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European Space Agency announces Biomass satellite to monitor forests

May 14, 2013
A new satellite could tell us a lot about climate change.
Posted In: space, satellite photo, Environment, climate change

Obama budgets money to tug asteroids into orbit

Apr 11, 2013
Where does tech fit into President Obama's new budget proposal? One answer is the $17.7 billion set aside for the U.S. space program.
Posted In: NASA, space, Obama, federal budget

India joins the space race

Feb 25, 2013
India launched seven satellites into space. It's just the latest mission for India's space agency, which has its eyes on Mars at the moment.
Posted In: India, space, space exploration, satellite radio

Look, up in the sky ... a gold mine in space?

Feb 15, 2013
Asteroids like the one that flew by Earth on Friday could hold a treasure trove of precious metals.
Posted In: meteor, mining, space

Marketers turn to the 'final frontier'

Jan 11, 2013
Space is becoming a popular theme for advertisers.
Posted In: advertising, marketing, Axe, space

A new way to measure income inequality

Sep 20, 2012
Environmental writer Tim De Chant says gauging income inequality is as simple as looking at a neighborhood's trees.
Posted In: income inequality, space, trees

Even Neil Armstrong got paid per diem

Aug 27, 2012
Minus a deduction for accommodations, since there was the spacecraft to stay in.
Posted In: Neil Armstrong, astronaut, space

India announces plans to launch Mars orbiter in 2013

Aug 16, 2012
But after the recent massive power outages in the country, some Indians are concerned that the money should be invested in infrastructure instead.
Posted In: India, mars, space

The latest Times Square attraction: Mars

Aug 3, 2012
If you want to be surrounded by other earthlings as you watch NASA's Mars rovers land on the red planet, head for Times Square. The rovers, the space agency's biggest hits, will be live on the big screen.
Posted In: space, mars, Science, NASA

Enormous robot to land on Mars, take pictures with a laser

Aug 3, 2012
Curiosity Rover will drop to Mars from ropes on Sunday night.
Posted In: space, mars, Yelp

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