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Mike Hughes Survives First Rocket Launch, Says He Did It To Prove Flat Earth Theory

'Mad' Mike Hughes finally did it and he is glad that it's done. He propelled himself using a homemade rocket to prove his theory that the Earth is flat and it's shaped like a frisbee.

Space March 28, 2018

Another Roswell Story? Pilots Report 'UFO' With Big Reflection In The Border Of Arizona And New Mexico

Puzzled pilots of different airlines think they saw an unusual object in the skies on Feb. 24. They saw an unidentified flying object pass over their aircraft in Arizona near the southwestern border of New Mexico.

Space March 28, 2018

Chinese Space Station Tiangong-1 Could Crash Into Earth Within Days

China's out of control space station Tiangong-1 is now predicted to fall into the Earth within the next few days. Depending on where it falls, the location may get a show in the sky.

Space March 28, 2018

NASA Moves James Webb Space Telescope Launch Back To 2020

NASA announced that it will have to delay the launch of the James Webb Space Telescope to 2020. This delays the launch by more than a year and could cause the cost of the telescope to rise.

Space March 27, 2018

NASA: Nope, We Won’t Be Buying Falcon Heavy Rockets From SpaceX

NASA doesn’t want to use Falcon Heavy Rockets for future missions because its payload is too small. However, it might still purchase some for other uses.

Space March 27, 2018

Elon Musk Really Wants To Colonize Mars, And Here's How He'll Do It

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has set his sights on colonizing Mars. A presentation by Musk on Mars colonization has now been published, allowing everyone to see the visionary CEO's plans of sending humans to the Red Planet.

Space March 27, 2018

NASA To Test Supersonic Parachute For Future Mars Mission

Landing on Mars is not easy, which is why there is a need for advanced parachutes that can be deployed at supersonic speed. On Thursday, March 29, NASA put its ASPIRE to the test in Wallops Island, Virginia.

Space March 27, 2018

Kepler Space Telescope Captures Violent Death Of Cocooned Star

For the first time, an international team of astronomers chanced upon a Fast-Evolving Luminous Transit. The rare explosion of the cocooned star has occurred 1.3 billion light-years away from the Earth.

Space March 27, 2018

Giant Planet Found Orbiting A Brown Dwarf Star Complicating Scientists' Definition On Both

A brown dwarf star has been found with a giant planet orbiting it. Scientists still aren't sure what constitutes a brown star or if it is even a star.

Space March 27, 2018

NASA Finds 'Chryse Alien Head' On Mars In 2005, But No One Notices Until Now

A photo that was taken of a crater by NASA in 2005 is starting to make rounds due to the name that was given to it by the agency. NASA named the image 'Chryse Alien Head.'

Space March 26, 2018

NASA Astronomer Jill Tarter Says Earth Will Find Alien Life By 2100

NASA astronomer Jill Tarter is known for being portrayed by Jodie Foster in the film 'Contact' and now she's making a bold prediction. Tarter says that the Earth will find alien life by the end of the century.

Space March 26, 2018

Artificial Meteor Showers Will Soon Be Available For Under $40,000

The rich can now pay for their own meteor showers that will come in hues of orange, blue, or green. According to a report, the show will cost less than fireworks displays in Tokyo priced at around $40,000.

Space March 26, 2018

SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Punched A Hole In The Ionosphere In 2017

As rockets become more reusable and less costly to develop, engineers must be mindful of how certain launch trajectories affect Earth. For instance, last year’s Falcon 9 launch actually punched a hole in the ionosphere.

Space March 26, 2018

Air-Breathing Thruster May Provide Unlimited Power For Mars Mission

The European Space Agency has created and successfully tested an ion thruster that runs only on air molecules. It has the capability to sustain longer space flights that can last for years on end.

Space March 26, 2018

WATCH: Flat-Earther Rocketeer ‘Mad’ Mike Hughes Finally Blasts Off Into California Sky

Flat Earth believer and self-taught rocket scientist Mad Mike Hughes finally launched himself into California air aboard his homemade rocket. He had to deploy two parachutes and had minor back injury from the landing.

Space March 25, 2018

Neanderthals, Early Humans May Have Seen Alien Star That Sideswiped Solar System 70,000 Years Ago

The Scholz´s star flew by the Solar System and moved comets and asteroids off of orbits 70,000 years ago. The Neanderthals and early humans who looked up the night sky may have seen it as a faint reddish light.

Space March 24, 2018

Alien Megastructure Star: Dimming Of Tabby's Star Sets New Record

The mysterious Tabby's star has again experienced dramatic dips in brightness this March. What are the possible causes of the so-called alien megastructure star's sporadic brightening and dimming?

Space March 27, 2018

Astronauts, Cosmonaut Arrive At ISS After 2-Day Journey, Space Station Crew Now Complete

Russian Soyuz spacecraft has successfully transported astronauts and a cosmonaut to the International Space Station. The three new crewmates will join Expedition 55/56 at the ISS that will conduct many significant experiments.

Space March 24, 2018

NASA Mars Curiosity Rover Reaches 2,000 Sols On Red Planet

The Curiosity Rover registered a new milestone of reaching 2,000 sols or days on Mars. Data and samples observed by the rover showed the previous presence of lakes and freshwater that are essential in the survival of microbial life.

Space March 23, 2018

NASA Can Use Paint To Save Earth From Asteroid Impact

Painting the surface of asteroid Bennu may protect Earth from a potential impact by the year 2135. Here's how paint could prevent an asteroid collision.

Space March 23, 2018

MSU Astronomers Dedicate Discovery Of New Black Hole To Stephen Hawking

Astronomers using the MASTER Global Robotic Net telescopes have detected a gamma-ray burst indicating the formation a new black hole. They dedicated the report of their discovery to the Lord of Black Holes, Stephen Hawking.

Space March 23, 2018

NASA Astronaut Andrew Feustel Admits To Having A Fear Of Heights

Astronaut Andrew Feustel was launched into space on March 21 to board the International Space Station. Feustel admitted that he has a fear of heights, despite now living in low-Earth orbit.

Space March 23, 2018

China’s Radioactive Space Station Tiangong-1 Could Possibly Hit Populated Areas Upon Reaching Earth’s Surface

China’s space station Tiangong-1 will soon hit the Earth’s surface and could possibly hurt humans and damage properties. The European Space Agency downplays the scenario, saying there is only one in a million chance it will happen.

Space March 22, 2018

Humanity Star: Giant Disco Ball Will Plunge Back To Earth Sooner Than Expected

The reflective orb Humanity Star is falling back to Earth just two months after it was launched into space. What went wrong and when will it re-enter Earth's atmosphere?

Space March 22, 2018

Visiting Star Threw Comets And Asteroids Off Their Orbits 70,000 Years Ago

In the prehistoric times, a red dwarf passed and knocked off some parts of the Oort Cloud and created new objects with an unusual orbit. Instead of moving in a circular motion, they follow a V-shaped path.

Space March 22, 2018

Soyuz Rocket Launches New Space Station Crew Members Into Orbit

Two American astronauts and a Russian cosmonaut have safely launched aboard the Soyuz spacecraft in Kazakhstan Wednesday afternoon local time. Expedition 55 is tasked to augment space work in the International Space Station, which is currently manned by three personnel.

Space March 22, 2018

Google Honors Mexican Astronomer And Priest of Telescope Guillermo Haro With A Doodle

Google is paying tribute to legendary Mexican astronomer Guillermo Haro with a doodle on what would have been his 105th birthday. Haro is renowned for discovering several nebulae and flare stars in the cosmos.

Space March 22, 2018

Astronomer Rediscovers The Planet Mars, Ends Up On Astronomy News Service

People still aren't sure who discovered the planet Mars, but it is now known that it wasn't this professor. An account of his discovery of the planet Mars was published in an astronomy news service.

Space March 22, 2018

European Space Agency Announces ‘Ariel’ Mission That’ll Study Exoplanets

The European Space Agency wants to demystify exoplanets. To do so, it’s going to launch a mission called Ariel in 2028 to study their properties.

Space March 21, 2018

Hubble Space Telescope Captures 12 Incredible Photos Of Messier Catalog Objects

Ten new galaxies and two globular clusters have been added into Charles Messier's catalog. Although the annual sky gazing marathon is already finished, these additions can be viewed until early April.

Space March 21, 2018

'Oumuamua Asteroid Likely Came From a Tatooine-Like World: What Are Binary Star Systems?

New findings concluded that the alien-like figure called ‘Oumuamua is more likely to have originated from a binary system different from the Earth’s. ‘Oumuamua’s rocky structure similar to that of an asteroid can only be present in hotter environments.

Space March 21, 2018

Exoplanets Discovered In TRAPPIST-1 May Have 1,000 Times More Water Than Earth, But This May Be A Problem

Scientists have found that the exoplanets in the TRAPPIST-1 system may have water. Which sounds good, however, the problem is that they may have too much water to support life.

Space March 20, 2018

Alien Visitor 'Oumuamua Most Likely Ejected By A Two-Star System: How Did That Happen?

'Oumuamu likely originated from a binary star system, which has at least one big hot star. This is how the interstellar asteroid was likely ejected from its home star system.

Space March 20, 2018

Stephen Hawking Proposed Theory On How The Universe Will End Two Weeks Before His Death

Before dying, Stephen Hawking did more than just mathematically prove the existence of multiple universes. He also detailed how darkness will eventually swallow the entire Universe, causing its ultimate end.

Space March 20, 2018

NASA Lifts Ban On Radioactive Batteries Powered By Plutonium For Mission Proposals

NASA has relaxed its policies against the use of radioisotope thermoelectric generators for future space missions. Now, scientists may be able to submit proposals to the Discovery program, even if they involve using plutonium-238.

Space March 20, 2018

Interstellar Asteroid 'Oumuamua Discovered To Have Come From Binary Star System

'Oumuamua is the first known interstellar object that has been observed in this solar system. New research suggests that it may have come from a binary star system.

Space March 19, 2018

Oceans On Mars Could Have Formed As Early As 4 Billion Years Ago, According To New Research

Scientists discovered that the oceans on Mars may be significantly older than previously thought. New estimates indicate that oceans on Mars formed 4 billion years ago.

Space March 19, 2018

NASA Might Send A Drone To Mars In Addition To New Rover

The Mars 2020 rover mission could be a trip for two. NASA is reportedly testing a drone that will fly and examine Mars from above.

Space March 19, 2018

NASA Clarifies That Scott Kelly's DNA Did Not Change, Astronaut Brothers Are Still Identical Twins

NASA clarified that what happened to astronaut Scott Kelly in space is changes in his gene expression and not fundamental changes in his DNA. The space agency said scientists are studying further how space flight affects the human body.

Space March 19, 2018

Strongest Fast Radio Burst Signal From Space Captured In Australia

Strange but strong signals from space were picked up by an Australian telescope. Ever since fast radio burst signals were discovered a decade ago, scientists still can't explain these untraceable and mysterious radio waves from space.

Space March 19, 2018

Rose-Colored Jupiter: NASA's Juno Captures Image Of Storm And Bright Clouds On Gas Giant Planet

JunoCam onboard NASA's Juno spacecraft captured a close-up view of a storm and bright cloud tops on Jupiter. The U.S space agency encourages the public to download and process raw images from Juno.

Space March 18, 2018

Firefly Aerospace Makes A Comeback With Lightning 1 Engine Demo In Texas

Two years after declaring bankruptcy, Firefly Space System reemerges with new branding and the test launching of its innovative engine, Lightning 1. Unlike traditional engines, it has a self-pressurizing system and runs only on methane.

Space March 18, 2018

Do Parallel Universes Exist? Stephen Hawking's Last Paper May Help Prove Multiverse Theory.

Stephen Hawking's last scientific paper sets out the mathematics needed to help deep-space probes collect evidence that can prove the multiverse theory. The idea suggests the existence of other universes other than our own.

Space March 19, 2018

Project Aurorasaurus: NASA Seeks Help From Citizen Scientists In Studying STEVE

The swirling colored skylights captured in Canada by citizen scientists was confirmed as a new and rare Aurora named STEVE. NASA now wants amateur sky watchers to help scientists spot STEVE in the sky.

Space March 17, 2018

Hammer Spacecraft May Not Prevent Bennu Asteroid From Crashing Into Earth In 2135

Deflecting dangerous near-Earth objects headed toward Earth may not work for the massive asteroid Bennu that may collide with the planet in 2135. What are other possible ways to prevent this catastrophic collision?

Space March 17, 2018

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