According to an old French proverb, Rome was not built in a day. So, you're going to think I'm totally off the wall, but I believe that the same can ...
Until this week, it was space 3, Elon Musk, zero. One Falcon 9 Rocket exploded shortly after takeoff, and two that flew as hoped failed to land as int...
After months of delay, Congress unveiled its plans for funding the federal government in 2016. NASA will fare extraordinarily well. The space agency will receive $19.3 billion--nearly $1.3 billion more than it did last year. Congress went to bat for NASA and pulled out a bigger increase than anyone expected.
We have only existed a short time on this planet, and we know other species, such as the dinosaurs, did not survive due to planetary changes. That makes the study of other planets, and the ability to travel to them, crucial to the future of human existence.
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After nearly three years of work, President Obama has just signed into law a piece of legislation that allows for private ownership of asteroidal materials.
One of the best product managers I ever worked with created a physical boundary in her cube by placing a rug on the floor. When anyone (especially pesky sales folks) would start to stroll into her space uninvited, she would whip around and grumble, "You have not been invited into my office, yet."
This coming April, a rocket will lift off from an island off the east coast of India and launch CLAIRE--a powerful new tool in the global effort to combat carbon pollution.
The star KIC 8462852 may have an unpronounceable name, but just about everyone with an interest in aliens has been talking about it. As of today, they can elaborate their discourse with some new results.
It's something that you've likely dreamed about doing throughout your life, but have you ever considered the reality of becoming a real-life astronaut?
Of the many reasons to visit Puerto Rico: tropical climate, Caribbean cuisine and Latin Music, only one is truly out of this world.
I credit my love and intrigue with outer space to my late mother, Julie Carroll Och. Her father was a geologist for the State Department. He traveled the globe, went into live volcanoes, and narrowly escaped South Korea as the war was breaking out there.
It's good to get people excited about science. Science is awesome! But let's not forget that science is a human endeavor built by, and for, real people. We can't stop at enthusiasm if we all want to move forward together.
The concept of a Dyson Sphere is not a new one. It was first described by futurist writer Olaf Stapledon in his 1937 science fiction novel, Star Maker.
In 1969, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin planted the American flag on the moon. Ever since then, space exploration has inspired generations of Americans; General Charles Bolden, surprisingly, was not one of them.