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Help NASA Develop a Better Space Toilet

HeroX is one again hosting a NASA challenge, this time to develop a space toilet that will facilitate lunar exploration.

4 days ago

NASA Thinks it’s Time to Return to Neptune With its Trident Mission

Is it time to head back to Neptune and its moon Triton? It might be. After all, we have some…

3 weeks ago

WFIRST Will be Named After Nancy Grace Roman, NASA’s First Chief Astronomer

In honor of NASA's first Chief Astronomer and the "mother of Hubble," the WFIRST has been officially named the Nancy…

1 month ago

NASA is Giving the SLS a “Green Run” to Prepare it for Launch in Late 2021

Engineers at NASA's Stennis Space Center have resumed tests of the Core Stage of the Space Launch System (SLS) in…

2 months ago

NASA is Going to Try Manufacturing a Telescope Mirror in Space

A process developed by NASA, which could be very useful for building telescopes in space, will soon be tested with…

2 months ago

Perseverance Rover is Getting Tucked Into its Launch Fairing

70 days from now, the next launch window to Mars opens. That's when NASA will launch their Perseverance Rover. New…

2 months ago

Lunar Gateway Could be Built With the Falcon Heavy

NASA has announced that the Lunar Gateway could be launched in the coming years using the Falcon Heavy or another…

2 months ago

When Did Mars Lose its Global Magnetic Field?

New research using data from MAVEN shows that Mars had a magnetic field earlier and later in its history than…

2 months ago

The Companies Taking NASA Back to the Moon in 2024: Blue Origin, SpaceX and Dynetics

NASA recently announced the three companies that will be building lunar landing systems to take astronauts back to the Moon…

2 months ago

OSIRIS-REx Descended Down to Just 75 Meters Above the Surface of Bennu in a Recent Test

NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft is getting ready for its big moment. OSIRIS-REx (Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security, Regolith Explorer) is…

2 months ago