NASA Picks Landing Site for VIPER Moon Rover’s Search for Water
NASA has selected a landing site for its upcoming Moon mission. The space agency will be sending a robotic rover to the polar regions of the Moon to search for ice and water. NASA's engineers have been preparing for years...
Scientists Develop “AstroCrete” Concrete for Affordable Housing on Mars
The University of Manchester has developed a "cosmic concrete" called AstroCrete to make the colonization of Mars cost effective. The material is more durable than typical concrete and can function longer in Mars' challenging environment. The material is composed of...
Rocks Collected Prove Water Existed on Mars for Long Time
NASA’s Perseverance rover collected its first pair of rock samples, with scientists already seeing proof that water existed on Mars
Neptune-Like Hycean Worlds Focus of Search for Extraterrestrial Life
Hycean Worlds -- which are planets like Neptune -- may be able to host life, according to researchers at Cambridge University. Such planets, which do not resemble Earth much at all, may actually be where we want to look...
New NASA Video Shows Stunning 360-Degree View of Mars
NASA released a stunning 360-degree panoramic video of Mars on Wednesday, created from shots taken by the Curiosity rover, allowing Earthlings to take a personal tour of the fourth planet from the sun. More than a hundred separate images taken by...
NASA’s Hubble Captures Galaxy 68 Million Light Years from Earth
NASA announced on Friday that its Hubble Space Telescope captured an image of a "jewel-bright" spiral galaxy, which is 68 million light years from Earth. NASA and the European Space Agency shared the photo of this sparking "new" galaxy on Friday....
Bezos’ Blue Origin Sues US Over NASA Contract Given to SpaceX
Jeff Bezos' aerospace manufacturer Blue Origin is suing the United States government after losing out on $2.9 billion lunar lander contract. NASA, the independent agency of the U.S. government responsible for all things related to space exploration, awarded the...
NASA Space Probe Explores Ganymede, the Moon of Jupiter
NASA’s space probe called "Juno" is now passing by Ganymede, the largest Moon in the solar system, in the closest flyby in two decades of any spacecraft near the heavenly body named after the handsome son of King Tros, whom Jupiter...
Partial Solar Eclipse Appears in North American Skies
It wasn't quite as dramatic as the 2017 event but the partial solar eclipse that occurred early on June 10 was spectacular in its own way.
NASA Rover Sends First Images of Mars
The NASA rover, Perseverance, which successfully landed in a deep crater on Thursday on Mars, sent over the first grainy pictures of the 'red' planet.