What Happens When A Spacecraft Dies? November 17, 2018

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

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

Grease In Space August 24, 2018

If you think outer space is nice and clean, think again. Recent research by an Australian-Turkish team shows that there is plenty of grease in space.

What’s That On Mars? August 17, 2018

Even though Mars is considered too dry and cold for water to exist on its surface, scientists recently found large amounts of water trapped under the

A Telescopic Happy Birthday April 28, 2018

Launched on April 24th, 1990, the Hubble Space Telescope is the first major optical telescope placed in space. Operating now for twenty-eight years an

Update: Is a Heavenly Palace on Earth? April 6, 2018

Update: It really did crash! A mostly broken-up space station, the Tiangong-1, crashed somewhere in the South Pacific on April 2nd, 2018. Since Janua

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