OSHKOSH, Wis., July 29, 2008 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- History was made today in Oshkosh, WI, as the Rocket Racing League's Rocket Racer(R) took to the skies above EAA AirVenture in the first public display of the future of sports and entertainm
Google and X PRIZE officials unveiled nine new privately funded teams today that will compete for $30 million in the Google Lunar X PRIZE challenge, a race to the moon.
Burt Rutan's world's first private spaceliner launch platform rolls out of the hanger in Mohave, California for Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic.
The reusable ship was conceived to carry four people towards the Moon, rivalling the US Ares/Orion system.
Dr Mitchell, 77, said during a radio interview that sources at the space agency who had had contact with aliens described the beings as 'little people who look strange to us.'
Little did Bucknell University geology professors Craig Kochel and Jeffrey Trop know, as they were working in Alaska, that they would soon predict one of the most important planetary observations ever made. [very good science]
Water bathed the surface of southern Mars for millions of years, helping to create an environment theoretically capable of nurturing life, according to a new study into the planet's mysterious oceans.
Bigelow Aerospace is dedicated to developing next-generation crewed space complexes to revolutionize space commerce and open up the final frontier to all of humanity. At Bigelow Aerospace, we're building the future today! (MSM coverage?... WHY NO
Read more at http://www.ohgizmo.com and http://www.virgingalactic.com (And how much of this have you heard from the MSM? Civilian Space travel is about to be as common as Extreme Travel Cruises,... and I mean soon, like within a year)
A multimedia presentation that will help bring you up to speed...
July 4th, at roughly 08:00 UT, the Earth was at aphelion. Uh, what? The Earth ranges from about 148 to about 152 million kilometers from the Sun over the course of six months. When it’s at its farthest it’s called aphelion
Now, scientists have analyzed these unprecedented images and have come up with 11 papers published yesterday, July 3, in Science. It appears that the innermost planet of our solar system has shrunk by more than a mile in diameter over its history.
The ice on the northern pole of Mars has been a particularly important find for NASA scientists because robots and astronauts could extract usable, even drinkable, water from it, helping to sustain an extended stay on the Red Planet
NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander found evidence of mineral nutrients essential to life in Martian dirt. After performing the first wet chemistry experiment ever done on another planet, Phoenix discovered a sample of Martian dirt contained several solub
Small pieces of a bright material "have vanished from inside a trench where they were photographed by NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander four days ago, convincing scientists that the material was frozen water that vaporized after digging exposed it,
Scientists believe NASA's Phoenix Mars lander exposed bits of ice while recently digging a trench in the soil of the Martian arctic, the mission's principal investigator. Crumbs of bright material initially photographed in the trench later
As the full moon rises this Wednesday evening, June 18, many people will be fooled into thinking it's unusually large.
Scientists think Phoenix's robotic arm just needs to dig a little deeper. 'This could be the tip of the iceberg,' one says.
Rollout of Scaled Composites' mega-mothership, WhiteKnightTwo, is anticipated late July in Mojave, California — the first phase of a project to create a private space travel business. WhiteKnightTwo is a specially designed jet carrier aircraft,
Word that the Vatican recently had declared devout Catholics free to believe in aliens traveled at warp speed around the globe and, quite possibly, to points unknown.
Elated scientists probing the arctic surface of Mars with their newly landed Phoenix spacecraft said Saturday they are convinced they have found a bright and shiny layer of genuine ice only inches beneath the Martian soil and directly under the body
NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander survived a fiery plunge through the Martian atmosphere Sunday to make a three-point landing on the red planet's arctic plains, where it beamed back its first images to the delight of mission scientists.
Like a miner prospecting for gold, NASA hopes its latest robot to Mars hits pay dirt when it lands Sunday near the red planet's north pole to conduct a 90-day digging mission. The three-legged Phoenix Mars lander fitted with a backhoe arm is zero
Continuously-updating widgets show the location of Bigelow Aerospace's Genesis I and Genesis II space stations. You did know that one company has two space stations in orbit, didn't you?
With a third Falcon 1 launch attempt fast approaching, the 36-year-old serial entrepreneur is distancing himself from his three-and-out remark and assuring customers and his 470 employees that he is in the launch game for the long haul.
Genesis 1, an inflatable module built by the Las Vegas, Nev.-based firm Bigelow Aerospace, passed the 10,000-orbit mark as it nears the beginning of its third year of unmanned operations, its builders announced late Thursday.
Images of colliding galaxies show them spinning, sliding and slipping into one another, wreaking stellar destruction that will give birth to new and larger galaxies. 59 new images from the Hubble Space Telescope to celebrate the 18th anniversary of i
Interfax quoted an unidentified space official as saying that the capsule entered the atmosphere improperly, with the hatch-first, instead of with its heat shields leading the way. As a result, the hatch suffered significant damage.
[Sorry, couldn't help myself.] A 13-year-old German schoolboy corrected NASA's estimates on the chances of an asteroid colliding with Earth, a German newspaper reported Tuesday, after spotting the boffins had miscalculated.
Selene, Japan's lunar spacecraft and HD peeping Tom, keeps sending stunningly-detailed information from our crystal clear Moon to trashed Mother Earth. These first-ever high definition global topographic maps of the Moon were created using 1,127,