Space (23)

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 · 18 · 2

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 · 25

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 · 24

This NASA Spacecraft Could Unveil the Origins of Life

On the list of all-time big picture questions, “Where did we come from?’ has got to be near the top. It’s stumped philosophers and scientists since the beginning of philosophy and...

Jacob Enderson in Space 14 October 2020 · 11

The Mystery of Saturn’s Giant Hexagonal Storm May Soon Be Solved

Since its discovery 40 years ago, Saturn’s mysterious hexagon has left scientists scratching their heads. But a recent computer simulation designed by researchers at Harvard may pr...

Jacob Enderson in Space 16 October 2020 · 15