It has not been a wonderful couple months for teaching children the joys of spaceflight. On the other hand, we've done a pretty good job of instilling the soul-crushing reality that life is a slog in which you'll face disappointment after disappointment. Show More Summary
As NASA plans for the possibility of manned missions to extraterrestrial planets, the agency is starting to realize those bulky old spacesuits hanging in the closet may need some serious upgrades.
A video posted to YouTube on June 21 - claiming to show three UFOs leaving the Earth’s atmosphere, and accusing NASA of deliberately cutting its feed from the Space Station - has been going viral.
Prior to Microsoft announcing its augmented-reality headset HoloLens as a potential Minecraft peripheral, NASA was already using it to help remote teams across earth and space better communicate. This weekend NASA was to ship a couple of units of the spiffy under development headset to the International Space Station. Show More Summary
NASA's LEAPTech X-plane Will Fly with 18 Electric Motors and Tiny Wings: NASA’s X-plane program has, for the past 70 years, demonstrated some of the most exciting and innovative aircraft ever flown, including rockets and robots, scramjets and spacecraft (and lots more). Show More Summary
SpaceX officials say they will be holding daily meetings with NASA and the Air Force in hopes of quickly determining what caused an unmanned rocket carrying cargo for the International Space Station to explode in midair just minutes after liftoff Sunday.
Loss of a SpaceX resupply mission comes at an awkward time for NASA's private spaceflight contractors
The aurora, from space (Image: NASA) Last week was filled heavy with news; it seemed like America was about to explode with grief and joy. So you'd be forgiven for not noticing that the sun couldn't keep its own flare-ups in check—it...Show More Summary
NASA is displaying artifacts and debris from both Columbia and Challenger. In some cases, these artifacts have never before been seen in public.
Engineers test Project Sidekick on NASA’s Weightless Wonder C9 jet. (NASA) After announcing NASA as a HoloLens partner at its Windows 10 launch event back in January, Microsoft revealed genuine plans to send its AR headset into space last week. “Sidekick uses Microsoft HoloLens to provide virtual aid to astronauts working off [...]
US SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket carrying a Dragon cargo ship with supplies for the ISS exploded several minutes after its launch on Sunday.
It's called a "leap second" and it will make you acutely aware of your insignificance
Over the past two years, six NASA employees have been caught looking at porn while at work, according to documents obtained by Motherboard through a Freedom of Information Act request. One employee admitted to watching porn at work “at...Show More Summary
One day before the unfortunate SpaceX launch failure —which proved once again that space is hard—a new, deeply saddening but time inspiring exhibition was opened at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in Florida. Read more...
Engineers test Project Sidekick on NASA’s Weightless Wonder C9 jet. (NASA) Talk about PR stunt gone wrong. After announcing NASA as a HoloLens partner at its Windows 10 launch event back in January, Microsoft revealed genuine plans to send its AR headset into space last week. “Sidekick uses Microsoft HoloLens to provide [...]
The closer we get to Ceres, the more perplexing the dwarf planet grows. NASA's Dawn spacecraft has found several more bright spots as well as a pyramid-like peak jutting out of the frigid world's surface.
The SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket that exploded minutes after take-off didn’t carry any astronauts, but its success was quite critical to the crew aboard the International Space Station (ISS). Apart from multiple essential components that the...Show More Summary
The US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is advising to be aware of falling debris following the failed launched of the Falcon 9 rocket that was on the seventh commercial resupply mission to the International Space Station (ISS).
Falcon 9, carrying food for the International Space Station, failed just after liftoff.