More Pluto porn, courtesy of NASA
A recent NASA study has come to a shocking conclusion that contradicts a host of other studies, multitudes of climate scientists, the UN, and even other scientists at NASA: Antarctica is actually gaining more ice than it's losing, despite global warming. How's that possible? Live Science reports the gains—approximately...
AND SPEAKING OF ‘THE EVE OF DESTRUCTION:’ Al Gore’s January 27, 2016 Prediction is Coming Near: The Earth Will End From Overheating. Which makes sense — after all, as NASA’s James Hansen warned on January 17, 2009, President Obama ‘has four years to save Earth.’ That no-so-final-countdown, one of many, quietly expired as well.
NASA announced yesterday that it was calling on SpaceX to deliver astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS) in 2017.] According to Gwynne Shotwell, president and CEO of SpaceX: When Crew Dragon takes NASA astronauts to theShow More Summary
The yearly cycle of Earth's ecosystem is simply beautiful. As the seasons change throughout a year, the density of plant growth on land and in oceans fluctuates. NASA scientists recently imaged that yearly cycle in a stunning new animation. The...Show More Summary
It's an important step for decreasing the agency's dependency on Russian rockets.
SpaceX has been cleared to deliver a group of NASA astronauts to the International Space Station. Elon Musk and his team of rocket scientists will send their first astronauts into space in late 2017. The company will use the next two...Show More Summary
In a major step forward for crewed commercial spaceflight, NASA has contracted private rocket company SpaceX to blast astronauts off US soil beginning in 2017. Read more...
Well, color me shocked! (No Tricks Zone) Veteran journalist Günter Ederer writes a piece reporting that massive alterations have been found in the NASA GISS temperature data series, citing a
NASA has ordered the first mission by SpaceX's Crew Dragon spacecraft to ferry astronauts from Cape Canaveral to the International Space Station. This is the second mission planned with a private company under the Commercial Crew Transportation Capability (CCtCap) contracts, which guarantees at least four such orders with two companies. Show More Summary
When NASA's Orion deep space capsule makes its next unmanned flight, it will be a bit shinier thanks to a new thermal coating. The new coating and an improved heat shield will protect the spacecraft against the extremes of heat and cold...Show More Summary
NASA's newest Pluto pictures depict an entire day on the dwarf planet. The space agency released a series of 10 close-ups of the frosty, faraway world Friday, representing one full rotation, or Pluto day. A Pluto day is equivalent to 6.4 Earth days. The New Horizons spacecraft snapped the pictures...
Yesterday, just a week after sending a satellite past Pluto for the first time, NASA announced the discovery of Kepler 452b, the most similar planet to Earth ever discovered. Celebrating their historic achievement, for this Toast ofShow More Summary
Elon Musk's SpaceX rockets are still grounded after a June failure, but on Friday NASA gave his aerospace company some good news by officially ordering a future flight that will take astronauts to the International Space Station. The announcement allows the Hawthorne company to continue work on...
NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has detected a massive, never-before-seen icy cloud at the south pole of Saturn’s huge moon Titan.The newly spotted feature—part of a cloud system known as the south polar vortex—suggests that winter in theShow More Summary
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has sent humanoid robots to two universities to prepare them for assisting in the journey to Mars and other manned missions.
NASA today sent out invitations to journalists for a tour of its Quantum Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, a joint project with NASA, Google, and the Universities Space Research Association located at NASA Ames Research Center in Silicon Valley. Media will be able to photograph the quantum computing hardware at the facility for the first time, according […]
California-based private company becomes the second, after Boeing, to get a NASA contract for manned missions.
SpaceX joins Boeing in planning first private manned launches to International Space Station, provisionally set to take place before the end of 2017 Manned commercial space flight took a giant leap forward as NASA signed its first mission orders with California-based private spaceflight company...