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NASA Designed An App To Help Shorten Your Flight Times

09/23/2015, Travelling by plane takes time since we aren’t at that point where we have instant teleporters. This means that if you’re planning on travelling far, load up your iPad, get a neck cushion, some comfortable clothes because you’ll be in for a long...

NASA To Launch Ultra HD TV Channel

09/11/2015, If you ever needed a valid excuse to pick up one of those new snazzy Ultra HD TVs (4K resolution, of course), but never really came across one that actually made sense to your other half who has a say in the purse strings of the household, perhaps now is...

NASA Goofs Up In Image Description

09/08/2015, To err is human, to forgive divine. Well, since NASA is made up of mere mortals, it is not a surprise to know that they made a mistake over social media – through their Twitter account, in particular. NASA’s Twitter account has a respectable 12.1...

NASA Dreams Of Hitching A Ride On A Comet

09/03/2015, NASA is looking into several methods of space exploration aside from the obvious one which requires rockets and expensive spacecrafts that require a lot of fuel to carry out their business up in space. The agency is working on a new spacecraft concept...

NASA Taps Arx Pax For ‘Tractor Beam’

09/02/2015, The Hoverboard which we talked about last year proved that it might not be possible to travel to the future, but one can certainly develop ideas from the future in the here and now. It seems that Arx Pax, the company behind the Hoverboard, has been tapped...

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...