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WATCH: Lander Prototype Aces Dramatic Test

WATCH: Lander Prototype Aces Dramatic Test

Space.com  05. 7.2014
A prototype of NASA's Morpheus lander kicked up a cloud of fake moon dust as it touched down softly on a mock lunar landscape in Florida...
WATCH: Space Agency Celebrates Sci-Fi Classic

WATCH: Space Agency Celebrates Sci-Fi Classic

05. 5.2014
May the fourth be with you! That's what true fans of the 1977 science fiction classic "Star Wars" say on May 4, a.k.a. Star Wars Day,...
WATCH: Space Crystals May Help Crack Deadly Disorder

WATCH: Space Crystals May Help Crack Deadly Disorder

Space.com  05. 5.2014
Scientists hope space-grown crystals of the protein behind Huntington's disease could help them better understand the deadly neurodegenerative...
Huge Moon's 'Club Sandwich' Ocean Might Support Life

Huge Moon's 'Club Sandwich' Ocean Might Support Life

Space.com  05. 3.2014
Jupiter may have two moons capable of supporting life as we know it. Like its famous neighbor Europa, the huge Jovian satellite Ganymede...
Second Man On Moon Claims Selfie First

Second Man On Moon Claims Selfie First

Tyler McCarthy  04.29.2014
Buzz Aldrin wants you all to know he was posing for stunning self-portraits in space way before it was a cool thing to do. Aldrin became...
New Galaxy Map Puts Astronomers One Step Closer To Solving Mystery

New Galaxy Map Puts Astronomers One Step Closer To Solving Mystery

Space.com  04.24.2014
Astronomers are one step closer to solving a longstanding mystery — just what our Milky Way galaxy looks like. It may seem odd that...
Buzz Aldrin Pooh-Poohs NASA's Asteroid Plan

Buzz Aldrin Pooh-Poohs NASA's Asteroid Plan

Space.com  04.24.2014
While moonwalker Buzz Aldrin thinks that a mission sending humans to an asteroid is a good idea, the Apollo astronaut isn't so happy with...
What's THAT On Saturn's Rings?

What's THAT On Saturn's Rings?

Space.com  04.16.2014
A NASA spacecraft may have witnessed the birth of a new Saturn moon. Photographs taken by NASA's Cassini probe in April 2013 show a bright...
Will Pee Provide Power For Spacecrafts?

Will Pee Provide Power For Spacecrafts?

04.15.2014
Urine is typically considered something to get rid of. But urine is largely water, and that’s a valuable resource in space. If a new...
Space Agency Pooh-Poohs Eclipse Threat

Space Agency Pooh-Poohs Eclipse Threat

Space.com  04.10.2014
Next week's total lunar eclipse may thrill millions of skywatchers, but it poses a bit of a challenge for a sharp-eyed NASA moon probe....
WATCH: Can THIS Help Us Find Other Worlds?

WATCH: Can THIS Help Us Find Other Worlds?

Space.com  04. 9.2014
Editor's Note: In this weekly series, SPACE.com explores how technology drives space exploration and discovery. A flower-shaped spacecraft...
NASA Mulls Ethics Of Long-Duration Spaceflight

NASA Mulls Ethics Of Long-Duration Spaceflight

Space.com  04. 8.2014
NASA should set up a clear set of ethical rules regarding the health of astronauts on long-duration spaceflights — such as a trip to...
NASA Cuts Ties With Russia (Except On Space Station)

NASA Cuts Ties With Russia (Except On Space Station)

Reuters  04. 2.2014
By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., April 2 (Reuters) - NASA has been added to the list of U.S government agencies prohibited...
Peculiar Books Reviewed: David A. Mindell's

Peculiar Books Reviewed: David A. Mindell's "Digital Apollo"

Brian Troutwine  03.31.2014
The US space program is a treasure trove of insight into engineering at the extremes of human ability. It is a field which concerns itself...