MISSIONMALAWINEWS.COM: World and US News 2019-08-16, 13:00

NASA went to Iceland and pretended it was Mars

The scheduled launch date of NASA’s Mars 2020 mission is rapidly approaching, and with less than a year to go, it’s truly crunch time for NASA and its partners. Testing strategies for Mars...

NASA went to Iceland and pretended it was Mars

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NASA’s Mars orbiter spotted the ‘Star Trek’ logo on Mars and fans are freaking out NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter is an incredibly useful tool that allows scientists to image areas of the planet’s surface with ultra-...
2019-06-14, 19:52

NASA wants you to get your boarding pass to Mars You probably won't visit Mars for a long time, if ever. You might have a way to go in spirit, though. NASA has introduced a "Send Your Name" c...
2019-05-22, 23:00

We’re now exactly one year away from NASA’s Mars 2020 launch This month is a very special one for the folks at NASA. The space agency is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing, sure, but...
2019-07-18, 00:39

NASA will send your name to Mars with the 2020 Rover Mars 2020 is shaping up nicely. NASA recently revealed that its rover-hauling spacecraft is essentially complete and currently undergoing testing ...
2019-05-23, 17:00

NASA’s Mars 2020 rover just had an eye exam NASA’s Mars 2020 rover is now less than one year away from finally being shot skyward toward the Red Planet, and NASA engineers are hard at wor...
2019-08-08, 01:13

NASA teases its Mars 2020 spacecraft NASA’s Curiosity rover, InSight lander and Reconnaissance Orbiter are all doing remarkable work on and around the red planet, but that’s not stopping...
2019-05-21, 22:39

NASA’s methane discovery on Mars just got a whole lot more interesting Back in late June, NASA revealed that sensors on its Curiosity rover were returning alarmingly high readings of methane that came seemingly out of no...
2019-08-13, 20:13

NASA will send your name to the Red Planet on the Mars 2020 rover Mars 2020 is shaping up nicely, with NASA recently revealing that its rover-hauling spacecraft is essentially complete and currently undergoing testi...
2019-05-22, 21:00

Trump wants NASA to go to Mars, not the moon like he declared weeks ago "NASA should NOT be talking about going to the Moon," Trump tweeted. "We did that 50 years ago. They should be focused on the much bigger things we a...
2019-06-07, 21:13

Trump berates NASA for not talking about mission to Mars President Trump on Friday scolded NASA for focusing on a return trip to the moon and insisted that Mars was a better destination. “For all of the mon...
2019-06-07, 22:00

Watch NASA build the Mars 2020 rover NASA’s mission to Mars in 2020 is a very, very big deal. After the death of Opportunity a number of months back, NASA has just one rover left on the ...
2019-06-10, 23:26

NASA’s Mars 2020 rover just got shiny new feet A rover without its wheels can’t do much roving at all, so the recent addition of fancy new wheels to the Mars 2020 rover is pretty exciting fo...
2019-06-21, 23:52

NASA’s InSight lander on Mars has felt its first marsquakes Measuring seismic activity on Mars could help us figure out how much water the planet has, and now NASA’s InSight lander has felt marsquakes for the ...
2019-05-21, 17:13

NASA is putting the finishing touches on its Mars helicopter The Mars 2020 mission will truly be one for the record books when it begins in July of next year. Not only is the Mars 2020 rover one of the most adv...
2019-06-08, 00:13

NASA takes a nostalgic look back at its very first Mars rover Today, NASA’s Curiosity rover spends its days exploring the Martian landscape and eagerly awaiting the arrival of its newest sibling, the Mars ...
2019-07-04, 22:13

Buzz Aldrin on his 'disappointment' with NASA; says he wants the US to go directly to Mars Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin isn't one to mince words, and now the American hero explained why, 50 years on from the history-making mission, he is...
2019-07-20, 23:26

NASA's Curiosity rover locates a whole lot of clay on Mars Scientists sent NASA's Curiosity rover looking for clay, and according to the latest mission update, the spacecraft obliged. It turns out, the target...
2019-05-31, 01:26

NASA teases completed Mars 2020 spacecraft NASA’s Curiosity rover, InSight lander, and Reconnaissance Orbiter are all doing remarkable work on and around the Red Planet, but that’s...
2019-05-21, 15:52

NASA gives the Mars 2020 rover its legs and wheels The Mars 2020 rover is looking more and more like an actual rover, now that there's only a year left before its target launch date. NASA Jet Pro...
2019-06-21, 06:26

NASA finds evidence of ancient lake on Mars NASA's Curiosity rover has made several discoveries since landing on Mars in August 2012. Now, it's discovered remnants what may be an ancient lake o...
2019-05-31, 20:13

NASA’s Curiosity rover is celebrating 7 years on Mars The rover spent months cruising through space before eventually plummeting to the surface of Mars where it safely landed on Aug. 6, 2012, and it’s be...
2019-08-08, 00:00

NASA’s Mars 2020 rover finally has its head NASA’s Mars 2020 mission will be its most ambitious trip to the Red Planet yet. The Mars 2020 rover is absolutely packed with the latest high-t...
2019-06-18, 00:39

Trump attacks Nasa and claims the moon is 'a part' of Mars President tweeted Nasa should focus on ‘Mars (of which the Moon is a part)’ over going to the moon, a reversal of previous remarksFollowers of astron...
2019-06-08, 00:26

Donald Trump reverses course, says Mars, not moon, should be NASA's priority President Donald Trump on Friday reversed course on what he believes should be NASA's priorities, telling the space agency to focus on Mars instead o...
2019-06-08, 02:13

NASA sent a helicopter on a nosedive to test Mars landing hardware NASA’s Mars 2020 mission could teach us some incredible new things about our planetary neighbor, and even provide us with valuable insights tha...
2019-05-28, 02:52

NASA is building robots that can climb Mars, including an 'ice worm' NASA is no stranger to building robots, having created ones that are currently exploring Mars, traveling to the International Space Station and ones ...
2019-07-11, 19:00

NASA’s Mars 2020 rover is already getting a workout without leaving Earth When NASA’s Mars 2020 mission finally gets underway about a year from now it’ll have been a long time coming. The mission has been in the...
2019-07-31, 19:13

Explainer: NASA aims to build on moon as a way station for Mars Unlike the Apollo program that put astronauts on the moon 50 years ago, NASA is gearing up for a long term presence on Earth's satellite that the age...
2019-07-18, 12:13

NASA boss: ‘Political risk’ has stopped us exploring Mars NASA’s Mars exploration projects have yielded many surprising discoveries over the years, and we know more about the Red Planet today than we ever ha...
2019-07-17, 04:00

NASA to Land in Mars, Pennsylvania to Celebrate Red Planet with STEAM NASA returns to Mars, Pennsylvania Friday, May 31 to celebrate Mars exploration and share the agency’s excitement about landing astronauts on the Moo...
2019-05-23, 18:39

NASA boss Bridenstine thinks we’d be on Mars already if politics didn’t get in the way NASA’s Mars exploration projects have yielded many surprising discoveries over the years, and we know more about the Red Planet today than we e...
2019-07-16, 06:13

NASA photo showcases landing site for Mars 2020 A new photo captured by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter and shared online this week features the landing site for the space agency's Mars 2020 mis...
2019-05-29, 01:52

NASA set up a webcam so you can watch them build the Mars 2020 rover NASA’s mission to Mars in 2020 is a very, very big deal. After the death of Opportunity a number of months back, NASA has just one rover left o...
2019-06-08, 06:00

NASA Selects Teams to Study Our Moon, Mars’ Moons, and More NASA has selected eight new research teams to collaborate on research into the intersection of space science and human space exploration as part of t...
2019-06-28, 23:13

NASA's Curiosity Rover Detects Spike in Methane on Mars NASA’s Curiosity rover discovered “startlingly high amounts of methane in the Martian air” on Wednesday in what could potentially be a sign of life o...
2019-06-23, 00:52

NASA orbiter spots 'Star Trek' symbol on Mars NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter captured an image of a strange chevron on the Martian surface that looks strangely similar to the symbol for "Star...
2019-06-13, 19:52

NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter just hit an absolutely crazy milestone Of all the pieces of hardware that NASA has sent to Mars, we don’t hear about the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter nearly as much as we’d like...
2019-05-21, 15:52

NASA’s InSight lander is using magnetism to search for water on Mars Measuring magnetic fields on Mars could help us figure out how much water it has, and NASA’s InSight lander has taken the first ever measurements fro...
2019-05-21, 17:13

NASA’s Curiosity rover is celebrating seven incredible years on Mars Earlier this year, NASA was forced to finally say goodbye to the trust Opportunity rover. It was a sad time for the space agency since the rover had ...
2019-08-07, 08:00

NASA’s search for signs of life on Mars yields another shock It was just a couple of days ago that NASA announced something pretty exciting about Mars. Its Curiosity rover had detected shockingly high levels of...
2019-06-27, 20:52

NASA initiates plan to rescue its robot that’s stuck on Mars NASA’s newest Mars robot has a serious problem. The InSight lander is a relative newcomer to the Red Planet, having safely arrived at its chose...
2019-07-02, 21:13

NASA's Mars 2020 Rover to Explore Ancient Life NASA's Mars 2020 rover, its latest robotic mission to the Red Planet, will include technology to explore ancient life on Mars, according to the space...
2019-06-14, 13:26

NASA's Curiosity Rover Finds Clay Cache on Mars Curiosity Mars rover at a region of the Red Planet called the "clay-bearing unit" has revealed the highest amounts of clay minerals ever found during...
2019-05-30, 16:26

7 years on Mars, NASA Curiosity rover celebrates anniversary with new finds NASA's eventual goal is to put astronauts on Mars, but the space agency's Curiosity rover is keeping it busy in the meantime. In a new blog post, NAS...
2019-08-09, 10:26

NASA Put Wheels on Its Mars 2020 Rover and Holy Crap This Is Actually Happening It’s amazing what a set of wheels can do. What was once a vague chunk of metal, wires, and circuit boards is now finally starting to look like an act...
2019-06-21, 21:52

NASA just strapped a frickin’ laser beam to its Mars 2020 rover We’re still about a year away from the launch of the Mars 2020 mission, but NASA’s shiny new rover is rapidly taking shape already. The r...
2019-07-04, 01:13

NASA chief Bridenstine: 'Moon is the proving ground, Mars is the destination' During a press conference on Monday, Bridenstine said he and President Donald Trump are on the same page in regards NASA's primary objectives: Establ...
2019-07-16, 01:26

NASA Announces US Industry Partnerships to Advance Moon, Mars Technology As NASA prepares to land humans on the Moon by 2024 with the Artemis program, commercial companies are developing new technologies, working toward sp...
2019-08-01, 00:39

NASA Invites Public to Submit Names to Fly Aboard Next Mars Rover Although it will be years before the first humans set foot on Mars, NASA is giving the public an opportunity to send their names — etched on microchi...
2019-05-21, 22:26

Coverage Set for NASA Test of Orion Abort System for Moon to Mars Missions NASA Television will broadcast launch and prelaunch activities for the Ascent Abort-2 flight test of the launch abort system for NASA’s Orion spacecr...
2019-06-27, 19:13

Scientists ask NASA to reconsider Mars mission after studying effects of space radiation A team of scientists recently conducted a first-of-its-kind experiment to study the effects of space radiation on a living brain. And the results don...
2019-08-07, 22:00

Successful Orion Test Brings NASA Closer to Moon, Mars Missions NASA successfully demonstrated Tuesday the Orion spacecraft’s launch abort system can outrun a speeding rocket and pull astronauts to safety during a...
2019-07-02, 16:00

NASA's Mars 2020 Rover To Have Names Etched On Chips, Submissions Open Although it will be years before the first humans set foot on Mars, the US space agency has invited public to submit their names to fly abroad the ne...
2019-05-22, 10:26

NASA atomic clock on SpaceX's next Falcon Heavy will pioneer Mars travel tech NASA has so many spacecraft at Mars that it's a challenge to communicate with them all, but technology being launched later this month could eliminat...
2019-06-17, 19:39

NASA to join forces with Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk to explore moon, Mars The government space agency said on Tuesday that it is partnering with 13 US companies, including Bezos' Blue Origin and Musk's SpaceX, for 19 differ...
2019-08-01, 03:26

Trump tweeted that the moon 'is a part' of Mars in bizarre statement criticizing NASA's spending — here's what we think it means AP Photo/Susan Walsh President Donald Trump sent a confusingly-phrased tweet that initially gave the impression he believed the moon was part of Ma...
2019-06-07, 23:13

NASA Administrator to Talk Moon Landing Anniversary, Moon to Mars Plans Just days before the 50th anniversary of one of humanity’s greatest achievements – astronauts first walking on the Moon – NASA Administrator Jim Brid...
2019-07-12, 17:13

Scientists pretended to be addicted to heroin to figure out why so many addicts die The United States is in the midst of a growing opioid crisis, and some cities are experiencing it worse than others. Understanding what addicts go th...
2019-06-06, 12:13

CNN reporter pretended to be on phone call during pro-Kavanaugh gathering, book claims A new book claims that an unnamed CNN reporter pretended to be on a phone call when a massive gathering of women lobbied a swing-vote senator to supp...
2019-07-10, 22:26

“Losing Streak” reaffirms Keith Mars’ World’s Greatest Dad status, Veronica Mars’ self-fulfilling prophecy Whenever you talk about the best television parents of all-time, Keith Mars’ name shows up a lot. The father-daughter relationship between him and Ve...
2019-07-23, 17:39

NASA STEM Partnerships: Bridging NASA Missions With Classroom Instruction NASA missions are out of this world, literally. When new missions and scientific discoveries from these missions emerge, there are several ways they ...
2019-05-21, 18:00

NASA Invites Media to Attend 'NASA Day in Baton Rouge' Activities May 8 NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, and Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans invite media to attend NASA Day in Baton Rou...
2019-05-21, 18:00

It Was the Fourth of July in Iceland The Icelandic Drift Championship ran on the Fourth of July back in 2015 and one very appropriate car rolled up to the line: a 1994 super-aero Pontiac...
2019-07-05, 00:26

Turkey accuses Iceland of disrespect "Turkey accused Icelandic officials on Monday of showing disrespect to its visiting soccer team, after players said they were kept waiting at passpor...
2019-06-10, 15:26

Ice, fire and feuds: on the trail of Iceland's sagas The tales of heroes and feuding families in Iceland’s chronicles inspire this countrywide walking, hitchhiking and camping tripThe sagas are “our nat...
2019-06-16, 09:00

Zack Seckler's best photograph: wild Iceland from the air ‘The pilot flew me around the volcanic coast in his tiny homemade plane – with the door open and me hanging out taking pictures’I shot this off the s...
2019-07-17, 20:00

Iceland unveils memorial for melted glacier Icelandic officials and environmental activists on Sunday unveiled a memorial plaque, read poems and held a moment of silence to say an official good...
2019-08-19, 16:00

Two whales flown from Shanghai aquarium to sanctuary in Iceland Female 12-year-old beluga whales Little Grey and Little White arrive at Klettsvik BayTwo beluga whales from a Shanghai aquarium have arrived in Icela...
2019-06-20, 04:00

Turkey accuses Iceland of disrespect to soccer team Turkey accused Icelandic officials on Monday of showing disrespect to its visiting soccer team, after players said they were kept waiting at passport...
2019-06-10, 17:39

Tourism, High Yields Lure Investors to Iceland Investors are buying government debt from Iceland, illustrating how the world-wide bond rally has pushed many beyond traditional havens in pursuit of...
2019-07-06, 06:26

Made in China? Iceland’s sweater-knitters are unhappy REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP) — Trouble is rattling one of Iceland’s most distinctive industries: the production of the thick, hand-knitted “lo...
2019-06-10, 09:26

Iceland commemorates first glacier lost to climate change Iceland honors the passing of Okjokull, its first glacier lost to climate change, as scientists warn that some 400 others on the subarctic island ris...
2019-08-20, 00:52

Iceland holds funeral for glacier lost to climate change Mourners in Iceland have gathered to commemorate Okjokull, a 700-year-old glacier that was declared dead five years ago and has shriveled to a small ...
2019-08-19, 20:52

Iceland holds funeral for first glacier lost to climate change Nation commemorates the once huge Okjokull glacier with plaque that warns action is needed to prevent climate changeIceland has marked its first-ever...
2019-08-19, 10:26

'We're small but mighty': Bermuda's plan to emulate Iceland's World Cup run The island has a population of a little over 65,000 but with an expanded World Cup in 2026, qualification for the tournament is not out of the questi...
2019-06-14, 12:26

Iceland criticized Duterte’s drug war, so he accused its people of ‘eating ice’ “What is the problem of Iceland? It’s just ice,” the Philippine president said Friday during a rambling speech in Manila. Despite its name, Iceland i...
2019-07-12, 23:52

Iceland: Tourists find 50 pilot whales dead on beach A group of American tourists spotted the whales during a helicopter tour over the west coast of the Nordic island. Although the huge aquatic mammals ...
2019-07-20, 14:39

Turkey slams Iceland over treatment of national football team Members of the Turkish national team were subject to strict security checks upon their arrival to Iceland. Turkey is set to play Iceland in a qualifi...
2019-06-10, 16:26

Iceland holds ceremony for first glacier lost to climate change Iceland is commemorating the loss of Okjokull with the prime minister and guests from international universities and the United Nations. The ceremony...
2019-08-18, 19:13

Philippine President Mocks "Ice-Eating" Iceland Over UN Vote On Drug War Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte took a swipe at Iceland on Friday for spearheading a U.N. resolution to investigate his bloody war on drugs, say...
2019-07-13, 00:39

Satellite images show sad remains of Iceland’s first ‘dead’ glacier Shocking images of Iceland’s first “dead glacier” reveal the ongoing damage of soaring temperatures in the Arctic. The large Okjöku...
2019-08-13, 19:52

Duterte mocks 'ice-eating' Iceland over U.N. vote on Philippine war on drugs Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte took a swipe at Iceland on Friday for spearheading a U.N. resolution to investigate his bloody war on drugs, say...
2019-07-12, 13:52

Turkey says national team treated badly at Iceland airport ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish officials have condemned the treatment its national soccer team endured upon arrival in Iceland ahead of a European Cha...
2019-06-10, 13:13

Philippines' top senator chides Iceland for abortion, U.N. drugs war probe The Philippines' highest-ranking lawmaker said on Monday a U.N. resolution to probe the country's bloody war on drugs should be ignored, and its chie...
2019-07-15, 09:39

Iceland activists, officials hold funeral for death of Okjokull glacier Okjokull was Iceland's first glacier to disappear, but all of the nation's masses of ice will be gone within 200 years.    ...
2019-08-19, 15:13

Iceland's Eurovision entry Hatari holds up Palestinian flag during contest Iceland's hair-raising heavy metal Eurovision act Hatari raised Palestinian flags during their appearance on the show, which had been steeped in cont...
2019-05-21, 16:26

Iceland’s lava field is a must-see, mossy wonderland with a dark past The picturesque Eldhraun Lava Field in Iceland is home to one of the most devastating volcanic eruptions and biggest lava flow in the world.  &...
2019-07-18, 17:00

Iceland Builds First Monument In Memory Of Glacier Lost To Climate Change Iceland on Sunday honours the passing of Okjokull, its first glacier lost to climate change, as scientists warn that some 400 others on the subarctic...
2019-08-18, 09:39

Turkey accuses Iceland of disrespecting national football team at airport Players say they were searched and held for over three hoursTurkey captain has dishwashing brush thrust towards himTurkey has accused Icelandic offic...
2019-06-10, 20:26

Monument to be unveiled honoring glacier in Iceland lost to climate change A monument is set to be unveiled honoring Iceland’s first glacier that fell victim to climate change. Veuer’s Mercer Morrison has the sto...
2019-07-24, 18:52

Angela Merkel urges 'humility' towards nature at Iceland climate meeting German Chancellor Angela Merkel is in Iceland for talks with leaders of Nordic countries. Climate is expected to dominate the agenda, and Merkel has ...
2019-08-20, 12:00

The glaciers of Iceland seemed eternal. Now a country mourns their loss | Andri Snær Magnason My grandparents mapped these giants of the landscape. A plaque will mark the spot where the first was lost to the climate crisisHow do you write a eu...
2019-08-14, 08:13

Officials and Climate Change Activists Hold Funeral for Okjokull Glacier in Iceland (OKJOKULL GLACIER, Iceland) — It was a funeral for ice. With poetry, moments of silence and political speeches about the urgent need to fight c...
2019-08-19, 00:52

Scientists Unveil Memorial to Iceland’s ‘First’ Dead Glacier Lost to Climate Change Iceland is mourning the loss of one of its famous glaciers, Okjökull Glacier, in an official memorial ceremony that will take place on August 18...
2019-07-22, 23:13

People in Iceland held a funeral and erected a plaque for a glacier lost to climate change Amy McCaig/Rice University In Iceland, locals and scientists held a funeral and installed a plaque for the former Okjökull glacier. In 2014, Ok...
2019-08-19, 21:13

Irina Shayk ditches ring in Iceland trip photos amid rumored breakup with Bradley Cooper Bradley Cooper and longtime girlfriend Irina Shayk have reportedly called it quits. Now she's sharing vacation photos and still isn't weari...
2019-06-10, 06:39

'Killed' by climate change: Iceland to erect memorial to lost glacier The first of Iceland's glaciers to disappear due to climate change will be memorialized with a plaque, which will be unveiled next month.  ...
2019-07-23, 22:00

X Factor finalist Rachel Hylton told shop worker to 'go back to Africa' after being caught stealing in Iceland Former X Factor finalist Rachel Hylton told an Iceland shop worker to "go back to Africa" when she was caught stealing groceries worth £26, a court h...
2019-08-09, 20:52

If we sent astronauts to Mars right now they’d almost certainly die Mankind seems destined to one day set foot on Mars. NASA and other space agencies around the world are already making big plans for sending humans to...
2019-06-03, 20:26

Trump: ‘We'll be going to Mars very soon’ President Trump said Monday that the United States will be “going to Mars very soon” as he announced new cooperation between the U.S. and Japan in se...
2019-05-27, 19:39

How to detect life on Mars When MIT research scientist Christopher Carr visited a green sand beach in Hawaii at the age of 9, he probably didn’t think that he’d use the little ...
2019-06-17, 16:00

Humans Will Never Colonize Mars The suggestion that humans will soon set up bustling, long-lasting colonies on Mars is something many of us take for granted. What this lofty vision ...
2019-07-31, 19:00

Trump Brain Status: Man From Mars Here’s a new and important message from the president of the United States regarding the mysteries of the universe and his burning desire to plumb th...
2019-06-07, 21:00

Amazon's re:Mars serves up AI inspiration The burgeoning world of AI has generated a whole host of serious challenges, as well as skepticism about its business value, but Amazon's new confere...
2019-06-05, 05:26

The A.V. Club is recapping Veronica Mars Episode 1: “Spring Break Forever” | Episode 2: “Chino And The Man” | Episode 3: “Keep Calm And Party On” | Episode 4: “Heads You Lose” | Episode 5: “...
2019-07-22, 00:13

Mars has a brand new crater, and it sure is pretty Mars, like any other rocky world, has its fair share of craters. These scars of ancient impacts give the dusty surface of the planet some serious per...
2019-06-19, 10:13

What Does Veronica Mars Want? That's a Key Question of the Revival Veronica Mars is at a crossroads. We're talking about Kristen Bell's main character at the heart of Veronica Mars. When the miniseries--season four i...
2019-06-21, 00:39

At re:MARS, Amazon sells itself as an AI innovator As the major cloud providers compete for customers with a growing number of AI services, Amazon is attempting to bolster its reputation in the field....
2019-06-08, 02:39

Send Your Name to Mars with the 2020 Rover If you’ve ever yearned to travel to Mars, now is your chance. Well, okay, you can’t travel to Mars, but your name can, and that’s as close as you’re ...
2019-05-23, 19:13

Mars has meteors to thank for its wispy clouds Mars isn’t exactly known for being a cloudy place. It’s dry, dusty, and barren, but the planet does indeed have a bit of cloud cover. Fig...
2019-06-20, 06:39

Making Mars habitable might be possible thanks to aerogel As far as anyone knows, Mars is currently totally devoid of life. We don’t know if that was always the case, but we know that modern-day Mars i...
2019-07-17, 02:00

How open source and AI can take us to the Moon, Mars, and beyond As we set our sights on a return to the Moon, as well as future human spaceflight to Mars and beyond, what are the innovations that will get us there...
2019-07-21, 02:00

Afghanistan bloodshed mars 100 years of independence Afghanistan is at a “crucial moment” in its history as it marks 100 years of independence, the head of the UN Mission there said on Monday, following...
2019-08-20, 00:00

Headed to Mars? Pack Some Aerogel—You Know, for Terraforming Armed with the right materials, Martian colonizers could unlock frozen carbon dioxide beneath its surface, making the Red Planet warm enough to suppo...
2019-07-15, 21:13

Why Veronica Mars Is Still Worth Watching, 15 Years Later Veronica Mars has been on a hell of a ride. The beloved, short-lived TV series debuted in 2004, telling sun-drenched teen noir stories about a high s...
2019-07-12, 01:00

Water on Mars Provides Hope for Human Habitation The first sample of dust and soil analysed by NASA’s Curiosity Mars Rover in August 2012 was found to contain a substantial amount of water. This dis...
2019-06-19, 06:39

Mission to Mars: The complete guide to getting to the Red Planet Humanity's first Mars mission will need a big rocket, lots of free time, reliable team mates and lots of NASA cash. Here's our 5-step plan to get peo...
2019-06-13, 14:00

Japan gets ‘all clear’ to mine Mars’ moon Japan is ready to mine Mars’ largest moon after successfully completing all of the compulsory “space contamination” paperwork. Japa...
2019-05-21, 16:13

Mars Science Lab launch delayed two years NASA's launch of the Mars Science Laboratory -- hampered by technical difficulties and cost overruns -- has been delayed until the fall of 2011, NASA...
2019-05-21, 16:26

Water on Mars is probably too cold and salty for life as we know it Even if there is water on Mars’s surface it may be too cold and salty for life as we know it to survive there – so there is no risk of contaminating ...
2019-05-21, 17:13

The essential Veronica Mars case files After a short time in streaming limbo—thanks for nothing, go90—Veronica Mars arrives on Hulu Monday, July 1. Running for three seasons on UPN and The...
2019-07-02, 00:52

Elon Musk is once again on a quest to ‘nuke Mars’ If there’s one thing you can say about Elon Musk it’s that he’s never lacked ambition. He’s founded a number of successful co...
2019-08-17, 21:00

Most Convincing Evidence Yet that Mars Supported Life A lot of intriguing evidence has been collected over the years in support of the idea that life once existed on Mars. No definitive proof has been fo...
2019-07-06, 18:26

Cause of mysterious methane spikes on Mars still unknown A few months after detecting an "unusually high" level of methane on Mars, researchers have yet to figure out what's causing the spike. They have, ho...
2019-08-13, 17:52

Meteors explain Mars' cloud cover New research suggests the wispy clouds found 18 miles above the Marian surface are made of icy dust produced by meteors hitting the Red Planet's atmo...
2019-06-18, 02:13

Sand on Mars moves in ways not seen on Earth A University of Arizona team created the most detailed analysis of sand movement on Mars with NASA Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter data, finding it&rsquo...
2019-05-23, 23:39

Everyone Needs a Good Pillow—Even Astronauts Bound for Mars Sure, long-haul space travel demands a solid vehicle and ample food. But to stay sane during those lonely days, you might just want a good ol' pillow...
2019-05-31, 20:39

We don’t know enough about space radiation to send people to Mars Mankind seems destined to one day set foot on Mars. NASA and other space agencies around the world are already making big plans for sending humans to...
2019-06-04, 22:26

Scientists may have discovered a way to make Mars habitable In a new paper published in Nature Astronomy, researchers explain how a thin layer of aerogel — a highly porous, virtually weightless material — coul...
2019-07-17, 23:26

What to wear on Mars: A look at the future of spacesuit technology Extraterrestrial travel is all the rage: Elon Musk's SpaceX has pledged to put the first humans on Mars. Amazon chief Jeff Bezos has his sights set o...
2019-05-31, 17:13

Researchers have found new way to bring oxygen to Mars One of the biggest issues with putting astronauts on Mars for any length of time is the planet’s weak atmosphere and the lack of oxygen needed ...
2019-05-31, 01:26

There's plenty of parking for a Tesla on Mars Romanian artist Andrei Lacasu's 'Life on Mars' series shows a dusty Tesla Roadster parked on top of a Martian cliff.   ...
2019-07-31, 17:39

Veronica Mars Is the Best TV Revival Since Twin Peaks Stories don’t really end anymore. As long as there’s earning potential in them, they get revived or rebooted or upgraded to multiplatform...
2019-07-20, 00:26

With “Years, Continents, Bloodshed,” it's the end of Veronica Mars as we know it Well, this episode certainly explains what Veronica meant in her season premiere voiceover about this particular spring break being “the beginning of...
2019-07-24, 06:39

Red wine may hold a secret that will keep Mars travelers fit As NASA slowly inches towards the day when it can finally send human travelers to Mars, scientists are doing their best to make sure those first adve...
2019-07-18, 19:26

Red wine could protect astronauts flying to Mars A chemical in red wine known as resveratrol could prevent astronauts' muscles becoming weak in the reduced gravity environment on Mars, a new study a...
2019-07-19, 15:00

Take a Moment to Admire These Passing Clouds on Mars Life can be stressful and full of toil. To ease your tortured mind, we present to you some stunning photographs of clouds on Mars, recently taken by ...
2019-05-31, 03:13

The Mars Rat and Other Unexplained Features on the Martian Planet In September 2012, a photograph snapped by NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity caught the attention of Internet sleuths everywhere. This picture appears to s...
2019-07-15, 00:26

Here’s the stupid reason Elon Musk wants to nuke Mars Elon Musk – aka Lex Luthor in spirit — is on social media yapping about nuking Mars again. He’s not trolling; he’s not acting as a provocateur; he re...
2019-08-17, 03:00

Mars crew could 3D-print skin and bones for injuries A journey to Mars will take several years, and humans won't be able to turn back if an astronaut suffers a burn or a bone fracture. Which is why...
2019-07-10, 04:26

Crash mars finish as Teunissen edges Sagan "Mike Teunissen pipped Peter Sagan on the opening stage of the Tour de France after an incident-packed finale saw a large chunk of the peloton wiped ...
2019-07-06, 18:13

With “Keep Calm And Party On,” Veronica Mars’ need to be right blows up in everyone's face While there, naturally, had to be a lot of exposition and character introductions in the first two episodes, “Keep Calm And Party On” is the first ep...
2019-07-21, 23:26

Trump Gets Trolled After Tweeting That the Moon Is Part of Mars Donald Trump has left people astonished with his knowledge of space and the universe and has become a laughing stock yet again after he claimed that ...
2019-06-08, 14:39

Methane gas found on Mars hints at possibility of life NASA’s Curiosity Rover has discovered that Mars is emitting methane gas — lots of it — and that could be a sign that life is thriv...
2019-06-23, 02:26

Mars invades: Jeff Wayne's 'The War of the Worlds' goes interactive Twenty-first-century Londoners will be transported back to the late 19th century of H.G. Wells' "The War of the Worlds" to join a fight for survival ...
2019-05-31, 12:13

PSA: The Original Run of Veronica Mars Hits Hulu July 1st Detectives are the best. Nancy Drew, Sherlock Holmes, Batman. And, of course, Veronica Mars, the legendary Kristin Bell heroine who starred in severa...
2019-06-10, 06:13

Hulu's Comic-Con surprise: 'Veronica Mars' S4 is streaming now Forget waiting until July 26th, during a panel at Comic-Con Veronica Mars star Kristen Bell announced season four of the relaunched series is premier...
2019-07-19, 23:39

DNA Sequencing Microchip Could Detect Earth-Like Life on Mars Conditions on Mars are harsh. Its atmosphere is made up mostly of carbon dioxide and is 100 times thinner than Earth’s. Temperatures on the surface c...
2019-06-19, 23:52

How to Stream the Veronica Mars Movie Before Binging Season 4 Hulu released season 4 of Veronica Mars Friday, a week early, as a birthday present for its star Kristin Bell. Her birthday was July 18th. If you’re ...
2019-07-20, 22:39

Curiosity is entering what may be the best area to find life on Mars Clay on the Martian surface may be able to sustain and nourish microbes, and the Curiosity rover has just rolled into an area on Mars that’s chock fu...
2019-05-21, 17:13

Dunkin’ Hepatitis scare mars National Doughnut Day in NJ Customers at a Dunkin’ Donuts in New Jersey may have been exposed to Hepatitis A after a worker at the shop tested positive for the communicable dise...
2019-06-08, 02:26

Red wine compound could help protect astronauts on trip to Mars Resveratrol, a phenol found in red wine, could be used to protect the muscles of astronauts during extended stays in space, like on a mission to Mars...
2019-07-18, 19:13

This New Veronica Mars Trailer Has So Many Gasp-Worthy Moments After 12 years away from TV, did you expect Veronica Mars to have anything but an explosive return? E! News has your exclusive first look at the new ...
2019-06-14, 16:52

New Mars crater exposes mysterious darker material The Red Planet was hit by an asteroid sometime within the past three years and the resulting crater has exposed a "darker material" underneath Mars' ...
2019-06-17, 15:39

Japan edge battling Scotland as VAR controversy mars win "Japan scored twice in the first half in a 2-1 win over Scotland, a result that leaves Shelley Kerr\u0027s side\u0027s hopes hanging by a thread at t...
2019-06-14, 19:26

Veronica Mars' Jason Dohring on reboots and romance This past Friday, Hulu surprised marshmallows everywhere when they dropped the fourth season of Veronica Mars a week early. We sat down with Jason Do...
2019-07-22, 21:39

Scientists work out way to make Mars surface fit for farming Aerogel sheet mimics Earth’s greenhouse effect and could help to create fertile oasesFor future astronauts bound for Mars it will surely rank as a po...
2019-07-15, 21:39

California researchers have found a new way to bring oxygen to Mars One of the biggest issues with putting astronauts on Mars is the weak atmosphere and the lack of oxygen needed to sustain life. Astronauts would need...
2019-05-30, 19:00

‘Fettuccine’ rocks could be ‘obvious sign of life’ on Mars The search for life on Mars may come down to whether the Red Planet is more like Olive Garden than the Brooklyn Botanic Garden. According to a new re...
2019-06-06, 23:39

SpaceX Said to Be Eyeing Florida for Mars Rocket Launch Elon Musk's SpaceX is expanding its facilities in Florida to make room for the space company's forthcoming super heavy-lift launch vehicle dubbed Sta...
2019-08-03, 14:26

SpaceX beginning to tackle some of the big challenges for a Mars journey Enlarge / A rendering of what a Super Heavy Starship launch would look like. (credit: SpaceX) Earlier this month, the principal Mars "development e...
2019-06-03, 14:52

Americans aren’t interested in the Moon and Mars—and that’s understandable Enlarge / Mars or the Moon? It’s a debate that has bedeviled NASA for decades. (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty Images) Nearly two years ago, Vice Pr...
2019-06-21, 00:13

No marshmallows here: Veronica Mars season 4 pulls no punches Enlarge / Hulu's poster and key art for the new season. It's been surreal seeing public transit ads for this long-dead, personal favorite show around...
2019-08-01, 01:52

Evidence of Major Cataclysm on Mars Which Would Have Destroyed any Life Analysis of data collected by the Mars Curiosity Rover revealed evidence of a past cataclysmic event that would have ended all life on the surface of...
2019-06-21, 01:00

Americans believe asteroid monitoring more important than Mars trip The poll comes as the White House pushes to get astronauts back on the moon, but only about a quarter of Americans said moon or Mars exploration by a...
2019-06-21, 02:00

Hulu will stream the first three 'Veronica Mars' seasons on July 1st You won't have to twiddle your thumbs while you're waiting for Hulu to premiere the Veronica Mars reboot. The newly Disney-controlled serv...
2019-06-09, 02:26

Life on Mars? Sorry Brian Cox, that’s still science fiction | Philip Ball The utopian vision of humans colonising the red planet to solve our energy and population crises is a misguided fantasyWho said this? “I’ve been havi...
2019-05-26, 18:13

Mars rover's large methane discovery excites scientists Curiosity’s record-breaking measurement fuels speculation it is from microbial MartiansNasa’s Curiosity rover has detected its largest belch of metha...
2019-06-27, 21:13

We used to be friends: Veronica Mars is back in the first full season 4 trailer Enlarge / Hulu also distributed this poster for the new season. (credit: Hulu) As the premiere for a new season of fan-darling-TV-series-brought-ba...
2019-06-15, 08:13

Unique chance to confirm methane spikes – and perhaps life – on Mars NASA’s Curiosity rover has detected a brief burp of methane on Mars, and we may be able to confirm the signal because satellites were monitoring the ...
2019-06-27, 20:00

How will Mars explorers stop earthly viruses infecting the red planet? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific con...
2019-05-21, 16:00

Mars was once warm and rainy before turning frigid, study finds Scientists have learned a lot about Mars in recent years, and based on observations from the fancy hardware NASA has sent to the Red Planet we know t...
2019-08-21, 00:26

Hulu solves the mystery of when it will stream the first 3 seasons of Veronica Mars Back in September, Hulu announced that it was planning to bring back cult classic mystery show Veronica Mars for an eight-episode revival season, whi...
2019-06-09, 20:39

Curiosity rover spots mysterious light flash on Mars A new image from NASA's Curiosity Rover shows a strange glowing light above the Red Planet's surface.       ...
2019-06-21, 01:00

Review: Super-hot board game Terraforming Mars goes digital Enlarge (credit: Asmodee Digital) Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at card...
2019-05-21, 16:13

Mars colonisation possible through sperm bank in space, study suggests Scientists find frozen sperm exposed to zero-g could go where no man has gone beforeAll-female astronaut crews could reproduce in space without the h...
2019-06-24, 01:39

Asteroids hitting Mars could have made hot rain fall for decades Asteroids hitting the surface of Mars billions of years ago would have produced enough energy to vaporise ice, creating clouds of hot rain that took ...
2019-05-21, 17:13

The Return of Veronica Mars: 5 Reasons the Hulu Revival Won't Disappoint Veronica Mars was--and still is--very much an anomaly. The beloved series survived by the skin of its teeth for three seasons on two different netwo...
2019-07-15, 17:39

Veronica Mars never fully accepted what it meant to be good—until the movie When the Veronica Mars movie was released in 2014, it was almost more important symbolically than anything else. It was proof that fans and creators ...
2019-07-19, 21:00

We used to be friends: A catch-up guide to Veronica Mars’ cast and characters It truly was a long time ago that we used to be friends with Veronica Mars—or at least accustomed to seeing the badass gumshoe on our television. The...
2019-07-19, 21:00

Kashmir crisis mars independence celebrations in Pakistan and India As Pakistan and India mark over seven decades of independence from British colonial rule, critics say the Kashmir problem has overshadowed basic deve...
2019-08-14, 17:26

An ancient Mars crater likely spawned a devastating mega-tsunami The Mars we know today is dry, dusty, and (probably) devoid of life, but that wasn’t always the case. Scientists believe Mars was once a wet wo...
2019-08-05, 20:26

U.S. should skip moon and head for Mars, Apollo 11's Michael Collins says Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins is glad to hear more talk about space missions to Mars, as the 50th anniversary of the historic first moonwalk st...
2019-07-15, 10:52

Ancient meteor strike may have triggered mega-tsunami on Mars Researchers may have located the site of an ancient meteor strike that flooded Mars with a mega-tsunami. This could provide insight life on Mars. &#...
2019-08-06, 10:39

Mars missions and rockets: Cornwall in deep-space revolution Scientists at a satellite earth station in Cornwall say they will be able to provide deep-space communication facilities for missions to Mars within ...
2019-07-19, 10:39

Meteor impact may have started a 'mega-tsunami' on early Mars There appears to be stronger evidence of a possible ocean on ancient Mars. A recent study indicates that the meteor that created the 75-mile Lomonos...
2019-08-05, 06:39

Fly off to Mars at Kennedy Space Center’s Astronaut Training Experience As we celebrate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11, the first manned mission to land on the Moon, Florida’s Kennedy Space Center has opened up its Ast...
2019-07-05, 02:26

U.S. should skip moon, head for Mars, Apollo 11's Michael Collins says Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins is glad to hear more talk about missions to Mars, as the 50th anniversary of the historic first moonwalk stokes p...
2019-07-15, 17:26

From Satellites to the Moon and Mars, China Is Quickly Becoming a Space Superpower Nestled among the crimson dunes of China’s Gobi Desert, a warren of domes and squat white buildings rises from the parched earth. Inside is a r...
2019-07-17, 21:13

Surprise! Veronica Mars Season 4 Is Out a Week Early On Hulu Buckle up Marshmallows, it's time to head back to Neptune. As announced at the end of the show's San Diego Comic-Con panel, Hulu decided to shock u...
2019-07-19, 23:00

Scientists Develop Material to Create Habitable Areas on Mars Mars’ surface, as far as we can tell, is not habitable to humans—it’s far too cold. But eventually, humanity would like to put an outpost on the plan...
2019-07-16, 05:52

Trump, Apollo 11 astronauts discuss merits of going to moon before Mars President Donald Trump praised the 1969 moon-landing mission as "one of the great achievements" in U.S. history in an Oval Office meeting with Apollo...
2019-07-20, 03:13

Donald Trump Trolled On Twitter After He Says Moon Is A Part Of Mars US President Donald Trump has left people astonished with his knowledge of space and the universe and has become a laughing stock yet again after he ...
2019-06-08, 18:39

ESA’s Mars mission hits snag after second parachute test failure Sending a spacecraft to Mars is no easy feat, but landing it on the Red Planet without making a crater is equally challenging. The European Space Age...
2019-08-14, 07:00

Terraforming Mars with strange silica blanket could let plants thrive Mars’s surface is not suitable for life because of its low temperatures and constant radiation bombardment, but just a few centimetres of aerogel cou...
2019-07-15, 18:13

Watch scientists 3D-print human skin and bone for Mars astronauts European Space Agency project has produced its first bioprinted skin and bone samples for Mars-bound astronauts.       ...
2019-07-10, 17:52

Veronica Mars season four's final ticking clock begins with "Gods Of War" When it comes to Veronica Mars’ penultimate episodes, they tend to be when the shit really goes down. Not necessarily the stuff of season-ending shit...
2019-07-24, 01:26

Americans prefer to stop asteroids from hitting Earth over going to the Moon or Mars CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Americans prefer a space program that focuses on potential asteroid impacts, scientific research and using robots to expl...
2019-06-20, 23:26

Kristen Bell on the Big Veronica Mars Shocker: The Show Isn't Interesting Without a Struggle This isn't the Veronica Mars you remember. And yet, it is. The Kristen Bell-fronted series is back alive once again, this time on Hulu, with an eigh...
2019-07-23, 20:39

With Kareem Abdul-Jabbar behind the wheel, Veronica Mars drops the bomb(er) The time has finally come for the episode we have all been waiting for: the Kareem Abdul-Jabbar-written episode of Veronica Mars. Yes, despite the ki...
2019-07-23, 19:26

Alien-hunting camera headed to Mars in hopes of finding life Is there life on Mars, and will it like being photographed? A British-built rover is set to look for signs of life on the Red Planet, with the help o...
2019-08-20, 04:26

Mars 2020 rover cameras get eye exams to hunt life on the Red Planet This Mars 2020 rover camera could be key to finding life on Mars and learning more about the planet – but only if it passes its vision examination by...
2019-08-20, 10:52

Study details how radiation exposure will mess with Mars travelers’ minds Pretend, for a moment, that you’re one of the first travelers taking a trip to Mars. What would be on your mind? Surely the journey itself will...
2019-08-07, 08:00

Kirsten Wild stripped of victory after huge crash mars finale "Kirsten Wild (WNT-Rotor) was stripped of victory in the Prudential RideLondon Classique after the Dutchwoman was adjudged to have sparked a mass pil...
2019-08-04, 10:39

Mars meteorite assault stopped 500 million years earlier than thought The Late Heavy Bombardment may have stopped on Mars 4.48 billion years ago, allowing it to become more favourable to life earlier than previously sug...
2019-06-27, 23:52

Martin Rees: ‘Climate change is a doddle compared with terraforming Mars’ The astronomer royal and risk specialist on cyber-attacks, pandemics, Brexit and life on MarsMartin Rees is a cosmologist and astrophysicist who has ...
2019-08-18, 20:00

Curiosity rover finds gas levels on Mars hinting at possibility of life It's easy to get jaded about potential signs of life on Mars, but a recent discovery might raise eyebrows. The New York Times has learned that N...
2019-06-23, 02:13

Tesla Roadster reaches Mars? An artist envisions an EV colonized red planet Romanian artist Andrei Lacasu's 'Life on Mars' series shows a dusty Tesla Roadster parked on top of a Martian cliff.   ...
2019-07-31, 20:13

Scientists find that Mars is inhabitable for at least one of Earth’s life forms While trying to decide if humans can live on Mars, scientists believe they've found some germs can survive on the red planet.    ...
2019-06-21, 22:39

Watch live: SpaceX is about to launch a Mars-rocket prototype in Texas SpaceX via dearMoon SpaceX plans to launch a small rocket ship called Starhopper in Texas on Wednesday. Although the vehicle was briefly engulfed by...
2019-07-25, 09:01

The return of Veronica Mars takes us on an explosive “Spring Break Forever" “I spent my first 19 years trying to escape my hometown of Neptune. Made it out, then after a decade away, decided Neptune needed me and I needed it....
2019-07-21, 23:26

Rejoice, Marshmallows! Hulu's new season of Veronica Mars has arrived early Hulu has gone and done it again: the streaming service has bucked their original schedule and dropped the entire fourth season of Veronica Mars a ful...
2019-07-19, 23:00

‘Veronica Mars’ review: Series still slinging sass in superb return Can you go home again? Veronica Mars (Kristen Bell) certainly seems to fit back in Neptune, Calif. The long-awaited fourth season of “Veronica Mars,”...
2019-07-15, 17:26

Veronica Mars Returns: Get the Backstory Before the Snarky Sleuth's Hulu Comeback It's been 15 years since viewers first entered the world of Veronica Mars. Ready to dive back in again? The UPN/The CW series starring Kristen Bell ...
2019-06-28, 19:39

In “Chino And The Man,” Veronica Mars addresses true crime, Big Dick's buddy, & "New Logan" While Veronica gave an understandable reason for refusing Logan’s marriage proposal in the season premiere, her opening voiceover in “Chino And The M...
2019-07-21, 23:26

Veronica Mars' Jason Dohring, '90s Stars and Other Actors Party at Comic-Con 2019 Ain't no party like a Comic-Con party! Many celebs have been spotted at Comic-Con International: San Diego 2019 bashes in recent days. On Thursday...
2019-07-21, 00:39

Penske's Power wins after early woe, crash mars Pocono IndyCar race Will Power secured his first victory of the IndyCar season for Team Penske, as the race at Pocano was abandoned for weather and featured a huge crash...
2019-08-19, 02:00

Premier League: Alisson Becker Injury Mars Liverpool's Strong Start Liverpool are aiming to end a 30-year wait to win the Premier League after missing out by only one point to Manchester City last season and laid down...
2019-08-10, 08:00

'We will plant the American flag on Mars': Trump delivers July 4th speech – video The president sailed close to one of his campaign lines when he claimed, “our nation is stronger than it ever was before”, but otherwise swerved past...
2019-07-05, 22:00

Mars crude climbs to four-month high on storm-related output losses Mars Sour, a U.S. Gulf of Mexico crude grade, firmed to the strongest in four months on Monday as traders focused on offshore production losses cause...
2019-07-22, 22:39

Footprints on the Moon and Cemeteries on Mars: 50 Years Evidence of Human Activity In Space There is a lot of documentation about what’s been left on the Moon – but it’s amazing how much we don’t know. ...
2019-07-15, 06:26

Shooting mars Toronto Raptors NBA victory parade attended by 2 million Canadians Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was among 2 million fans cheering the NBA champion Toronto Raptors at a victory parade through the city on Monday that ...
2019-06-17, 23:13

Amazon’s re:MARS opening keynote featured autonomous acrobats and Robert Downey Jr. Amazon's re:MARS conference kicked off with a bang. Keynote speakers on the first day included Robert Downey Jr., Boston Dynamics' CEO, and others.Re...
2019-06-05, 11:13

'Moving fast:' Musk's SpaceX eyes Florida for launch site for Mars rocket Elon Musk's SpaceX is expanding its facilities in Florida to make room for the space company's forthcoming super heavy-lift launch vehicle dubbed Sta...
2019-08-03, 01:01

Mars, Nestle, other food companies face complaints of forced labor at palm oil supplier In another supply chain controversy for chocolate makers, petitions filed with U.S. Customs and Border Protection ask for a ban on the Malaysian comp...
2019-08-16, 17:26

SpaceX tried to launch a Mars spaceship prototype on its first big flight, but the test abruptly ended after ignition SpaceX/YouTube SpaceX tried to launch, hover, and land a small steel rocket ship called Starhopper on Wednesday in south Texas. The vehicle is an ea...
2019-07-25, 09:01

No joke: Chris Stapleton, Bruno Mars share a song on Ed Sheeran's new record Ed Sheeran, Bruno Mars and Chris Stapleton appear on a track called "Blow," part of Sheeran's new album.        ...
2019-06-20, 03:39

Apollo 11 pilot Michael Collins disagrees with return to moon, wants straight shot to Mars Michael Collins, the command module pilot on Apollo 11, expressed disagreement with the administration's focus on reaching the moon as a starting poi...
2019-07-22, 07:39

As spring break gets deadlier, Veronica Mars visits the ghosts (and boyfriends) of seasons past Only four episodes in, the fourth season of Veronica Mars is surprisingly dense. Except for the Maloof family ring (presumably) and Dick Casablancas’...
2019-07-21, 23:26

'Star Trek' logo - or at least, what looks like it - spotted on Mars Recently, a NASA spacecraft in orbit around Mars snapped a photo of an odd object on the planet's surface – something that looks remarkabl...
2019-06-14, 00:52

NASA is testing ‘bee’ robots on the ISS NASA is betting big on the future of space robots. As automated gadgets become more and more advanced, scientists are starting to imagine how robots ...
2019-05-21, 22:39

NASA needs a name for its 2020 rover, and you can help! NASA’s Mars 2020 mission is coming together rapidly, with engineers piecing together the shiny new rover and preparing all of the instruments i...
2019-06-27, 20:52

NASA will allow private astronauts on the ISS for $11,250-$22,500 a day Enlarge / The forward end of the International Space Station is pictured showing portions of five modules. From right to left is a portion of the U.S...
2019-06-07, 22:39

The five: Nasa research probes As Saturn’s moon Titan becomes Nasa’s latest destination, we look at other probes the agency is boldly sending forthAs announced last month, Nasa is ...
2019-07-07, 09:13

GPS on the Moon? NASA’s working on it If you’re driving your car from Portland to Merced, you probably rely on GPS to see where you are. But what if you’re driving your Moon r...
2019-07-04, 05:26

Comic-Con: New 'Veronica Mars' season drops on Hulu a week early (thanks, Kristen Bell!) Kristen Bell previewed the new Hulu revival of "Veronica Mars" at Comic-Con and then announced the fourth season was ready to binge immediately. &#...
2019-07-20, 03:39

Why Elon Musk wants to 'nuke Mars' Four years after first suggesting we “nuke Mars” to make it habitable for humans, Elon Musk is at it again!     ...
2019-08-20, 17:39

NASA shake-up in new race to the moon As NASA scrambles to meet U.S. President Donald Trump's mandate to return humans to the moon by 2024, two longtime heads of NASA's human exploration ...
2019-07-11, 09:52

NASA approves two new missions to study the sun Our sun is about to get even more attention thanks to the approval of two new missions to study various aspects of our star and its relationship with...
2019-06-28, 19:52

NASA is going back to the moon but most people in the US don't want to Most people in the US don’t support going to the moon or Mars, according to a recent survey, but about half say they’d take a trip to orbit Earth if ...
2019-06-21, 19:39

NASA’s X-59 supersonic jet will have a 4K TV instead of a forward window NASA’s X-59 QueSST experimental quiet supersonic aircraft will have a cockpit like no other — featuring a big 4K screen where you’d norm...
2019-06-19, 22:26

NASA’s Spitzer telescope refuses to die NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope is finally nearing the end of an absolutely incredible journey. The spacecraft has been peering deep into space ...
2019-06-14, 02:00

Will NASA Find Life on Titan? JoAnna Wendel is a science cartoonist and writer in Washington, DC. She loves space, planets, rocks, and her cat, Pancake. You can find her work at j...
2019-06-29, 17:13

50 years later, NASA headed to the moon again Nearly 50 years after Neil Armstrong stepped foot on the moon, part of the storied Apollo program, NASA officials announce they’re going back t...
2019-07-11, 08:13

NASA is about to grow fruit in space NASA has big plans for space travel that include heading to both the Moon and Mars sooner rather than later. If humans begin to travel to other world...
2019-07-16, 06:13

Will NASA approve another untethered spacewalk? The first “free-flying” spacewalk was back in 1984 and the last one in 1994. User @itsjose_irl tweeted #AskNASA inquiring when we can exp...
2019-08-20, 17:39

NASA needs help deciding where to land on this asteroid NASA’s OSIRIS-REx mission has already accomplished a lot since arriving at the space rock known as Bennu late last year. The spacecraft successfully ...
2019-05-24, 20:13

NASA’s Voyager twins refuse to die It’s been almost 42 years since NASA sent its two Voyager spacecraft on record-breaking missions, and both of the decades-old robots are still ...
2019-07-10, 06:52

NASA wants to grow peppers in space Growing peppers will give astronauts an option for spicing up their sometimes bland food options in space -- and as an added benefit, peppers are ric...
2019-07-16, 19:00

NASA just approved two new missions to study the Sun NASA has plenty of projects on its slate at the moment, but that has never stopped the U.S. space agency from looking to the future. Our Sun, which i...
2019-06-28, 06:13

NASA Went to the Stock Exchange to Try to Sell the ISS The Trump administration is trying to turn the International Space Station into a business. It could learn from the first guy to try that: Ronald Rea...
2019-06-08, 17:52

Hulu will add NASA TV to its lineup of live channels Just ahead of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, you'll have another way to tune into NASA TV's live stream. Hulu will car...
2019-07-17, 23:13

How NASA keeps its astronauts safe and sane in space Astronauts endure one of the most dangerous, high stakes, high stress professions on (or off) the planet -- a job matched in isolation, confinement a...
2019-07-19, 22:13

At 82, NASA Pioneer Sue Finley Still Reaching For The Stars Sue Finley began work at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory as the US prepared to launch its first satellite into orbit in 1958, racing to match the Sovie...
2019-07-17, 04:52

Spacewatch: Nasa tries to get Martian 'mole' working again Heat probe was supposed to dig down five metres but it came to standstill just 30cm below surfaceScientists and engineers at Nasa’s Jet Propulsion La...
2019-06-14, 00:13

NASA says now is the best time in two centuries for space exploration When you’re planning on taking a trip it pays to plan ahead, and one of the first things you should do is check the weather forecast. The same is tru...
2019-06-13, 23:13

NASA put a man on the moon. Now, the Smithsonian is putting a rocket in DC In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, thousands of Americans will have a chance to experience the rocket launch. ...
2019-07-15, 19:00

Sorry, but NASA probably isn't sending astronauts to the moon in 2024 The Trump administration has set NASA an ambitious goal of returning to the moon, but the agency doesn't have enough money or the right spacecraft to...
2019-05-21, 17:13

As NASA relives its biggest triumph, there are worries it won’t be able to do it again As NASA celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, the agency is scrambling to meet the White House demand that it put Americans ...
2019-07-19, 19:00

NASA will send three landers from three different companies to the Moon NASA plans to return humans to the Moon within the next five years. That’s a tall order and, while many people remain skeptical that the agency...
2019-06-05, 23:13

NASA telescope captures incredible X-ray of night sky A stunning photo that shows the night sky as you’ve never seen it before has been released by NASA. The image was snapped from space by a speci...
2019-06-01, 09:26

NASA Telescope Discovers More than 2,600 New Alien Planets On March 7, 2009, NASA launched the Kepler space telescope into orbit around the Sun. Outside the Earth’s atmosphere, it would be free to peer deeply...
2019-06-27, 21:39

NASA’s large SLS rocket unlikely to fly before at least late 2021 Enlarge / NASA Administrator James Bridenstine testifies before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee on July 17, 2019. (credit:...
2019-07-17, 20:00

Next person on the moon will be a woman, says NASA chief NASA chief Jim Bridenstine has told Sky News he believes the next person to walk on the moon will be a woman - as he warned that space is "getting mo...
2019-07-15, 21:13

Here are the four spots where NASA’s asteroid probe might land NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft is currently hanging out around the asteroid known as Bennu. It’s been there for months, taking photos and s...
2019-08-14, 07:00

NASA has a new plan for getting the InSight lander digging again NASA’s InSight lander is having some problems. The robot, which has already delivered some very interesting observations since arriving on Mars...
2019-06-06, 01:00

NASA says now is a great time to leave Earth When you’re planning on taking a trip it pays to plan ahead, and one of the first things you should do is check the weather forecast. The same ...
2019-06-13, 08:00

NASA will study solar weather in two new missions Solar winds are no threat to people on Earth, but can pose a danger to astronauts and spacecraft. NASA has selected two new missions that aims to bet...
2019-06-21, 04:13

With Gerstenmaier gone, decision to fly NASA astronauts may be more contentious Enlarge / NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine listens as Bill Gerstenmaier, then the associate administrator for the Human Exploration and Operations ...
2019-08-06, 19:13

Interactive map shows how every state is important to NASA NASA does most of its business in space, and it can sometimes feel like there’s a bit of a disconnect between the space agency and the rest of ...
2019-07-08, 02:13

NASA Astronaut Available for Interviews Before First Space Mission NASA astronaut Andrew Morgan will be available from 7 to 8:15 a.m. EDT Monday, July 1, for live satellite interviews from Star City, Russia, before l...
2019-06-18, 22:13

NASA Is Opening the ISS to Tourists—but Don't Worry, You Can't Afford It Starting as early as next year, NASA will make the International Space Station available to space tourists and other business ventures. Sounds exciti...
2019-06-08, 00:26

NASA wants you to come up with a way to send heavy stuff to the Moon The NASA of today is a whole lot different than the agency that first sent humans to the Moon. While those projects were almost entirely in-house, to...
2019-08-01, 01:26

NASA needs your help to deliver cargo to its lunar Gateway NASA is inching closer to its return to the Moon, but its push to send crewed missions to the lunar surface is really just the start of a much larger...
2019-08-20, 08:00

Will private companies beat NASA to the Moon? With private companies setting their sights on sending humans to the moon in the near future, it's possible that one could touch down on the lunar su...
2019-08-02, 21:52

NASA: Lunar shrinkage may be causing moonquakes According to a new study, the moon's contractions continue today, causing ongoing surface fracturing. These active fractures, or thrust faults, are r...
2019-05-21, 14:33

NASA officially interested in SpaceX's big spacecraft NASA and SpaceX have completed an important first step in a process which could see Elon Musk's private space exploration company take astronauts bac...
2019-08-02, 17:26

NASA orders the first piece of its lunar outpost NASA has awarded space technology company Maxar a $375 million contract to develop the first Lunar Gateway segment that's flying to space. Maxar...
2019-05-24, 15:13

NASA opening space station to visitors NASA announced Friday that it will open the International Space Station to private astronauts, with the first visit as early as next year. (June 7) ...
2019-06-10, 19:26

Sobering NASA photos of ice melts in Greenland NASA scientists are crisscrossing Greenland on a mission to track melting ice. It has seen two of the biggest melts on record since 2012.  ...
2019-08-20, 18:00

NASA’s floating robot ‘bee’ is alive and well aboard the ISS NASA is betting big on the future of space robots. As automated gadgets become more and more advances, scientists are starting to imagine how robots ...
2019-05-21, 15:52

NASA Prepares to Send 'First Woman and Next Man' to Moon NASA said it has doubled down on its next giant leap with the Artemis programme that would take "the first woman and the next man" to the lunar surfa...
2019-07-22, 13:39

NASA fires up Orion’s engines for critical test NASA is sending humans back to the Moon. Nobody knows for sure whether that will happen in 2024 or a somewhat later date, but it’s definitely h...
2019-08-09, 05:39

NASA's Dragonfly Will Fly Around Titan Looking for Origins, Signs of Life NASA has announced that our next destination in the solar system is the unique, richly organic world Titan. Advancing our search for the building blo...
2019-06-27, 23:52

NASA's Artemis program aims to put first woman on moon NASA's Artemis program to return astronauts to the moon is to include eight rocket launches to put a mini space station in lunar orbit by 2024. That'...
2019-05-24, 07:26

How NASA satellites are helping track disease outbreaks Mosquito-borne diseases are responsible for hundreds of thousands of deaths worldwide every year, according to the World Health Organization (WHO), w...
2019-07-06, 01:26

Bezos, Musk to Help NASA Land First Woman and Next Man on Moon NASA has selected 13 firms -- including Blue Origin of Jeff Bezos and SpaceX of Elon Musk -- to develop space technologies as it prepares to land hum...
2019-07-31, 22:26

NASA awards SpaceX $50 million contract for new mission In an announcement on the agency’s website, NASA reveals that it has awarded SpaceX a $50.3 million launch contract for its X-Ray Polarimetry Explore...
2019-07-09, 21:26

Astronauts in the Grand Canyon: how Nasa used the west as a moonscape Rare photos capture astronauts in the Apollo program training in the rugged canyons, craters and lava fields of ArizonaOn 20 July 1969, the world pau...
2019-08-04, 00:39

NASA Targets Coastal Ecosystems with New Space Sensor NASA has selected a space-based instrument under its Earth Venture Instrument (EVI) portfolio that will make observations of coastal waters to help p...
2019-08-01, 22:26

NASA Awards Contract for Acquisition of Nitrogen, Oxygen NASA has awarded eight contracts under the NASA-wide Acquisition for Nitrogen and Oxygen 3 (NANO 3) solicitation to eight U.S. companies to supply ni...
2019-07-01, 23:26

NASA will let people pay to stay on the International Space Station NASA has announced that it is opening the International Space Station up to private business, including astronauts who will pay $35,000 a night to vi...
2019-06-07, 19:26

NASA’s Curiosity Rover stars in rare pic taken by spacecraft It’s just a blue speck on the red planet, but that didn’t stop the Curiosity Rover from having its moment in the sun. The little Mars rov...
2019-07-13, 19:13

NASA’s Cygnus cargo vessel just left the ISS, but its mission isn’t over yet NASA’s NG-11 Cygnus resupply spacecraft spent over three months attached to the International Space Station, allowing crew members to carefully...
2019-08-08, 01:13

Nasa to allow commercial access to the International Space Station Move will allow private astronauts to spend up to 30 days in low-Earth orbit and businesses to shoot film and adverts in spaceNasa will allow unprece...
2019-06-07, 19:00

NASA finds water on mysterious Ultima Thule Since first encountering the mysterious Ultima Thule earlier this year, NASA has made several discoveries about the ancient space object. Now, resear...
2019-05-21, 22:39

NASA finds evidence of ‘interplanetary shock’ for first time NASA has captured a phenomenon in space that has eluded humanity for centuries — an “interplanetary shock.” Four spacecraft from the spac...
2019-08-13, 21:52

NASA Awards Contract for Infrastructure Support Services NASA has awarded eight contracts for architect-engineering services in support of the Facilities Infrastructure Division at NASA’s Glenn Research Cen...
2019-07-13, 02:13

Success: NASA tests orion abort system (WESH) NASA successfully tested a critical safety element of its Orion spacecraft Tuesday. The launch was a test of the abort system that will ensure...
2019-07-03, 00:39

NASA needs your help to bring an asteroid sample back to Earth NASA’s OSIRIS-REx mission has already accomplished a lot since arriving at the space rock known as Bennu late last year. The spacecraft success...
2019-05-23, 22:39

NASA put a man on the moon. Now, the Smithsonian is putting a rocket on the Mall In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, thousands of Americans will have a chance to experience the rocket launch. ...
2019-07-15, 20:13

NASA to allow private citizens to fly to the International Space Station Under the NASA plan, as many as two private astronauts per year could fly to the station and stay for up to 30 days with the first mission coming as ...
2019-06-07, 22:00

Intense work being done on rocket to set up moon base: NASA Crews are working around the clock at a NASA rocket factory, intent on meeting a new fall 2020 deadline to test launch a mega-rocket designed to prop...
2019-06-29, 04:13

NASA: Crews working 24 hours for test launch A NASA official says some crews are working around the clock at the space agency's rocket factory in New Orleans to meet a fall 2020 test launch...
2019-06-29, 02:39

Nearby 'Super-Earth' may be habitable, NASA suggests NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite has made several discoveries in recent days, including a planet with three suns and a sun with three pla...
2019-08-01, 17:26

NASA Selects 12 New Lunar Science, Technology Investigations NASA has selected 12 new science and technology payloads that will help us study the Moon and explore more of its surface as part of the agency’s Art...
2019-07-01, 23:26

NASA will fund a revolutionary mission to fly through Titan’s atmosphere Mission concept of Dragon's entry, descent, landing, surface operations, and flight at Titan. [credit: J...
2019-06-28, 05:26

NASA will use an infrared camera to map the Moon in incredible detail As Earth’s only natural satellite — and the only other world that mankind has ever explored in person — the Moon is one of the most...
2019-07-03, 06:00

NASA's First Flight Director Chris Kraft Dies At 95 NASA's first flight director Chris Kraft, who played a critical role in the American space race, has died just days after 50th anniversary celebratio...
2019-07-23, 13:13

How NASA’s Chris Kraft Conducted the Symphony That Put Men on the Moon Chris Kraft scared the hell out of me — in all the right ways, yes, but still. During the Apollo program, Kraft, who died at age 96 on July 22,...
2019-07-23, 22:00

Street outside NASA’s DC office renamed for ‘Hidden Figures’ The street outside of NASA’s headquarters in Washington, D.C., has been renamed ‘Hidden Figures Way’ to honor the black female mathematicians who hel...
2019-06-13, 20:52

NASA is running a competition to figure out how to settle the galaxy You have 80 million years, a fleet of starships, and a galaxy to colonise: Go! That’s the problem astrophysicists face in a NASA challenge to settle ...
2019-05-29, 16:39

NASA Awards Contract for Near-Earth Mission Services NASA has awarded the Space Exploration Network Services and Evolution (SENSE) contract to Peraton, Inc. in Herndon, Virginia, to perform telemetry, t...
2019-06-19, 07:26

Watch NASA’s rebroadcast of the Apollo 11 landing and moonwalk right here The 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 landing is this weekend, and NASA has a whole lineup of awesome programming ready for all of us. Throughout the...
2019-07-20, 23:52

NASA snaps most detailed image yet of asteroid Bennu A US spacecraft has captured its closest and most detailed image yet of the 78 billion kilogram asteroid Bennu which gets closer to Earth every six y...
2019-06-19, 00:52

NASA's plan to return to the moon with Project Artemis On July 21, 1969, the first humans set foot on the moon. With Neil Armstrong's simple words, "One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind...
2019-07-19, 18:26

NASA’s Cassini reveals more detail in Saturn’s rings NASA’s Cassini mission officially ended way back in 2017. It was then that the spacecraft plunged into Saturn, destroying itself in a blaze of ...
2019-06-14, 03:39

First female astronaut will walk on moon by 2024: NASA Men may be from Mars, but women will help conquer it by walking on the moon. The first female astronaut will step foot on the moon by 2024 — where as...
2019-06-16, 21:52

NASA Administrator Available to Speak with Media at Paris Air Show NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine will be available to speak with media during the International Paris Air Show on Tuesday, June 18, in Le Bourget, ...
2019-06-15, 01:13

Spacewatch: Nasa wants $1.6bn next year to get astronauts to moon by 2024 The space agency says it intends to send both a woman and a man on Artemis programme’s first missionNasa needs an additional $1.6bn next year if they...
2019-05-21, 16:00

NASA reminds everyone it still needs another $30 billion for Trump’s Moon mission So, NASA wants to go back to the Moon. It’s wanted to do it for a while now and has been slowly piecing together how such a trip might happen, ...
2019-06-14, 22:26

NASA glimpses surface of distant rocky exoplanet Data from NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope has given scientists a first glimpse into conditions on the surface of a rocky exoplanet beyond the solar sy...
2019-08-20, 01:13

"Who Knows Better..": Trump Pits NASA Chief Against Apollo 11 Astronauts President Donald Trump welcomed surviving Apollo 11 crew members Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins to the White House Friday, using the occasion to tel...
2019-07-20, 04:39

NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope to Retire in 2020 NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope will be switched off permanently on January 30, 2020, after nearly 16 years of exploring the cosmos in infrared light....
2019-06-14, 13:26

NASA fights to keep the Voyager probes running after four decades NASA's Voyager probes are still out there, exploring interstellar space 42 years after they left our planet. To keep them running all these year...
2019-07-13, 13:39

Chris Kraft, 1st flight director for NASA, dead at 95 Chris Kraft, the creator and longtime leader of NASA's Mission Control, died Monday in Houston, just two days after the 50th anniversary of what was ...
2019-07-23, 13:26

Here Are the Bad Things NASA Thought Might Happen to the First Astronauts on the Moon Fifty years ago this week, humankind landed on the Moon for the first time. It was one of the most impressive technological feats ever pulled off, fi...
2019-07-17, 22:13

How NASA Sold the Science and Glamour of Space Travel At the time of the Apollo 11 lunar landing mission, some Americans had reservations about the wisdom of reaching for the stars when troubles swelled ...
2019-06-24, 04:13

President Trump says NASA should “listen to the other side” of exploration Enlarge / President Trump, with Apollo 11 Command Module Pilot at far left, listens to Apollo 11 Lunar Module Pilot Buzz Aldrin on Friday in the Oval...
2019-07-19, 23:39

NASA TV Set to Air US Cargo Ship Departure from Space Station Filled with more than 4,200 pounds of valuable scientific experiments and other cargo, a SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft is set to return to Earth fro...
2019-05-30, 19:26

NASA is going to fire an atomic clock into space so astronauts know where they’re going As NASA and other organizations begin to lay the groundwork for crewed missions to places other than an orbiting space station or even the Moon, they...
2019-06-18, 14:26

NASA’s about to test a safer rocket fuel for the first time ever The fuel that powers most spacecraft today is incredibly toxic to living organisms. That’s normally not a big issue when you’re sending s...
2019-06-12, 03:26

NASA tests air traffic control system for drones RENO, Nev. — NASA has launched the final stage of a four-year effort to develop a national traffic management system for drones, testing them in citi...
2019-05-25, 01:26

NASA places its first order for Lunar Gateway components NASA has big plans for returning to the Moon. Whether it can be done within the next five years, as the current administration desires, is yet to be ...
2019-05-25, 02:26

NASA confirms mission to Jupiter's moon Europa NASA has been talking for years about sending a probe to Europa, and now it's locking down those plans. The agency has confirmed the next phase ...
2019-08-21, 05:39

A Dollar Bill Led To Former NASA Scientist's Imprisonment In Turkey Former NASA scientist Serkan Golge was suddenly released from prison in Turkey this week after spending nearly three years behind bars on terrorism c...
2019-05-31, 21:52

NASA is sending a drone to fly around Titan looking for signs of life The Dragonfly mission, a quadcopter that will flit around Saturn’s hazy moon Titan to look for evidence of life, has been selected by NASA to launch ...
2019-06-27, 23:52

NASA just released gorgeous new panoramas from the Apollo missions The 50th anniversary of NASA’s Apollo 11 Moon landing is just days away, and with it comes a whole bunch of retrospective content from the spac...
2019-07-19, 04:00

Review: Hulu's 'Veronica Mars' is the best TV revival in years With smart evolution and commitment to neo-noir detective stories, Hulu's season of "Veronica Mars" is far superior to revivals like "Gilmore Gi...
2019-07-18, 19:26

NASA picks first commercial landing partners for return to the Moon NASA has edged one step closer to fulfilling its dreams of returning to the Moon. The agency has chosen its first three commercial Moon landing servi...
2019-06-01, 00:13

The Greatest Leap, part 6: After Apollo, NASA still searching for an encore Video shot by Joshua Ballinger, edited and produced by Jing Niu and David Minick. Click here for transcript. (video link) And then it was all over. ...
2019-07-21, 21:26

Report: NASA’s major projects busting budgets, schedules CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA’s major projects are busting budgets and schedules like never before. That’s the word from a congression...
2019-05-30, 22:39

Trump sends surprising tweet, says NASA 'should not be talking about going to the Moon' NASA should NOT be talking about going to the Moon - We did that 50 years ago. They should be focused on the much bigger things we are doing, includi...
2019-06-07, 20:52

NASA discovers nearby ‘super-Earth’ that ‘could harbor life’ “This is exciting, as this is humanity’s first nearby super-Earth that could harbor life — uncovered with help from TESS, our small, mighty mission w...
2019-08-01, 21:39

NASA has selected three lunar landers to bring science to the moon Three companies - Orbit Beyond, Astrobotic and Intuitive Machines - have been awarded contracts by NASA to send landers to the moon’s surface in 2020...
2019-05-31, 22:26

Trump criticizes NASA moon mission after promoting it earlier U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday criticized NASA for aiming to put astronauts back on the moon by 2024 and urged the space agency to focus inste...
2019-06-08, 01:26

Commercial Space Ride Secured for NASA’s New Air Pollution Sensor NASA has secured a host satellite provider and ride into space for an instrument that will dramatically advance our understanding of air quality over...
2019-07-23, 02:00

Spacewatch: Nasa awards first contract for lunar space station Maxar wins $375m deal to build the Lunar Gateway’s power and propulsion elementNasa has contracted Maxar Technologies to develop the first element of...
2019-05-31, 01:52

Turkey releases detained NASA scientist Serkan Golge Turkey has released US-Turkish scientist Serkan Golge from jail, a move that could help ease relations with Washington. The former NASA researcher is...
2019-05-30, 03:00

Computer from NASA’s Apollo program reprogrammed to mine bitcoin Enlarge / DSKY unit of the Apollo Guidance Computer in the National Air and Space Museum. Shirriff used a different unit that belongs to a private co...
2019-07-10, 06:13

NASA’s Curiosity just stumbled upon evidence of an ancient Martian lake NASA’s Curiosity rover is providing critical insights into what Mars may have been like long ago, and one of its latest discoveries helps suppo...
2019-05-30, 22:01

NASA discovers 'extreme' alien planet that's shaped like a football Using NASA's Hubble Telescope, researchers have discovered a football-shaped exoplanet 900 light-years from Earth that is being described as "hotter ...
2019-08-02, 21:52

NASA teams up with watch company to create otherworldly timepieces NASA has teamed up to make watches that celebrate space discoveries and the 50th anniversary of the moon landing.      ...
2019-08-02, 18:39

NASA’s Curiosity found evidence of an ancient Martian lake NASA’s Curiosity rover is providing critical insights into what Mars may have been like long ago, and one of its latest discoveries helps support the...
2019-06-01, 09:26

Chris Kraft, creator of NASA’s Mission Control, dies at 95 WASHINGTON — Behind America’s late leap into orbit and triumphant small step on the moon was the agile mind and guts-of-steel of Chris Kraft, making ...
2019-07-23, 17:26

Americans support NASA but not a return to the moon, new poll shows A new Ipsos poll shows that only 8% of Americans say a manned moon mission should be a top priority for NASA.        ...
2019-07-12, 23:52

Nasa to allow tourists to visit International Space Station from 2020 Nasa plans to allow tourists to visit the International Space Station by 2020. Until now, the floating space lab has only been accessible to astronau...
2019-06-07, 18:00

SpaceX can beat NASA and land on moon 'within two years', says Musk Elon Musk, the billionaire founder of SpaceX, has claimed it would be easier for his company to land on the moon than try to convince NASA that the c...
2019-07-19, 21:00

NASA quietly pushes back its SLS launch estimates to 2021 NASA really, really wants to send astronauts to the Moon and eventually other planets, but it currently doesn’t have a rocket capable of such f...
2019-07-19, 00:52

NASA's Parker solar probe may solve 500-year-old Sun mystery NASA's Parker Solar Probe is on its way to another close encounter with the sun, where investigators hope the spacecraft will solve a long-standing s...
2019-06-07, 13:26

NASA just released a hype video for a Moon mission that probably won’t happen NASA has planned on returning to the Moon for some time now, hashing out plans for its Lunar Gateway which will eventually serve as a jumping-off poi...
2019-05-28, 22:52

NASA just spotted a nearby star throwing a temper tantrum We take it for granted most of the time, but the Sun is mighty important to our very existence. Without it, we wouldn’t be here at all, and sci...
2019-06-07, 02:26

NASA Scientist Charged With Possessing Child Porn: Report A scientist working at NASA's Johnson Space Center has been charged with five counts of child porn possession, the media reported citing court docume...
2019-07-31, 22:52

NASA engineers deliver hardware for ESA Dark Energy mission NASA engineers delivered critical hardware for the European Space Agency's Dark Energy mission this week. The hardware is essential to one of the ins...
2019-07-24, 17:39

NASA Television to Air Russian Spacewalk at International Space Station Two veteran Russian cosmonauts will venture outside the International Space Station for a spacewalk Wednesday, May 29, to retrieve science experiment...
2019-05-24, 20:13

How hot dogs ended up on NASA's Apollo 11 moon mission National Hot Dog Day falls on the same week as the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, when astronauts consumed space sausages.  &#...
2019-07-18, 01:00

NASA astronaut films awe-inspiring time-lapse of Earth Here on Earth, we see the Sun rise and set once in any given 24-hour period. If you want to see the sunrise or sunset you need to set your watch so y...
2019-06-03, 20:26

NASA just hired SpaceX to figure out how to refuel ships in space Traveling to the Moon is hard, and sending crewed spacecraft to other planets will be even harder. One of the major challenges in deep space travel i...
2019-07-31, 19:13

It's Been a Volatile Week for NASA's 2024 Moon Landing Program It’s been a week of ups and downs for NASA’s Moon landing program, as the agency has awarded its first contract for its Lunar Gateway while facing bo...
2019-05-24, 16:26

NASA reveals vision to bring astronauts back to the moon NASA has revealed details of its vision for the Artemis Moon Lander that will return US astronauts to the lunar surface by 2024. In a notice posted t...
2019-07-23, 22:13

A NASA Intern Bought Apollo 11 Videotapes for $218. Now They’re Going to Auction for Millions Three reels of videotape from NASA’s Apollo 11 mission described as “the only surviving first-generation recordings of the historic moon ...
2019-07-15, 18:00

Turkey Frees American NASA Scientist Imprisoned for 2 Years The scientist, Serkan Golge, 39, a Turkish-American citizen, was arrested while visiting his family in southern Turkey in 2016. His wife confirmed th...
2019-05-29, 21:39

NASA to Announce Commercial Opportunities at International Space Station NASA will announce the agency’s plans to open the International Space Station to expanded commercial activities at 10 a.m. EDT Friday, June 7, at Nas...
2019-06-01, 02:13

NASA Is Working With Private Companies to Go Back to the Moon. That’s Riskier Than it Seems NASA will never be listed on NASDAQ. It’s already a wholly owned subsidiary of, well, all of us—which is the way it’s supposed to b...
2019-08-01, 00:01

NASA seeks to break the “tyranny of launch” with in-space manufacturing The Archinaut One satellite, illustrated above, will use robotic manufacturing and assembly to manufacture two 10-meter solar arrays in orbit. ...
2019-07-31, 23:52

NASA to open International Space Station to tourists from 2020 It's a package holiday with a difference: NASA has said it is opening up the International Space Station to commercial space travel. But you will nee...
2019-06-07, 19:52

NASA backs demo that will 3D-print spacecraft parts in orbit NASA is expanding its efforts to bring 3D printing to space. The agency has given Made In Space a $73.3 million contract to demonstrate the ability ...
2019-07-15, 04:01

You can help NASA explore asteroid Bennu by picking a collection site NASA is trying to decide on a sample collection site from the asteroid Bennu and they want to know what features you find worthy of investigation. &...
2019-05-29, 20:13

NASA To Open Space Station To Tourists From 2020 For $35,000 Per Night NASA said Friday it will open up the International Space Station for tourism and other business ventures as of next year, as it seeks to financially ...
2019-06-07, 19:39

Former NASA intern rakes in nearly $2 million for Moon landing tapes Earlier this month we learned that some of NASA’s incredibly prized Apollo 11 Moon landing tapes were about to be up for auction. NASA wasn&rsq...
2019-07-23, 21:39

The Morning After: NASA's struggle to keep its Voyager probes working in space Welcome to July 15th! For most of us, the summer has begun, so what better time to offer our new guide to outdoor gear for places that don't hav...
2019-07-15, 17:00

NASA agrees to work with SpaceX on orbital refueling technology Enlarge / NASA concept for an in-space propellant depot. (credit: NASA) On Tuesday afternoon, NASA announced 19 new partnerships with 10 US compani...
2019-07-31, 23:52

SpaceX, Lockheed, Blue Origin, others get new NASA moon contracts NASA handed out new contracts to 10 companies, including SpaceX and Blue Origin, to help send people back to the moon by 2024 -- and to Mars afterwar...
2019-07-31, 23:39

NASA opens the International Space Station to commercial ventures The International Space Station (ISS) is open for business. NASA announced today that it plans to commercialize the ISS, so that "U.S. industry innov...
2019-06-07, 18:13

NASA’s TESS planet hunter just spotted a trio of new worlds NASA’s TESS — Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite — has been scanning the skies for a little over a year now and it’s alrea...
2019-07-31, 19:13

NASA vows to land first female astronaut on the moon by 2024 NASA has laid out plans for the first woman to set foot on the moon by 2024 as part of a new programme testing technology that will eventually be use...
2019-06-17, 23:52

NASA Brings Moon and More to Visitors at COSI Science Festival NASA will host a range of activities and demonstrations, including a virtual reality chair and Oculus Go trip to the Moon, at the COSI Science Festiv...
2019-05-21, 18:00

NASA Technology Missions Launch on SpaceX Falcon Heavy NASA technology demonstrations, which one day could help the agency get astronauts to Mars, and science missions, which will look at the space enviro...
2019-06-27, 19:13

NASA scientist shuts down Hinge match who joked she must be ‘the receptionist’ A woman with a Ph.D. in planetary science has called out a man she matched with on the dating app Hinge after the potential suitor joked that the wom...
2019-08-16, 22:39

NASA addresses Trump’s bizarre Moon tweet, says everything is fine It was only a couple of months ago that Donald Trump sent Mike Pence to deliver a directive to NASA, publicly commanding the space agency to return c...
2019-06-11, 23:52

NASA to unseal moon rock samples from the Apollo missions HOUSTON — Inside a locked vault at Johnson Space Center is treasure few have seen and fewer have touched. The restricted lab is home to hundreds of p...
2019-06-27, 21:13

NASA Celebrates Earth Day with Social Media, Public Events This Earth Day, April 22, NASA invites you to celebrate our beautiful home planet by participating in a global social media event and local events ar...
2019-05-21, 18:00

NASA's new mission, Dragonfly, will explore Saturn's moon Titan NASA announced the latest mission in its New Frontiers program, called Dragonfly, which will explore Saturn's largest moon, Titan. It's the only moon...
2019-06-27, 23:13

NASA plans to send a drone to Saturn’s largest moon NASA says it’s sending a drone to explore Saturn’s largest moon. The space agency said Thursday Dragonfly will fly from location to locat...
2019-06-27, 23:39

NASA to Livestream South America Total Solar Eclipse NASA has partnered with the Exploratorium in San Francisco to bring live views to people across the world of a total solar eclipse, occurring Tuesday...
2019-06-27, 23:52

NASA chooses four potential asteroid sample sites for OSIRIS-REx NASA's OSIRIS-REx team has selected four potential sites for the agency's first asteroid sample return mission. The spacecraft started mapp...
2019-08-14, 21:00

NASA's Dragonfly mission is sending an eight-rotor drone to Titan NASA announced today its next big mission to explore our Solar System. The agency has greenlit a mission called Dragonfly that will send a spacecraft...
2019-06-28, 01:52

NASA’s Dragonfly will fly across the surface of Titan, Saturn’s ocean moon NASA has just announced its next big interplanetary mission: Dragonfly, which will deliver a Mars Rover-sized flying vehicle to the surface of Titan...
2019-06-28, 03:13

NASA to send a drone to Saturn's largest moon NASA announced Thursday that it's is sending a drone called Dragonfly to explore Saturn's largest moon Titan. Using propellers, the spacecr...
2019-06-28, 04:00

Ariana Grande loves space, so NASA took her to mission control Ariana Grande wrote an entire song about her love for space, literal and metaphorical, and this weekend, she got the ultimate space-fan tour experien...
2019-05-21, 18:13