Current News
Tag: space
Footage from Apollo 17 reminds us of our potential

Footage from Apollo 17 reminds us of our potential

It’s been nearly half a century since the last humans walked on the moon, but the surviving footage from Apollo 17 reminds us how we can succeed.

READ MORE +
There May be Water on the Moon – or More Accurately, in it

There May be Water on the Moon – or More Accurately, in it

New findings show that there may be water on the moon, underneath the desolate exterior, and no one is sure how it got there.

READ MORE +
Russians prepare to launch a satellite brighter than a star to troll the world

Russians prepare to launch a satellite brighter than a star to troll the world

In two weeks Russia will more or less launch Mayak, a satellite brighter than a star, which will be the fourth brightest object in the sky.

READ MORE +
The space nation of Asgardia is moving ahead with a new way to host data

The space nation of Asgardia is moving ahead with a new way to host data

After announcing itself to the world, the space nation of Asgardia is preparing to launch a satellite that will store data beyond the reach of Earth governments.

READ MORE +
The Air Force’s not-so-secret secret space shuttle just returned to Earth after doing… something

The Air Force’s not-so-secret secret space shuttle just returned to Earth after doing… something

The X37B, the Air Force’s secret space shuttle that everyone knows about, just returned to Earth after 718 days in space.

READ MORE +
A meteor caught on camera buzzed the Midwest last night

A meteor caught on camera buzzed the Midwest last night

Skies above Wisconsin and Illinois were illuminated by a green-tinged meteor caught on tape and by several witnesses.

READ MORE +
Boeing unveils the future of spacesuits

Boeing unveils the future of spacesuits

In anticipation of its crewed Starliner capsule due to take astronauts to space next year, Boeing unveiled the future of spacesuits.

READ MORE +
Russia announces plans for a moon landing

Russia announces plans for a moon landing

The Russian rocket company Energia is planning on a crewed moon landing in 2031, with plans for a lunar base of some sort.

READ MORE +
In honor of John Glenn, a closer look at his flight around the Earth

In honor of John Glenn, a closer look at his flight around the Earth

Following the death of two-time astronaut and Congressman John Glenn, we look back at the 50th anniversary of his Mercury flight orbiting the Earth.

READ MORE +
Cameras in Russia catch a meteor light up the sky

Cameras in Russia catch a meteor light up the sky

Several cameras in Russia record a meteor tear through the sky, lighting up the city of Sayanogorsk for a few wild seconds.

READ MORE +