Post by: Evan Gough
Geology, Mars, Meteors
21 May , 2016 by Evan Gough
Impact events on Mars 3.4 billion years ago triggered massive tsunamis that reshaped the coastline of the ancient Martian ocean.
Mars, Space Exploration, SpaceX
20 May , 2016 by Evan Gough
The focus of space exploration, and exploitation, has long been the technologies required. But there’s a legal aspect to space exploration, too.
Astronomy, Kuiper Belt, NASA, New Horizons
19 May , 2016 by Evan Gough
With Pluto in its rear-view mirror, New Horizons is heading towards its next target, and sending back valuable science on its way.
Asteroids, Earth, Geology
18 May , 2016 by Evan Gough
Scientists in Australia have found evidence of an enormous asteroid impact about 3.5 billion years ago. But the site of that impact remains a mystery.
Dwarf Planets, Planetary Formation, Solar System
17 May , 2016 by Evan Gough
Pluto and Haumea have long been thought of as cousins. But a new study highlights Haumea’s lack of small, icy moons, and has astronomers puzzled.
Dwarf Planets, Herschel Space Telescope, Kepler Mission, News
12 May , 2016 by Evan Gough
Astronomers using the Kepler spacecraft and data from the Herschel Space Observatory have given us a revealing glimpse of dwarf planet 2007 OR10.
Cassini, News, Planet News, Saturn
11 May , 2016 by Evan Gough
A new image from Cassini shows Saturn’s southern polar vortex in striking detail.
Atmosphere, Mars, NASA, News
10 May , 2016 by Evan Gough
The airborne observatory SOFIA has detected atomic oxygen in Mars’ upper atmosphere. It’s been 40 years since oxygen has been detected there.
Astronomy, Commercial Space, News, Space Flight, SpaceX
9 May , 2016 by Evan Gough
The long-awaited Falcon Heavy from SpaceX may make its inaugural launch in November, 2016. But what will its payload be?
Astronauts, News, SpaceX, Technology
6 May , 2016 by Evan Gough
SpaceX has hired super-hero movie costume designer Jose Fernandez to design space suits for its astronauts.
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