SpaceX CEO Elon Musk claims his company will land a person on the red planet at least a decade earlier than NASA, and has downsized the plans for its “BFR” rocket vehicle in an effort to cut costs. Matthew Larotonda reports. Continue reading
A team of scientists have finally returned to civilization after completing a NASA-funded isolation experiment to simulate life on Mars. Continue reading
LAUREL, MARYLAND, UNITED STATES (SEPTEMBER 25, 2017) (REUTERS) – Scientists unveiled the Parker Solar Probe at a laboratory in Laurel, Maryland, on Monday (September 25), where the spacecraft is being prepared to make an unprecedented plunge into the sun’s atmosphere. Continue reading
IN SPACE (SEPTEMBER 2, 2017) (NASA TV) – NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson and two crewmates made a parachute touchdown in Kazakhstan on Sunday (September 3), capping a career-total 665 days in orbit, a U.S. record. Continue reading
A 3 mile-wide asteroid will drift past Earth more than 18 moon-lengths away, making it the largest to do so since researchers began tracking such close encounters. Continue reading
NASA astronaut Jack Fischer has shared stunning time-lapse images of the aurora borealis he captured from the International Space Station on June 26 and shared on Sunday. Continue reading
KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLORIDA, UNITED STATES (MAY 07, 2017) (DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE) – The U.S. military’s experimental X-37B space plane landed on Sunday (May 7) at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, completing a classified mission that lasted nearly two years, the Air Force said.
SpaceX launches a Falcon 9 rocket carrying a satellite for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office. Continue reading
NASA satellite orbiting Mars fires its engine to avoid collision with one of the planet’s two small moons.
China Central Television (CCTV) – The mango embryos that spent 33 days orbiting the Earth on the China’s Shenzhou-11 manned spacecraft have survived and grew brand new cells at a lab in south China’s Hainan Province.