We typically hear about asteroids in a destructive fashion: those that collide with each other in space and create explosions. Yet NASA could soon make history with an upcoming asteroid project.
After two delays spanning almost a month, SpaceX will execute the third resupply mission to the International Space Station today at 4:58 p.m. The Falcon 9 rocket will carry 5,000 lbs. of (very interesting) cargo inside the Dragon spacecraft.
The Mars Curiosity Rover photographed some interesting pictures on April 2 and 3 that have many believers of extraterrestrial life talking. The picture in question featured a bright light shining from Mars surface in the distance.
Last week, the closest star to Earth emitted an M-class solar flares into the depths of space. This spectacular event was captured by NASA Solar Dynamics Observatory.
The Apollo 12 mission was launched on November 14, 1969 with three crewmembers to complete a number of objectives. Next week, NASA plans to auction off artifacts from the fourth lunar mission of the Apollo program.
Known as one of the most ambitious space missions, the Cassini orbiter reached Saturn in 2004 and began orbiting the ringed planet and its many moons. After nearly ten years of exploring, Cassini discovered a sea under ice on the moon Enceladus.
Due to Russia’s handling of the crisis in Ukraine, NASA decided to sever ties with them until further notice. However, activities related to the International Space Station are exempt since there’s currently an ongoing mission.
In the last few weeks there has been an uptick in solar activity as the Sun has again unleashed a significant X-class solar flare into the vast space. Researchers assume that this solar flare was accompanied with a strong coronal mass ejection (CME), NASA announced.
NASA recently released an image of a comet that will traverse within 84,000 miles of Mars later this year, less than half the distance between Earth and the moon.
Whether you're an aspiring fashion designer someone who just figured out how to operate a computer, you can now vote for the design of new deep-space astronaut suits.
NASA announced yesterday that they’re accepting proposals for advanced technology development in order to get the ball rolling for their Asteroid Redirect Mission.