Tag "Space"

Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo Might Reach Space on Next Test Flight

3 days ago

The next test flight of Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo suborbital spaceplane is set for December 13th. This flight could be the first by SpaceShipTwo to reach

China’s Chang’e-4 Lander and Rover Successfully Entered Lunar Orbit

3 days ago

After a four-and-half-day flight to the moon, the Chang’e-4 lander and rover spacecraft from China successfully entered lunar orbit on Wednesday. At 3:45 a.m. Eastern

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Probe Discovers Hydrated Minerals on Bennu

4 days ago

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx probe arrived at Bennu last week and has already discovered hydrated minerals on the 1,640-foot-wide (500 meters) near-Earth asteroid, according to an announcement

There’s Still Hope for NASA’s Opportunity Mars Rover

4 days ago

Ever since a massive dust storm took place on Mars this past summer, NASA’s Opportunity Mars rover has been silent since June 10, leading to

The American Geophysical Union Begins their Fall Meeting in Washington Today

5 days ago

Today, The American Geophysical Union begins their one-week fall meeting in Washington, which includes remarks from NASA officials and a variety of space panel discussions.

Here are the Predictions for Solar Cycle 25

5 days ago

Cycle 24, the current sunspot cycle is believed to last approximately from the year 2008 to the year 2019. Thus, we haven’t reached the lowest

Voyager 2 has Officially Entered Interstellar Space

5 days ago

NASA has just announced that the time has come to say goodbye to one of the most famous explorers of our age: Voyager 2. The

Genevan Researchers Observe Exoplanet Inflate Like a Balloon

1 week ago

Helium is a rare element on Earth but abundant in the Universe. After hydrogen, it is the main component of stars and gaseous giant planets.

98-Foot-Long Sculpture Dubbed the Orbital Reflector Launches into Space

1 week ago

Artist Trevor Paglen in partnership with the Nevada Museum of Art has created the Orbital Reflector, a 98-foot-long sculpture made of a lightweight material similar

NASA’s Mars InSight lander’s Robotic Arm is Ready for Lifting

1 week ago

New photos taken by NASA’s Mars InSight lander demonstrates its robotic arm is ready to do some lifting. With a reach of almost 6 feet

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