Space (23)

This New Martian Moon Mission Could Explain How Life Began

We’re heading to Mars again. But this time, it will be the first round-trip mission, not to the Red Planet itself, but to its moons. In case you didn’t know, Mars actually has two...

Jacob Enderson in Space 08 October 2020 · 38 · 1

How Quantum Diamonds Will Help Us Detect Cosmic Collisions

Back in 2015, the two detectors that make up the experiment called LIGO made waves. Well, technically they detected waves — they picked up the gravitational waves generated by two...

Alex in Space 07 October 2020 · 10

Earth’s “Evil” Twin May Hold Signs of Life

After earning a bad reputation as Earth’s “evil twin”, Venus is finally getting some good press. Recently, a team of international astronomers announced the discovery of a rare ga...

Alex in Space 29 September 2020 · 19

This Massive Wall of Galaxies Is Lurking Beyond the Milky Way

Do you ever feel like you were born too late? You may have the urge to be a great explorer, but the age of cartographers mapping our continents’ shores and mountains has long since...

Kelly in Space 14 September 2020 · 49

In Space, Every Poop Is a Floater: Why the New ISS Toilet Costs $23 Million

We have a habit of deifying astronauts, but the truth is they’re humans just like us. They put on their space suits one leg at a time, they have to eat, sleep, and just like us, po...

Den W. in Space 09 September 2020 · 52

The most exciting telescope that no-one is talking about

We are all, in my opinion, rightfully excited about the James Webb Space Telescope launch in 2021. Such a powerful space telescope will allow us to see things extremely far away...

Alex in Space 02 September 2020 · 66 · 1

This Upcoming NASA Mission Could Discover How Our Solar System Began

As of this month, NASA officially approved the construction  of their asteroid hunting spacecraft, Lucy. Little Lucy will visit two large asteroid clusters near Jupiter known as t...

Kelly in Space 02 September 2020 · 32 · 1

11 Billion Years of Our Universe’s History Were Missing… Until Now

We think it all started with a Big Bang 13.8 billion years ago. Just like that, the universe burst into existence, and we can still see the remnants of this event’s afterglow in th...

Alex in Space 27 August 2020 · 25 · 1

What Evidence Do We Have for Life on Mars?

Perseverance, the Mars 2020 rover, which is expected to land on the red planet in February of 2021. And one of its main jobs? Finding signs of ancient microbial life on Mars. But...

Alex in Space 18 August 2020 · 25 · 1

Forget GPS, Future Missions May Use Neutron Stars to Navigate Deep Space

Lighthouses have helped safely guide mariners for centuries. As space explorers consider traveling to destinations like the moon and beyond, future interstellar travelers may one d...

Alex in Space 12 August 2020 · 31

SpaceX Crew Dragon Is the Most Anticipated Launch of the Year

This is the moment that we’ve all been waiting for. SpaceX’s Demo-2 is just about to launch. We're on the verge of a truly historic event in human spaceflight. For the very first t...

Alex in Space 27 May 2020 · 14 · 1