Space (26)

NASA’s Solar Probe Did the Impossible, Here’s How

Thanks to the Parker Solar Probe we’re up close and personal with our host star. And just one step closer to understanding space weather and so much more about how the Sun impacts...

Kelly in Space 14 April · 40

Is the Solar System Missing a Planet?

You’ve probably had the layout of the solar system drilled into you so much that at this point it’s second nature. Which is why it might surprise you to learn that those 8 planets...

Kelly in Space 30 November 2021 · 60

Could Mars’ Extinct Volcanoes Reawaken?

Between 3 and 4 billion years ago, Mars  bubbled and burst with volcanic activity.   The planet’s stationary crust and lower surface  gravity meant volcanoes could build themselves...

Alex in Space 09 August 2021 · 20

SpaceX and NASA Will Deliver Next-Generation Power to the ISS

SpaceX and NASA are teaming up again to launch their 22d Commercial Resupply Services mission to the ISS... but this time, they're bringing along tools to give it a makeover! Onbo...

Kelly in Space 06 June 2021 · 37 · 2

A Guide To Navigating the Stars Without a Smartphone

What happens when you’re lost and you don’t have your phone to give you directions? We all have that one road, building, or tree that helps us remember where we’re going. Without t...

Jacob Enderson in Space 19 March 2021 · 42

This Is the Largest Map of Our Universe Ever Created

Dark energy is the mysterious force driving the universe’s accelerating expansion. In an effort to understand it, scientists are planning to make the largest 3D map of the universe...

Alex in Space 13 March 2021 · 38

The Latest SpaceX Starship Prototype Is About to Launch

After SpaceX’s previous two Starship prototypes met their explosive demise at the southern tip of Texas, Starship Serial Number 10 has finally stuck the landing! And then it explod...

Alex in Space 10 March 2021 · 36

NASA’s Most Powerful Rocket May Be One Step Closer to Launch

NASA decided to kick off the year in a major way, by performing the latest test on the core stage engines of the Space Launch System destined to put the first woman and next man on...

Alex in Space 24 February 2021 · 23

NASA Is Getting New Spacesuits, Here’s What Makes Them So Special

NASA’s Artemis program plans to return humans to the moon by 2024, 55 years after astronauts first set boots on lunar regolith. In that time technology has come a long way, so thos...

Alex in Space 12 February 2021 · 64

How Space-Time Works When You Look At The Stars

In life, we're used to looking at everything around us unfolding in real time. But looking up at the night sky is different. When we look at the stars we're actually looking at the...

Alex in Space 29 January 2021 · 87

There May Be 300 Million Earths in Our Galaxy Waiting to Be Found

Our home planet Earth is just one of the over 100 billion planets found in the entire Milky Way galaxy. Orbiting our Sun at literally the perfect distance to support life, it kinda...

Alex in Space 27 January 2021 · 76

China’s Chang'e 5 Will Collect the First Moon Rocks in Nearly 40 Years

China is no stranger to lunar missions. Over the years, the country has sent a number of increasingly challenging missions to our natural satellite. The most famous of which, was t...

Alex in Space 21 November 2020 · 27