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NASA Wants To Monitor Hurricanes With Satellite Constellation

08/21/2015, It is no fun at all living in an area where it is susceptible to hurricanes, for sure. You don’t even need a hurricane survivor to tell you this, as common sense would be enough to dictate such a thought. However, we all make choices in our lives, and...

Astronaut Captures Stunning Footage Of The Aurora Borealis

08/16/2015, Day 141. The chapter of a day ends as it began. #Aurora on a sunrise. Good night from @space_station! #YearInSpace https://t.co/hZBMs9q0CS — Scott Kelly (@StationCDRKelly) August 15, 2015 The aurora borealis is a natural phenomenon that not many of us...

NASA Wants The Public To Design A Smartwatch App For Astronauts

08/13/2015, Back on Earth, our smartwatches collect biometrics about ourselves, like our heart rate, how far we’ve run, how many steps we’ve taken, calories burned, and so on. It can even display notifications from our smartphone and alert us about upcoming...

Dissolving An Antacid On The Space Station Is Way Cooler

07/28/2015, You probably might not think twice about the antacid you drop into a glass of water here on Earth, sure it makes fizzy sounds and what not but the process is not one you’d categorize under “cool.” It’s a completely different story...

NASA Scientist: 1 Billion ‘Earths’ And Counting

07/24/2015, While NASA might have made news after discovering earth’s ‘close cousin’, it seems that there is more than meets the eye. Apparently, there are a billion other planets in this side of the galaxy alone just like earth, orbiting around what can be...

NASA Has Discovered Earth’s ‘Close Cousin’

07/23/2015, NASA has announced today that its planet-hunting Kepler telescope has discovered Kepler 452b which is an exoplanet that exists in the “habitable zone” around a sun-like star. This marks another milestone in NASA’s journey to find another...

NASA Wants To Send Wind-Powered Robots To Explore Jupiter

07/23/2015, Due to the fact that the different planets in our solar system consists of different environments, there really isn’t a one-size-fits-all solution when it comes to creating robots to explore the different planets, which is why NASA is currently...

NASA Develops Prototype For Mars Drone

07/01/2015, The race for Mars is well and truly on with space agencies of multiple countries working towards this goal, you’ve even got private companies like SpaceX in the United States that have this aim of reaching the Red Planet. NASA is in the game as...

Audi Has A Role At Google Lunar XPRIZE

06/26/2015, It looks like Audi does not only roll out high quality rides here on terra firma, they also do the same when it comes to the moon. Yes sir, it looks like the German automobile manufacturer will be offering technical support for the part-time scientists...

NASA To Send Microsoft’s HoloLens To Space This Weekend

06/25/2015, HoloLens is no more limited to usage on the earth, the virtual reality device is being sent to the space too. A SpaceX Dragon, which is scheduled to take off tomorrow with cargo and supplies for the International Space Station will be taking along two of...

NASA To Fire Nuclear Weapons At Incoming Asteroids

06/23/2015, The possibility of humans being extinct because of an asteroid colliding with the earth is a possibility, although I would like to think that before something like that happens, it would be us humans who would wipe each other out beforehand instead....

Jaguar Uses NASA’s Technology To Monitor Brainwaves Of Drivers

06/19/2015, Let’s be honest, how focused are you when you are driving? We’re sure many are guilty of not paying 100% to the road, either fiddling around with our phones, talking to other people in the car, singing along to the radio, eating, and so on. However...