Happy Birthday Hubble

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Happy Birthday Hubble

Largest Solar Flare of 2013

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The biggest Solar Flare of the year occurred at 3:16 a.m. EDT (0716 GMT) this morning April 11 and registered as a M6.5-class sun storm, a relatively mid-level flare on the scale of solar tempests. It coincided with an eruption of super-hot solar plasma known as a coronal mass ejection.

Hubble Finds a New Farthest Supernova

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Hubble still going strong after 23 years

Who-Mobile or SOAR Rocket Plane?

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The private space race gets another player.

ISS to get new crew ASAP

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The International Space Station (ISS) will get a new crew in record time

Angry Birds Invade NASA

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Rovio Entertainment and NASA have teamed up to produce “Angry Birds Space Encounter

Private Firm Space Race Heats Up

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Could space tourism be affordable soon?

Interstellar Space or Not for Voyager 1

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Reports of Voyager 1 in interstellar space appear to be inaccurate according to NASA’s Mission website, “The Voyager team is aware of reports today that NASA’s Voyager 1 has left the solar system,” said Edward Stone, Voyager project scientist based at the California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, Calif. “It is the consensus of the Voyager […]

Amazon CEO Finds Apollo Engines

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Bezos Expeditions, operated by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, stated that they have recovered several Apollo F-1 rocket engines, as reported on their website.

Happy Birthday SpaceX!

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Congratulations and Happy Birthday to SpaceX!

Sun Diving Comet Will Be Visible

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As the week goes on check out this rare event.

Pluto Moon Named Vulcan

The campaign by fans to name one of Pluto’s two moons Vulcan has succeeded. The name won by a landslide with 174,062 votes

NASA Tests Sending Messages Via Laser

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One of humanity’s great works of art has been sent into the final frontier.

Lobbyist Proposes Funding NASA With Ads On Rockets

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Could NASA take a page from NASCAR to fund our exploration of space?

Voyager 1 Hasn’t Left Solar System (Yet)

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One of the first probes launched into deep space is still in our solar system, but it won’t be for much longer.