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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...

Hubble Telescope Spots A Galaxy Far, Far Away

12/07/2015, The Hubble and Spitzer have done a tremendous job so far of spotting distant objects in space that have captured our imagination for years, this time around the Hubble has outdone itself. Aided by gravitational lensing the telescope has spotted a galaxy...

New Horizons Sends Back High-Res Photos Of Pluto

12/04/2015, Have you ever been curious as to what the surface of Pluto looks like? The good news is that if you are curious, like the rest of the world probably, you’re in luck because it seems that New Horizons has managed to capture its highest resolution photos...

SpaceX Reusable Rocket May Trying Ground Landing At Cape Canaveral

12/02/2015, SpaceX is a private space company headed by Elon Musk, it has only been around for relatively short period of time and yet has made incredible achievements during this time. It has flown multiple resupply missions to the International Space Station and...

How Thanksgiving Is Spent Aboard The International Space Station

11/26/2015, Thanksgiving is that time of the year when people gather friends and family around a big table to enjoy a hearty meal and each other’s company. That’s really how most people spend Thanksgiving here on Earth, but what if you’re not on...

NASA Testing Orion Spacesuit In Reduced Gravity Environment

11/24/2015, NASA has announced that it has started testing spacesuits being developed for the Orion in a reduced gravity environment. The agency has modified its iconic “pumpkin suit” to make sure that it can withstand the requirements of future missions...

US Senate Votes To Make Space Mining Legal

11/12/2015, Here on earth, we are divided up into countries which is basically us humans laying claim to certain parts of the world. However in space, who do the planets belong to? What if there was no life on that planet, does that mean we as humans could lay claim...