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SpaceX launch could pave way for private sector funding

May 22, 2012
The private company SpaceX today launched an unmanned rocket into space this morning, carrying cargo for the international space station.
Posted In: space, NASA, private sector

Will NASA or private firms send us to outer space?

Mar 9, 2012
NASA's budget is scrutinized by Congress, igniting debate over the direction of the space agency.
Posted In: space, space exploration, NASA

Trying to save missions to Mars

Feb 27, 2012
Mars researchers are meeting with NASA today to figure out if there's a way to pay for future trips to the red planet.
Posted In: mars, space, space exploration, NASA, budget

NASA in the market for some good eaters

Feb 22, 2012
The agency wants to figure out how it would feed astronauts on any future mission to Mars, so it needs people to try to cook and eat astronaut food for four long months.
Posted In: NASA, space, Food

A moon colony for the economy?

Jan 27, 2012
Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich has been grabbing headlines with his proposal to establish a "moon colony." Is it likely to happen?
Posted In: space, Newt Gingrich, Florida

Moon colony mooted to spur U.S. technology

Jan 27, 2012
Will the cost of returning to the moon reap benefits in scientific and technological breakthroughs? Past experience offers a mixed verdict.
Posted In: moon, NASA, space

Space weather has economic impacts on earth

Jan 24, 2012
Rough space weather is leading some flights to change their course, and experts on the lookout for power outages.
Posted In: solar, space, electricity

Space harpoon!

Dec 15, 2011
Space harpoon? Space harpoon!
Posted In: space, NASA

Hackers interfered with US satellites

Oct 27, 2011
An upcoming report from the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission says that in 2007 and 2008 hackers were able to mess with American...
Posted In: hacking, space

Literally like a diamond in the sky

Aug 26, 2011
A new planet has been discovered in the Milky Way. As if being a planet in a solar system named after a candy bar wasn't cool enough, this planet...
Posted In: space, Stars

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