NASA

Trump orders NASA to send American astronauts to the Moon, Mars

President Donald Trump signed Space Policy Directive 1 on Monday, directing NASA to return Americans to the surface of the moon and onward to …

Space

See Astonishing Images of the California Wildfires From Space

Tuesday, Dec. 5<p>The European Space Agency’s Sentinel-2 satellite captured the visible, shortwave infrared, and near infrared light for an image of the …

California Wildfires

Trump tells NASA to send astronauts to Mars

President Trump signs a directive authorizing NASA to conduct a space exploration program that would see Americans return to the moon, and eventually Mars.

Exploration

NASA Just Unveiled Its Plan to Retrieve The First-Ever Samples From Mars

Mars rocks, anyone?<p>NASA has unveiled its plan for its next Mars rover, "Mars 2020", which will collect samples from the surface of the red …

Science

How An Auto Mechanic Became An Astronaut

Drew Feustel is a true Jalop if there ever was one. He grew up in the Detroit area, where he worked as an auto mechanic in college. He’s had an …

Electric Vehicles

The ISS added a debris detector because of all the space junk

When you look up at the night sky all you see is stars and maybe a distant planet or two, but there’s actually a whole lot of garbage floating around …

Space

Trump to direct NASA to send U.S. astronauts to the moon and Mars

President Donald Trump on Monday will direct the National Aeronautics and Space Administration to send American astronauts back to the moon and …

Buzz Aldrin

NASA’s Kepler space telescope uses Google AI for latest discovery

Machine learning is an approach to artificial intelligence and demonstrates new ways of analysing data from the Kepler Space telescope. (Image …

Machine Learning

Watch: Nasa astronaut captures shooting star from International Space Station

The glowing meteor was captured when the space station was travelling at a speed of 28,100kmph.<p>In a new video, Nasa astronaut Randy Bresnik has given …

Space

NASA and Amiga history meet in an eBay listing | Ars Technica

The holidays are coming, so if you want to gift anything to the Ars Orbital HQ...<p>If our 11-part series on the history of the Amiga and our …

Cape Canaveral

Watch Astronauts Assemble Pizza in Space

Most everyone enjoys a good pizza party: Even astronauts living aboard the International Space Station.<p>As this video from NASA shows, assembling …

Orbital ATK

Tiny Space-Debris Detector Will Fly to Station This Week

How many tiny bits of space debris are pummeling the International Space Station day after day? A new experiment headed into orbit this week will …

Science

Space gives a sense of humbleness: NASA astronaut

Bhubaneswar, Dec 10 (PTI) NASA Astronaut Jack David Fischer has said that space gives a sense of humbleness and spirituality.<p>The 43-year-old …

Space

Space Station

NASA commercial cargo provider SpaceX is targeting its 13th commercial resupply services mission to the International Space Station no earlier than …

Exploration

Students, professor design experiment for space station

A small box, filled with wires and lights, a battery and tubes soon will be making its way into outer space.<p>The box, and the experiment it contains, …

Business

Insider Selling: Nasstar plc (LON:NASA) Insider Sells 2,274,042 Shares of Stock

<b>Nasstar plc</b> (LON:NASA) insider Lord Daresbury sold 2,274,042 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, November 27th. The stock was sold at an …

Stocks

Speech recognition technology used to analyze Apollo mission tapes

There was a lot more said during the Apollo 11 missions besides "the Eagle has landed" and "that's one step for man." To help preserve and make …

Space

James Webb Space Telescope Researchers Gear Up for Science

JWST could face further delays, but scientists are already deciding where to point NASA's biggest-ever space telescope.<p>The James Webb Space Telescope, NASA's next flagship telescope slated to become the largest telescope ever launched to space, recently emerged from Chamber A, a massive cryogenic …

James Webb Space Telescope

Breaking the glass ceiling in space

Naoko Yamazaki was always going to reach for the stars. As a little girl in the 1970s, Ms. Yamazaki used to sit on her living room couch in Japan’s …

Exploration

The year in space: 15 spectacular photos of the cosmos shared by Nasa in 2017

Nasa continues to provide breathtaking images regularly. Here is our pick of the best ones this year.<p>The year 2017 has been one of spectacular images …

Astronomy

SpaceX to try reusing both rocket and spacecraft for historic ISS mission

In a first for the company, SpaceX is planning to launch a supply mission to the International Space Station using both a pre-flown first stage …

SpaceX

SpaceX Attempts First Fully Recycled Mission to the Space Station

A previously flown rocket will launch a previously flown spacecraft to the space station<p>Comment on this Story

SpaceX

This is what California’s raging wildfires look like from space

As of Friday morning, the Southern California wildfires continued to spread their fiery reach, inching toward populous areas like Santa Barbara and …

Gear & Gadgets

First black astronaut honored on 50th anniversary of death

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — America's first black astronaut is finally getting full honors on the 50th anniversary of his death.<p>Several hundred people gathered at Florida's Kennedy Space Center on Friday to commemorate Air Force Maj. Robert Lawrence Jr.<p>Lawrence was part of a classified military …

News (U.S.)

Bigelow Aerospace Shows What Its Space Stations Look Like, And They're Wild

That’s one big space balloon.<p>By on<p>Filed Under Space Tourism & Space Travel<p>The revolution will not be televised. It'll be sent to your inbox by …

Exploration

Sally Ride Picture Gallery

01<p>of 34<p>Sally Ride<p>Photographs of Female Astronaut Sally Ride<p>Sally Ride, the first woman American woman in space, is featured in this photo gallery …

Space

These NASA Photos Show the Ferocity of the California Wildfires From Space

<i>Image Credit: NASA Earth Observatory images by Joshua Stevens using modified Copernicus Sentinel data (2017) processed by the European Space …

Space

You Can Buy a Vintage Amiga Computer Used By NASA

The ancient machine may have been the property of one of the astronauts killed on the Columbia mission.<p>The Amiga 1000, a computer released by Commodore in the mid-1980s, became legendary for its power compared to other machines available at the time. The Amiga developed a cult following of users, …

Space

NASA Explores Artificial Intelligence for Space Communications

As collection of space data increases, NASA looks to cognitive radio, the infusion of artificial intelligence into space communications networks, to …

Artificial Intelligence

John Glenn Death Anniversary: Facts, Photos Of First American To Orbit Earth

Dec. 8 marks the 1-year death anniversary of the legendary astronaut, John Glenn, who is known for being the first American to orbit the earth.<p>At the …

News (U.S.)