The Kepler Mission Has Discovered Nearly 100 New Exoplanets

Learning more about these planets could put our own home in a galactic context.

February 15, 2018

NASA’s Recent Pictures of Objects in the Kuiper Belt Just Broke Records

New Horizons captured images of space objects nearly 3.8 billion miles away from our planet.

February 15, 2018

We Just Found Out Asteroids Are Flying by Earth This Week — Here’s How Worried You Should Be

And here's how we know.

February 9, 2018

SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy Just Received Its Launch License

The rocket is officially legal to launch February 6th.

February 3, 2018

The Earth’s Magnetic Poles Are Overdue for a Switch

But this time, it will spell disaster for our electrical infrastructure.

January 29, 2018

We’ve Seen Less Than One Percent of Mars. NASA’s New Lander Is Going To Change That.

NASA's "InSight" mission takes off in May 2018 with the goal of understanding what goes on under the Red Planet's surface.

January 26, 2018

Trump’s Budget Proposal Cuts International Space Station Funding by 2025

The program is likely being axed to free up funds for lunar exploration.

January 25, 2018

Titan Has Even More in Common With Earth Than We Thought

Using Cassini images, researchers were able to fully map the moon's surface.

January 19, 2018

Compact Nuclear Fission Reactors Could One Day Power Our Martian Colonies

Initial tests show that a 1-kilowatt and a 10-kilowatt model are viable.

January 19, 2018

Welcome to the Age of Micro Satellite Swarms

They're no bigger than a microwave oven, and can see through weather and darkness.

January 15, 2018