A landmark of human achievement.
This June, the Chinese Space Exploration Program is sending silkworms and potatoes to live on the surface of the moon. If it goes well, humans could be next.
With a little bit of Bradbury imagination and a giant orbital magnet, Mars could be green again.
In October 2017, the Japanese Space Agency, JAXA, announced their discovery of a 50-kilometer-wide underground lava tube on the Moon. JAXA fired radar into a “skylight” on the Moon’s surface, using The Lunar Radar Sounder onboard Japan’s SELENE/Kaguya orbiter. JAXA astronomers determined that the skylight and other large, non-craterous holes on the lunar surface were entrances to large underground chambers.
NASA needs your help, but please don’t choose Planety McPlanetface.
NASA has long been interested in using solar and electric power in its spacecraft. Its most recent investment hopes to revolutionize solar electric rocket engines.
NASA plans to launch the successor to the Hubble telescope in 2018. What does it take to build a telescope that will send images to earth from a million miles away?
Sen. Ted Cruz thinks NASA should spend less time studying the planet and more time finding ways to go out into space. Cruz (R-TX), who is chair of the Senate Space, Science, and Competitiveness Subcommittee, addressed his concerns at a hearing Thursday on the $18.5 billion budget request for NASA’s fiscal year 2016. There, he … Continued