NASA

The Future Could Bring Pinpoint Deliveries From Orbit

SpaceWorks, an Atlanta-based commercial space company, is working on reentry capsules that will allow for orbital delivery services.

4 days ago

Although it’s Quiet Today, Mars Once had Thousands of Volcanic Eruptions on its Surface

New research has found more evidence that Mars once experienced super-volcanoes that filled the atmosphere with ash and dust.

4 days ago

NASA has a Ballistic air gun to Hurl Rocks at Space Suits to Test Their Micrometeorite Protection

Shock testing is commonly used throughout engineering to determine how a product will do when impacted by something.  That something…

6 days ago

NASA is Testing out a new air Taxi Prototype

NASA is commonly thought of as America’s space agency, but its name also emphasizes another research area. The National Aeronautics…

3 weeks ago

Musk Says That Refueling Starship for Lunar Landings Will Take 8 Launches (Maybe 4)

Bezos is still fighting for the HLS contract by claiming the Starship will require too many refueling missions, prompting Musk…

1 month ago

2024 Artemis Landings Could Slip Because of a Lack of Spacesuits. Musk Offers to Develop Them

According to a recent audit from the Office of the Inspector General, NASA won't be able to send astronauts back…

1 month ago

Can you Last a Year on Mars? NASA is Recruiting Crew for a Year-Long Analog Mission

Want to try living on Mars, but not sure you want to experience the nine-month flight time to get there?…

1 month ago

Perseverance Fails to Collect its First Sample

The Perseverance rover failed to collect its first sample because the rock it tried to drill the sample from was…

2 months ago

Avoiding the Great Filter. How Long Until We’re Living Across the Solar System?

According to a new study, humanity could become an interplanetary species in this century, interstellar by the 23rd, and intragalactic…

2 months ago

Ganymede in Infrared Taken During Juno’s Most Recent Flyby

With its latest flyby of Jupiter's largest moon, the Juno probe has created a new infrared map of Ganymede. This…

2 months ago