YouTube Mars archaeologists and anomaly hunters are a rare breed of researchers who conduct archaeological exploration of Mars, poring over online images from NASA’s Mars Exploration Rovers Curiosity and Opportunity. Compared with the...Show More Summary
Russia is teaming up with the USA to build ISS 2.0 once the current one's funding runs out in 2024 -- at least according to Russia Today and state news agency TASS. The country's space agency, Roscosmos threatened in February to useShow More Summary
Russia and the United States will work together on a roadmap to send humans to Mars and the Moon, according to NASA Administrator Charles Bolden.
A Russian Soyuz rocket blasted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Friday, sending a U.S.-Russia crew to the International Space Station for a year-long flight, a NASA Television broadcast showed. The capsule holding NASA astronaut Scott Kelly, 51, and cosmonauts Mikhail Kornienko,...
We don’t have to worry about the gigantic black hole at the centre of the Milky Way Galaxy — the scale of its machinations take place over millions of years. There is no doubt however that it is a powerful entity, one NASA recently discovered has the ability to snuff out entire stars with a blast of X-ray “wind”. More »
Back in 2010, XKCD's Randall Munroe devoted a surprisingly moving webcomic to Spirit, NASA's ill-fated and ultimately abandoned Mars rover. Today's comic is about Spirit's twin, the apparently indomitable Opportunity, and its tone is markedly less sentimental. Read more...
It’s not quite Time for the Stars, but my inner sf geek is still thrilled. Per the Washington Post, the awesomeness as “Half a pair of twins leaves for a year in space“: When Astronaut Scott Kelly volunteered to spend a year in space, he asked NASA scientists whether they’d take advantage of the near-perfect [Read more...]
NASA's Friday launch went off without a hitch. At 3:42 Eastern time, just as scheduled, United States astronaut Scott Kelly left the ground and headed to the International Space Station in a Soyuz rocket. With no delays and all systems...Show More Summary
Do you have any idea how jaw-droppingly gorgeous our Sun is? I do. But then I’ve been keeping my eye on NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory, which stares at the Sun 24 hours a day, week after week. It sends back very high-resolution...Show More Summary
NASA has announced that it may have to cancel both the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter and the ongoing Opportunity mission due to budget shortfalls. Both projects could be vital to long-term colonization efforts on the Moon or Mars.
It advances NASA’s journey toward Mars. A one-year mission aboard the ISS. The longest for any crew. NASA astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonauts Mikhail Kornienko and Gennady Padalka launched aboard a Soyuz TMA-16M spacecraft to the International Space Station. Show More Summary
Scott Kelly, a NASA astronaut, is set to become the first American to make a one-year trip to space.
Today at 12:42 p.m. PDT/3:42 p.m. EDT, NASA astronaut Scott Kelly is scheduled to begin his year-long journey to the International Space Station — a voyage which, if successful, will surpass the U.S. record for longest-duration human spaceflight by more than 100 days. Read more...
On Friday afternoon, US astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian astronaut Mikhail Kornienko will leave Earth to spend almost a year in the International Space Station. Most missions to the space station only last around four to six months,...Show More Summary
Settle in for a live stream of NASA's historic launch, scheduled for 3:42 p.m. ET. At the Baikonur Cosmodrome (the world's oldest launch facility), U.S. astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko will board a Soyuz rocket and hitch a ride to the International Space Station. Show More Summary
The Apple Watch is a high-tech timepiece from a powerhouse company, but what do you call a smartwatch designed by some of the brightest alum from companies like Google, Pixar, HP, NASA, Movado and, of course, Apple? Let's start with the name: the Olio. Show More Summary
Today NASA’s Scott Kelly, along with two Russian cosmonauts, blasts off for the International Space Station (ISS), where they plan to spend 342 days. Kelly’s identical twin brother Mark, also a (retired) astronaut, will stay on Earth...Show More Summary
NASA astronaut Scott Kelly and cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko set for launch to kick off marathon space station research mission
Yesterday was the 25 th anniversary of the Voyager 1 spacecraft taking one of the most iconic photographs in history: Earth, as seen from more than 6 billion kilometers away. It was taken under the urging of Carl Sagan, and NASA commanded...Show More Summary
The Asteroid Retrieval Mission announced this week bears little resemblance to its grand beginnings. Even NASA scientists are asking, "Why bother?" Video provided by Newsy