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China Joins Commercial Space Race With First Private Rocket Launch

05/20/2018, U.S. companies like SpaceX have galloped ahead in the commercial space race but China doesn’t want to be left out as well. The country has kicked off its very own commercial space race as the first rocket was launched by a private Chinese company...

NASA Sending A Helicopter To Mars

05/13/2018, As part of its 2020 mission to put a more advanced rover on the Red Planet, NASA has announced that it’s going to send a small helicopter to Mars. This would make it the first time that an aircraft like the helicopter will be used outside our...

James Webb Space Telescope Launch Delayed

03/27/2018, There’s some bad news for those who have been following NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope project. It’s the successor to the Hubble telescope that has been at the center of many a discovery up in space. It’s going to be 100x more...


Japan To Invest $1 Billion In Space Startups

03/20/2018, Japan wants to help startups looking toward the final frontier by injecting money which is why it has set aside almost $1 billion for this purpose. It’s also going to create a human resource hub to help those startups in their endeavors. The country...

Study Finds Prolonged Time In Space Can Change Your DNA [Update]

03/15/2018, Update – Turns out the original report by Business Insider was not completely accurate. According to a statement released by NASA Johnson Space Center News Chief Kelly O. Humphries, “Mark and Scott Kelly are still identical twins. Scott’s DNA...

NASA Testing Implant That Could Slow Down Muscle Deterioation

02/08/2018, For those unfamiliar, muscle atrophy is when we do not regularly use or exercise our muscles, leading to them weakening and deterioating. This is especially prevalent in astronauts as maintaining muscle mass while in space has proven to be an issue, where...

NASA To Test Atomic Clock For Deep Space Navigation This Year

02/07/2018, NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory has been trying to perfect a clock for 20 years because accurate timekeeping is very important to navigation in space. The Deep Space Atomic Clock or DSAC is being built for deep space exploration. The space agency has...

First 37 OnePlus 5T Star Wars Edition Buyers Will Be Rewarded

12/26/2017, Earlier this month, OnePlus announced the OnePlus 5T Star Wars Edition, which is basically the OnePlus 5T except with some slight tweaks to its design and also some additional Star Wars content that is preloaded on the phone. However it seems like OnePlus...

Russia Wants To Build A Space Station Hotel

12/26/2017, Multiple private space companies based in the United States are working on projects which will enable space tourism. Those tourists won’t be able to stay in space for long, though, unless they opt for what the Russians seem to be planning. Russian...

SpaceX Completes Record 18th Successful Launch Of 2017

12/24/2017, It has been a good year for SpaceX, Elon Musk’s space company. SpaceX has completed its 18th launch of the year. It has set a new record for a private space company. The company’s previous best was 10 successful launches in a calendar year and...

China Thinking About Building A Nuclear-Powered Space Shuttle

11/16/2017, The China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation, which is the main contractor for the country’s space program, has hinted at an ambitious plan that involves developing a nuclear-powered space shuttle. This was mentioned in a roadmap for...

Russia And The U.S. Are Building A Moon Base

09/27/2017, There isn’t much that Russia and the United States agree on these days. Relations between the two countries have soured in recent months but that’s not going to stop their space agencies from working together. It was recently reported that...

NASA Releases Historical Footage On YouTube

07/20/2017, NASA wants to make it easier for people researching into its discoveries and achievements to find what they’re looking for. To that end, the agency has now announced that it’s releasing hundreds of videos containing important historical...

Private Space Company Building Robots To Mine The Moon

07/12/2017, Moon Express, a private space company, today revealed its plans to build an outpost on the South Pole of the Moon by 2020. The outpost is going to be staffed by robots which will be used to mine the Moon. It’s going to create a new class of robot...