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NASA went to Iceland and pretended it was Mars

The scheduled launch date of NASA’s Mars 2020 mission is rapidly approaching, and with less than a year to go, it’s truly crunch time for NASA and i...

NASA went to Iceland and pretended it was Mars

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NASA’s Mars orbiter spotted the ‘Star Trek’ logo on Mars and fans are freaking out NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter is an incredibly useful tool that allows scientists to image areas of the planet’s surface with ultra-sharp detail. It has revealed many things about Mars and offered insights into how the planet’s...
21:13, 06/14/2019

Help NASA name its Mars 2020 rover NASA's Mars 2020 rover is beginning to take shape. Earlier this month, crews installed some of its legs and six of its wheels. Now, the vehicle needs a name, and for that, NASA is turning to students. Beginning in fall 2019, NASA will run a nati...
23:00, 06/25/2019

NASA wants you to get your boarding pass to Mars You probably won't visit Mars for a long time, if ever. You might have a way to go in spirit, though. NASA has introduced a "Send Your Name" campaign that will put your name on the Mars 2020 rover, leaving a long-term record of your name on th...
22:26, 05/22/2019

We’re now exactly one year away from NASA’s Mars 2020 launch This month is a very special one for the folks at NASA. The space agency is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing, sure, but that’s not the only reason. You see, today, July 17th, 2019, is exactly one year away from the...
04:00, 07/18/2019

NASA teases its Mars 2020 spacecraft NASA’s Curiosity rover, InSight lander and Reconnaissance Orbiter are all doing remarkable work on and around the red planet, but that’s not stopping scientists from pushing ahead with plans to send yet another piece of high-tech hardware to the Mart...
23:00, 05/21/2019

NASA is Going Back to the Moon, and Eventually to Mars NASA astronauts are heading back to the moon. President Trump has increased the agency’s budget in anticipation of the next generation of space exploration. “ President Donald Trump has asked NASA to accelerate our plans to return to the Moon ...
03:52, 05/16/2019

NASA’s Mars 2020 rover just had an eye exam NASA’s Mars 2020 rover is now less than one year away from finally being shot skyward toward the Red Planet, and NASA engineers are hard at work, ensuring all the spacecraft’s systems function as intended. In a new blog post by NASA&rsquo...
12:39, 08/08/2019

NASA’s methane discovery on Mars just got a whole lot more interesting Back in late June, NASA revealed that sensors on its Curiosity rover were returning alarmingly high readings of methane that came seemingly out of nowhere. Determining where that methane came from — and whether the process responsible for it ar...
01:39, 08/14/2019

NASA will send your name to Mars with the 2020 Rover Mars 2020 is shaping up nicely. NASA recently revealed that its rover-hauling spacecraft is essentially complete and currently undergoing testing — well ahead of its July 2020 launch window — and it’s now accepting names of hopeful ...
16:26, 05/23/2019

NASA is designing flexible robots that could go to Mars Robots and space exploration go hand-in-hand, so it’s no surprise that NASA is on the forefront of experimental new robotics technologies that could be used during missions to other planets. The group’s rovers and robotic landers have proven incredib...
22:52, 05/09/2019

NASA will send your name to the Red Planet on the Mars 2020 rover Mars 2020 is shaping up nicely, with NASA recently revealing that its rover-hauling spacecraft is essentially complete and currently undergoing testing well ahead of its July 2020 launch window, and NASA is now accepting names of hopeful Mars “...
20:52, 05/22/2019

NASA's Curiosity rover locates a whole lot of clay on Mars Scientists sent NASA's Curiosity rover looking for clay, and according to the latest mission update, the spacecraft obliged. It turns out, the target region known as the "clay-bearing unit" boasts a whole lot of clay....
20:39, 05/30/2019

Buzz Aldrin on his 'disappointment' with NASA; says he wants the US to go directly to Mars Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin isn't one to mince words, and now the American hero explained why, 50 years on from the history-making mission, he is "disappointed" with NASA....
22:52, 07/20/2019

NASA teases completed Mars 2020 spacecraft NASA’s Curiosity rover, InSight lander, and Reconnaissance Orbiter are all doing remarkable work on and around the Red Planet, but that’s not stopping scientists from pushing ahead with plans to send yet another piece of high-tech hardwar...
08:52, 05/21/2019

NASA finds evidence of ancient lake on Mars NASA's Curiosity rover has made several discoveries since landing on Mars in August 2012. Now, it's discovered remnants what may be an ancient lake on the Red Planet....
20:00, 05/31/2019

NASA takes a nostalgic look back at its very first Mars rover Today, NASA’s Curiosity rover spends its days exploring the Martian landscape and eagerly awaiting the arrival of its newest sibling, the Mars 2020 rover, which is slated to arrive in February of 2021. The machines are designed to last for a lo...
02:00, 07/05/2019

NASA’s Curiosity rover is celebrating 7 years on Mars The rover spent months cruising through space before eventually plummeting to the surface of Mars where it safely landed on Aug. 6, 2012, and it’s been revealing countless Mars secrets ever since....
02:13, 08/08/2019

Watch NASA build the Mars 2020 rover NASA’s mission to Mars in 2020 is a very, very big deal. After the death of Opportunity a number of months back, NASA has just one rover left on the Red Planet and Curiosity isn’t exactly a spring chicken. Curiosity’s two-year mission has long since ...
18:00, 06/10/2019

Trump wants NASA to go to Mars, not the moon like he declared weeks ago "NASA should NOT be talking about going to the Moon," Trump tweeted. "We did that 50 years ago. They should be focused on the much bigger things we are doing, including Mars (of which the Moon is a part), Defense and Science!"...
21:39, 06/07/2019

NASA gives the Mars 2020 rover its legs and wheels The Mars 2020 rover is looking more and more like an actual rover, now that there's only a year left before its target launch date. NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory engineers have installed the vehicle's starboard legs and six wheels (aka its...
08:52, 06/21/2019

NASA’s Mars 2020 rover just got shiny new feet A rover without its wheels can’t do much roving at all, so the recent addition of fancy new wheels to the Mars 2020 rover is pretty exciting for NASA and space observers around the world. In a new blog post, NASA shows off some awesome photos o...
21:26, 06/21/2019

NASA’s Mars 2020 rover finally has its head NASA’s Mars 2020 mission will be its most ambitious trip to the Red Planet yet. The Mars 2020 rover is absolutely packed with the latest high-tech instruments, and while the mission isn’t scheduled to begin until next summer, excitement i...
23:26, 06/17/2019

Trump berates NASA for not talking about mission to Mars President Trump on Friday scolded NASA for focusing on a return trip to the moon and insisted that Mars was a better destination. “For all of the money we are spending, NASA should NOT be talking about going to the Moon — We did that 50 years ago. Th...
23:00, 06/07/2019

NASA just witnessed its biggest methane gas emission on Mars NASA has confirmed that the Curiosity rover recently detected the "largest amount of methane ever measured during the mission." The levels were enough to pause the rover's activities as scientists sought more answers: Methane is a gas typically ...
17:13, 06/25/2019

NASA is putting the finishing touches on its Mars helicopter The Mars 2020 mission will truly be one for the record books when it begins in July of next year. Not only is the Mars 2020 rover one of the most advanced piece of equipment that will ever be sent to the Red Planet, it’s also equipped with its ...
00:00, 06/08/2019

NASA’s InSight lander on Mars has felt its first marsquakes Measuring seismic activity on Mars could help us figure out how much water the planet has, and now NASA’s InSight lander has felt marsquakes for the first time...
18:26, 04/28/2019

NASA sent a helicopter on a nosedive to test Mars landing hardware NASA’s Mars 2020 mission could teach us some incredible new things about our planetary neighbor, and even provide us with valuable insights that will shape plans for future manned missions to the Red Planet. It could be a very big deal for mank...
22:52, 05/27/2019

NASA to Land in Mars, Pennsylvania to Celebrate Red Planet with STEAM NASA returns to Mars, Pennsylvania Friday, May 31 to celebrate Mars exploration and share the agency’s excitement about landing astronauts on the Moon in five years....
16:52, 05/23/2019

NASA is designing flexible robots that could find a home on Mars Robots and space exploration go hand-in-hand, so it’s no surprise that NASA is on the forefront of experimental new robotics technologies that could be used during missions to other planets. The group’s rovers and robotic landers have pro...
23:00, 05/08/2019

NASA’s Curiosity rover saw something flash on Mars, and people are freaking out Mars is almost certainly the next place in our solar system where humans will travel. We’re still many years from actually seeing mankind roaming the Red Planet, but with a number of high-powered instruments already hanging out around Mars and ...
20:13, 06/24/2019

NASA Descends on Icelandic Lava Field to Prepare for Mars To prepare for the next mission to Mars in 2020, NASA has taken to the lava fields of Iceland to get its new robotic space explorer ready for the job....
14:00, 08/14/2019

NASA’s Mars 2020 rover is already getting a workout without leaving Earth When NASA’s Mars 2020 mission finally gets underway about a year from now it’ll have been a long time coming. The mission has been in the works for years, and the ultra-high-tech rover will have plenty of work to do once it lands on Mars ...
01:13, 07/31/2019

NASA initiates plan to rescue its robot that’s stuck on Mars NASA’s newest Mars robot has a serious problem. The InSight lander is a relative newcomer to the Red Planet, having safely arrived at its chosen destination late last year, but one of its most important instruments — a self-hammering &ldq...
00:00, 07/03/2019

NASA’s Curiosity rover is celebrating seven incredible years on Mars Earlier this year, NASA was forced to finally say goodbye to the trust Opportunity rover. It was a sad time for the space agency since the rover had exceeded expectations in every imaginable way, but thankfully it’s not the only rover on the Re...
15:00, 08/07/2019

NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter just hit an absolutely crazy milestone Of all the pieces of hardware that NASA has sent to Mars, we don’t hear about the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter nearly as much as we’d like. It’s an incredible machine that has dramatically outlived its initial mission timeline and co...
05:39, 05/18/2019

NASA orbiter spots 'Star Trek' symbol on Mars NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter captured an image of a strange chevron on the Martian surface that looks strangely similar to the symbol for "Star Trek's" Starfleet, an organization of space exploration, diplomacy, research, defense and peacekeepi...
18:52, 06/13/2019

NASA’s search for signs of life on Mars yields another shock It was just a couple of days ago that NASA announced something pretty exciting about Mars. Its Curiosity rover had detected shockingly high levels of methane, suggesting an unseen geological or even biological process was at work on the planet. Signs...
23:26, 06/26/2019

NASA photo showcases landing site for Mars 2020 A new photo captured by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter and shared online this week features the landing site for the space agency's Mars 2020 mission....
04:52, 05/29/2019

NASA boss: ‘Political risk’ has stopped us exploring Mars NASA’s Mars exploration projects have yielded many surprising discoveries over the years, and we know more about the Red Planet today than we ever have before. However, the day when human astronauts make the trip to Mars will truly be a momentous occ...
19:52, 07/16/2019

NASA’s InSight lander is using magnetism to search for water on Mars Measuring magnetic fields on Mars could help us figure out how much water it has, and NASA’s InSight lander has taken the first ever measurements from the surface...
21:26, 04/28/2019

NASA Selects Teams to Study Our Moon, Mars’ Moons, and More NASA has selected eight new research teams to collaborate on research into the intersection of space science and human space exploration as part of the Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute (SSERVI)....
22:26, 06/28/2019

NASA's Curiosity Rover Finds Clay Cache on Mars Curiosity Mars rover at a region of the Red Planet called the "clay-bearing unit" has revealed the highest amounts of clay minerals ever found during the mission, NASA has said....
17:52, 05/30/2019

Trump attacks Nasa and claims the moon is 'a part' of Mars President tweeted Nasa should focus on ‘Mars (of which the Moon is a part)’ over going to the moon, a reversal of previous remarksFollowers of astronomy were in for a surprise on Friday, when Donald Trump announced that the moon is part of Mars.In a ...
09:00, 06/08/2019

Donald Trump reverses course, says Mars, not moon, should be NASA's priority President Donald Trump on Friday reversed course on what he believes should be NASA's priorities, telling the space agency to focus on Mars instead of the moon....
06:26, 06/08/2019

NASA's Curiosity Rover Detects Spike in Methane on Mars NASA’s Curiosity rover discovered “startlingly high amounts of methane in the Martian air” on Wednesday in what could potentially be a sign of life on the Red Planet, the New York Times reported on Saturday.Read more......
00:26, 06/23/2019

NASA set up a webcam so you can watch them build the Mars 2020 rover NASA’s mission to Mars in 2020 is a very, very big deal. After the death of Opportunity a number of months back, NASA has just one rover left on the Red Planet and Curiosity isn’t exactly a spring chicken. Curiosity’s two-year missi...
06:00, 06/08/2019

NASA boss Bridenstine thinks we’d be on Mars already if politics didn’t get in the way NASA’s Mars exploration projects have yielded many surprising discoveries over the years, and we know more about the Red Planet today than we ever have before. However, the day when human astronauts make the trip to Mars will truly be a momento...
05:00, 07/16/2019

Explainer: NASA aims to build on moon as a way station for Mars Unlike the Apollo program that put astronauts on the moon 50 years ago, NASA is gearing up for a long term presence on Earth's satellite that the agency says will eventually enable humans to reach Mars....
13:00, 07/18/2019

NASA just strapped a frickin’ laser beam to its Mars 2020 rover We’re still about a year away from the launch of the Mars 2020 mission, but NASA’s shiny new rover is rapidly taking shape already. The rover, which is far more advanced than any machine NASA has ever sent to the Red Planet, just received...
01:52, 07/04/2019

NASA Announces US Industry Partnerships to Advance Moon, Mars Technology As NASA prepares to land humans on the Moon by 2024 with the Artemis program, commercial companies are developing new technologies, working toward space ventures of their own, and looking to NASA for assistance....
22:26, 07/30/2019

NASA Invites Public to Submit Names to Fly Aboard Next Mars Rover Although it will be years before the first humans set foot on Mars, NASA is giving the public an opportunity to send their names — etched on microchips — to the Red Planet with NASA's Mars 2020 rover, which represents the initial leg of humanity’s fi...
00:52, 05/22/2019

NASA’s InSight robot is now covered in Mars dust, but that might actually be good news Mars is a dry and dusty place, and strong winds can kick up huge plumes of material that block out the Sun for days, weeks, or even months at a time. The fate of NASA’s Opportunity rover — which shut down after a colossal dust storm preve...
00:00, 05/08/2019

NASA Put Wheels on Its Mars 2020 Rover and Holy Crap This Is Actually Happening It’s amazing what a set of wheels can do. What was once a vague chunk of metal, wires, and circuit boards is now finally starting to look like an actual rover. Read more......
00:52, 06/22/2019

NASA chief Bridenstine: 'Moon is the proving ground, Mars is the destination' During a press conference on Monday, Bridenstine said he and President Donald Trump are on the same page in regards NASA's primary objectives: Establish a permanent presence on the Moon, and then head to Mars....
21:39, 07/15/2019

7 years on Mars, NASA Curiosity rover celebrates anniversary with new finds NASA's eventual goal is to put astronauts on Mars, but the space agency's Curiosity rover is keeping it busy in the meantime. In a new blog post, NASA said that Curiosity is still exploring the Gale Crater and uncovering the mysteries of the "clay-be...
21:52, 08/08/2019

Scientists ask NASA to reconsider Mars mission after studying effects of space radiation A team of scientists recently conducted a first-of-its-kind experiment to study the effects of space radiation on a living brain. And the results don’t bode well for NASA‘s planned mission to Mars. The research was conducted by lead author Charles Li...
21:52, 08/07/2019

Coverage Set for NASA Test of Orion Abort System for Moon to Mars Missions NASA Television will broadcast launch and prelaunch activities for the Ascent Abort-2 flight test of the launch abort system for NASA’s Orion spacecraft’s, which will help pave the way for Artemis missions with astronauts to the Moon and then Mars....
00:00, 06/26/2019

Successful Orion Test Brings NASA Closer to Moon, Mars Missions NASA successfully demonstrated Tuesday the Orion spacecraft’s launch abort system can outrun a speeding rocket and pull astronauts to safety during an emergency during launch....
16:13, 07/02/2019

NASA's Mars 2020 Rover To Have Names Etched On Chips, Submissions Open Although it will be years before the first humans set foot on Mars, the US space agency has invited public to submit their names to fly abroad the next rover to Red Planet in 2020....
15:26, 05/22/2019

NASA atomic clock on SpaceX's next Falcon Heavy will pioneer Mars travel tech NASA has so many spacecraft at Mars that it's a challenge to communicate with them all, but technology being launched later this month could eliminate that problem in the future....
17:26, 06/17/2019

NASA to join forces with Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk to explore moon, Mars The government space agency said on Tuesday that it is partnering with 13 US companies, including Bezos' Blue Origin and Musk's SpaceX, for 19 different projects to advance space technologies and "help maintain American leadership in space."...
21:39, 07/31/2019

Trump tweeted that the moon 'is a part' of Mars in bizarre statement criticizing NASA's spending — here's what we think it means AP Photo/Susan Walsh President Donald Trump sent a confusingly-phrased tweet that initially gave the impression he believed the moon was part of Mars "NASA should NOT be talking about going to the Moon - We did that 50 years ago. They should be fo...
00:52, 06/08/2019

NASA Administrator to Talk Moon Landing Anniversary, Moon to Mars Plans Just days before the 50th anniversary of one of humanity’s greatest achievements – astronauts first walking on the Moon – NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EDT on Monday, July 15....
18:52, 07/12/2019

Scientists pretended to be addicted to heroin to figure out why so many addicts die The United States is in the midst of a growing opioid crisis, and some cities are experiencing it worse than others. Understanding what addicts go through can be difficult for medical professionals and scientists, so when researchers wanted to better...
06:39, 06/06/2019

CNN reporter pretended to be on phone call during pro-Kavanaugh gathering, book claims A new book claims that an unnamed CNN reporter pretended to be on a phone call when a massive gathering of women lobbied a swing-vote senator to support Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh....
23:00, 07/10/2019

ESPN's Katie Nolan pretended to be Rose Lavelle to get into LeBron James' post-ESPYs party ESPN host Katie Nolan got into LeBron James' ESPYs after-party by pretending to be USWNT star Rose Lavelle. Once inside, hilarity ensued.       ...
23:13, 07/29/2019

NASA STEM Partnerships: Bridging NASA Missions With Classroom Instruction NASA missions are out of this world, literally. When new missions and scientific discoveries from these missions emerge, there are several ways they are employed here on Earth....
17:26, 05/06/2019

NASA Invites Media to Attend 'NASA Day in Baton Rouge' Activities May 8 NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, and Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans invite media to attend NASA Day in Baton Rouge activities May 8 at Southern University Laboratory School located at 129 Swan St., Baton Rouge, Lo...
17:52, 05/03/2019

NASA Marshall, University of Alabama in Huntsville to host NASA in the South Symposium March 28-29; Media Invited Marshall and the University of Alabama in Huntsville will host the 2019 "NASA in the South" symposium March 28-29, examining NASA's impact on Southern U.S. economy, culture and politics over the past 60 years....
18:13, 04/28/2019

It Was the Fourth of July in Iceland The Icelandic Drift Championship ran on the Fourth of July back in 2015 and one very appropriate car rolled up to the line: a 1994 super-aero Pontiac Firebird. It ripped....
09:13, 07/05/2019

Turkey accuses Iceland of disrespect "Turkey accused Icelandic officials on Monday of showing disrespect to its visiting soccer team, after players said they were kept waiting at passport control for three hours and had their bags searched."...
18:52, 06/10/2019

Duterte ‘seriously considering’ cutting ties with Iceland The Philippine president is “seriously considering” cutting diplomatic ties with Iceland, which spearheaded a resolution initiating a UN investigation into the thousands of deaths of suspects under his anti-drug crackdown...
04:13, 07/16/2019

Iceland unveils memorial for melted glacier Icelandic officials and environmental activists on Sunday unveiled a memorial plaque, read poems and held a moment of silence to say an official goodbye to the country's first glacier recognized by the country as disappearing due to climate change....
08:52, 08/19/2019

Ice, fire and feuds: on the trail of Iceland's sagas The tales of heroes and feuding families in Iceland’s chronicles inspire this countrywide walking, hitchhiking and camping tripThe sagas are “our national identity”, says Icelandic actor Oddur Júlíusson. Based on historical events that mostly took pl...
12:52, 06/16/2019

Zack Seckler's best photograph: wild Iceland from the air ‘The pilot flew me around the volcanic coast in his tiny homemade plane – with the door open and me hanging out taking pictures’I shot this off the southern coast of Iceland, from a ultra-light aircraft, in the days before drones were ubiquitous. I l...
20:26, 07/17/2019

Iceland commemorates first glacier lost to climate change Iceland honors the passing of Okjokull, its first glacier lost to climate change, as scientists warn that some 400 others on the subarctic island risk the same fate.        ...
22:52, 08/19/2019

Turkey accuses Iceland of disrespect to soccer team Turkey accused Icelandic officials on Monday of showing disrespect to its visiting soccer team, after players said they were kept waiting at passport control for three hours and had their bags searched....
19:26, 06/10/2019

Two whales flown from Shanghai aquarium to sanctuary in Iceland Female 12-year-old beluga whales Little Grey and Little White arrive at Klettsvik BayTwo beluga whales from a Shanghai aquarium have arrived in Iceland to live out their days in a unique marine sanctuary that conservationists hope will become a model...
03:39, 06/20/2019

Blame it on Bieber: Iceland canyon too popular with visitors FJADRÁRGLJÚFUR, Iceland (AP) — With one magical video, Justin Bieber has made a pristine Icelandic canyon famous around the world. And that’s the problem. Icelandic environmental officials have had to close off the Fjadrárgljúfur canyon to prot...
13:39, 05/19/2019

Tourism, High Yields Lure Investors to Iceland Investors are buying government debt from Iceland, illustrating how the world-wide bond rally has pushed many beyond traditional havens in pursuit of higher yields....
18:00, 07/05/2019

Turkey says national team treated badly at Iceland airport Turkish officials have condemned the treatment its national soccer team endured upon arrival in Iceland ahead of a European Championship qualifying game       ...
19:00, 06/10/2019

Philippines' top senator chides Iceland for abortion, U.N. drugs war probe The Philippines' highest-ranking lawmaker said on Monday a U.N. resolution to probe the country's bloody war on drugs should be ignored, and its chief backer Iceland be investigated instead for human rights abuses in allowing abortion....
08:39, 07/15/2019

Turkey slams Iceland over treatment of national football team Members of the Turkish national team were subject to strict security checks upon their arrival to Iceland. Turkey is set to play Iceland in a qualifier for Euro 2020....
14:52, 06/10/2019

Duterte mocks 'ice-eating' Iceland over U.N. vote on Philippine war on drugs Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte took a swipe at Iceland on Friday for spearheading a U.N. resolution to investigate his bloody war on drugs, saying it was a nation made entirely of ice, with no understanding of his country's problems....
20:00, 07/12/2019

Iceland: Tourists find 50 pilot whales dead on beach A group of American tourists spotted the whales during a helicopter tour over the west coast of the Nordic island. Although the huge aquatic mammals are notorious for beaching, the sheer number has surprised experts....
15:39, 07/20/2019

'We're small but mighty': Bermuda's plan to emulate Iceland's World Cup run The island has a population of a little over 65,000 but with an expanded World Cup in 2026, qualification for the tournament is not out of the questionKyle Lightbourne has been involved with Bermudan soccer for 30 years. Lightbourne’s playing career ...
11:52, 06/14/2019

Iceland criticized Duterte’s drug war, so he accused its people of ‘eating ice’ “What is the problem of Iceland? It’s just ice,” the Philippine president said Friday during a rambling speech in Manila. Despite its name, Iceland is not a land of ice. It is unusually temperate for its position just outside the Arctic Circle....
00:52, 07/13/2019

Iceland holds funeral for first glacier lost to climate change Nation commemorates the once huge Okjokull glacier with plaque that warns action is needed to prevent climate changeIceland has marked its first-ever loss of a glacier to climate change as scientists warn that hundreds of other ice sheets on the suba...
05:39, 08/19/2019

Satellite images show sad remains of Iceland’s first ‘dead’ glacier Shocking images of Iceland’s first “dead glacier” reveal the ongoing damage of soaring temperatures in the Arctic. The large Okjökull glacier is now completely gone, despite once measuring 6 square miles. US satellites have tracked ...
17:52, 08/13/2019

Iceland holds funeral for glacier lost to climate change Mourners in Iceland have gathered to commemorate Okjokull, a 700-year-old glacier that was declared dead five years ago and has shriveled to a small patch of ice atop a volcano. Prime Minister Katrin Jakobsdóttir and Environment Minister Gudmundur In...
14:00, 08/19/2019

Iceland index inclusion leaves fund managers cold Iceland may soon reclaim a place on the investment stage through inclusion in global equity indexes, but with pricey stocks, a fading economy and reforms done and dusted, fund managers are not rushing back there....
18:13, 06/26/2019

Iceland holds ceremony for first glacier lost to climate change Iceland is commemorating the loss of Okjokull with the prime minister and guests from international universities and the United Nations. The ceremony is intended to provoke real emotions toward climate change....
14:39, 08/18/2019

Monument to be unveiled honoring glacier in Iceland lost to climate change A monument is set to be unveiled honoring Iceland’s first glacier that fell victim to climate change. Veuer’s Mercer Morrison has the story.       ...
17:00, 07/24/2019

Angela Merkel urges 'humility' towards nature at Iceland climate meeting German Chancellor Angela Merkel is in Iceland for talks with leaders of Nordic countries. Climate is expected to dominate the agenda, and Merkel has called for 'humility' in our treatment of the environment....
12:00, 08/20/2019

Iceland activists, officials hold funeral for death of Okjokull glacier Okjokull was Iceland's first glacier to disappear, but all of the nation's ice masses will be gone within 200 years, says geologist Oddur Sigurðsson.        ...
22:52, 08/19/2019

Turkey accuses Iceland of disrespecting national football team at airport Players say they were searched and held for over three hoursTurkey captain has dishwashing brush thrust towards himTurkey has accused Icelandic officials of showing disrespect to its national team after players said they were kept waiting at passport...
17:39, 06/10/2019

Iceland's Eurovision entry Hatari holds up Palestinian flag during contest Iceland's hair-raising heavy metal Eurovision act Hatari raised Palestinian flags during their appearance on the show, which had been steeped in controversy over its host country of Israel....
05:13, 05/19/2019

Iceland’s lava field is a must-see, mossy wonderland with a dark past The picturesque Eldhraun Lava Field in Iceland is home to one of the most devastating volcanic eruptions and biggest lava flow in the world.       ...
15:13, 07/18/2019

Iceland Builds First Monument In Memory Of Glacier Lost To Climate Change Iceland on Sunday honours the passing of Okjokull, its first glacier lost to climate change, as scientists warn that some 400 others on the subarctic island risk the same fate....
06:39, 08/18/2019

Iceland's Eurovision entry invites families everywhere into the BDSM pain-sphere The “weird Eurovision entry” has been a staple of internet consumption of the annual international song contest for years now, as people around the planet—including non-combatants in the U.S.—wait to see which country fields the most bizarre entry in...
02:26, 05/19/2019

Israeli host expecting Eurovision 'punishment' for Iceland's Palestinian flag display The Israeli broadcaster of the Eurovision Song Contest said on Sunday that an unauthorized display of Palestinian flags by Iceland's band could draw "punishment" from the event's organizers....
17:39, 05/19/2019

The glaciers of Iceland seemed eternal. Now a country mourns their loss | Andri Snær Magnason My grandparents mapped these giants of the landscape. A plaque will mark the spot where the first was lost to the climate crisisHow do you write a eulogy for a glacier? Think about it. How would you go about that, having grown up with glaciers as a g...
17:39, 08/14/2019

Officials and Climate Change Activists Hold Funeral for Okjokull Glacier in Iceland (OKJOKULL GLACIER, Iceland) — It was a funeral for ice. With poetry, moments of silence and political speeches about the urgent need to fight climate change, Icelandic officials, activists and others bade goodbye to what once was a glacier. Ice...
02:54, 08/19/2019

Iceland’s Prime Minister Talks Climate Change and Gender Equality Over Ice Cream Many cultures have native words for unique experiences. In Spain, families and friends sitting around after finishing a meal are having a sobremesa. Germans enjoying the solitude of being alone in the woods experience Waldeinsamkeit. In Iceland one s...
16:39, 07/25/2019

Scientists Unveil Memorial to Iceland’s ‘First’ Dead Glacier Lost to Climate Change Iceland is mourning the loss of one of its famous glaciers, Okjökull Glacier, in an official memorial ceremony that will take place on August 18. Following an “Un-glacier tour” led by two Rice University anthropologists, the attendee...
01:00, 07/23/2019

Eurovision bosses investigate Iceland's Palestine banner demonstration during final in Israel Iceland's Eurovision performers could face disciplinary action from the event's organisers after holding up Palestinian banners during the final in Israel....
13:26, 05/19/2019

UPDATE 1-Iceland's central bank cuts key interest rate as contracting tourism bites Iceland's central bank on Wednesday cut its deposit rate and said the economy would now shrink in 2019 after the all-important tourism industry contracted and the capelin fishing season failed....
12:26, 05/22/2019

People in Iceland held a funeral and erected a plaque for a glacier lost to climate change Amy McCaig/Rice University In Iceland, locals and scientists held a funeral and installed a plaque for the former Okjökull glacier. In 2014, Okjökull lost its status as a glacier because of how much it had shrunk due to climate change. Ic...
15:26, 08/20/2019

Irina Shayk ditches ring in Iceland trip photos amid rumored breakup with Bradley Cooper Bradley Cooper and longtime girlfriend Irina Shayk have reportedly called it quits. Now she's sharing vacation photos and still isn't wearing a ring.        ...
20:00, 06/09/2019

'Killed' by climate change: Iceland to erect memorial to lost glacier The first of Iceland's glaciers to disappear due to climate change will be memorialized with a plaque, which will be unveiled next month.        ...
23:00, 07/23/2019

Geothermal baths and beyond: Rick Steves' guide to Iceland's steamiest sites Iceland was steamy long before Jon Snow and Ygritte found their love cave in "Game of Thrones." Rick Steves takes you on a tour of geothermal sites.       ...
17:00, 06/25/2019

Eurovision semi-final 2019: Iceland, Australia and San Marino among 10 countries to reach final stage Iceland, Australia and San Marino are among the 10 countries through to the Eurovision Song Contest's grand final after competing in the penultimate stage in Tel Aviv....
03:00, 05/15/2019

X Factor finalist Rachel Hylton told shop worker to 'go back to Africa' after being caught stealing in Iceland Former X Factor finalist Rachel Hylton told an Iceland shop worker to "go back to Africa" when she was caught stealing groceries worth £26, a court heard....
14:39, 08/09/2019

How long does it take to get to Mars? While it may be shorter than you think, NASA's trying to figure out how to further shorten the trip in order to send humans to Mars in the 2030s.        ...
15:26, 05/10/2019

If we sent astronauts to Mars right now they’d almost certainly die Mankind seems destined to one day set foot on Mars. NASA and other space agencies around the world are already making big plans for sending humans to the Red Planet, but we’re not nearly ready to actually stick human travelers in a ship and sen...
04:39, 06/04/2019

Trump: ‘We'll be going to Mars very soon’ President Trump said Monday that the United States will be “going to Mars very soon” as he announced new cooperation between the U.S. and Japan in sending humans to space, though he did not give a timetable....
21:39, 05/27/2019

Does mars really have a face on its surface? NASA’s Viking 1 spacecraft snapped a shot of what appears to be a humanoid face on Mars that some claim is an alien artifact. What's really going on?        ...
14:39, 04/29/2019

Humans Will Never Colonize Mars The suggestion that humans will soon set up bustling, long-lasting colonies on Mars is something many of us take for granted. What this lofty vision fails to appreciate, however, are the monumental—if not intractable—challenges awaiting colonists who...
19:13, 07/30/2019

How to detect life on Mars When MIT research scientist Christopher Carr visited a green sand beach in Hawaii at the age of 9, he probably didn’t think that he’d use the little olivine crystals beneath his feet to one day search for extraterrestrial life. Carr, now the science ...
17:00, 06/17/2019

Trump Brain Status: Man From Mars Here’s a new and important message from the president of the United States regarding the mysteries of the universe and his burning desire to plumb the depths of outer space....
22:00, 06/07/2019

At re:MARS, Amazon sells itself as an AI innovator As the major cloud providers compete for customers with a growing number of AI services, Amazon is attempting to bolster its reputation in the field....
15:39, 06/07/2019

What Does Veronica Mars Want? That's a Key Question of the Revival Veronica Mars is at a crossroads. We're talking about Kristen Bell's main character at the heart of Veronica Mars. When the miniseries--season four if you will--kicks off on Hulu, the......
21:26, 06/20/2019

The A.V. Club is recapping Veronica Mars Episode 1: “Spring Break Forever” | Episode 2: “Chino And The Man” | Episode 3: “Keep Calm And Party On” | Episode 4: “Heads You Lose” | Episode 5: “Losing Streak” | Episode 6: “Entering A World Of Pain” | Episode 7: “Gods Of War” | Episode 8: “Years...
06:00, 07/22/2019

How open source and AI can take us to the Moon, Mars, and beyond As we set our sights on a return to the Moon, as well as future human spaceflight to Mars and beyond, what are the innovations that will get us there?Read More...
03:13, 07/21/2019

Amazon's re:Mars serves up AI inspiration The burgeoning world of AI has generated a whole host of serious challenges, as well as skepticism about its business value, but Amazon's new conference serves as a reminder of why it generates so much excitement....
05:13, 06/05/2019

Mars has meteors to thank for its wispy clouds Mars isn’t exactly known for being a cloudy place. It’s dry, dusty, and barren, but the planet does indeed have a bit of cloud cover. Figuring out why those clouds exist and where they came from has posed a challenge for scientists, but a...
09:13, 06/20/2019

Mars has a brand new crater, and it sure is pretty Mars, like any other rocky world, has its fair share of craters. These scars of ancient impacts give the dusty surface of the planet some serious personality, and sometimes it’s easy to forget that new craters can happen right before our eyes. ...
08:13, 06/19/2019

Making Mars habitable might be possible thanks to aerogel As far as anyone knows, Mars is currently totally devoid of life. We don’t know if that was always the case, but we know that modern-day Mars is a rather hostile place to be thanks to frigid temperatures and deadly radiation. When humans eventu...
03:00, 07/17/2019

Why Veronica Mars Is Still Worth Watching, 15 Years Later Veronica Mars has been on a hell of a ride. The beloved, short-lived TV series debuted in 2004, telling sun-drenched teen noir stories about a high school girl who solved mysteries in her spare time. Starring Kristen Bell as the eponymous troubled am...
04:13, 07/12/2019

Take a Moment to Admire These Passing Clouds on Mars Life can be stressful and full of toil. To ease your tortured mind, we present to you some stunning photographs of clouds on Mars, recently taken by NASA’s Curiosity rover.Read more......
02:13, 05/31/2019

Elon Musk is once again on a quest to ‘nuke Mars’ If there’s one thing you can say about Elon Musk it’s that he’s never lacked ambition. He’s founded a number of successful companies, and with SpaceX he’s pushed science forward by lowering the cost of entry for satellit...
23:52, 08/17/2019

New research suggests Mars was once warm and rainy Scientists have learned a lot about Mars in recent years, and based on observations from the fancy hardware NASA has sent to the Red Planet, we know that it once held far more water than we see today. But knowing there was lots of water (or at least ...
23:26, 08/21/2019

Red wine may hold a secret that will keep Mars travelers fit As NASA slowly inches towards the day when it can finally send human travelers to Mars, scientists are doing their best to make sure those first adventurers are prepared for the journey. One of the biggest challenges is ensuring that astronauts who s...
18:52, 07/18/2019

Everyone Needs a Good Pillow—Even Astronauts Bound for Mars Sure, long-haul space travel demands a solid vehicle and ample food. But to stay sane during those lonely days, you might just want a good ol' pillow....
15:26, 05/31/2019

Red wine could protect astronauts flying to Mars A chemical in red wine known as resveratrol could prevent astronauts' muscles becoming weak in the reduced gravity environment on Mars, a new study as found....
15:26, 07/19/2019

Veronica Mars Is the Best TV Revival Since Twin Peaks Stories don’t really end anymore. As long as there’s earning potential in them, they get revived or rebooted or upgraded to multiplatform universes. Yet for every hundred unnecessary sequels and comebacks, we get one that transcends the w...
22:00, 07/19/2019

Red wine could help astronauts stay strong on Mars While astronauts floating around in the International Space Station (ISS) would have access to exercise machines to counteract these effects, they would have no such equipment on Mars. The gains they'd have from pumping iron at the Gold’s Gym ISS wou...
16:00, 07/25/2019

Researchers have found new way to bring oxygen to Mars One of the biggest issues with putting astronauts on Mars for any length of time is the planet’s weak atmosphere and the lack of oxygen needed to sustain life. Astronauts would need to wear spacesuits almost constantly to live and work on Mars....
00:52, 05/31/2019

We shouldn’t colonize Mars without knowing if aliens were there before us Transforming the red planet to support life has long been a dream of science fiction. Mars is now too cold to support life. Its atmosphere is also too thin to protect any living organisms from harmful radiation. But a new study suggests that local co...
13:52, 07/19/2019

Sand on Mars moves in ways not seen on Earth A University of Arizona team created the most detailed analysis of sand movement on Mars with NASA Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter data, finding it’s out of this world.        ...
19:26, 05/23/2019

Water on Mars is probably too cold and salty for life as we know it Even if there is water on Mars’s surface it may be too cold and salty for life as we know it to survive there – so there is no risk of contaminating Mars with Earth microbes...
21:26, 04/28/2019

What to wear on Mars: A look at the future of spacesuit technology Extraterrestrial travel is all the rage: Elon Musk's SpaceX has pledged to put the first humans on Mars. Amazon chief Jeff Bezos has his sights set on the moon. And NASA wants to speed up its plan to send astronauts back into deep space....
16:26, 05/31/2019

We don’t know enough about space radiation to send people to Mars Mankind seems destined to one day set foot on Mars. NASA and other space agencies around the world are already making big plans for sending humans to the Red Planet, but we’re not nearly ready to actually stick human travelers in a ship and send them...
03:52, 06/05/2019

Mars Science Lab launch delayed two years NASA's launch of the Mars Science Laboratory -- hampered by technical difficulties and cost overruns -- has been delayed until the fall of 2011, NASA officials said at a news conference Thursday in Washington....
19:52, 04/28/2019

Headed to Mars? Pack Some Aerogel—You Know, for Terraforming Armed with the right materials, Martian colonizers could unlock frozen carbon dioxide beneath its surface, making the Red Planet warm enough to support life....
17:13, 07/15/2019

Dust storms may have stolen all of Mars' water In May 2018, Opportunity had been doing science on Mars since 2004, and there was no reason to think that the plucky rover wouldn't carry on. Then, a dust storm hit that completely obscured the planet from view. After fine dust coated Opportunit...
12:39, 05/06/2019

Water on Mars Provides Hope for Human Habitation The first sample of dust and soil analysed by NASA’s Curiosity Mars Rover in August 2012 was found to contain a substantial amount of water. This discovery provided new hope that a manned mission to Mars would be able to succeed. Scientists have conf...
01:39, 06/19/2019

Buzz Aldrin says humans really need to move to Mars Buzz Aldrin believes its high-time humans were sent to Mars. The 89-year-old Apollo 11 astronaut argued that the US should be working towards “the great migration of humankind to Mars,” as a matter of the “ultimate survival” of humanity, in an op-ed ...
17:39, 05/06/2019

There's plenty of parking for a Tesla on Mars Romanian artist Andrei Lacasu's 'Life on Mars' series shows a dusty Tesla Roadster parked on top of a Martian cliff.       ...
12:52, 07/31/2019

The essential Veronica Mars case files After a short time in streaming limbo—thanks for nothing, go90—Veronica Mars arrives on Hulu Monday, July 1. Running for three seasons on UPN and The CW, the series followed the scholastic and investigative exploits of the titular Veronica Mars (Kris...
02:13, 07/02/2019

Meteors explain Mars' cloud cover New research suggests the wispy clouds found 18 miles above the Marian surface are made of icy dust produced by meteors hitting the Red Planet's atmosphere....
20:52, 06/17/2019

Mars may have hosted life before Earth: study A new study suggests that life may have existed on Mars hundreds of millions of years prior to its emergence on Earth. The Red Planet may have been ripe for life as early as 4.48 billion years ago, after “life-inhibiting meteorites stopped stri...
22:39, 06/26/2019

Scientists may have discovered a way to make Mars habitable In a new paper published in Nature Astronomy, researchers explain how a thin layer of aerogel — a highly porous, virtually weightless material — could make huge regions of Mars more habitable....
19:13, 07/17/2019

New Mars rover discovery hints at life, but we’re not there yet NASA’s Mars missions have provided mankind with a wealth of knowledge about our dusty orange neighbor, but signs of life have been hard to come by. We know that Mars was one probably very, very wet, and that it likely had a more robust atmosphe...
01:39, 06/25/2019

Japan gets ‘all clear’ to mine Mars’ moon Japan is ready to mine Mars’ largest moon after successfully completing all of the compulsory “space contamination” paperwork. Japanese space agency JAXA hopes to travel to the Mars moon, drill into it and then bring a piece of it b...
03:13, 05/18/2019

With “Years, Continents, Bloodshed,” it's the end of Veronica Mars as we know it Well, this episode certainly explains what Veronica meant in her season premiere voiceover about this particular spring break being “the beginning of the end.” Veronica Mars’ fourth season finale is the end of Neptune as we know it, the end of Veroni...
07:39, 07/24/2019

The Mars Rat and Other Unexplained Features on the Martian Planet In September 2012, a photograph snapped by NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity caught the attention of Internet sleuths everywhere. This picture appears to show a large rat hiding among some Martian rocks, and after its release it quickly went viral. The ima...
16:39, 07/14/2019

Mysterious white light spotted on Mars NASA has released a photo taken by its Curiosity rover that shows a mysterious, unexplained white light on Mars. The black-and-white raw image was taken by the rover’s right “navcam” (which acts as sort of an eye) on June 16, 2019, ...
21:39, 06/24/2019

Mission to Mars: The complete guide to getting to the Red Planet Humanity's first Mars mission will need a big rocket, lots of free time, reliable team mates and lots of NASA cash. Here's our 5-step plan to get people to the planet and back...
14:13, 06/13/2019

Afghanistan bloodshed mars 100 years of independence Afghanistan is at a “crucial moment” in its history as it marks 100 years of independence, the head of the UN Mission there said on Monday, following a series of terror attacks in recent days....
18:26, 08/19/2019

Most Convincing Evidence Yet that Mars Supported Life A lot of intriguing evidence has been collected over the years in support of the idea that life once existed on Mars. No definitive proof has been found, in the form of indisputable fossil evidence, for example. But it is known that Mars was once a w...
12:54, 07/06/2019

‘Fettuccine’ rocks could be ‘obvious sign of life’ on Mars The search for life on Mars may come down to whether the Red Planet is more like Olive Garden than the Brooklyn Botanic Garden. According to a new research paper published in the scientific journal Astrobiology, rocks that look like the Italian pasta...
08:13, 06/07/2019

Methane gas found on Mars hints at possibility of life NASA’s Curiosity Rover has discovered that Mars is emitting methane gas — lots of it — and that could be a sign that life is thriving somewhere in the Red Planet, a report on Saturday said. The startling readings arrived back on E...
02:00, 06/23/2019

Scientists work out way to make Mars surface fit for farming Aerogel sheet mimics Earth’s greenhouse effect and could help to create fertile oasesFor future astronauts bound for Mars it will surely rank as a positive: when they sit down to dinner on the barren red planet, they should at least have plenty of gr...
17:26, 07/15/2019

Hulu's Comic-Con surprise: 'Veronica Mars' S4 is streaming now Forget waiting until July 26th, during a panel at Comic-Con Veronica Mars star Kristen Bell announced season four of the relaunched series is premiering today on Hulu. All eight episodes are live right now, so if you're not at the event it'...
22:52, 07/19/2019

Red wine compound could help protect astronauts on trip to Mars Resveratrol, a phenol found in red wine, could be used to protect the muscles of astronauts during extended stays in space, like on a mission to Mars....
15:26, 07/18/2019

California researchers have found a new way to bring oxygen to Mars One of the biggest issues with putting astronauts on Mars is the weak atmosphere and the lack of oxygen needed to sustain life. Astronauts would need to wear spacesuits almost constantly to live and work on the Red Planet. However, a team of research...
23:00, 05/30/2019

Evidence of Major Cataclysm on Mars Which Would Have Destroyed any Life Analysis of data collected by the Mars Curiosity Rover revealed evidence of a past cataclysmic event that would have ended all life on the surface of the red planet. The event could have involved intense volcanic activity, or been the result of a mas...
10:26, 06/21/2019

Dunkin’ Hepatitis scare mars National Doughnut Day in NJ Customers at a Dunkin’ Donuts in New Jersey may have been exposed to Hepatitis A after a worker at the shop tested positive for the communicable disease, a report said Friday — which happens to be National Doughnut Day. The employee at the doughnut s...
02:39, 06/08/2019

Mars invades: Jeff Wayne's 'The War of the Worlds' goes interactive Twenty-first-century Londoners will be transported back to the late 19th century of H.G. Wells' "The War of the Worlds" to join a fight for survival after a Martian invasion in an interactive experience featuring theater and virtual reality and holog...
16:13, 05/31/2019

Americans believe asteroid monitoring more important than Mars trip The poll comes as the White House pushes to get astronauts back on the moon, but only about a quarter of Americans said moon or Mars exploration by astronauts should be among the space program’s highest priorities....
00:52, 06/21/2019

SpaceX beginning to tackle some of the big challenges for a Mars journey Enlarge / A rendering of what a Super Heavy Starship launch would look like. (credit: SpaceX) Earlier this month, the principal Mars "development engineer" for SpaceX, Paul Wooster, provided an update on the company's vision for getting to the Red ...
17:39, 06/03/2019

Curiosity is entering what may be the best area to find life on Mars Clay on the Martian surface may be able to sustain and nourish microbes, and the Curiosity rover has just rolled into an area on Mars that’s chock full of it...
21:26, 04/28/2019

Americans aren’t interested in the Moon and Mars—and that’s understandable Enlarge / Mars or the Moon? It’s a debate that has bedeviled NASA for decades. (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty Images) Nearly two years ago, Vice President Mike Pence made the administration's space policy official, saying NASA would re-focus its pr...
02:26, 06/21/2019

Here’s the stupid reason Elon Musk wants to nuke Mars Elon Musk – aka Lex Luthor in spirit — is on social media yapping about nuking Mars again. He’s not trolling; he’s not acting as a provocateur; he really wants to bombard the surface of our planetary neighbor with actual nuclear weapons. Nuke Mars! —...
09:13, 08/17/2019

With “Keep Calm And Party On,” Veronica Mars’ need to be right blows up in everyone's face While there, naturally, had to be a lot of exposition and character introductions in the first two episodes, “Keep Calm And Party On” is the first episode where things can just be. And in being, a lot happens. In fact, despite only being the third ep...
20:52, 07/21/2019

No marshmallows here: Veronica Mars season 4 pulls no punches Enlarge / Hulu's poster and key art for the new season. It's been surreal seeing public transit ads for this long-dead, personal favorite show around town. (credit: Hulu) Cue Air's “Le femme d’argent.” Ah, the optimism of youth. Sure, 2004 Veronica...
01:39, 08/01/2019

Veronica Mars Boss Rob Thomas on the "Big Bet" Death, Fan Reaction and What's Next Veronica Mars is back, all grown up and stirring up controversy. The Hulu revival season of the Kristen Bell-fronted mystery drama brought the fan-favorite character back to tackle some of her......
19:00, 07/22/2019

Veronica Mars' Jason Dohring on reboots and romance This past Friday, Hulu surprised marshmallows everywhere when they dropped the fourth season of Veronica Mars a week early. We sat down with Jason Dohring, who returns to the series as Veronica’s troubled love-interest Logan, to talk about the reboot...
20:39, 07/22/2019

DNA Sequencing Microchip Could Detect Earth-Like Life on Mars Conditions on Mars are harsh. Its atmosphere is made up mostly of carbon dioxide and is 100 times thinner than Earth’s. Temperatures on the surface can plummet to minus-126 degrees Celsius. But the environment below the Martian surface may be similar...
08:13, 06/20/2019

Mars crew could 3D-print skin and bones for injuries A journey to Mars will take several years, and humans won't be able to turn back if an astronaut suffers a burn or a bone fracture. Which is why scientists at the University Hospital of Dresden Technical University have now produced the first bi...
02:52, 07/10/2019

What Will Happen in Veronica Mars Revival That'll Cause a Strong Fan Reaction? Kristen Bell is getting prepared for you, dear reader, to finally see the return of Veronica Mars. Bell returns as the titular character in an eight-episode miniseries that is sure to......
16:26, 05/14/2019

Crash mars finish as Teunissen edges Sagan "Mike Teunissen pipped Peter Sagan on the opening stage of the Tour de France after an incident-packed finale saw a large chunk of the peloton wiped out by a huge crash."...
20:26, 07/06/2019

Why Veronica Mars Needed That Death to Move Forward Veronica Mars creator Rob Thomas has spent a lot more time over this past week talking about Logan Echolls than he realized he would have to. He knew he'd have to talk about it a......
09:13, 07/30/2019

Japan edge battling Scotland as VAR controversy mars win "Japan scored twice in the first half in a 2-1 win over Scotland, a result that leaves Shelley Kerr\u0027s side\u0027s hopes hanging by a thread at the women\u0027s World Cup."...
19:13, 06/14/2019

This New Veronica Mars Trailer Has So Many Gasp-Worthy Moments After 12 years away from TV, did you expect Veronica Mars to have anything but an explosive return? E! News has your exclusive first look at the new key art and trailer for Hulu's Veronica......
16:13, 06/14/2019

Unique chance to confirm there is methane – and perhaps life – on Mars NASA’s Curiosity Rover has detected methane on Mars, and we may be able to confirm the signal because gas-measuring satellites were monitoring the same region...
00:39, 06/25/2019

First teaser for Veronica Mars revival is everything we loved about the series National Treasure Kristen Bell is back as everyone's favorite PI in Hulu’s miniseries of Veronica Mars. Marshmallows, rejoice, for Hulu has dropped the first teaser for its miniseries revival of Veronica Mars. Based on the footage, it looks like a ...
12:00, 05/02/2019

How to Stream the Veronica Mars Movie Before Binging Season 4 Hulu released season 4 of Veronica Mars Friday, a week early, as a birthday present for its star Kristin Bell. Her birthday was July 18th. If you’re all caught up, you can stream that now through the service....
22:26, 07/20/2019

Researcher claims life may still exist on Mars, but it’s probably hiding As far as we know, there’s no life that currently exists on Mars. Missions to the Red Planet have yielded tantalizing clues that life may have existed at some point in the past, but no living organisms have ever been spotted by any rover or oth...
17:26, 05/12/2019

Hulu will stream the first three 'Veronica Mars' seasons on July 1st You won't have to twiddle your thumbs while you're waiting for Hulu to premiere the Veronica Mars reboot. The newly Disney-controlled service has announced that it'll offer the first three seasons of the mystery-solving show beginning...
00:13, 06/09/2019

New Mars crater exposes mysterious darker material The Red Planet was hit by an asteroid sometime within the past three years and the resulting crater has exposed a "darker material" underneath Mars' reddish dust that is currently perplexing scientists....
17:26, 06/17/2019

SpaceX Said to Be Eyeing Florida for Mars Rocket Launch Elon Musk's SpaceX is expanding its facilities in Florida to make room for the space company's forthcoming super heavy-lift launch vehicle dubbed Starship, according to a draft of the plans seen by......
14:39, 08/03/2019

Trump Gets Trolled After Tweeting That the Moon Is Part of Mars Donald Trump has left people astonished with his knowledge of space and the universe and has become a laughing stock yet again after he claimed that the Moon is a part of Mars....
18:39, 06/08/2019

PSA: The Original Run of Veronica Mars Hits Hulu July 1st Detectives are the best. Nancy Drew, Sherlock Holmes, Batman. And, of course, Veronica Mars, the legendary Kristin Bell heroine who starred in several seasons of stylized teen television from creator Rob Thomas, along with a movie reboot and an upcom...
05:13, 06/10/2019

Mourning Sushma Swaraj, Everyone Remembers That Hilarious Mars Tweet As India bid farewell to Sushma Swaraj, former Foreign Minister and veteran of the ruling BJP, Twitter remembered the compassionate and responsive leader who won huge respect, across party lines, for......
15:00, 08/07/2019

Meet Alyssa Carson, the 18-year-old training to become the first human on Mars At just three years old, Alyssa Carson knew she wanted to be an astronaut, and since then, she’s worked tirelessly. Carson could soon become the first human to set foot on Mars — even if it means never returning back to Earth.  “My fascination with s...
11:39, 07/26/2019

The Return of Veronica Mars: 5 Reasons the Hulu Revival Won't Disappoint Veronica Mars was--and still is--very much an anomaly. The beloved series survived by the skin of its teeth for three seasons on two different networks from 2004-2007 and remained a hot......
16:13, 07/15/2019

U.S. should skip moon and head for Mars, Apollo 11's Michael Collins says Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins is glad to hear more talk about space missions to Mars, as the 50th anniversary of the historic first moonwalk stokes public interest in space....
12:52, 07/15/2019

Ancient meteor strike may have triggered mega-tsunami on Mars Researchers may have located the site of an ancient meteor strike that flooded Mars with a mega-tsunami. This could provide insight life on Mars.       ...
21:52, 08/05/2019

Starwatch: crescent moon points the way to Mars and the heavenly twins The waxing crescent moon will appear close to Mars in the western sky, with Gemini aboveSky watchers have a pretty view to look forward to this week on Wednesday evening. A thin waxing crescent moon will appear close to Mars. The moon will be just 16...
01:26, 05/06/2019

From Big Little Lies to Veronica Mars, These Are the Summer 2019 TV Shows You're Going to Be Obsessed With A long time ago, we used to be friends--and summer TV used to be full of reruns and networks burning off previously-canceled shows. That's not the case any longer. Now, summer TV is......
14:52, 06/06/2019

U.S. should skip moon, head for Mars, Apollo 11's Michael Collins says Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins is glad to hear more talk about missions to Mars, as the 50th anniversary of the historic first moonwalk stokes public interest in space....
22:39, 07/15/2019

Unique chance to confirm methane spikes – and perhaps life – on Mars NASA’s Curiosity rover has detected a brief burp of methane on Mars, and we may be able to confirm the signal because satellites were monitoring the same region...
21:00, 06/25/2019

Mars was once warm and rainy before turning frigid, study finds Scientists have learned a lot about Mars in recent years, and based on observations from the fancy hardware NASA has sent to the Red Planet we know that it once held far more water than we see today. But knowing there was lots of water (or at least a...
05:52, 08/21/2019

Scientists Develop Material to Create Habitable Areas on Mars Mars’ surface, as far as we can tell, is not habitable to humans—it’s far too cold. But eventually, humanity would like to put an outpost on the planet. That will require warming things up a bit, but how?Read more......
23:00, 07/15/2019

Meteor impact may have started a 'mega-tsunami' on early Mars There appears to be stronger evidence of a possible ocean on ancient Mars. A recent study indicates that the meteor that created the 75-mile Lomonosov crater may have produced a "mega-tsunami" that left its mark on the planet. Its rim is the same h...
05:52, 08/05/2019

Elon Musk puts the brakes on 'nuke Mars' theory Just days after telling the world he still wants to "nuke Mars," SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has slightly walked back the proposal, instead offering a new idea that doesn't use nuclear weapons....
17:26, 08/21/2019

We used to be friends: Veronica Mars is back in the first full season 4 trailer Enlarge / Hulu also distributed this poster for the new season. (credit: Hulu) As the premiere for a new season of fan-darling-TV-series-brought-back-from-the-dead Veronica Mars draws closer, Hulu has released the first full trailer for the show. P...
09:13, 06/15/2019

An ancient Mars crater likely spawned a devastating mega-tsunami The Mars we know today is dry, dusty, and (probably) devoid of life, but that wasn’t always the case. Scientists believe Mars was once a wet world, with vast oceans that may have or may not have supported life. Now, a new study suggests that if...
21:00, 08/05/2019

The Twilight Zone heads to Mars, with the fate of humanity on the line Some of the best Twilight Zones of the Rod Serling era are enduring classics not just because of what they were about, but how. It’s not just the twist endings of “Time Enough At Last” or “To Serve Man” that make them great. The performances, the wri...
06:00, 05/03/2019

Surprise! Veronica Mars Season 4 Is Out a Week Early On Hulu Buckle up Marshmallows, it's time to head back to Neptune. As announced at the end of the show's San Diego Comic-Con panel, Hulu decided to shock us all with a surprise release......
23:13, 07/19/2019

Kashmir crisis mars independence celebrations in Pakistan and India As Pakistan and India mark over seven decades of independence from British colonial rule, critics say the Kashmir problem has overshadowed basic development concerns in Pakistan and alienated minorities in India....
21:39, 08/14/2019

Life on Mars? Sorry Brian Cox, that’s still science fiction | Philip Ball The utopian vision of humans colonising the red planet to solve our energy and population crises is a misguided fantasyWho said this? “I’ve been having to say everywhere I go that there is no planet B, there is no escape hatch, there is no second Ear...
23:13, 05/26/2019

Donald Trump Trolled On Twitter After He Says Moon Is A Part Of Mars US President Donald Trump has left people astonished with his knowledge of space and the universe and has become a laughing stock yet again after he claimed that the Moon is a part of Mars....
10:52, 06/08/2019

We’ve hacked the Curiosity rover to learn how mountains form on Mars Hacking the Curiosity rover let researchers measure the density of the rocks it was driving over, revealing that Martian mountains may not form how we thought...
21:26, 04/28/2019

We used to be friends: A catch-up guide to Veronica Mars’ cast and characters It truly was a long time ago that we used to be friends with Veronica Mars—or at least accustomed to seeing the badass gumshoe on our television. The UPN show first premiered in 2004, and while it quickly became a critical favorite, the ratings never...
21:52, 07/19/2019

Veronica Mars never fully accepted what it meant to be good—until the movie When the Veronica Mars movie was released in 2014, it was almost more important symbolically than anything else. It was proof that fans and creators could bypass network meddling, using social media and crowdfunding to produce another installment of ...
21:52, 07/19/2019

Trump, Apollo 11 astronauts discuss merits of going to moon before Mars President Donald Trump praised the 1969 moon-landing mission as "one of the great achievements" in U.S. history in an Oval Office meeting with Apollo 11 astronauts....
22:52, 07/19/2019

Hulu solves the mystery of when it will stream the first 3 seasons of Veronica Mars Back in September, Hulu announced that it was planning to bring back cult classic mystery show Veronica Mars for an eight-episode revival season, which we eventually learned would be released on July 26. That announcement also included a reveal that ...
21:13, 06/09/2019

Violence mars voting in India's eastern battleground state India's battleground state of West Bengal took the center stage in the fourth phase of a staggered general election on Monday after clashes broke out between supporters of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party and a regional bloc....
14:13, 04/29/2019

Mars missions and rockets: Cornwall in deep-space revolution Scientists at a satellite earth station in Cornwall say they will be able to provide deep-space communication facilities for missions to Mars within the next five years. ...
12:52, 07/19/2019

Mars colonisation possible through sperm bank in space, study suggests Scientists find frozen sperm exposed to zero-g could go where no man has gone beforeAll-female astronaut crews could reproduce in space without the help of accompanying men, new research suggests.The study found that frozen samples of sperm exposed t...
03:00, 06/24/2019

Terraforming Mars with strange silica blanket could let plants thrive Mars’s surface is not suitable for life because of its low temperatures and constant radiation bombardment, but just a few centimetres of aerogel could fix that...
18:52, 07/15/2019

Asteroids hitting Mars could have made hot rain fall for decades Asteroids hitting the surface of Mars billions of years ago would have produced enough energy to vaporise ice, creating clouds of hot rain that took decades to clear...
21:26, 04/28/2019

From Satellites to the Moon and Mars, China Is Quickly Becoming a Space Superpower Nestled among the crimson dunes of China’s Gobi Desert, a warren of domes and squat white buildings rises from the parched earth. Inside is a research and educational facility for budding astronauts — and the latest manifestation of Beiji...
19:26, 07/17/2019

Curiosity rover spots mysterious light flash on Mars A new image from NASA's Curiosity Rover shows a strange glowing light above the Red Planet's surface.       ...
21:52, 06/20/2019

Jason Dohring has thoughts on that moment in the Veronica Mars finale Note: Spoilers for the season four finale of Veronica Mars lie within this video. If you haven’t watched “Years, Continents, Bloodshed” yet, do not watch this clip....
22:52, 07/30/2019

Fly off to Mars at Kennedy Space Center’s Astronaut Training Experience As we celebrate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11, the first manned mission to land on the Moon, Florida’s Kennedy Space Center has opened up its Astronaut Training Experience to the public....
02:13, 07/05/2019

Mars rover's large methane discovery excites scientists Curiosity’s record-breaking measurement fuels speculation it is from microbial MartiansNasa’s Curiosity rover has detected its largest belch of methane on Mars so far, fuelling speculation that the robot may have trundled through a cloud of waste gas...
20:52, 06/24/2019

How will Mars explorers stop earthly viruses infecting the red planet? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsDuring our visits to Mars, what, if anything, are we doing to prevent our bacteria, viruses and ...
15:00, 05/21/2019

ESA’s Mars mission hits snag after second parachute test failure Sending a spacecraft to Mars is no easy feat, but landing it on the Red Planet without making a crater is equally challenging. The European Space Agency knows that all too well, and a recent parachute test has raised serious questions about whether t...
01:39, 08/14/2019

Review: Super-hot board game Terraforming Mars goes digital Enlarge (credit: Asmodee Digital) Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. Terraforming Mars is one of the most popular heavy strategy games of th...
12:13, 05/02/2019

Mars meteorite assault stopped 500 million years earlier than thought The Late Heavy Bombardment may have stopped on Mars 4.48 billion years ago, allowing it to become more favourable to life earlier than previously suggested...
17:39, 06/24/2019

Curiosity rover finds gas levels on Mars hinting at possibility of life It's easy to get jaded about potential signs of life on Mars, but a recent discovery might raise eyebrows. The New York Times has learned that NASA's Curiosity rover has detected "startlingly high" levels of methane -- the gas typically pro...
21:26, 06/22/2019

‘Veronica Mars’ review: Series still slinging sass in superb return Can you go home again? Veronica Mars (Kristen Bell) certainly seems to fit back in Neptune, Calif. The long-awaited fourth season of “Veronica Mars,” Rob Thomas’ once-teen noir is finally debuting on Hulu. And while it can’t capture the lightning of ...
10:26, 07/15/2019

Watch scientists 3D-print human skin and bone for Mars astronauts European Space Agency project has produced its first bioprinted skin and bone samples for Mars-bound astronauts.       ...
13:26, 07/10/2019

Veronica Mars Returns: Get the Backstory Before the Snarky Sleuth's Hulu Comeback It's been 15 years since viewers first entered the world of Veronica Mars. Ready to dive back in again? The UPN/The CW series starring Kristen Bell lasted just three seasons, but......
20:52, 06/28/2019

Americans prefer to stop asteroids from hitting Earth over going to the Moon or Mars CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Americans prefer a space program that focuses on potential asteroid impacts, scientific research and using robots to explore the cosmos over sending humans back to the moon or on to Mars, a poll shows....
00:13, 06/21/2019

The return of Veronica Mars takes us on an explosive “Spring Break Forever" “I spent my first 19 years trying to escape my hometown of Neptune. Made it out, then after a decade away, decided Neptune needed me and I needed it. I was wrong on both counts. Neptune didn’t need another private investigator: It needed an enema.”...
20:52, 07/21/2019

Rob Thomas Went a Little Crazy Ending iZombie and Reviving Veronica Mars At the Same Time For many weeks over the past year, there were two different small blonde women talking in Rob Thomas' head. The creator of both iZombie and Veronica Mars found himself working on two......
16:26, 05/02/2019

Alien-hunting camera headed to Mars in hopes of finding life Is there life on Mars, and will it like being photographed? A British-built rover is set look for signs of life on the Red Planet, with the help of an alien-hunting camera, the UK Telegraph reported Monday. The European Space Agency’s ExoMars vehicle...
04:00, 08/20/2019

Veronica Mars season four's final ticking clock begins with "Gods Of War" When it comes to Veronica Mars’ penultimate episodes, they tend to be when the shit really goes down. Not necessarily the stuff of season-ending shit but enough to really ramp up the tension in the season finale. For example, “Gods Of War” has a gunf...
00:26, 07/24/2019

Back on Earth, China's Mars simulation base greets first visitors About 100 excited Chinese teenagers completed a five-hour tour of a space colony against a desolate backdrop not unlike the desert planet of Tatooine, the home world of Luke Skywalker....
18:52, 04/28/2019

Martin Rees: ‘Climate change is a doddle compared with terraforming Mars’ The astronomer royal and risk specialist on cyber-attacks, pandemics, Brexit and life on MarsMartin Rees is a cosmologist and astrophysicist who has been the astronomer royal since 1995. He is also a co-founder of the Centre for the Study of Existent...
11:26, 08/18/2019

Monster Mars dust storms may have helped blow Red Planet's water away Huge Mars dust storms like the one that killed NASA's Opportunity rover may have helped to blow some of the Red Planet's ancient water away for good, researchers say....
18:00, 05/08/2019

Buzz Aldrin calls for human 'migration' to Mars: ‘We explore, or we expire’ Buzz Aldrin argued that the U.S. should be working towards “the great migration of humankind to Mars,” as a matter of the “ultimate survival” of humanity, in an op-ed for The Washington Post....
03:26, 05/03/2019

Rejoice, Marshmallows! Hulu's new season of Veronica Mars has arrived early Hulu has gone and done it again: the streaming service has bucked their original schedule and dropped the entire fourth season of Veronica Mars a full week early. The move comes fresh off the show’s panel at San Diego Comic-Con, which reunited the re...
21:52, 07/19/2019

Kirsten Wild stripped of victory after huge crash mars finale "Kirsten Wild (WNT-Rotor) was stripped of victory in the Prudential RideLondon Classique after the Dutchwoman was adjudged to have sparked a mass pile-up in a crazy finale."...
05:52, 08/04/2019

Kristen Bell on the Big Veronica Mars Shocker: The Show Isn't Interesting Without a Struggle This isn't the Veronica Mars you remember. And yet, it is. The Kristen Bell-fronted series is back alive once again, this time on Hulu, with an eight-episode fourth season. Veronica......
01:00, 07/24/2019

Study details how radiation exposure will mess with Mars travelers’ minds Pretend, for a moment, that you’re one of the first travelers taking a trip to Mars. What would be on your mind? Surely the journey itself will be stressful, and you’ll probably be juggling a number of things in your brain every waking se...
15:00, 08/07/2019

Hulu’s latest ‘Veronica Mars’ trailer reveals part of the story Spring break in Neptune has always been sketchy, but according to the expanded Veronica Mars trailer released today, this one will be worse. Hulu's reboot of the series is set to premiere on July 26th, and thanks to the new trailer, we're g...
22:13, 05/01/2019

Mars 2020 rover cameras get eye exams to hunt life on the Red Planet This Mars 2020 rover camera could be key to finding life on Mars and learning more about the planet – but only if it passes its vision examination by NASA’s team...
21:26, 08/20/2019

Tesla Roadster reaches Mars? An artist envisions an EV colonized red planet Romanian artist Andrei Lacasu's 'Life on Mars' series shows a dusty Tesla Roadster parked on top of a Martian cliff.       ...
16:52, 07/31/2019

Watch the Mars 2020 rover do a biceps curl with an 88-pound turret Over the past months, NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory installed the Mars 2020 rover's wheels, legs, arm and other components in preparation for the series of tests it has to go through before it heads to the red planet. One of those tests ...
11:26, 07/28/2019

Scientists find that Mars is inhabitable for at least one of Earth’s life forms While trying to decide if humans can live on Mars, scientists believe they've found some germs can survive on the red planet.       ...
09:26, 06/22/2019

Watch live: SpaceX is about to launch a Mars-rocket prototype in Texas SpaceX via dearMoon SpaceX plans to launch a small rocket ship called Starhopper in Texas on Wednesday. Although the vehicle was briefly engulfed by a fireball last week, it emerged mostly undamaged. Starhopper is a test bed for a much larger vehicl...
10:13, 07/25/2019

The Veronica Mars Season 4 Twist Left Jason Dohring "Crushed" Logan Echolls wasn't kidding when he promised his relationship with Veronica Mars was epic. Just how epic--and tragic--took Veronica Mars viewers by surprise in the fourth season revival on......
19:00, 07/22/2019

Mars crude climbs to four-month high on storm-related output losses Mars Sour, a U.S. Gulf of Mexico crude grade, firmed to the strongest in four months on Monday as traders focused on offshore production losses caused by a tropical storm and a minimal disruption to refining....
22:52, 07/22/2019

In “Chino And The Man,” Veronica Mars addresses true crime, Big Dick's buddy, & "New Logan" While Veronica gave an understandable reason for refusing Logan’s marriage proposal in the season premiere, her opening voiceover in “Chino And The Man” takes a turn by further explaining that she felt like Logan “proposed on a lark.” Whether that’s ...
20:52, 07/21/2019

Veronica Mars' Jason Dohring, '90s Stars and Other Actors Party at Comic-Con 2019 Ain't no party like a Comic-Con party! Many celebs have been spotted at Comic-Con International: San Diego 2019 bashes in recent days. On Thursday, Veronica Mars actor Jason......
01:26, 07/21/2019

Premier League: Alisson Becker Injury Mars Liverpool's Strong Start Liverpool are aiming to end a 30-year wait to win the Premier League after missing out by only one point to Manchester City last season and laid down an early marker in the title race....
07:00, 08/10/2019

Footprints on the Moon and Cemeteries on Mars: 50 Years Evidence of Human Activity In Space There is a lot of documentation about what’s been left on the Moon – but it’s amazing how much we don’t know. ...
04:00, 07/15/2019

'We will plant the American flag on Mars': Trump delivers July 4th speech – video The president sailed close to one of his campaign lines when he claimed, “our nation is stronger than it ever was before”, but otherwise swerved past party politics . “For Americans, nothing is impossible,” he said, reciting a litany of American acco...
16:52, 07/05/2019

Veronica Mars is kicking asses for the 'gram in the new trailer for Hulu's revival series Among the many traits that have made Veronica Mars such an unmitigated delight to hang out with off-and-on for the last 15 years, her joy in kicking idiots’ asses still ranks pretty highly on the list. Hence our pleasure at Hulu’s first real teaser f...
13:13, 05/02/2019

Penske's Power wins after early woe, crash mars Pocono IndyCar race Will Power secured his first victory of the IndyCar season for Team Penske, as the race at Pocono was abandoned for weather and featured a huge crash at the start...
04:52, 08/20/2019

Amazon’s re:MARS opening keynote featured autonomous acrobats and Robert Downey Jr. Amazon's re:MARS conference kicked off with a bang. Keynote speakers on the first day included Robert Downey Jr., Boston Dynamics' CEO, and others.Read More...
12:00, 06/05/2019

Mars, Nestle, other food companies face complaints of forced labor at palm oil supplier In another supply chain controversy for chocolate makers, petitions filed with U.S. Customs and Border Protection ask for a ban on the Malaysian company's palm oil and any products containing it. Company officials say they have taken steps to eradica...
10:52, 08/16/2019

No joke: Chris Stapleton, Bruno Mars share a song on Ed Sheeran's new record Ed Sheeran, Bruno Mars and Chris Stapleton appear on a track called "Blow," part of Sheeran's new album.        ...
19:00, 06/19/2019

Apollo 11 pilot Michael Collins disagrees with return to moon, wants straight shot to Mars Michael Collins, the command module pilot on Apollo 11, expressed disagreement with the administration's focus on reaching the moon as a starting point before reaching Mars -- arguing that it should instead direct its efforts towards going directly t...
09:00, 07/22/2019

As spring break gets deadlier, Veronica Mars visits the ghosts (and boyfriends) of seasons past Only four episodes in, the fourth season of Veronica Mars is surprisingly dense. Except for the Maloof family ring (presumably) and Dick Casablancas’ acting career and life as “King of Spring Break”), everything has ended up being in service to the l...
20:52, 07/21/2019

'Moving fast:' Musk's SpaceX eyes Florida for launch site for Mars rocket Elon Musk's SpaceX is expanding its facilities in Florida to make room for the space company's forthcoming super heavy-lift launch vehicle dubbed Starship, according to a draft of the plans seen by Reuters on Friday....
00:26, 08/03/2019

SpaceX tried to launch a Mars spaceship prototype on its first big flight, but the test abruptly ended after ignition SpaceX/YouTube SpaceX tried to launch, hover, and land a small steel rocket ship called Starhopper on Wednesday in south Texas. The vehicle is an early prototype of Starship: a far larger system that's designed to send people to the moon and Mars. H...
10:13, 07/25/2019

'Star Trek' logo - or at least, what looks like it - spotted on Mars Recently, a NASA spacecraft in orbit around Mars snapped a photo of an odd object on the planet's surface – something that looks remarkably like the Star Fleet logo from Star Trek.        ...
02:00, 06/14/2019

GPS on the Moon? NASA’s working on it If you’re driving your car from Portland to Merced, you probably rely on GPS to see where you are. But what if you’re driving your Moon rover from Oceanus Procellarum to the Sea of Tranquility? Actually, GPS should be fine — if this NASA ...
22:52, 07/03/2019

The five: Nasa research probes As Saturn’s moon Titan becomes Nasa’s latest destination, we look at other probes the agency is boldly sending forthAs announced last month, Nasa is sending a drone named the Dragonfly to explore Saturn’s largest moon, Titan. Part of their New Fronti...
10:00, 07/07/2019

NASA is testing ‘bee’ robots on the ISS NASA is betting big on the future of space robots. As automated gadgets become more and more advanced, scientists are starting to imagine how robots could not only aid space travelers but perhaps even shoulder some of the load when it comes to variou...
23:00, 05/21/2019

NASA needs a name for its 2020 rover, and you can help! NASA’s Mars 2020 mission is coming together rapidly, with engineers piecing together the shiny new rover and preparing all of the instruments it’ll use once it reaches the Red Planet in 2021. That means it’s time yet again for the A...
00:00, 06/26/2019

NASA will allow private astronauts on the ISS for $11,250-$22,500 a day Enlarge / The forward end of the International Space Station is pictured showing portions of five modules. From right to left is a portion of the U.S. Destiny laboratory module linking forward to the Harmony module. Attached to the port side of Harmo...
03:13, 06/08/2019

Comic-Con: New 'Veronica Mars' season drops on Hulu a week early (thanks, Kristen Bell!) Kristen Bell previewed the new Hulu revival of "Veronica Mars" at Comic-Con and then announced the fourth season was ready to binge immediately.        ...
01:13, 07/20/2019

Why Elon Musk wants to 'nuke Mars' Four years after first suggesting we “nuke Mars” to make it habitable for humans, Elon Musk is at it again!       ...
16:13, 08/20/2019

NASA is going back to the moon but most people in the US don't want to Most people in the US don’t support going to the moon or Mars, according to a recent survey, but about half say they’d take a trip to orbit Earth if given the chance...
20:26, 06/21/2019

NASA just approved two new missions to study the Sun NASA has plenty of projects on its slate at the moment, but that has never stopped the U.S. space agency from looking to the future. Our Sun, which is already a major area of study with missions like the Parker Solar Probe, is about to get even more ...
08:26, 06/28/2019

NASA’s Spitzer telescope refuses to die NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope is finally nearing the end of an absolutely incredible journey. The spacecraft has been peering deep into space for well over a decade and a half, and it’s outlived its original planned mission timeline by o...
00:52, 06/14/2019

NASA is about to grow fruit in space NASA has big plans for space travel that include heading to both the Moon and Mars sooner rather than later. If humans begin to travel to other worlds on a regular basis — or even set up shop and live there — we’re going to need foo...
05:00, 07/16/2019

Will NASA approve another untethered spacewalk? The first “free-flying” spacewalk was back in 1984 and the last one in 1994. User @itsjose_irl tweeted #AskNASA inquiring when we can expect the next one and NASA’s International Space Station Program Manager tackled the question.&#...
16:13, 08/20/2019

NASA decides not to skip key SLS test after all NASA really, really wants its own rocket. The agency has been shoveling money into a number of programs — including agreements with SpaceX and Boeing to produce crew capsules for manned missions — but above all else it would love for its ...
01:26, 07/29/2019

NASA wants to grow fruit in space NASA is looking to grow a hybrid version of a New Mexico chile plant in space on the International Space Station as part of an experiment, starting in March 2020....
09:13, 07/30/2019

NASA approves two new missions to study the sun Our sun is about to get even more attention thanks to the approval of two new missions to study various aspects of our star and its relationship with our solar system....
00:39, 06/29/2019

NASA Went to the Stock Exchange to Try to Sell the ISS The Trump administration is trying to turn the International Space Station into a business. It could learn from the first guy to try that: Ronald Reagan....
19:52, 06/07/2019

Will NASA Find Life on Titan? JoAnna Wendel is a science cartoonist and writer in Washington, DC. She loves space, planets, rocks, and her cat, Pancake. You can find her work at joannawendelcomics.com and follow her on Twitter at @JoAnnaScience.Read more......
15:52, 06/29/2019

NASA wants to grow peppers in space Growing peppers will give astronauts an option for spicing up their sometimes bland food options in space -- and as an added benefit, peppers are rich in Vitamin C which is “important for space diets.”...
19:52, 07/16/2019

NASA shake-up in new race to the moon As NASA scrambles to meet U.S. President Donald Trump's mandate to return humans to the moon by 2024, two longtime heads of NASA's human exploration wing were demoted Wednesday in a slew of administrative shakeups, officials said in an internal memo....
07:13, 07/11/2019

NASA’s Voyager twins refuse to die It’s been almost 42 years since NASA sent its two Voyager spacecraft on record-breaking missions, and both of the decades-old robots are still alive. Voyager 1 and 2 are 13.5 billion and 11.1 billion miles from Earth, respectively, and it&rsquo...
08:39, 07/10/2019

NASA’s X-59 supersonic jet will have a 4K TV instead of a forward window NASA’s X-59 QueSST experimental quiet supersonic aircraft will have a cockpit like no other — featuring a big 4K screen where you’d normally have a front window. Why? Because this is one weird-looking plane. The X-59, which is being deve...
00:26, 06/20/2019

50 years later, NASA headed to the moon again Nearly 50 years after Neil Armstrong stepped foot on the moon, part of the storied Apollo program, NASA officials announce they’re going back to the moon, permanently. (July 11)        ...
08:52, 07/11/2019

NASA needs help deciding where to land on this asteroid NASA’s OSIRIS-REx mission has already accomplished a lot since arriving at the space rock known as Bennu late last year. The spacecraft successfully entered orbit around the asteroid, scanned its surface with a laser and learned a lot about its surfa...
18:39, 05/24/2019

Apollo 11 Turns 50: How Did NASA Put Men on the Moon? To put astronauts on the surface of the moon and bring them home safely, NASA had to do many things right, in succession, with margins of error ranging from small to nonexistent....
07:39, 06/20/2019

NASA probe detects likely 'marsquake' - an interplanetary first NASA's robotic probe InSight has detected and measured what scientists believe to be a "marsquake," marking the first time a likely seismological tremor has been recorded on another planet, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California reported on Tues...
18:52, 04/28/2019

NASA officially interested in SpaceX's big spacecraft NASA and SpaceX have completed an important first step in a process which could see Elon Musk's private space exploration company take astronauts back to the moon and to Mars....
15:13, 08/02/2019

| WATCH: Nasa to send flying robots to ISS Two special robots called 'Astrobees' will be sent to space to help astronauts carry out chores and experiments on board the International Space Station....
12:00, 05/11/2019

First Mother To Go To Space Was Pregnant When NASA's Offer Came The moment Anna Lee Fisher had been waiting for came on a hot summer afternoon in 1983. Five years had passed since Fisher and five other women were chosen to become America's first female astronauts.......
04:26, 05/12/2019

NASA wants your memories of the Apollo 11 Moon landing Were you fortunate enough to watch the Apollo 11 Moon landing as it happened, or know someone who did? NASA wants to hear from you. It recently launched a story program that asks the public to submit audio recordings of their Apollo 11 memories in....
03:00, 05/13/2019

Trump says he’s adding $1.6 billion to NASA’s budget WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he is adding $1.6 billion to NASA’s budget “so that we can return to Space in a BIG WAY!” Trump announced the decision in a series of tweets Monday about the budget. He says that under h...
02:13, 05/14/2019

Here are the four spots where NASA’s asteroid probe might land NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft is currently hanging out around the asteroid known as Bennu. It’s been there for months, taking photos and scanning the asteroid’s surface to get a better idea of exactly what dangers the probe might fac...
14:26, 08/14/2019

Sobering NASA photos of ice melts in Greenland NASA scientists are crisscrossing Greenland on a mission to track melting ice. It has seen two of the biggest melts on record since 2012.        ...
17:26, 08/20/2019

NASA will study solar weather in two new missions Solar winds are no threat to people on Earth, but can pose a danger to astronauts and spacecraft. NASA has selected two new missions that aims to better our understanding of how the Sun drives extreme space weather. The first mission, Polarimeter to....
04:00, 06/21/2019

NASA needs your help to deliver cargo to its lunar Gateway NASA is inching closer to its return to the Moon, but its push to send crewed missions to the lunar surface is really just the start of a much larger initiative. A space station orbiting the Moon, which NASA calls the Gateway, will ultimately serve a...
07:13, 08/20/2019

Sorry, but NASA probably isn't sending astronauts to the moon in 2024 The Trump administration has set NASA an ambitious goal of returning to the moon, but the agency doesn't have enough money or the right spacecraft to achieve this...
21:26, 04/28/2019

Will private companies beat NASA to the Moon? With private companies setting their sights on sending humans to the moon in the near future, it's possible that one could touch down on the lunar surface before NASA astronauts do....
17:39, 08/02/2019

Hulu will add NASA TV to its lineup of live channels Just ahead of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, you'll have another way to tune into NASA TV's live stream. Hulu will carry the feed on its live TV service as of July 19th, and a selection of video-on-demand material will ...
00:39, 07/18/2019

NASA Telescope Discovers More than 2,600 New Alien Planets On March 7, 2009, NASA launched the Kepler space telescope into orbit around the Sun. Outside the Earth’s atmosphere, it would be free to peer deeply into a cross-section of our galaxy in search of new planets orbiting other stars. After nine years i...
19:52, 06/24/2019

NASA Astronaut Available for Interviews Before First Space Mission NASA astronaut Andrew Morgan will be available from 7 to 8:15 a.m. EDT Monday, July 1, for live satellite interviews from Star City, Russia, before launching on his first space mission, a nine-month expedition aboard the International Space Station....
20:39, 06/18/2019

With Gerstenmaier gone, decision to fly NASA astronauts may be more contentious Enlarge / NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine listens as Bill Gerstenmaier, then the associate administrator for the Human Exploration and Operations directorate, gives input at the Space Symposium in April. (credit: NASA) William Gerstenmaier may n...
14:39, 08/06/2019

Space mice — NASA's rodent astronauts NASA has sent mice to the ISS to learn more about the effects of microgravity and how humans would fare on long space trips like voyages to Mars. This most recent experiment is far from the first rodent space mission....
03:39, 05/02/2019

NASA wants you to come up with a way to send heavy stuff to the Moon The NASA of today is a whole lot different than the agency that first sent humans to the Moon. While those projects were almost entirely in-house, today’s NASA relies heavily on commercial partners large and small to make its missions happen. N...
09:39, 08/01/2019

NASA asks for $1.6bn to send woman to the moon NASA has asked for an extra $1.6bn (£1.2bn) from congress for its new moon mission, which aims to land a woman on the lunar surface for the first time by 2024....
16:52, 05/14/2019

NASA details the most distant world we've ever observed Back in February, NASA released the clearest images of Ultima Thule -- the Kuiper Belt object New Horizons got close to in a flyby, which makes it the farthest world we've ever explored. Now, the New Horizons team has published the first scienti...
15:52, 05/17/2019

A hacker penetrated NASA’s network using a $35 Raspberry Pi A hacker illegally accessed NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in 2018 by targeting an off-the-shelf micro-computer called a Raspberry Pi. The breach was discovered in 2018, but just disclosed to the public in a June 18 report. In it, NASA details an “...
06:26, 06/25/2019

NASA says now is the best time in two centuries for space exploration When you’re planning on taking a trip it pays to plan ahead, and one of the first things you should do is check the weather forecast. The same is true for space travelers, and with so many missions in the works, NASA is now gazing ahead to see what t...
19:52, 06/13/2019

NASA says now is a great time to leave Earth When you’re planning on taking a trip it pays to plan ahead, and one of the first things you should do is check the weather forecast. The same is true for space travelers, and with so many missions in the works, NASA is now gazing ahead to see ...
08:26, 06/13/2019

NASA’s floating robot ‘bee’ is alive and well aboard the ISS NASA is betting big on the future of space robots. As automated gadgets become more and more advances, scientists are starting to imagine how robots could not only aid space travelers but perhaps even shoulder some of the load when it comes to variou...
03:52, 05/21/2019

NASA orders the first piece of its lunar outpost NASA has awarded space technology company Maxar a $375 million contract to develop the first Lunar Gateway segment that's flying to space. Maxar, which (according to Ars Technica) now has bragging rights for being the initiative's first com...
15:26, 05/24/2019

NASA Is Opening the ISS to Tourists—but Don't Worry, You Can't Afford It Starting as early as next year, NASA will make the International Space Station available to space tourists and other business ventures. Sounds exciting, but the associated costs are far beyond what most of us can afford. Read more......
01:52, 06/08/2019

NASA’s large SLS rocket unlikely to fly before at least late 2021 Enlarge / NASA Administrator James Bridenstine testifies before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee on July 17, 2019. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images) As recently as last month, both NASA planning documents and officials wi...
19:39, 07/17/2019

NASA telescope captures incredible X-ray of night sky A stunning photo that shows the night sky as you’ve never seen it before has been released by NASA. The image was snapped from space by a special telescope that tracks rogue cosmic rays in areas beyond Earth’s atmosphere. Its sparkling do...
22:13, 05/31/2019

Interactive map shows how every state is important to NASA NASA does most of its business in space, and it can sometimes feel like there’s a bit of a disconnect between the space agency and the rest of the country. NASA wants you to know that nothing could be further from the truth, and it’s crea...
15:39, 07/07/2019

As NASA relives its biggest triumph, there are worries it won’t be able to do it again The White House has gone heavy on the lofty rhetoric, calling its plan to return humans to the lunar surface the “challenge of our time.” It’s set an audacious, Kennedyesque timeline to pull off the f......
15:00, 07/19/2019

NASA opening space station to visitors NASA announced Friday that it will open the International Space Station to private astronauts, with the first visit as early as next year. (June 7)       ...
00:13, 06/11/2019

How NASA keeps its astronauts safe and sane in space Astronauts endure one of the most dangerous, high stakes, high stress professions on (or off) the planet -- a job matched in isolation, confinement and extremity perhaps only by arctic field scientists and ballistic missile submarine crews. Of course...
19:00, 07/19/2019

Spacewatch: Nasa tries to get Martian 'mole' working again Heat probe was supposed to dig down five metres but it came to standstill just 30cm below surfaceScientists and engineers at Nasa’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), Pasadena, have a new strategy to get a troubled Mars instrument working again. The He...
00:52, 06/14/2019

Next person on the moon will be a woman, says NASA chief NASA chief Jim Bridenstine has told Sky News he believes the next person to walk on the moon will be a woman - as he warned that space is "getting more and more dangerous" with some nations intent on destroying it....
19:52, 07/15/2019

At 82, NASA Pioneer Sue Finley Still Reaching For The Stars Sue Finley began work at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory as the US prepared to launch its first satellite into orbit in 1958, racing to match the Soviet Union, which had accomplished the feat months......
04:26, 07/17/2019

NASA estimates it will need up to $30 billion for moon landing NASA has touted its bold plan to return American astronauts to the moon by 2024 for months. Now we're starting to get an idea of how much it will cost....
19:26, 06/14/2019

NASA will send three landers from three different companies to the Moon NASA plans to return humans to the Moon within the next five years. That’s a tall order and, while many people remain skeptical that the agency can pull it off without the massive increase in budget that it has yet to receive, NASA is pushing f...
02:39, 06/06/2019

NASA seeks funds for return to Moon NASA unveiled plans to accelerate human exploration of the moon, including a requested $1.6 billion budget increase for 2020, larger spending boosts proposed for later years and enhanced commercial opportunities for rocket and spacecraft suppliers....
16:52, 05/14/2019

NASA has a new plan for getting the InSight lander digging again NASA’s InSight lander is having some problems. The robot, which has already delivered some very interesting observations since arriving on Mars late last year, can’t seem to get one of its most important tools to work as planned. The inst...
02:39, 06/06/2019

NASA: Lunar shrinkage may be causing moonquakes According to a new study, the moon's contractions continue today, causing ongoing surface fracturing. These active fractures, or thrust faults, are responsible for moonquakes....
04:13, 05/14/2019

NASA just released gorgeous new panoramas from the Apollo missions The 50th anniversary of NASA’s Apollo 11 Moon landing is just days away, and with it comes a whole bunch of retrospective content from the space agency. NASA has pulled out all the stops to ramp up hype for the big day (July 20th, if you’...
08:00, 07/19/2019

Hacker Used Raspberry Pi to Steal Sensitive NASA Docs Turns out a tiny Raspberry Pi was at the source of a big headache for NASA. An audit released by the NASA Office of Inspector General on June 18 reveals that an early 2018 cyberattack utilizing one of these mini-computers resulted in a hacker making ...
19:13, 06/24/2019

NASA's plan to return to the moon with Project Artemis On July 21, 1969, the first humans set foot on the moon. With Neil Armstrong's simple words, "One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind," the world changed irrevocably. For a few hours, we existed on multiple worlds. That was fifty year...
19:00, 07/19/2019

NASA confirms mission to Jupiter's moon Europa NASA has been talking for years about sending a probe to Europa, and now it's locking down those plans. The agency has confirmed the next phase of its Europa Clipper mission, which will send a spacecraft to the Jovian moon to determine if it co...
21:52, 08/20/2019

"Who Knows Better..": Trump Pits NASA Chief Against Apollo 11 Astronauts President Donald Trump welcomed surviving Apollo 11 crew members Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins to the White House Friday, using the occasion to tell his space chief he would prefer to go straight to......
03:52, 07/20/2019

NASA will fund a revolutionary mission to fly through Titan’s atmosphere Mission concept of Dragon's entry, descent, landing, surface operations, and flight at Titan. [credit: Johns Hopkins APL ] On Thursday, NAS...
02:00, 06/28/2019

How NASA Sold the Science and Glamour of Space Travel At the time of the Apollo 11 lunar landing mission, some Americans had reservations about the wisdom of reaching for the stars when troubles swelled on Earth....
02:26, 06/24/2019

NASA put a man on the moon. Now, the Smithsonian is putting a rocket on the Mall In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, thousands of Americans will have a chance to experience the rocket launch.       ...
20:39, 07/15/2019

NASA joins climate change battle in Greenland This year is set to break a record for ice melting in Greenland and NASA has sent one of its largest missions to find out how hotter ocean temperatures are contributing to the attrition of glaciers in the arctic....
19:39, 08/19/2019

NASA’s Curiosity Rover stars in rare pic taken by spacecraft It’s just a blue speck on the red planet, but that didn’t stop the Curiosity Rover from having its moment in the sun. The little Mars rover was captured in an image taken from on board the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter and released by NASA....
19:00, 07/13/2019

Here Are the Bad Things NASA Thought Might Happen to the First Astronauts on the Moon Fifty years ago this week, humankind landed on the Moon for the first time. It was one of the most impressive technological feats ever pulled off, filled with peril and uncertainty. Given that, it’s fair to wonder just what exactly NASA scientists we...
18:26, 07/17/2019

NASA glimpses surface of distant rocky exoplanet Data from NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope has given scientists a first glimpse into conditions on the surface of a rocky exoplanet beyond the solar system....
09:13, 08/20/2019

NASA fights to keep the Voyager probes running after four decades NASA's Voyager probes are still out there, exploring interstellar space 42 years after they left our planet. To keep them running all these years with generators that are 40 percent less powerful than they were decades ago -- and which are produ...
17:00, 07/13/2019

NASA Awards Contract for Infrastructure Support Services NASA has awarded eight contracts for architect-engineering services in support of the Facilities Infrastructure Division at NASA’s Glenn Research Center in Cleveland....
00:39, 07/13/2019

Watch NASA’s rebroadcast of the Apollo 11 landing and moonwalk right here The 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 landing is this weekend, and NASA has a whole lineup of awesome programming ready for all of us. Throughout the weekend NASA will be broadcasting both new retrospectives and replays of previous Apollo 11 coverage...
19:26, 07/20/2019

President Trump says NASA should “listen to the other side” of exploration Enlarge / President Trump, with Apollo 11 Command Module Pilot at far left, listens to Apollo 11 Lunar Module Pilot Buzz Aldrin on Friday in the Oval Office. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) On Friday, a day before the 50th anniversary of th...
04:00, 07/20/2019

NASA finds evidence of ‘interplanetary shock’ for first time NASA has captured a phenomenon in space that has eluded humanity for centuries — an “interplanetary shock.” Four spacecraft from the space agency, which are part of the Magnetospheric Multiscale mission (MMS) that launched in 2015, manage...
11:39, 08/14/2019

Astronauts in the Grand Canyon: how Nasa used the west as a moonscape Rare photos capture astronauts in the Apollo program training in the rugged canyons, craters and lava fields of ArizonaOn 20 July 1969, the world paused as an estimated 600 million people watched Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walk on the moon. But f...
09:00, 07/28/2019

NASA will use an infrared camera to map the Moon in incredible detail As Earth’s only natural satellite — and the only other world that mankind has ever explored in person — the Moon is one of the most well-understood bodies in our solar system. That being said, there’s still plenty about the Mo...
00:00, 07/03/2019

Success: NASA tests orion abort system (WESH) NASA successfully tested a critical safety element of its Orion spacecraft Tuesday. The launch was a test of the abort system that will ensure that astronauts can safely get away from the capsule if there’s an emergency after liftoff. Th...
22:52, 07/02/2019

NASA Targets Coastal Ecosystems with New Space Sensor NASA has selected a space-based instrument under its Earth Venture Instrument (EVI) portfolio that will make observations of coastal waters to help protect ecosystem sustainability, improve resource management, and enhance economic activity....
12:00, 08/02/2019

NASA Selects 12 New Lunar Science, Technology Investigations NASA has selected 12 new science and technology payloads that will help us study the Moon and explore more of its surface as part of the agency’s Artemis lunar program. These investigations and demonstrations will help the agency send astronauts to t...
22:52, 07/01/2019

NASA: Crews working 24 hours for test launch A NASA official says some crews are working around the clock at the space agency's rocket factory in New Orleans to meet a fall 2020 test launch deadline for a mega-rocket designed to propel astronauts toward the moon and Mars.(June 28)  &...
04:26, 06/29/2019

Intense work being done on rocket to set up moon base: NASA Crews are working around the clock at a NASA rocket factory, intent on meeting a new fall 2020 deadline to test launch a mega-rocket designed to propel astronauts to the moon and beyond....
06:13, 06/29/2019

Bezos, Musk to Help NASA Land First Woman and Next Man on Moon NASA has selected 13 firms -- including Blue Origin of Jeff Bezos and SpaceX of Elon Musk -- to develop space technologies as it prepares to land humans on the Moon by 2024....
16:00, 07/31/2019

Nearby 'Super-Earth' may be habitable, NASA suggests NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite has made several discoveries in recent days, including a planet with three suns and a sun with three planets. But the latest discovery may be the most surprising of all — an alien planet that is potentiall...
22:26, 08/01/2019

NASA's Dragonfly Will Fly Around Titan Looking for Origins, Signs of Life NASA has announced that our next destination in the solar system is the unique, richly organic world Titan. Advancing our search for the building blocks of life, the Dragonfly mission will fly multiple sorties to sample and examine sites around Satur...
01:00, 06/28/2019

NASA is sending a drone to fly around Titan looking for signs of life The Dragonfly mission, a quadcopter that will flit around Saturn’s hazy moon Titan to look for evidence of life, has been selected by NASA to launch in 2026...
23:26, 06/27/2019

How NASA’s Chris Kraft Conducted the Symphony That Put Men on the Moon Chris Kraft scared the hell out of me — in all the right ways, yes, but still. During the Apollo program, Kraft, who died at age 96 on July 22, was NASA’s Director of Flight Operations, and later ran the Johnson Space Center in Houston. I...
21:26, 07/23/2019

NASA Tweets Thumbs Up To ISRO After Chandrayaan 2 Launch Hours after India's high-profile moon mission Chandrayaan 2 lifted off from Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh, NASA congratulated the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) for the successful launch.......
16:52, 07/22/2019

NASA fires up Orion’s engines for critical test NASA is sending humans back to the Moon. Nobody knows for sure whether that will happen in 2024 or a somewhat later date, but it’s definitely happening in the near future. When those important missions finally launch, the Orion service module w...
13:00, 08/09/2019

NASA awards SpaceX $50 million contract for new mission In an announcement on the agency’s website, NASA reveals that it has awarded SpaceX a $50.3 million launch contract for its X-Ray Polarimetry Explorer (IXPE) mission....
06:13, 07/10/2019

Chris Kraft, 1st flight director for NASA, dead at 95 Chris Kraft, the creator and longtime leader of NASA's Mission Control, died Monday in Houston, just two days after the 50th anniversary of what was his and NASA's crowning achievement: Apollo 11's moon landing....
10:26, 07/23/2019

Street outside NASA’s DC office renamed for ‘Hidden Figures’ The street outside of NASA’s headquarters in Washington, D.C., has been renamed ‘Hidden Figures Way’ to honor the black female mathematicians who helped send humans to the moon...
20:00, 06/13/2019

NASA’s Cygnus cargo vessel just left the ISS, but its mission isn’t over yet NASA’s NG-11 Cygnus resupply spacecraft spent over three months attached to the International Space Station, allowing crew members to carefully unload all supplies and experiments before being packed with anything the crew no longer needs and t...
19:00, 08/07/2019

NASA's First Flight Director Chris Kraft Dies At 95 NASA's first flight director Chris Kraft, who played a critical role in the American space race, has died just days after 50th anniversary celebrations for the first Moon landing, the agency said....
19:26, 07/23/2019

How NASA satellites are helping track disease outbreaks Mosquito-borne diseases are responsible for hundreds of thousands of deaths worldwide every year, according to the World Health Organization (WHO), which is why NASA has been working to help track outbreaks ....
19:39, 07/05/2019

| Hacker used $35 computer to steal restricted NASA data A hacker used a tiny Raspberry Pi computer to infiltrate NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory network, stealing sensitive data and forcing the temporary disconnection of space-flight systems, the agency has revealed....
17:26, 06/25/2019

NASA Awards Contract for Acquisition of Nitrogen, Oxygen NASA has awarded eight contracts under the NASA-wide Acquisition for Nitrogen and Oxygen 3 (NANO 3) solicitation to eight U.S. companies to supply nitrogen and oxygen to NASA centers for a variety of operational activities....
00:00, 07/02/2019

NASA is asking for another $1.6 billion to fulfill the Moon 2024 promise Back in March, the Trump administration declared that it was directing NASA to send humans back to the Moon no later than 2024. That’s an incredibly tight deadline for an agency with a budget that is nowhere near what it was (in adjusted dollar...
04:26, 05/16/2019

NASA’s about to test a safer rocket fuel for the first time ever The fuel that powers most spacecraft today is incredibly toxic to living organisms. That’s normally not a big issue when you’re sending something into space, but it can still pose some risks if a mishap results in a spacecraft crashing ba...
04:00, 06/12/2019

NASA Administrator Available to Speak with Media at Paris Air Show NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine will be available to speak with media during the International Paris Air Show on Tuesday, June 18, in Le Bourget, France....
17:39, 06/14/2019

NASA finds water on mysterious Ultima Thule Since first encountering the mysterious Ultima Thule earlier this year, NASA has made several discoveries about the ancient space object. Now, researchers from the government space agency have made a startling discovery about “the farthest worl...
23:00, 05/21/2019

NASA Announces First Flight, Record-Setting Mission NASA and its International Space Station partners have set a new schedule and new crew assignments that will include the first flight of NASA astronaut Jessica Meir, an extended stay for NASA astronaut Andrew Morgan, and a record-setting flight for N...
18:39, 04/28/2019

To the Stars and Beyond: A Single Mom Gets to Intern at NASA, Thanks to Crowdfunding From Strangers One small step from a community of strangers just translated to a giant leap for Georgia State University Ph.D. student India Jackson. The single mom earned a highly competitive summer internship at NASA’s field center in Houston but was daunted by t...
19:39, 05/14/2019

NASA Wants $1.6 Billion to Send First Woman to the Moon By 2024 NASA is requesting an additional $1.6 billion in funding for next year to accelerate its manned mission to the Moon by 2024, which the agency revealed will be titled Artemis, the New York Times reported on Monday.Read more......
14:52, 05/14/2019

NASA reminds everyone it still needs another $30 billion for Trump’s Moon mission So, NASA wants to go back to the Moon. It’s wanted to do it for a while now and has been slowly piecing together how such a trip might happen, but that was before the current administration ordered NASA to get boots on the moon by 2024 or else....
22:00, 06/14/2019

NASA wants to send probes back to Uranus, Neptune Nearly 30 years after a NASA spacecraft visited the farthest planets in our solar system, Uranus and Neptune, the space agency is looking to go back. Utilizing advancements in technology over the past 30 years, a NASA scientist and his team at the Go...
12:13, 05/02/2019

NASA to allow private citizens to fly to the International Space Station Under the NASA plan, as many as two private astronauts per year could fly to the station and stay for up to 30 days with the first mission coming as early as next year....
18:26, 06/07/2019

A Dollar Bill Led To Former NASA Scientist's Imprisonment In Turkey Former NASA scientist Serkan Golge was suddenly released from prison in Turkey this week after spending nearly three years behind bars on terrorism charges - an arrest stemming in part from his......
19:26, 05/31/2019

NASA snaps most detailed image yet of asteroid Bennu A US spacecraft has captured its closest and most detailed image yet of the 78 billion kilogram asteroid Bennu which gets closer to Earth every six years....
21:39, 06/18/2019

Spacewatch: Nasa wants $1.6bn next year to get astronauts to moon by 2024 The space agency says it intends to send both a woman and a man on Artemis programme’s first missionNasa needs an additional $1.6bn next year if they are to stand any chance of getting humans to the moon again by 2024, as the US president, Donald Tru...
00:26, 05/17/2019

First female astronaut will walk on moon by 2024: NASA Men may be from Mars, but women will help conquer it by walking on the moon. The first female astronaut will step foot on the moon by 2024 — where astronauts will test spacecraft for an eventual future mission to Mars, NASA has announced. The mission...
20:26, 06/16/2019

NASA will let people pay to stay on the International Space Station NASA has announced that it is opening the International Space Station up to private business, including astronauts who will pay $35,000 a night to visit...
18:00, 06/07/2019

NASA looking at “hard decisions” within its budget to pay for Artemis plan Enlarge / NASA Associate Administrator for the Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate William Gerstenmaier is looking for "efficiencies" in the agency's budget. (credit: NASA) Over the last two months, NASA Administrator Jim Bridensti...
17:39, 06/03/2019

NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope to Retire in 2020 NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope will be switched off permanently on January 30, 2020, after nearly 16 years of exploring the cosmos in infrared light....
14:13, 06/14/2019

Spacewatch: Nasa lander detects first signals of possible marsquakes If confirmed, faint signals would be first detection of seismic activity on MarsNasa’s InSight Mars lander has detected signals of what could have been a marsquake. The signals were recorded on 6 April and if confirmed would be the first detection of...
23:00, 05/02/2019

Nasa to allow commercial access to the International Space Station Move will allow private astronauts to spend up to 30 days in low-Earth orbit and businesses to shoot film and adverts in spaceNasa will allow unprecedented commercial access to the International Space Station (ISS) for marketing, business and space t...
21:39, 06/07/2019

NASA needs your help to bring an asteroid sample back to Earth NASA’s OSIRIS-REx mission has already accomplished a lot since arriving at the space rock known as Bennu late last year. The spacecraft successfully entered orbit around the asteroid, scanned its surface with a laser, and learned a lot about it...
23:13, 05/23/2019

NASA tests air traffic control system for drones RENO, Nev. — NASA has launched the final stage of a four-year effort to develop a national traffic management system for drones, testing them in cities for the first time beyond the operator’s line of sight as businesses look in the future to unleash...
23:26, 05/24/2019

NASA places its first order for Lunar Gateway components NASA has big plans for returning to the Moon. Whether it can be done within the next five years, as the current administration desires, is yet to be seen, but getting human boots back on the lunar surface is something NASA firmly intends to do, and i...
03:52, 05/25/2019

NASA’s first-of-kind tests look to manage drone in cities RENO, Nev. (AP) — NASA has launched the final stage of a four-year effort to develop a national traffic management system for drones, testing them in cities for the first time beyond the operator’s line of sight. Multiple drones took to the air...
21:39, 05/23/2019

NASA's Artemis program aims to put first woman on moon NASA's Artemis program to return astronauts to the moon is to include eight rocket launches to put a mini space station in lunar orbit by 2024. That's when it hopes to land its first female astronaut on lunar soil....
11:00, 05/24/2019

NASA is going to fire an atomic clock into space so astronauts know where they’re going As NASA and other organizations begin to lay the groundwork for crewed missions to places other than an orbiting space station or even the Moon, they’re beginning to better understand the potential challenges such missions will pose. Keeping a ...
04:39, 06/18/2019

Killer asteroid destroys NYC in NASA’s simulation exercise A massive killer asteroid is headed straight for New York. An exercise set up by “planetary defense” experts is reportedly meant to gauge what would happen if authorities were unable to deflect a giant space rock hurtling toward America&#...
17:39, 05/06/2019

NASA is running a competition to figure out how to settle the galaxy You have 80 million years, a fleet of starships, and a galaxy to colonise: Go! That’s the problem astrophysicists face in a NASA challenge to settle the stars...
16:39, 05/29/2019

NASA’s Cassini reveals more detail in Saturn’s rings NASA’s Cassini mission officially ended way back in 2017. It was then that the spacecraft plunged into Saturn, destroying itself in a blaze of glory, but the incredible wealth of data it sent back during its life is still being studied and, as ...
03:39, 06/14/2019

NASA Awards Contract for Near-Earth Mission Services NASA has awarded the Space Exploration Network Services and Evolution (SENSE) contract to Peraton, Inc. in Herndon, Virginia, to perform telemetry, tracking and command services for near-Earth missions....
00:26, 06/19/2019

NASA Student Launch Teams Roll to the Pad in Huntsville It is time for the participants of NASA’s Student Launch competition hosted by NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, to head to the launch pad. From all corners of the country, 46 middle school, high school and college teams rep...
18:13, 04/28/2019

NASA was sold faulty rocket parts for almost 20 years When the launch of NASA's Orbiting Carbon Observatory and Glory missions failed in 2009 and 2011, the agency said it was because their launch vehicle malfunctioned. The clamshell structure (called fairing) encapsulating the satellites as they tr...
12:26, 05/01/2019

NASA TV Set to Air US Cargo Ship Departure from Space Station Filled with more than 4,200 pounds of valuable scientific experiments and other cargo, a SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft is set to return to Earth from the International Space Station Monday, June 3....
18:13, 05/30/2019

With SpaceX scrub, NASA again demonstrates commitment to innovation A Falcon 9 launch, stage separation, and booster landing on Saturday morning in one long exposure. [credit: SpaceX ] During the wee hours of...
20:00, 05/07/2019

Review: Hulu's 'Veronica Mars' is the best TV revival in years With smart evolution and commitment to neo-noir detective stories, Hulu's season of "Veronica Mars" is far superior to revivals like "Gilmore Girls."        ...
20:52, 07/18/2019

Trump criticizes NASA moon mission after promoting it earlier U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday criticized NASA for aiming to put astronauts back on the moon by 2024 and urged the space agency to focus instead on "much bigger" initiatives like going to Mars, undercutting his previous support for the lunar i...
02:26, 06/08/2019

NASA: Budget boost ‘good start’ to put astronauts on moon CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA’s chief says the Trump administration’s proposed $1.6 billion budget boost is a “good start” for putting astronauts back on the moon. Administrator Jim Bridenstine addressed employees Tuesday, ...
22:00, 05/14/2019

NASA to allow tourists to visit International Space Station from 2020 NASA plans to allow tourists to visit the International Space Station by 2020. Until now, the floating space lab has only been accessible to astronauts representing state-level space agencies. But in a surprise announcement today, NASA confirmed that...
23:00, 06/07/2019

NASA’s TESS planet hunter just spotted a trio of new worlds NASA’s TESS — Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite — has been scanning the skies for a little over a year now and it’s already returned a massive treasure trove of discoveries. One of its more recent discoveries also happens ...
01:13, 07/31/2019

NASA Awards $106 Million to US Small Businesses for Technology Development Managing pilotless aircraft and solar panels that could help humans live on the Moon and Mars are among the technologies NASA is looking to develop with small business awards totaling $106 million....
22:26, 05/14/2019

SpaceX, Lockheed, Blue Origin, others get new NASA moon contracts NASA handed out new contracts to 10 companies, including SpaceX and Blue Origin, to help send people back to the moon by 2024 -- and to Mars afterward....
02:52, 07/31/2019

Trump Criticizes NASA Plan Of Going To Moon. He Directed It 18 Months Ago President Donald Trump on Friday criticized NASA for promoting its plan to return to the moon before human exploration of Mars, a strategy that Trump endorsed in a directive early in his tenure and......
06:39, 06/08/2019

Americans support NASA but not a return to the moon, new poll shows A new Ipsos poll shows that only 8% of Americans say a manned moon mission should be a top priority for NASA.        ...
22:26, 07/12/2019

Got $50 Million for a Vacation? NASA to Open Space Station to Tourists NASA will allow private citizens to stay at the International Space Station (ISS) for month-long getaways at a cost of about $35,000 per night, the US space agency said on Friday....
08:52, 06/08/2019