Welcome To The Dark Side … January 19, 2019

Of the moon that is! The start of 2019 has been an exciting one for space scientists and space enthusiasts alike! First it was the confirmed discoveri

TESS-ting, TESS-ting, 1, 2, 3 January 11, 2019

It launched last April and only started surveying the sky and space around it since July, but TESS, otherwise known as the Transiting Exoplanet Survey

Bright Idea? November 30, 2018

Can it be? A second moon in China? Oh, you better believe it! It might seem like an impossibility, but if you’ve been keeping up with Xyza news, the

Landing Was Just The First Step November 30, 2018

On November 27th, people waited with bated breath as NASA landed its eighth spacecraft, InSight, on Mars. The mission? To spend two years gathering in

What Happens When A Spacecraft Dies? November 17, 2018

Two spacecrafts born in 2007 and 2009 died recently. Wait, how can a spacecraft die? Well, when scientists send a spacecraft into space, that spacecra

NASA’s Big 6-0! October 12, 2018

To some, it seems like NASA has been around forever, but believe it or not, it has only been around since October 1st, 1958. Last week, NASA celebrate

The Little Rovers That Could October 5, 2018

Two little rovers just did something pretty incredible: They landed on an asteroid and sent pictures of their initial exploration back to Earth. Amazi

A Strato What? September 29, 2018

Imagine an airplane with a wingspan (the distance between the outer tips of the wings) longer than a football field. Well, it’s being built as we sp

Tennis Is Out Of This World September 7, 2018

Astronauts have been having a little bit of fun in space lately. After all, it can’t be all space work all the time, right? Well, astronauts do

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