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Potentially Life-Supporting Planet Found Orbiting Nearest Star

08/24/2016, Recent scientific developments point to the existence of an Earth-size planet orbiting the closest star to the Sun: Proxima Centauri (4.2 light years, 26 Trillion miles).  The planet is at the right distance to its star to have liquid water, the...

SpaceX Lands Rocket At Sea Once Again

08/14/2016, SpaceX has pretty much got the skill to land a rocket on a floating barge in the bag now. For the fourth time, the private space company has landed its Falcon 9 rocket on a floating barge in the sea after it finished its mission and came back from space....

A Private Company Has Been Allowed To Fly To The Moon

08/03/2016, Crank up that Sinatra song because a private company might be flying you to the moon in the future. The United States government has allowed a private company to make a trip to the moon, the first of its kind to be made by a private entity, as the...

NASA Spots Mysterious Morse Code-Like Message On Mars

07/12/2016, Is there life on Mars? Could they be hidden? Or did the US government discover life but are keeping it a secret from the public? We suppose those are questions that many of us are asking, and just recently it seems that the conspiracy theorists managed to...

Code That Took Apollo 11 To The Moon Is Now Available Online

07/10/2016, The first moon landing was no easy feat. It was an effort that involved a considerable amount of time and resources. The technology wasn’t as advanced in the 1960s as it is today so creating a software guidance system for the Apollo 11 was easier...

China Refuels Satellite In Orbit

07/03/2016, There are only a handful of countries that have any presence in space, or have the ability to conduct their own launches, and fewer have the ability to refuel their satellites while they are still up there. China has now joined that list of precious few...

Musk Reiterates Aim To Land Humans On Mars By 2024

06/02/2016, Sincere efforts are being made to send humans to Mars, not just by government agencies like NASA but also by private space companies like SpaceX. The founder and CEO of SpaceX, Elon Musk, has said in the past that he wants to put humans on Mars in less...

Jupiter’s Europa Moon Might Be Able To Support Life

05/24/2016, For centuries, man has looked to the sky and wondered if it’s truly alone in this vast universe and if it’s possible to sustain human life on planets other than our own. Sincere efforts are being made to answer these questions and as humans...

Scientists Discover Atomic Oxygen In Mars’s Atmosphere

05/10/2016, Despite us humans having inhabited Earth for as long as we have, there are still plenty of things that we have yet to discover, so it shouldn’t really be a surprise that new things are being discovered on other planets such as Mars from time to time....

Mercury Makes Rare Trip Between Earth And Sun On Monday

05/05/2016, If the solar system fascinates you as it rightly should you might want to pay attention. Mercury, which happens to be the smallest planet in our solar system, is going to make a very rare trip between the Sun and the floating sphere we call home on...

ExoMars Mission Phase 2 Delayed Until 2020

05/02/2016, Roscosmos, The Russian Federal Space Agency, and the European Space Agency have jointly announced today that phase 2 of the ExoMars mission has been delayed until 2020, as a result of which they will not be sending a rover to Mars until the end of this...

Japan Satellite Goes Missing, Bad Software Update To Blame

05/02/2016, We’re sure that many of you guys have been on the wrong-end of a software update before. Sometimes a bad update might result in a buggy experience which you can live with until a patch is released. Sometimes an update is so broken that it could even...

British Astronaut Completes The London Marathon While In Space

04/25/2016, We’re sure that when asked to run a marathon, many of us would probably balk at the idea and come up with all kinds of excuses as to why we can’t do it. Now some of us might have perfectly legitimate excuses, but if you’re just giving an excuse for...