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David Bowie Gets His Own Constellation

01/18/2016, What better way to honor David Bowie than by naming a constellation after the iconic artist. The world continues to mourn the passing of this great artist who received many prestigious awards during his life, and he has also received one posthumously. A...

First Flower Has Been Grown On The International Space Station

01/17/2016, Many of us are curious to know if there’s life in the universe beyond our planet and now there is, even though it’s not on a planet and exists in a controller environment, it’s a significant milestone nonetheless. Astronaut Scott Kelly...

China Wants To Explore The Dark Side Of The Moon In 2018

01/15/2016, You would think that because the moon is round, that it should look roughly the same all around, right? However, there is the dark side of the moon, which is basically the side that we don’t see since the moon orbits around us, which according to...

Philae Comet Lander May Not Send Back Data Anymore

01/12/2016, Last year the European Space Agency sent a lander on Comet 67-P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko but the mission didn’t really go according to plan. The Philae comet lander suffered a rather bumpy landing and it first went quiet and then went into sleep...

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...

Scientists Want To Try And Grow Potatoes On Mars

12/22/2015, If you’ve seen The Martian movie starring Matt Damon earlier this year, you’re probably aware that Damon’s character, in order to survive on Mars with a limited supply of food, grew his own potatoes. This was done by simulating the conditions back...

SpaceX’s First Launch After Previous Explosion Delayed

12/21/2015, About six months back SpaceX went through with a routine Falcon 9 rocket launch, it was an uncrewed mission carrying thousands to tons of supplies for astronauts aboard the International Space Station, unfortunately the rocket exploded merely seconds...

SpaceX Will Try Landing A Rocket On Solid Ground Today

12/20/2015, SpaceX went through with its last rocket launch in June this year and that one didn’t go as planned, the Falcon 9 rocket exploded soon after its launch, and since then all launches have been put on hold. Today SpaceX is going to launch another...

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...

Three-Man Crew Lifts Off For The International Space Station

12/15/2015, It has been a while since there was a crewed mission to the International Space Station, today a Russian Soyuz rocket has lifted off a three-man international crew to the International Space Station. The crew includes Tim Peake who happens to be the first...

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...