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NASA Wants to Send a Life-Detecting Spacecraft to Europa

The smallest of the four Galilean moons orbiting Jupiter, Europa, has been in NASA’s crosshairs since June 2016, when the agency asked a team of 21 scientists to design ...

February 12, 2017 at 4:11 pm by

SpaceX’s Rocket Fueling Practices Pose a Concern for NASA

Even though SpaceX has made great progress when it comes to the reliability of its rockets and the safety of astronauts, it would appear that there are still a few NASA ...

November 7, 2016 at 8:00 pm by

Hubble Telescope Breaks Cosmic Distance Record

Ever since it was launched into low Earth orbit back in 1990, the Hubble Space telescope has captured some pretty breathtaking images, and it definitely helped humanity get a ...

August 23, 2016 at 3:27 pm by

NASA Wants to Create New X-Planes Powered by Greener Energy

NASA wants to make sure that the aviation industry is taking steps in the right direction when it comes to using eco-friendly fuel use, but this means that new aircraft need ...

April 25, 2016 at 10:20 pm by

NASA Funds Microbes That Could Break down Metal

Humanity is going to travel far into space sooner or later, and while we’re still trying to figure out exactly how far we can go and when we’re going to start the ...

April 17, 2016 at 4:00 pm by

This New NASA Telescope is so Much Better Than Hubble

Since it was launched in low Earth orbit in 1990, the Hubble Space Telescope has been proving us with crucial information about space and time, and it even helped determine ...

February 21, 2016 at 6:30 pm by

NASA Offers 1,200 Patents to Startup Companies for Free

In an effort to support high-tech entrepreneurs, NASA is now offering no less than 1,200 patents to startups without any upfront licensing costs. The patents in question are ...

October 11, 2015 at 9:00 pm by

NASA Reveals Ambitious Three-Phase Plan to Send Humans to Mars

After the incredible discovery of water on Mars, scientists are obviously talking about sending actual humans to the surface of the planet. Due to a number of factors, sending ...

October 10, 2015 at 7:00 pm by

NASA Tests the Engine That Will Propel the SLS to Mars

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration has been using its RS-25 engine for quite a while now, but as its Space Launch System is getting bigger and heavier, this ...

August 15, 2015 at 3:54 pm by

You Can Explore Mars Yourself Using NASA’s Curiosity Simulator

Ever since NASA managed to successfully land the Curiosity rover on the surface of Mars, everyone’s been paying close attention to its progress, and I have to admit that ...

August 6, 2015 at 9:30 pm by


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