Space Exploration

Chinese Firm Successfully Tests a New Reusable Booster

The sight of a Falcon-9 rocket landing in an upright orientation is not an unusual sight. It seems that the…

3 months ago

A Self-Eating Engine Could Make Rockets More Efficient

There can’t be many ideas that beat the crazy yet ingenious idea of a rocket engine that uses part of…

3 months ago

Titan Dragonfly is Go!…. for Phase C

The surface exploration of Saturn’s largest moon, Titan, just got one step closer to reality as NASA’s much-anticipated Dragonfly mission…

5 months ago

Supernovae Struck the Earth 3 Million and 7 Million Years Ago

A recent study examines how the Earth was hit by blasts from supernovae (plural form of supernova (SN)) that occurred…

7 months ago

The Outer Space Treaty was Signed in 1967. Can it Handle the Future of Space Exploration?

In a recent study submitted to the Journal of the British Interplanetary Society for the 8th Interstellar Symposium special issue,…

7 months ago

Artemis Accords Adds 25th, 26th, and 27th Signatory Countries

NASA recently welcomed the newest signatories of the Artemis Accords as Spain, Ecuador, and India became the 25th, 26th, and…

10 months ago

If You’re Going to Visit Venus, Why Not Include an Asteroid Flyby Too?

A recent study submitted to Acta Astronautica examines the prospect of designing a Venus mission flight plan that would involve…

11 months ago

A Third of Planets Orbiting Red Dwarf Stars Could be in the Habitable Zone

A recent study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, a pair of researchers from the University…

11 months ago

TESS Reaches Fifth Anniversary of Extraordinary Mission, but its Work is Far from Over

NASA’s TESS (Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite) mission recently reached its fifth anniversary of service to humanity as it continues to…

12 months ago

Watch a Dramatic Tornado Rise from the Surface of the Sun, Captured by Andrew McCarthy

Amateur astrophotography is becoming increasingly popular among the astronomy community, as advancements in telescope and camera technologies allow individuals from…

12 months ago