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NASA's new podcast series details space agency's ‘invisible' tech

NASA'S NEW PODCAST SERIES DETAILS SPACE AGENCY'S ‘INVISIBLE' TECH

Podcasts are popular again and it seems a new one appears every week covering a particular topic or hobby. NASA counts itself among...

After Soyuz Failure, Space Is Now Weirdly Inaccessible to Astronauts

AFTER SOYUZ FAILURE, SPACE IS NOW WEIRDLY INACCESSIBLE TO ASTRONAUTS

All crewed launches have been suspended by Russia's space agency following yesterday's Soyuz rocket failure. That's a problem, because...

 
 
 
NASA's only plan to return astronauts to the moon after nearly 50 years just got slammed by an internal audit

NASA'S ONLY PLAN TO RETURN ASTRONAUTS TO THE MOON AFTER NEARLY 50 YEARS JUST GOT SLAMMED BY AN INTERNAL AUDIT

NASA's Space Launch System is designed to be the world's most powerful rocket - one able to take astronauts to the moon and Mars. However,...

NASA astronaut, Russian cosmonaut make emergency landing after failed launch attempt

NASA ASTRONAUT, RUSSIAN COSMONAUT MAKE EMERGENCY LANDING AFTER FAILED LAUNCH ATTEMPT

BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan - Two astronauts from the U.S. and Russia were safe after an emergency landing Thursday in the steppes of Kazakhstan...

 
 
 
This is what a space launch failure looks like from the International Space Station

THIS IS WHAT A SPACE LAUNCH FAILURE LOOKS LIKE FROM THE INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION

Earlier this morning, the two astronauts on board the Russian Soyuz spacecraft had a close call on what was an otherwise routine mission....

Hubble Operations Suspended While NASA Investigates Gyro Issue

HUBBLE OPERATIONS SUSPENDED WHILE NASA INVESTIGATES GYRO ISSUE

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope entered safe mode Friday evening after one of its three active gyroscopes failed. As of Monday, the agency...

 
 
 
Scientists Present New Clues to Cut Through the Mystery of Titan's Atmospheric Haze

SCIENTISTS PRESENT NEW CLUES TO CUT THROUGH THE MYSTERY OF TITAN'S ATMOSPHERIC HAZE

The atmospheric haze of Titan, Saturn's largest moon , is captured in this natural-color image. A study that involved experiments at...

NASA forced its Curiosity rover to use its backup ‘brain' after it started acting up

NASA FORCED ITS CURIOSITY ROVER TO USE ITS BACKUP ‘BRAIN' AFTER IT STARTED ACTING UP

NASA has had a recent run of incredible success with its Mars missions. The possibly-now-dead Opportunity rover has already managed...

 
 
 
NASA activated Curiosity's second 'brain' after it misbehaved

NASA ACTIVATED CURIOSITY'S SECOND 'BRAIN' AFTER IT MISBEHAVED

Tired? Sluggish? Wouldn't it be great if you could just switch your brain to a better functioning version? Well, that's a privilege...

Space travel to Mars could kill astronauts by zapping their gut bacteria

SPACE TRAVEL TO MARS COULD KILL ASTRONAUTS BY ZAPPING THEIR GUT BACTERIA

A new study published by NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) has thrown a major wrench into the government's pipe...

 
 
 
NASA's new planet hunter has already spotted 2 candidate planets that could be earth-like worlds

NASA'S NEW PLANET HUNTER HAS ALREADY SPOTTED 2 CANDIDATE PLANETS THAT COULD BE EARTH-LIKE WORLDS

TESS/NASA NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite has already found two candidate planets. TESS' mission is scheduled for a two-year...

NASA Balloon Captures Images of Rare Electric Blue Clouds

NASA BALLOON CAPTURES IMAGES OF RARE ELECTRIC BLUE CLOUDS

Two months after NASA released a giant balloon into the stratosphere to observe rare polar mesospheric clouds , scientists are beginning...

 
 
 
View From Sapsucker Woods: Achieving Impact for the Planet

VIEW FROM SAPSUCKER WOODS: ACHIEVING IMPACT FOR THE PLANET

Read our 2018 Annual Report. Bar-tailed Godwits by Gerrit Vyn, Earth image courtesy of NASA/NOAA/GSFC/Suomi NPP/VIIRS/Norman Kuring. From...

NASA isn't going to pay for the BFR, so Musk charts a new course

NASA ISN'T GOING TO PAY FOR THE BFR, SO MUSK CHARTS A NEW COURSE

Enlarge / Elon Musk speaks as Yusaku Maezawa, founder and president of Start Today Co., looks on at an event at the SpaceX headquarters...

 
 
 
Watch SpaceX introduce its first Moon trip passenger live

WATCH SPACEX INTRODUCE ITS FIRST MOON TRIP PASSENGER LIVE

SpaceX is already making headlines around the world for its efforts to make spaceflight more affordable for organizations like NASA...

Inside Planet Labs' new satellite manufacturing site

INSIDE PLANET LABS' NEW SATELLITE MANUFACTURING SITE

Satellite imaging and analytics company Planet is taking the wraps off its new manufacturing space in San Francisco. Founded by ex-NASA...

 
 
 
NASA's climate-monitoring space laser is the last to ride to space on a Delta II rocket

NASA'S CLIMATE-MONITORING SPACE LASER IS THE LAST TO RIDE TO SPACE ON A DELTA II ROCKET

This weekend, NASA is launching a new, high-tech satellite to monitor the planet's glacier and sea ice levels - with space lasers,...

NASA Instrument Sees Hurricane Florence in 3D

NASA INSTRUMENT SEES HURRICANE FLORENCE IN 3D

NewsNASA has many Earth-observing instruments keeping tabs on Hurricane Florence -including its Multi-angle Imaging SpectroRadiometer....

 
 
 
Satellites Track, Illustrate Incoming Hurricane Florence

SATELLITES TRACK, ILLUSTRATE INCOMING HURRICANE FLORENCE

Hurricane Florence, the Category 2 storm heading straight for my parents' South Carolina house, has the country on high alert. But...

Hurricane Florence could hit parts of North Carolina with up to 13 feet of storm surge and 40 inches of rain - here's what that much water actually looks like

HURRICANE FLORENCE COULD HIT PARTS OF NORTH CAROLINA WITH UP TO 13 FEET OF STORM SURGE AND 40 INCHES OF RAIN - HERE'S WHAT THAT MUCH WATER ACTUALLY LOOKS LIKE

NASA via Getty Images Hurricane Florence is heading for the Carolinas, where it's forecasted to bring devastating storm surge and rainfall. Some...