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...
U.S. Space Shuttle Docks With Russian Space Station - Jun 29, 1995
On this day in History, U.S. space shuttle docks with Russian space station on Jun 29, 1995. Learn more about what happened today on History.
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...
Powell Geographic Expedition of 1869
The Powell Geographic Expedition was a groundbreaking 19th century U.S. exploratory expedition of the American West, led by John Wesley Powell in 1869, that provided the first-ever thorough investigat...
Powell Geographic Expedition of 1869 - Wikipedia
Kon-Tiki
The Kon-Tiki expedition was a 1947 journey by raft across the Pacific Ocean from South America to the Polynesian islands, led by Norwegian explorer and writer Thor Heyerdahl. The raft was named Kon-Ti...
Kon-Tiki - Wikipedia
Samos (satellite)
The Samos E or SAMOS ("Satellite and Missile Observation System") program was a relatively short-lived series of reconnaissance satellites for the United States in the early 1960s, also used as a cove...
Samos (satellite) - Wikipedia
Winter-over syndrome
The winter-over syndrome is observed in inhabitants of research stations in Antarctica (and north polar bases like Thule, Alert and Eureka) who "winter-over" throughout the Antarctic winter. It consis...
Rossi X-ray Timing Explorer
The Rossi X-ray Timing Explorer (RXTE) is a satellite that observed the time structure of astronomical X-ray sources, named after Bruno Rossi. The RXTE has three instruments—the Proportional Counter ...
Rossi X-ray Timing Explorer - Wikipedia
Continental Shelf Station Two
Continental Shelf Station Two or Conshelf Two was an attempt at creating an environment in which men could live and work on the sea floor. It was the successor to Continental Shelf Station One (Conshe...
Old Pulteney Row To The Pole
The Old Pulteney Row To The Pole was a publicity stunt sponsored by a whisky distiller for naming rights, which navigated a rowing boat to the North Magnetic Pole at 78°35.7N 104°11.9W, the position c...
Astronauts Heard "Weird Music" On The Dark Side Of The Moon
Astronauts on 1969’s Apollo 10 mission heard strange “music” while passing over the far side of the moon, where communication with Earth is cut off, newly released audiotapes reveal.