Archive of 2018 June

20Jun2018

Why Trump Wants A “Space Force” — And Why He May Not Get It

President Donald Trump just said he wants America to have a “space force” charged with protecting America in, well, space. The problem is that it’s unclear he will actually get one. (more…)

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19Jun2018

The Wackiest Things Ever Launched Into Space

Earlier this year, innovator and dreamer Elon Musk demoed his brand new rocket called "Falcon Heavy" by sending his own cherry red Tesla Roadster to space. Why do we say he's a dreamer? (more…)

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17Jun2018

Exoplanets Can Survive In Double And Triple-Star Systems

Over 3,700 exoplanets have been found in the universe, and although each has its own unique set of characteristics, the vast majority have one thing in common: they orbit a single star. (more…)

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17Jun2018

Australian Space Agency Not Going To Be NASA Down Under

THERE are high hopes for the Australian space agency but as states fight over its location, experts say it’s not going to be the job creator some think it is. (more…)

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16Jun2018

Startup Raised $40 Million To Build A Space Catapult

Welcome to the future. SpinLaunch, a startup building space catapults, just raised $35 million in funding from investors. These included g GV, Airbus, and Kleiner Perkins. (more…)

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16Jun2018

Get Ready For An Incredible Mars Close Approach!

MARS OUTSHINES SIRIUS: It's official. Mars is now brighter than any star in the sky. This week, the Red Planet surpassed Sirius in apparent luminosity.And its going to get much better! (more…)

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16Jun2018

Stephen Hawking’s Farewell – Voice Beamed Into black Hole

Around 1,000 people attended a memorial service in London for British physicist Stephen Hawking on June 15, as his ashes were laid to rest in Westminster Abbey. (more…)

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16Jun2018

A Dust Storm Is Engulfing Mars & Situation Is Bleak

Mars is not a friendly place to be right now, especially if you're an aging solar-powered rover. NASA says a global dust storm is forming. The storm is now about 10 billion acres in size. (more…)

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10Jun2018

Alpha Centauri System Could Have Favourable Conditions For Life

The search for habitable exoplanets spans far and wide, pushing the limits of what our modern telescopes are capable of. But rest assured that we aren’t ignoring what’s in our own backyard. (more…)

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10Jun2018

Astronomers Discover Six New Galaxies That Have No Stars

Dark galaxy is a hypothetical object of galactic dimensions that contains very little or does not contain stars. This discovery changes the entire ballgame. How can this exist? (more…)

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10Jun2018

Solar System Found Full of Rocky Earth-Size Planets

  Researchers in Spain have found some points of interest in our search for second Earths: the team just released a new study examining two solar systems they've uncovered. (more…)

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10Jun2018

SpaceX Plans Massive Upgrade To Kennedy Space Center

SpaceX has massive plans in play to bolster its operations at Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral. A new facility  to provide jobs and an economic boost to the Space Coast. (more…)

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10Jun2018

NASA Announcement – Amazing Find On Mars

NASA’s Curiosity rover has detected background levels of methane in the atmosphere of Mars, and these concentrations seem to go up in the summer and down in the winter, according to new research. (more…)

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10Jun2018

Our Days Are Getting Longer Thanks To The Moon

IF YOU’RE sitting at work reading this thinking it’s been a long day, you’re closer to the truth than you realise. Because slowly but surely, our days are getting longer. (more…)

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07Jun2018

Exciting Ways to Host a Successful Star Party

When is the last time your kids had fun outside aside from camping?  A star party is an exciting way to get your kids to learn more about astronomy as well as interact with other kids while at it. (more…)

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06Jun2018

Green Laser Pointer Plus FREE Space DVD Offer

WOW...What an offer! If you've ever wanted one of these but didn't want to pay an exorbitant price your luck has changed - I have personally been evaluating these over the last 4 weeks and more than happy with the results. (more…)

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