Orion

A Mysterious Burst of Gravitational Waves Came From a Region Near Betelgeuse. But There’s Probably No Connection

Gravitational waves are caused by calamitous events in the Universe. Neutron stars that finally merge after circling each other for…

10 months ago

Orion Capsule Passes Key Launch Abort Test. Next Stop: The Moon!

NASA recently conducted their second test of the Orion's Abort Launch System (ALS), bringing them one step closer to returning…

1 year ago

Newborn Stars in the Orion Nebula Prevent Other Stars from Forming

The Orion Nebula is one of the most observed and photographed objects in the night sky. At a distance of…

2 years ago

Construction on the Orion Capsule is Done. Next it’ll be Sent to Florida for Final Assembly

The Orion space capsule that will send astronauts on a flyby of the Moon just arrived at the Kennedy Space…

2 years ago

NASA Simulates Their Orion Abort System. Now That Would be a Crazy Ride

A team of research scientists recently conducted a series of simulations to see how the Orion Launch Abort System would…

3 years ago

NASA Moving Ahead with Deployment of Orion Capsule and Space Launch System

NASA recently concluded a critical review of the Orion spacecraft and the Space Launch System, and is on track to…

3 years ago

Amazing New Views of Betelgeuse Courtesy of ALMA

An angry monster lurks in the shoulder of the Hunter. We're talking about the Red Giant star Betelgeuse, Alpha Orionis…

3 years ago

NASA Nixes Proposal Adding Crew to First SLS/Orion Deep Space Flight

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL - After conducting a thorough review examining the feasibility of adding a two person crew to…

3 years ago

Star-travel 5 Million Years Into The Milky Way’s Future

A new video based on ESA's Gaia Mission lets you gaze into the crystal ball and watch the Milky Way…

4 years ago