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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...

China Has Plans To Launch A Space Mission To Mars In 2020

04/22/2016, Is space really the final frontier? We suppose it’s really too early to tell, but it looks like China wants to go ahead and explore it anyway. The Chinese government has recently announced their plans to launch a space mission to Mars in 2020, a plan...

Expandable Habitat Installed On The International Space Station

04/17/2016, When you are trying to renovate your home, it isn’t too difficult if you want to make one room bigger, or if you have a piece of landed property, you could potentially make your home bigger by expanding it. Over in space, it isn’t as straightforward...

Blue Origin Launches And Lands Reusable Rocket For Third Time

04/03/2016, Blue Origin, a private space company owned by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, was able to launch and land its reusable rocket last year. To show that it really is a reusable rocket, the company fired it up again and sent it back up and it made a second successful...

The ESA Is Testing A 3D Printed Satellite Antenna

03/20/2016, It probably doesn’t take a rocket scientist to figure out that building and launching a satellite is no small feat, nor does it come cheap. The fact that everything needs to be right the first time is also doubly important since once it’s up there,...

NASA Will Set Fire On A Cargo Ship In Space Intentionally

03/16/2016, NASA has confirmed that it’s going to intentionally set a cargo ship in space on fire. In the coming week, the agency’s commercial partner Orbital ATK is going to launch its Cygnus cargo spacecraft that’s going to take up supplies and...

NASA’s Mars Mission Is Back On Track

03/09/2016, InSight, NASA’s next big mission to the Red Planet, is now back on track. The space agency is now looking at a May 5th, 2018 launch window with the landing expected to take place on November 26, 2018. It’s not going to be a manned mission,...

Blue Origin Wants To Kick Off Commercial Space Tourism By 2018

03/09/2016, It looks like you’ll be able to hitch a ride to space in a couple of years if you have the money to pay for it. There are many private space companies out there that want to start commercial space tourism but Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’ wants to...