 05 January 2017 - 3:41PM