SpaceX Successfully Deploys 60 Of Its Starlink Satellites

Earlier this week, it was reported that SpaceX would be attempting to launch 60 of its Starlink satellites into space this Thursday. This was on the heels of a couple of delays and cancellations due to the weather and last minute checks, but it seems that it has all gone to plan because not only did the Falcon-9 rocket achieve a successful lift-off, but they also successfully deployed the satellites.


NASA Is Now Letting You Sign Up For A Boarding Pass To Mars

Have you always dreamed of going into space and to explore new worlds and planets? If you have, your dream might sort of come true. NASA has announced that for those who are interested, they can sign up to get themselves a boarding pass to Mars. Now, this doesn’t mean that you will get to fly to Mars, but rather your name will be on the Mars 2020 rover, meaning […]


SpaceX To Launch 60 Starlink Satellites This Thursday

Elon Musk often has very lofty plans, whether it be to bore tunnels under the roads to help ease traffic congestion, creating fully autonomous cars, or encapsulating the Earth in a blanket of satellites to help bring internet to everyone in the world. The latter effort, known as Starlink and is part of SpaceX, is expected to kick off this Thursday.


China’s Moon Rover Finds Mysterious Minerals On The Far Side Of The Moon

The dark side of the moon isn’t just the name of a Pink Floyd album from the 70s. It is also a goal of several space organizations where they are interested in finding out if the side of the moon we can’t see will be any different. China had previously expressed their interest and earlier this year, their Chang’e probe successfully landed on it.


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NASA’s New Moon Mission Has A Name: Artemis

NASA has a solid plan to put a man on the moon once again and the agency now has a name for that mission: Artemis. It pays homage to the Apollo as the 50th anniversary of the mission’s culmination is this year and also signifies the possibility that this program will send the first woman to the Moon.


Amateur Photographers Capture 1,060-Hour Photo Of A Galaxy

If you’re a photographer who has ever shot landscape photos, there is a good chance that long-exposure photography is something that you’re probably quite familiar with. For those who aren’t familiar, long-exposure photography means leaving the shutter of your camera open for extended periods of time to allow as much light in as possible.


Metals Fraud Has Cost NASA $700 Million In Satellite Failures

Sending up a satellite into space is not a cheap endeavor, and as such, a lot of work is put into making sure that everything works right and that it can withstand the rigors of being sent up into space. Unfortunately, it seems that no thanks to an Oregon company by the name of Sapa Profiles, they might have cost NASA about $700 million in satellite failures.


Pepsi Wants To Use Satellites To Advertise In The Sky

Go to any city and chances are you’ll be bombarded with ads everywhere, whether it be on buildings, people holding placards, handing out brochures, and so on, ads are everywhere. However, thankfully whenever we look to the sky, we can be free of those ads, or at least not if Pepsi has their way.


History Made As First Black Hole Photo Gets Captured

A historic feat has been accomplished by the Event Horizon Telescope which is an international network of radio telescopes. It’s an international collaboration whose support in the United States includes the National Science Foundation. It has been able to capture the first real image of a black hole and its shadow. It’s important to note that all earlier images of black holes were artificial renditions. This is the first time […]


NASA Will Pay $19,000 For You To Stay In Bed For Two Months

As much as many of us would love to stay in bed all day, watch TV, and not have to go to work, unfortunately that’s not how the real world works and many of us need to get up, go to school, go to our jobs, and be responsible citizens of society. However, there is some good news for those who want to stay in bed and still get paid.


NASA Cancels All-Female Spacewalk Due To Spacesuit Size Issue

History was due to be made on March 29th, 2019 as NASA had scheduled the first all-female spacewalk for that date. This would be the first time in decades of human spaceflight that an all-female crew would venture outside the International Space Station for a mission. It was unintentional but historic, nonetheless. However, NASA has had to cancel the all-female spacewalk because of what’s essentially a wardrobe issue.


NASA May Use Commercial Rockets For Upcoming Moon Mission

NASA caught many by surprise at a Senate hearing today when its administrator Jim Bridenstine suggested that the agency’s upcoming Moon mission might fly on a commercial rocket. Orion is NASA’s upcoming crew vehicle and its first flight, dubbed Exploration Mission-1, is scheduled for June 2020.


Toyota Will Be Making Japan’s Moon Rover

Toyota is one of the most widely known Japanese companies on the planet. As many of you are already aware, Toyota knows a thing or two about making vehicles. It has now teamed up with the Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency to build a pressurized self-driving rover for the moon. The rover will vastly improve astronauts’ ability to explore the lunar surface.


Russia To Fly Space Tourists To The International Space Station

Russia has been flying space tourists to the International Space Station since 2001. It has taken up seven people so far who were willing to go and had the pockets deep enough to pay for the trip. The country is going to add to that number in a couple of years as it’s going to fly two space tourists to the ISS in late 2021.