Space Shuttle

If Rockets were Transparent: Video Shows You How Rockets Use up Their Propellant

I always remember hearing the comparison of how the Space Shuttle’s main engines would drain an average family swimming pool…

6 months ago

What Are You Doing For Yuri’s Night?

This year's Yuri's Night promises to be a momentous occasion, with celebrations and events taking place all over the world!

4 years ago

31 Years After Disaster, Challenger Soccer Ball Finally Gets To Orbit

A soccer ball on the ISS pays tribute to the seven astronauts who died in the Challenger disaster.

4 years ago

SpaceX Shuffles Falcon 9 Launch Schedule, NASA Gets 1st Launch from Historic KSC Pad 39A

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL - SpaceX announced Sunday (Jan. 29) a significant shuffle to the Falcon 9 launch schedule, saying…

4 years ago

Boeing Unveils Blue Spacesuits for Starliner Crew Capsule

Boeing has unveiled the advanced new lightweight spacesuits that astronauts will sport as passengers aboard the company’s CST-100 Starliner space…

4 years ago

NASA Test Fires SLS Flight Engine Destined to Launch Astronauts Back to the Moon

NASA engineers have successfully test fired the first flight engine destined to power the agency’s mammoth new SLS rocket that…

5 years ago

Incredible Hand-Drawn Animations Explain How Spacecraft Work

Freelance animator and storyboard artist Stanley VonMedvey has started using his remarkable talents to create short videos to explain a…

5 years ago

Weekly Space Hangout – Jan. 29, 2016: Largest Solar System, Future Missions, and Remembering Our Lost Astronauts

Host: Fraser Cain (@fcain) Guests: Carolyn Collins Petersen (thespacewriter.com / space.about.com / @spacewriter ) Morgan Rehnberg (cosmicchatter.org / @MorganRehnberg )…

5 years ago