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SpaceX Astronaut Parachute Test Is A Success

01/28/2016, SpaceX is conducting a lot of tests recently, for example, about a week ago it tried the floating barge landing test for its reusable Falcon 9 rocket but didn’t manage to achieve the results it wanted to yet again. However the hover test for the...

NASA Discovers 100 New Alien Planets

01/11/2016, A few years ago NASA’s planet-hunting Kepler spacecraft was crippled by a mechanical malfunction which really threw a wrench in the works but that wasn’t enough to stop the space agency. It’s revamped Kepler mission is proving to be just...

NASA Gets $55 Million To Build A Habitat On Mars By 2018

12/30/2015, NASA and several private space companies are working hard to take man to Mars, with the idea being to establish a habitat on the Red Planet and eventually colonize it in the future. Much of this has already been done in some excellent Hollywood...

NASA Releases Trippy New Video Of Pluto

12/24/2015, Seeing countless new high resolution photos of Pluto was definitely one of the highlights of this year, the flyby back in July beamed home some amazing photos of the distant planet in our system, but today NASA has something much better. It has released a...

SpaceX Jason-3 Satellite Launch May Happen Next Month

12/24/2015, SpaceX has had a pretty good week, the company has finally been able to achieve the aim that it has long been working towards, and things are looking even better for next month when it’s likely to achieve yet another aim. The company was supposed to...

Falcon 9 Full Thrust Makes First Flight

12/21/2015, It looks like history is being written into the record books today, as the Falcon 9 Full Thrust has experienced its very first full flight, and the ride itself is known internally as the “Upgraded Falcon 9″. This is one rocket that will see the...

NASA Training Space Robots With PlayStation VR

12/20/2015, Virtual reality technology is gradually entering the mainstream with products like Samsung’s Gear VR. Great new hardware is expected in the coming year with companies like Oculus and Sony launching consumer versions of their virtual reality...

A Massive Asteriod Will Fly Close To Earth This Christmas

12/15/2015, Hollywood has made many movies which try to show what’s going to happen should a massive asteroid impact Earth, fortunately some of the scenarios Hollywood has shown us haven’t happened yet, but that doesn’t mean asteroids don’t...

NASA Accepting Applications For Astronaut Program

12/15/2015, Ask a child what they want to be when they grown up and chances are they’ll tell you that they want to be a pilot or an astronaut. It’s one of those professions that people dream about, and you don’t necessarily have to be a kid to dream...

NASA Is Going To “Move Out” Of The International Space Station

12/08/2015, A big question mark hangs over the fate of the International Space Station, a collective effort between space agencies of countries like United States, Russia, Canada, Japan and others. NASA has not yet confirmed if it’s going to fund the current...

Hubble Telescope Spots A Galaxy Far, Far Away

12/07/2015, The Hubble and Spitzer have done a tremendous job so far of spotting distant objects in space that have captured our imagination for years, this time around the Hubble has outdone itself. Aided by gravitational lensing the telescope has spotted a galaxy...

Martian Mouse Spotted?

12/02/2015, Is there more than meets the eye on the Red Planet, which is otherwise known as Mars? Perhaps, or perhaps not, but as every scientist will be able to tell you, having water alone is not good enough for a life form to survive – let alone come into...

How Thanksgiving Is Spent Aboard The International Space Station

11/26/2015, Thanksgiving is that time of the year when people gather friends and family around a big table to enjoy a hearty meal and each other’s company. That’s really how most people spend Thanksgiving here on Earth, but what if you’re not on...