The Journey to Alpha Centauri

The Journey to Alpha Centauri

October 16, 2019

As scientists look out into other solar systems and even into other galaxies, one of the things they look for is other earth-like planets. Of course while doing this we’re searching for signs of life but we’re also searching for insights into how our own planet was formed and what it takes to support life. However, visiting any of these planets has been a pipe dream because of the vast distances between us and them. That is, until recently.

Read More


Mining The Moon: Top 5 Rare Resources

Mining The Moon: Top 5 Rare Resources

September 27, 2019

There has been a lot of excitement building around NASA’s plan to revisit the moon. Not only do we have more exploring to do, but there are also plans to build a moon base and have humans occupy deep space for extended amounts of time. Returning to the moon offers humanity a source economic growth as well as scientific advances. The moon is, after all, abundant in resources that we have limited access to here on Earth. though speculative, mining the moon is very much on the table.

Read More


Space's Role in Climate Change

Space's Role in Climate Change

September 18, 2019

Rising global temperatures caused by climate change is of grave concern to everyone who calls Earth home. In order to manage it, we need to be able to measure it. Through the use of satellites, we are able to measure all important climate related data.

Read More


Space Trivia! How many of these space facts do you know?

Space Trivia! How many of these space facts do you know?

August 09, 2019

12 space facts to test your knowledge of the stars! How many of these space facts can you answer? Check out our Instagram page for more fun space facts every Friday!

Read More


A Tiny Satellite Sailing on Sunbeams

A Tiny Satellite Sailing on Sunbeams

July 26, 2019

This week, a tiny space craft orbiting Earth did something that has never been done before, it sailed through space. It’s called LightSail 2 and is operated by The Planetary Society. Their little craft is a cubesat and it unfurled a sail made of mylar the area of a boxing ring and the weight of a paperclip. The mylar itself is the width of a human hair and instead of wind, it’s sailing on sunlight.

Read More


15 Facts About Apollo 11 You Didn't Know

15 Facts About Apollo 11 You Didn't Know

July 18, 2019

Fifty Years ago, on July 20th, 1969, two astronauts set foot on the moon for the first time in human history! We all know the basics of what happened but there are a lot more facts about the moon landing and Apollo 11 that aren’t common knowledge, and these are just a few!

Read More


Send Your Name to Mars

Send Your Name to Mars

June 03, 2019

NASA has yet to announce the name of its new 2020 Mars Rover, but it could be carrying your name all the way to Mars! NASA has invited the public to submit their own name to the agency by September 30, 2019.

Read More


NASA's Key To Space Exploration May Start At Our Own Ocean Floor

NASA's Key To Space Exploration May Start At Our Own Ocean Floor

May 24, 2019

There is an alien world out there that we have yet to thoroughly explore and it’s teeming with life. At depths of 36,000 feet, our own planet’s ocean floor is that mysterious world. We know more about the surface of the moon than what exists in the deepest depths of our oceans.

Read More


Earth's Space Junk Problem

Earth's Space Junk Problem

April 29, 2019

Pollution is a problem, and it’s something we’re made aware of at a very young age by something as simple as being told not to litter. However, an enormous amount of litter that we need to consider is out of our reach, and it’s called space junk. That’s right, there is such a thing as space junk. 

Read More


Event Horizon Telescope Captures Black Hole

Event Horizon Telescope Captures Black Hole

April 10, 2019

April 10, 2019 has been a historic day for the global scientific community. For the first time in history, scientists were able to capture an image of a black hole. Until this point, mankind has never truly seen the image of this phenomena in our universe. We had only observed the effects that a black hole has on the matter surrounding it. This is because the gravitational pull of a black hole is so extreme, even light cannot escape it. However, by capturing the light from the very edge of the event horizon, scientists were able to present this image to humanity.

Read More


The Future of Space Suits

The Future of Space Suits

April 05, 2019

With the space community’s focus being Martian exploration, there has been a lot of talk surrounding space suit technology and how it should eventually evolve. NASA has come a long way from the silvery spacesuits of the past, but hasn’t seen much change since the white boxy suits of the 1980’s. To get humans back to the moon and all the way to Mars, there are several design and functionality issues to address, the result being a much more advanced suit both technologically and aesthetically.

Read More


Mankind Returns to the Moon

Mankind Returns to the Moon

March 22, 2019

Mankind is officially going back to the moon! With the signing of Space Directive 1 and the now proposed 2020 NASA budget, one thing is very clear; human presence will soon be established on the surface of the moon.

Read More



1 2 3 Next »