Orion

New Animation Shows how the Artemis Missions Will use the Lunar Gateway and a Starship to put Humans Back onto the Moon

A recent YouTube video made by YouTube account, Hazegrayart, combines awesome computer animation, great music, and crisp archived audio recordings…

2 weeks ago

Astronomers Caught Betelgeuse Just Before it Started Dimming and Might Have Seen a Pressure Wave Rippling Through its Atmosphere

A couple of years ago, Betelgeuse generated much interest when it started dimming. That caught the attention of astronomers worldwide,…

3 months ago

NASA is Letting People Fly Their Name Around the Moon With Artemis 1

Here’s your chance to participate in NASA’s return to the Moon with the Artemis program! NASA is inviting people to…

7 months ago

New Images of Artemis in the VAB; Rollout for SLS Launch Rehearsal Test Now Scheduled for March 17

Every journey begins with a single step, and the first step of NASA’s return to the Moon begins with a…

7 months ago

A New Image Reveals Orion’s Flame Nebula in Infrared

The ESO has released some stunning new images of Orion's Flame Nebula. They're from a few years ago but are…

9 months ago

NASA’s Target for Landing the First Artemis Astronauts on the Moon Slips to 2025

NASA has pushed back the timetable for landing astronauts on the moon for the first time in more than a…

11 months ago

NASA Picks SpaceX to Land Astronauts on the Moon!

NASA has selected SpaceX to develop the Human Landing System (HLS) that will bring the "first woman and next man"…

1 year ago

A New Study Says That Betelgeuse Won’t Be Exploding Any Time Soon

I have stood under Orion The Hunter on clear evenings willing its star Betelgeuse to explode. “C'mon, blow up!” In…

2 years ago

Was Betelgeuse Formed by Merging Stars?

Modern humans—or Homo Sapiens—have only been around for about 250,000 years. That's only the blink of an eye in cosmological…

2 years ago

Aerojet Rocketdyne Tests Out its New Advanced Ion Engine System

In partnership with NASA, Aerodyne Rocketdyne recently conducted a successful test of their new Solar Electric Propulsion (SEP) ion engine.

4 years ago