First flight of the largest Airplane in the World STRATOLAUNCH carrier aircraft
Billionaire Paul Allen's private spaceflight company Stratolaunch has just unveiled the world's biggest airplane: a massive carrier plane with a wingspan longer than an entire football field. The colo...
SpaceX Dragon capsule's picture perfect Atlantic splashdown
Dragon has returned to planet Earth. SpaceX’s swanky new crew capsule undocked from the International Space Station and headed toward the Atlantic ocean, landing spot on Florida's coast in a successf...
New Horizons Flyover of Pluto
Using actual New Horizons data and digital elevation models of Pluto and its largest moon Charon, mission scientists have created flyover movies that offer spectacular new perspectives of the many unu...
Did you know that the James Webb Space... - NASA's James Webb Space Telescope
Did you know that the James Webb Space Telescope’s 5-layer tennis court-sized sunshield is like having sunblock of SPF 1 million? Using never before developed technology, Webb is the most complex...
4G cell service is coming to the Moon....
4G cell service is coming to the moon. (via @Seeker)
Laika: Pioneering Space Dog Launched 60 Years Ago Today
It has been 60 years since a Soviet dog named Laika became the first animal to orbit Earth. Her historic flight was one of the defining moments of the space race between the US and Soviet Union. Al Ja...
Mysterious radio bursts might power alien ships
No one's sure what fast radio bursts are, so some Harvard scientists asked: Why not aliens? Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/67725/ Find more vid...
SPACEX Back To Space
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from California on Saturday and placed a constellation of satellites in orbit, marking the company's first launch since ...
Prof. Stephen Hawking WARNS That Humanity Only Has 1000 Years To ESCAPE Earth!
HUMANS only have 1,000 years left on Earth and will have to find another planet if we are to survive, Professor Stephen Hawking has warned.
NASA's New 'Intruder Alert' System Spots An Incoming Asteroid
A space rock zips by earth Sunday night. Astronomers know it doesn't pose a threat, in part thanks to a new automated warning program called Scout.
Jupiter Is 'Hardly Recognizable' In Juno's Latest Images
The first close-up images of Jupiter as seen by NASA’s Juno spacecraft are finally rolling in—and the gas giant before us is barely recognizable.
The Impossible Propulsion Drive Is Heading to Space
Cannae Inc. is sending its version of the much-ballyhooed and debated EmDrive to orbit to finally put it to the test.
Video Highlight: Stunning "loops of fire" on the Sun - The Sun In Full Force
Spectacular close up video of the suns surface - showing coronal rain, solar flares and just the majestic power and awesomeness of our Sun.
Breakthrough Starshot - Nanocraft to Alpha Centauri
Yuri Milner presented Breakthrough Starshot, a ground-based light beamer pushing nanocrafts, ultra-light space probes attached to lightsails, to speeds of up...
NASA Just Made All The Scientific Research It Funds Available For Free
NASA just announced that any published research funded by the space agency will now be available at no cost, launching a new public web portal that anybody can access.
2 Newfound Alien Planets May Be Capable Of Supporting Life
NASA's Kepler space telescope has spotted four possibly rocky alien planets orbiting the same star, and two of these newfound worlds might be capable of supporting life. One is likely 10 percent warme...
Scientific expeditions
The era of European and American voyages of scientific exploration followed the Age of Discovery and were inspired by a new confidence in science and reason that arose in the Age of Enlightenment. Mar...
Professional diving
Professional diving is a type of diving where the divers are paid for their work. There are several branches of professional diving, the best known of which is probably commercial diving. Any person w...
Professional diving - Wikipedia
Polar exploration
Polar exploration may refer to:
Space exploration
Space exploration is the ongoing discovery and exploration of celestial structures in outer space by means of continuously evolving and growing space technology. While the study of space is carried ou...
Aquanaut
An aquanaut is any individual who remains underwater, exposed to the ambient pressure, long enough to come into equilibrium with his or her breathing media. Usually this is done in an underwater habit...
Aquanaut - Wikipedia
Solar and Heliospheric Observatory
The Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) is a spacecraft built by a European industrial consortium led by Matra Marconi Space (now Astrium) that was launched on a Lockheed Martin Atlas II AS laun...
Solar and Heliospheric Observatory - Wikipedia
1992 cageless shark-diving expedition
The 1992 cage-less shark-diving expedition was the world's first cage-less dive with great white sharks. It contributed to changing public opinions about the supposed ferocity of these animals.
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Voyager 1
Voyager 1 is a 722-kilogram (1,592 lb) space probe launched by NASA on September 5, 1977, to study the outer Solar System. Operating for 37 years, 6 months and 10 days ...
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Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions
The Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE, /æn.ˈɑriː/ an-AR-ee) is the historical name for the Australian Antarctic Program (AAp) administered for Australia by the Australian Antar...
Harriman Alaska Expedition
In 1899, wealthy railroad magnate Edward Harriman arranged for a maritime expedition to Alaska. Harriman brought with him an elite community of scientists, artists, photographers, and naturalists to e...
Harriman Alaska Expedition - Wikipedia
High Energy Stereoscopic System
High Energy Stereoscopic System (H.E.S.S.) is a system of Imaging Atmospheric Cherenkov Telescopes (IACT) for the investigation of cosmic gamma rays in the energy range of 30 GeV to 100 TeV. The acro...
High Energy Stereoscopic System - Wikipedia
Maxime Faget
Maxime Allen Faget (pronounced fa-JERT) (August 26, 1921 – October 9, 2004), better known as Max Faget, was the designer of the Mercury capsule, and contributed to the later Gemini and Apollo spa...
Maxime Faget - Wikipedia