Virtual reality experiences on Mars--and other planets--may be the first small step toward interplanetary life.
Earlier this month, NASA announced the first mission it will be launching aboard its monster rocket, called the Space Launch System. In 2018, NASA will send 13 shoe-box sized satellites, called CubeSats, to study, for example, different...Show More Summary
Space and art fans prepare for lift off, NASA has commissioned Seattle-based design company Invisible Creature to create a set of space themed posters. These posters were created as part of an internally distributed NASA calendar, but all of the images they created are going to be posted for free online. Show More Summary
In a couple of hours, a parade will pass nearby to celebrate and honor the Denver Broncos - the team that, two days ago, won Super Bowl 50. It is all many people have been talking about these past few days. It made me think... did the...Show More Summary
NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) has released three retro posters that it commissioned to promote space tourism. Designed by the creative team at Invisible Creatures, the images are for NASA’s ‘Visions of the Future’ calendar for 2016, which is given as a gift by the agency to staff and associates. Show More Summary
Even members of the ISS astronaut team got the day off for the recent Super Bowl, with NASA astronaut Scott Kelly taking incredible images from space. It wasn’t only those on planet Earth who got the chance to watch the 50th Super Bowl as on Sunday, as everyone on the International Space Station (ISS) got... Show More Summary
NASA's 2017 budget request comes out on Tuesday, here's how you can evaluate if the budget for the Planetary Science Division is good or not. It's not just about 2017, but the next five years.
Don't worry, we aren't about to go extinct like the dinosaurs. That said, a 30-meter wide asteroid will be passing Earth so close early next month that we might be able to see it in the sky, NASA has announced. And it might even hit Earth at some point in 2017. Show More Summary
As a low pressure area continued to intensify in the Atlantic Ocean off the United States' East Coast, NASA's Global Precipitation Measurement or GPM core satellite gathered information about the precipitation the storm was packing. read more
Online UFO hunters have made the astounding claim that video evidence proves asteroid 2012 DA14, which zipped past Earth at a record distance of about 17,200 miles (27,000 kilometers) hours after the February 15, 2013 Chelyabinsk meteor...Show More Summary
Whether walking cobbled souk paths or marbled ministry halls, the future of Middle East economies is being carried everywhere in the pockets of the region's residents. With processing power greater than what NASA used to put the first man on the moon, today's smartphones have an unparalleled capacity to turn thought into reality. Show More Summary
Some very sad news today, and a serious blow to those who try to investigate the UFO phenomenon with an open mind, as it has been reported that Edgar Mitchell, Apollo 14 astronaut and 6th person to walk on the moon, has died. He was 85. Mitchell was wan outspoken UFO enthusiast, and claimed many […]
Mars is basically Earth’s hottest club that no one can get to – but that doesn’t stop NASA from consistently releasing new footages of the red planet for everyone back at home to enjoy. If sand dune close-ups don’t cut it for you, today you can take a virtual tour of Mars with a new 360-degree image that lets you explore around the Namib Dune. Show More Summary
Fully assembled after many moons, the Orion pressure vessel has made its way from the Michoud Assembly Facility in Louisiana to the Kennedy Space Center via NASA's outlandish, Pac-Man-resembling Super Guppy aircraft.
If you want to learn more about the virtual and augmented reality craze that (many hope) is about to hit world, you may want to watch this livestream. It’s from the Vision VR/AR Summit, an event taking place on February 10 in San Francisco and featuring speakers from notable VR companies like Valve, Sony, and […]
Photo from NASA February 4th 2016, Astronaut Edgar Mitchell passed away peacefully on eve of the 45th anniversary of his lunar landing, which happened February 5th, 1971. He was the 6th astronaut to walk on the moon as part of the Apollo 14 mission. Show More Summary
NASA published a 360-degree image on the Curiosity rover's official Facebook page last week that was meant to let viewers "explore Mars" with their smartphones. Luckily, a new version has just been uploaded to the YouTube channel of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, and it looks much better. Show More Summary
Don't panic. Earth isn't going to be hit by a basketball court-sized asteroid early next month. The 100-foot wide space rock named "2013 TX68" could soar just 11,000 miles away from us on March 5. But NASA says there's absolutely no chance the "brush" or "buzz," as it's been described, will see it slam into our planet. Show More Summary
NASA says there's no record of anyone being killed by a meteorite before
NASA's Solar System Dynamics Group stands between us and flaming death by asteroid. The post NASA’s Front-Line Defense Against Killer Rocks From Space appeared first on WIRED.