NASA Prepares For Moon Tourism
Does Smokey Bear need a space helmet? NASA isn't headed back to the moon anytime soon, but some day space tourists may be on the way to the Apollo mission lunar landing sites.
And you know th
Fancy A 5 Year Old Space Sandwich?
Aged beef? Sure, why not? Five-year-old peas? Not so much. NASA has a long road ahead in its quest to be able to provide foods to astronauts with super-long shelf life, a necessity for mi
Curiosity Heads For Mars
NASA began a historic voyage to Mars with the Novebmer 26 launch of the Mars Science Laboratory, which carries a car-sized rover named Curiosity. Liftoff from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station aboa
Journalists Question Air Force On UFOs
The military deleted a passage about unidentified flying objects from a 2008 Air Force personnel manual just days after The Huffington Post asked Pentagon officials about the
Apollo 13 Astronaut’s Notes Up for Auction -
A famous set of notes from the failed Apollo 13 mission is now up for auction in Texas, with bids expected to reach the six figures for the checklist alone. The 1970
700 Planets And Counting:
Astronomers estimate that our galaxy is teeming with around 50 billion exoplanets, but the number of alien worlds confirmed to exist has just passed the 700 mark. One database keeping track of the grow
Family Books $1 Million Virgin Space Flight
A Singaporean businessman, his wife and two children have paid $1 million to become the first Asian family to fly together on space-tourism airline Virgin Galactic, the co
Interesting Facts About the Universe -
So you think you know your universe? We’ve got our own top 10 list on the most interesting facts about the Universe.
1. It was hot when it was young
The most widely accepted
Did Hubble Discover The Expanding Universe?
Pic: Father Georges Lemaitre and Albert Einstein - Historical Image
Perhaps one of the greatest astronomical discoveries of the 20th century may have gone down in the history books a
Alien Artifacts May Already Be Here
We’ve certainly sent our share of postcards out into the distant universe haven’t we? So if humankind is foresighted enough to leave messages of our whereabouts – and
Farmer Finds Rare Meteorite
It wasn't a goose that laid a golden egg for one Missouri farmer -- it was an asteroid. Scientists are analyzing an extremely rare meteorite found by a farmer in a tiny Missouri town called
Protecting Apollo Artifacts On The Moon
Within the next few years, one of the 26 teams competing in the Google Lunar X PRIZE (GLXP) competition will hopefully claim the $20-million grand prize by successfully landi
Fifth Giant Planet Expelled from Solar System?
Earth’s place in the “Goldilocks” zone of our solar system may be the result of the expulsion of a fifth giant planet from our solar system during its first 600 m