Cosmic Holiday Celebrations

Does Santa visit the International Space Station? This article relates the history of astronauts celebrating the holidays in space. Check it out here: A History of Celebrating Christmas in Space | Mental Floss… Read More »

Launch Today

Today (12/17), SpaceX launches recon satellites from Cape Canaveral. The 3-hour launch window opens at 9:00 a.m. EST and closes at 12:00 p.m. EST. Watch it all LIVE here: SpaceX – Launches… Read More »

NASA to Discuss Upcoming Artemis Program Today (12/9)

Tune into NASA Live, the official stream of NASA TV, today at 12:30 PM EST for the National Space Council’s discussion of the the upcoming Artemis moon program. Link below:… Read More »

Watch NASA Launch LIVE Tomorrow

This Friday, a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launches a Dragon cargo resupply mission to the ISS! The CRS-21 mission lifts off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station at 11:39 AM EST. The Dragon capsule is set to reach the ISS Saturday at 11:30 AM EST. NASA is broadcasting coverage of the prelaunch activities and the… Read More »

Thanksgiving in Space!

We hope that everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving last week! That includes our friends in space! Curious about how the astronauts aboard the ISS enjoyed their holiday meal? Check out their cosmic Thanksgiving here:… Read More »

Snowy Stargazing

The starry night sky is a vision to behold from anywhere on planet Earth, but you’ll need a jacket (and plenty of other warm layers) if you plan to visit the place where the stars are most clearly visible:… Read More »

Asteroid Sampling Underway

Japan’s asteroid sampling spacecraft, the Hayabusa2, is set to land with its extremely important cargo in Australia this December upon the capsule’s re-entry! The samples of asteroids from Ryugu could provide a wealth of new information to scientists about the harsh forces of outer space and their effect on asteroids over time. Check out the… Read More »

“Thunderclap Across the Universe” Heard by Scientists

A “thunderclap across the universe” was heard by astrophysicists studying the “sounds” made by various cosmic events using gravitational-wave detectors. Their latest discovery, a deep “bang” never heard before, is thought to be the product of the largest black-hole merger seen to date. Read more about the newest addition to the symphony of the universe… Read More »

Scents from Space

Ever wonder what the moon smells like? Well, you’re in luck! Scientists may be close to giving us an idea about its cosmic aroma. Read more about how Michael Moisseeff is capturing the moon’s scent here:… Read More »

6 Emerging Aerospace Technologies to Look Out For

Aerospace is an industry that is constantly experiencing innovation; here are 6 emerging Aerospace technologies on the horizon that you’ll want to keep an eye out for:… Read More »