A Mars mock crew has emerged from an eight-month isolation experiment that was supposed to simulate what it's like to be on Mars. It marks the fifth Hawaii Space Exploration Analog and Simulation attempt.
Space September 19, 2017
The Planetary Protection Officer is tasked to protect planet Earth from contamination by alien matter brought by spacecraft from missions that explored extraterrestrial worlds. The job comes with a six-figure salary.
Space August 4, 2017
NASA has warned that fungus in space could serve as an enemy of astronauts in the Mars mission or other forms of space exploration. Certain fungi types could colonize the human body and lead to infection.
Space July 12, 2017
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence touches the Orion spacecraft’s titanium forward bay cover with his full palm despite a sign that read 'Critical Space Flight Hardware DO NOT TOUCH.' Learn what happens next and how the internet reacts.
Space July 10, 2017
NASA's plans for the future include a manned trip to Mars, but first, we'll need to return to the moon. Here's what NASA has planned for establishing bases on the moon and beyond.
Space June 22, 2017
The first round of data from NASA's Juno mission has been released and it reveals that we know very little about Jupiter. From the planet's core to water and unexpected cyclones, here's what we learned.
Space May 25, 2017
NASA is planning on returning to the moon before making the trip to Mars. Here's how that will affect future space missions including the trip to Mars.
Space May 15, 2017
NASA’s plans for a manned SLS maiden flight will not push through after study concludes it is too late in the planning process to accommodate changes. A source says it’s really all about the money.
Feature | Science May 14, 2017
China steps up its efforts for its planned permanent lunar laboratory. Eight postgraduate students begin simulated space cabin trials at the Lunar Palace 1 until 2018.
Space May 11, 2017
NASA is looking forward to the next exploration mission of our solar system and is mulling over a dozen proposals submitted through the New Frontiers Program. This is the program’s fourth robotic probe to be sent into the unknown, destination pending.
Space May 9, 2017
China’s Tianzhou-1 cargo spacecraft has successfully docked with the Tiangong-2 space station last April 22. This is considered a major step toward the nation's goal of putting up its own manned space station by 2022.
Space April 24, 2017
NASA has funded 22 interstellar projects that could change the face and future of space exploration. Find out which projects received funding from the NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts program.
Space April 13, 2017
A document containing Trump’s 2018 budget proposal is now out. NASA's earth sciences program, the Office of Education, and the ARM mission are just some on the chopping board.
Space March 16, 2017
Congress has passed a NASA authorization bill for the first time in almost six and a half years. Find out some sections within the NASA Transition Authorization Act of 2017, including a call for NASA's detailed Mars mission.
Space March 9, 2017
A bill will be proposed in the UK parliament to bolster the space exploration programs of the country. The bill has been named Spaceflight and will be submitted sometime this week.
Space February 21, 2017
SpaceX posted a teaser photo of the much-anticipated Falcon Heavy rocket on Instagram. Have a peek at the world's largest and most powerful rocket.
Space December 31, 2016
The scientific community made amazing discoveries and innovations in 2016. What will keep scientists and innovators busy in 2017?
December 31, 2016
Elon Musk's ambitious company SpaceX made history by successfully launching Falcon 9, sending a satellite into orbit, and safely landing upright in Cape Canaveral. Now, watch the historic scientific event that ushered in new possibilities for space exploration.
Space December 25, 2016
How will Donald J. Trump's election as the 45th President of the United States affect NASA's ongoing space projects? Trump's space advisor explains in an op-ed the administration's proposed policies.
Space November 10, 2016
China successfully launched its Long March-5 rocket. The new heavy-lift Long March-5 rocket will enable ambitious future missions, including a planned trip to Mars.
Space November 4, 2016
There’s a new nation in town and it’s the first one to be located in space. Full-fledged and fully independent, Asgardia aims to promote peace in space and bring commerce and science to the next level.
Space October 12, 2016
To many, Mars could become the next Earth, but before that can happen, humans need to conquer it first. Elon Musk believes he and his SpaceX company can make this a possibility, but first-timers must prepare to never make it back home alive.
Space October 2, 2016
Starting out in "No Man's Sky" could be almost impossibly daunting at first due to the massive universe of the space exploration game. Here are some helpful tips to get new players started with their adventures.
Video Games August 9, 2016
'No Man’s Sky' finally went Gold and space exploration fans are on their toes waiting for the official launch. The game masters the magic of algorithm for world generation and is expected to go live in August.
Video Games July 8, 2016
A startup is close to securing the approval of federal authorities for its first private lunar mission. The company, Moon Express, is competing for the $20 million reward from the Google Lunar XPrize.
Space June 7, 2016
Luxembourg has sealed the deal with space mining company Deep Space Industries to work on a spacecraft that will test technologies in Low Earth Orbit. The agreement hopes to open up opportunities in commercial asteroid mining.
Space May 9, 2016
ESA astronaut Tim Peake will control a rover in a hangar in Stevenage, UK while in orbit aboard the International Space Station. The experiment aims to help prepare for future space missions that require collaboration between humans and robotic systems.
Space April 29, 2016
Mice aboard Atlantis spacecraft returned home with liver damage after a two-week space travel. The finding would significantly affect future space travel, as scientists believe human live damage could also occur.
Space April 23, 2016
Jeff Bezos addressed the audience in the 32nd Space Symposium in Colorado and shared his plans of bringing affordable commercial space tourism that would enable millions of people to work and live in space. Blue Origin, Bezos' investment in space exploration, was able to relaunch for the third time its reusable rocket, New Shepard last week.
Space April 13, 2016
Kepler has entered into emergency mode, or the lowest operational mode and is consuming significant amounts of fuel. The spacecraft is on a planet-hunting mission 75 million miles away from Earth.
Space April 9, 2016
Oil companies are partnering with international space agencies for a very important and interesting mission. They hope to learn more about how crude oil behaves on Earth by bringing it to space.
Space April 9, 2016
Researchers said understanding how mammals such as the Madagascan dwarf lemur spontaneously hibernate can hold the key to human hibernation for deep space exploration. A team of researchers from the ESA program is looking for ways on how to put astronauts in a state of motionlessness.
Space March 20, 2016
China is pursuing its own Mars exploration in 2020 as an independent probe of the Red Planet. The mission is expected to reach the planet in 2021 after a flight of seven to 10 months, revealed a top scientist and national political adviser.
Space March 9, 2016
NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory has unveiled new posters that advertise the possibility of exploring destinations in space. The artworks were produced by artists working at the JPL's design studio.
Space February 11, 2016
A space subcommittee hearing criticized NASA for its lack of a concrete plan for its manned Mars mission, which could be halted by lack of funding or a space-unfriendly administration taking over in 2017. Private agencies and other countries also have their own Mars exploration plans.
Space February 5, 2016
Luxembourg plans to join the space mining industry as it announced plans to mine asteroids. The European country aims to position itself as a hub for space explorations.
Space February 4, 2016
The Indo-French partnership will proceed to space exploration in a bid to probe Mars and Venus. French space agency chief Jean-Yves Le Gall spilled the details in a recent interview.
Space February 1, 2016
The original expedition was expected to last for three months.
Space January 28, 2016
Robots, not humans, may be the first to reach deep space, if NASA has its way.
Space January 28, 2016
A team of researchers has successfully used a robot to build an entire launch pad, something that could be very helpful in our push further into space.
FUTURE TECH January 22, 2016
This year is expected to have its share of spectacular milestones in spaceflight. Here is a rundown of space missions in 2016 involving NASA, ESA, private firms like SpaceX, and other key figures in space exploration.
Space January 13, 2016
The European Space Agency unveiled its plan of establishing the first lunar base for human settlement on the moon. This plan can be a reality as construction of this lunar base could begin in five years.
Space January 7, 2016
India's reusable launch vehicle is set for a 2016 trial in April. The development of this vehicle will reduce the cost of access to space in the future.
Space January 2, 2016
Russia is suffering from economic crisis and part of this problem is cutting down budget for moon exploration missions. The Russian Space Agency rewrote its program plans for manned moon flights.
Space January 2, 2016
Last Sunday, China’s ground stations received data from its first satellite tasked to probe dark matter. DAMPE satellite transmitted quality data in the right format as reported by the Chinese Academy of Sciences, which is launching four other space missions.
Space December 23, 2015