• Watch Live As Astronauts Conduct Urgent Spacewalk On Space Station

    Updated: 2014-04-23 01:00:38
    Can two astronauts fix a broken computer quickly on the International Space Station, preventing possible problems with the solar arrays and robotics? Watch live (above) to find out. The NASA spacewalk involving Rick Mastracchio and Steve Swanson is scheduled to start today (April 23) at 9:20 a.m. EDT (1:20 p.m. UTC), with coverage starting around […]

  • Saturn Moon's Weird Ridge Rained Down From Space

    Updated: 2014-04-22 22:20:00
    Saturn certainly has some oddball moons and astronomers think they're close to explaining how a weird feature formed on one of them.

  • A Dance of Black Holes

    Updated: 2014-04-22 20:48:26
    Home NASA Watch SpaceRef Business SpaceRef Canada Astrobiology Web Loading OnOrbit Space Station NASA Hack Space Calendar News Archives Missions Space Weather Mercury Venus Earth Moon Mars Jupiter Saturn Pluto Asteroids Comets Get Updates A Dance of Black Holes Posted by Keith Cowing Source : Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy Posted April 22, 2014 4:48 PM View Comments ESA Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy A pair of supermassive black holes in orbit around one another have been discovered by an international research team including Stefanie Komossa from the Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy in Bonn , Germany . This is the first time such a pair could be found in an ordinary galaxy . They were discovered because they ripped apart a star when ESA's space observatory

  • Views of Earth From Space on Earth Day 2014

    Updated: 2014-04-22 17:21:25
    It’s been said that one of the reasons Earth Day was started back in 1970 was because of the images of Earth from space taken during the Apollo missions to the Moon. So, what better way to celebrate than to see how Earth looks today from space? NOAA’s GOES-East satellite captured this stunning view of […]

  • Earth Day: Asteroid Impacts on our Home Planet

    Updated: 2014-04-22 17:03:03
    Prominent astronauts are taking part in a B612 Foundation event today at the Museum of Flight in Seattle, Wash. They are spotlighting data showing the surprising frequency at which the Earth is hit by asteroids. The findings are based on newly released information from the Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Organization, which operates a network of [...]

  • DNews: Why NASA is Experimenting on Twins in Space

    Updated: 2014-04-22 16:52:58
    To understand the the long-term effects of space on the human body, NASA is conducting an experiment involving twins! Join Tara as she explains what they hope to learn by sending one twin to space, but not the other.

  • NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 21 April 2014

    Updated: 2014-04-22 16:47:28
    Home NASA Watch SpaceRef Business SpaceRef Canada Astrobiology Web Loading OnOrbit Space Station NASA Hack Space Calendar News Archives Missions Space Weather Mercury Venus Earth Moon Mars Jupiter Saturn Pluto Asteroids Comets Get Updates NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 21 April 2014 Status Report Source : NASA Posted April 22, 2014 12:47 PM View Comments NASA NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 22 April 2014. Today : SpaceX SpX 3 Dragon Ingress and Cargo Transfer : Dragon hatch was opened earlier this morning . The crew began cargo operations by removing the Common Cabin Air Assembly CCAA Heat Exchanger HX from the center stack . Double cold bags were removed ahead of schedule . Dragon unpack continued throughout the . day Hybrid Training Part Eight : Commander CDR Wakata donned the Hybrid Training

  • Remembering John Houbolt: the Man Who Gave Us Lunar Orbit Rendezvous

    Updated: 2014-04-22 16:36:43
    The space community lost a colossus of the of the Apollo era last week, when John Houbolt passed away last Tuesday just five days after his 95th birthday. Perhaps the name isn’t as familiar to many as Armstrong or Von Braun, but John Houbolt was a pivotal figure in getting us to the Moon.(...)Read the […]

  • How Many Moons Does Venus Have?

    Updated: 2014-04-22 16:05:02
    There are dozens upon dozens of moons in the Solar System, ranging from airless worlds like Earth’s Moon to those with an atmosphere (most notably, Saturn’s Titan). Jupiter and Saturn have many moons each, and even Mars has a couple of small asteroid-like ones. But what about Venus, the planet that for a while, astronomers thought […]

  • Astronauts from the International Space Station Send Earth Day Greetings

    Updated: 2014-04-22 16:03:19
    The crew of the International Space Station send their greetings to everyone around the world on Earth Day, April 22, 2014.

  • National Space Society Congratulates SpaceX on the Success of CRS-3 and the First Flight of the Falcon 9R

    Updated: 2014-04-22 16:02:05
    The Washington DC-based National Space Society (NSS) congratulates SpaceX on the successful launch of Commercial Resupply Services 3 (CRS-3) from Cape Canaveral’s Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) to the International Space Station (ISS) on April 18th at 3:25 pm EDT.  … Continue reading →

  • NASA Administrator Discusses Getting Humans to Mars

    Updated: 2014-04-22 15:27:49
    Administrator Charles Bolden outlined NASA's human exploration path to Mars during a keynote address at the April 22 Humans to Mars Summit 2014, held at George Washington University in Washington. - Written remarks.

  • B612 Foundation Earth Day Impact Video

    Updated: 2014-04-22 15:11:24
    The B612 Foundation held a press conference yesterday that featured the following new video of data from a nuclear-test-ban-treaty organization showing multiple atomic-bomb-scale asteroid impacts on Earth since 2001.

  • How Far Is A Light Year in Miles Or Kilometers?

    Updated: 2014-04-22 15:10:05
    We hope you have a big suitcase if you’re planning a trip across the cosmos. At the speed of light — a speed that no technology yet can achieve — it would take you about four years to get to the Alpha Centauri star system, the nearest group to our own. Zipping to the nearest galaxy, the […]

  • CSExtra – Top Space News for Tuesday, April 22, 2014

    Updated: 2014-04-22 14:55:05
    To subscribe to CSExtra via RSS feed click here. If you would prefer to receive CSExtra in e-mail format, e-mail us at Info@spacecoalition.com with the word SUBSCRIBE in the subject line. Today’s CSExtra offers the latest reporting and commentary on space related activities from across the globe. Flurry of op-eds find Mars the focus of future human [...]

  • Earth in True Color

    Updated: 2014-04-22 14:35:57
    Home NASA Watch SpaceRef Business SpaceRef Canada Astrobiology Web Loading OnOrbit Space Station NASA Hack Space Calendar News Archives Missions Space Weather Mercury Venus Earth Moon Mars Jupiter Saturn Pluto Asteroids Comets Get Updates Earth in True Color Posted by Keith Cowing Source : NOAA NWS Space Weather Prediction Center Posted April 22, 2014 10:35 AM View Comments NOAA Suomi NPP View of Earth Each day , Earth changes . Some changes , like clouds , are noticeable . Some changes are very subtle , like the color of the ocean or greenness of the grass . But each day the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite VIIRS sensor on the Suomi NPP satellite is able to document these changes around the world in stunning . detail This basic capability is not new for satellites . Pseudo-true

  • Satellite View of the Americas on Earth Day

    Updated: 2014-04-22 14:07:46
    Home NASA Watch SpaceRef Business SpaceRef Canada Astrobiology Web Loading OnOrbit Space Station NASA Hack Space Calendar News Archives Missions Space Weather Mercury Venus Earth Moon Mars Jupiter Saturn Pluto Asteroids Comets Get Updates Satellite View of the Americas on Earth Day Posted by Keith Cowing Source : NASA Posted April 22, 2014 10:07 AM View Comments NASA Earth Today , April 22, 2014 is Earth Day , and what better way to celebrate than taking a look at our home planet from . space NOAA's GOES-East satellite captured this stunning view of the Americas on Earth Day , April 22, 2014 at 11:45 UTC 7:45 a.m . EDT . The data from GOES-East was made into an image by the NASA NOAA GOES Project at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt , . Md In North America , clouds associated

  • ESA: International Space Station Life Support

    Updated: 2014-04-22 13:32:47
    : Home NASA Watch SpaceRef Business SpaceRef Canada Astrobiology Web Loading OnOrbit Space Station NASA Hack Space Calendar News Archives Missions Space Weather Mercury Venus Earth Moon Mars Jupiter Saturn Pluto Asteroids Comets Get Updates ESA : International Space Station Life Support Status Report Source : ESA Posted April 22, 2014 9:32 AM View Comments ESA Space Station Life Support Nathalie Leys from the European Space Agency's ESA Micro-Ecological Life Support System Alternative team introduces life-support . research For exploring our Solar System , it would be ideal if we could take Earth's ecosystem along with us to provide the environment we need to survive and feel comfortable in the harsh vacuum of space . Obviously , this is impractical but can we scale down our ecosystem to

  • "Upside-down planet" New Method to Study Binary Star Systems

    Updated: 2014-04-22 13:24:38
    Home NASA Watch SpaceRef Business SpaceRef Canada Astrobiology Web Loading OnOrbit Space Station NASA Hack Space Calendar News Archives Missions Space Weather Mercury Venus Earth Moon Mars Jupiter Saturn Pluto Asteroids Comets Get Updates Upside-down planet New Method to Study Binary Star Systems Posted by Keith Cowing Source : University of Washington Posted April 22, 2014 9:24 AM View Comments University of Washington KOI-3278 What looked at first like a sort of upside-down planet has instead revealed a new method for studying binary star systems , discovered by a University of Washington student . astronomer Working with UW astronomer Eric Agol , doctoral student Ethan Kruse has confirmed the first self-lensing binary star system one in which the mass of the closer star can be measured

  • Solved: Mysteries of a Nearby Planetary System's Dynamics

    Updated: 2014-04-22 00:58:10
    : Home NASA Watch SpaceRef Business SpaceRef Canada Astrobiology Web Loading OnOrbit Space Station NASA Hack Space Calendar News Archives Missions Space Weather Mercury Venus Earth Moon Mars Jupiter Saturn Pluto Asteroids Comets Get Updates Solved : Mysteries of a Nearby Planetary System's Dynamics Posted by Keith Cowing Source : Penn State Posted April 22, 2014 8:58 AM View Comments Penn State COmparing 55 Cancri to our solar system Mysteries of one of the most fascinating nearby planetary systems now have been solved , report authors of a scientific paper to be published by the journal Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society in its early online edition on 22 April 2014. The study , which presents the first viable model for the planetary system orbiting one the first stars

  • MESSENGER Completes 3,000th Orbit of Mercury and Moves Lower

    Updated: 2014-04-21 19:19:56
    Home NASA Watch SpaceRef Business SpaceRef Canada Astrobiology Web Loading OnOrbit Space Station NASA Hack Space Calendar News Archives Missions Space Weather Mercury Venus Earth Moon Mars Jupiter Saturn Pluto Asteroids Comets Get Updates MESSENGER Completes 3,000th Orbit of Mercury and Moves Lower Posted by Keith Cowing Source : JHU APL Posted April 21, 2014 3:19 PM View Comments NASA Mercury On April 20, MESSENGER completed its 3,000th orbit of Mercury and moved closer to the planet than any spacecraft has been before , dropping to an altitude of 199 kilometers 123.7 miles above the planet's . surface We are cutting through Mercury's magnetic field in a different geometry , and that has shed new light on the energetic electron population , said MESSENGER Project Scientist Ralph McNutt ,

  • NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 20 April 2014

    Updated: 2014-04-21 18:47:18
    Home NASA Watch SpaceRef Business SpaceRef Canada Astrobiology Web Loading OnOrbit Space Station NASA Hack Space Calendar News Archives Missions Space Weather Mercury Venus Earth Moon Mars Jupiter Saturn Pluto Asteroids Comets Get Updates NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 20 April 2014 Status Report Source : NASA Posted April 21, 2014 2:47 PM View Comments NASA NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 20 April 2014. SpaceX SpX 3 Dragon Capture Berth and Ingress : The crew captured Dragon at 6:14am CDT . today During the approach , there were some minor Ultra High Frequency UHF comm dropouts , but the channel swap-overs were well within Fault Detection Isolation and Recovery FDIR time constraints . Berthing to the Node 2 Nadir port was performed by the ground teams . Common Berthing Mechanism CBM bolt capture was

  • NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 18 April 2014

    Updated: 2014-04-21 18:41:07
    Home NASA Watch SpaceRef Business SpaceRef Canada Astrobiology Web Loading OnOrbit Space Station NASA Hack Space Calendar News Archives Missions Space Weather Mercury Venus Earth Moon Mars Jupiter Saturn Pluto Asteroids Comets Get Updates NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 18 April 2014 Status Report Source : NASA Posted April 21, 2014 2:41 PM View Comments NASA NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 18 April 2014 SpaceX SpX 3 Launch : SpX-3 launched from Cape Canaveral today at 2:25pm CDT . After launch there was a delay with pressurization in part of the propulsion system . Pressurization was completed later and SpX3 is proceeding toward capture on Sunday , April 20, at 6:14am . CDT Hybrid Training Part Seven : Commander CDR Wakata donned the Hybrid Training hardware which provided electrical impulses to his

  • Our Guide to the Bizarre April 29th Solar Eclipse

    Updated: 2014-04-21 18:36:32
    Will anyone see next week’s solar eclipse? On April 29th, an annular solar eclipse occurs over a small D-shaped 500 kilometre wide region of Antarctica. This will be the second eclipse for 2014 — the first was the April 15th total lunar eclipse — and the first solar eclipse of the year, marking the end of the […]

  • How Far Are The Planets From The Sun?

    Updated: 2014-04-21 17:26:06
    The eight planets in our solar system each occupy their own orbits around the Sun. They orbit the star in ellipses, which means their distance to the sun varies depending on where they are in their orbits. When they get closest to the Sun, it’s called perihelion, and when it’s farthest away, it’s called aphelion. […]

  • SpaceX Dragon CRS-3 Grappled to Canadarm2

    Updated: 2014-04-21 15:26:48
    Home NASA Watch SpaceRef Business SpaceRef Canada Astrobiology Web Loading OnOrbit Space Station NASA Hack Space Calendar News Archives Missions Space Weather Mercury Venus Earth Moon Mars Jupiter Saturn Pluto Asteroids Comets Get Updates SpaceX Dragon CRS-3 Grappled to Canadarm2 Status Report Posted by Marc Boucher Source : NASA Posted April 21, 2014 11:26 AM View Comments NASA SpaceX Dragon CRS-3 Grappled to Canadarm2 On Sunday , April 20, 2014, the Expedition 39 crew aboard the International Space Station welcomed nearly two-and-a-half tons of supplies and scientific payloads to the station with the arrival of the third SpaceX Dragon commercial cargo spacecraft . This image of SpaceX Dragon grappled by Canadarm2 was sent down by Flight Engineer Steve Swanson to Instagram with the

  • CSExtra – Top Space News for Monday, April 21, 2014

    Updated: 2014-04-21 01:57:53
    To subscribe to CSExtra via RSS feed click here. If you would prefer to receive CSExtra in e-mail format, e-mail us at Info@spacecoalition.com with the word SUBSCRIBE in the subject line. Today’s CSExtra offers the latest reporting and commentary on space related activities from across the globe. NASA, Boeing close to agreement on Space Launch System core [...]

  • SpaceX Dragon Cargo Spacecraft Arrives at the Space Station

    Updated: 2014-04-21 00:29:53
    Home NASA Watch SpaceRef Business SpaceRef Canada Astrobiology Web Loading OnOrbit Space Station NASA Hack Space Calendar News Archives Missions Space Weather Mercury Venus Earth Moon Mars Jupiter Saturn Pluto Asteroids Comets Get Updates SpaceX Dragon Cargo Spacecraft Arrives at the Space Station Status Report Source : NASA Posted April 21, 2014 8:29 AM View Comments NASA SpaceX Dragon Cargo Spacecraft Arrives at the Space . Station The SpaceX Dragon cargo craft arrived at the International Space Station April 20, delivering almost 5,000 pounds of scientific experiments and supplies for the Expedition 39 crew . Dragon was launched atop the commercial company's Falcon 9 rocket April 18 from Space Launch Complex 40 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station , Fla . on the third commercial

  • Can SpaceX do it again? Watch live this afternoon

    Updated: 2014-04-18 19:44:58
    SpaceX has had a string of recent successes: first launch to a geostationary location, completing the first  successful private cargo mission to the International Space Station and much more. Now, with a launch at 2:25 p.m. CT today, the company is trying to accomplish something entirely new: creating a reusable rocket. A live video of […]

  • First Earth-Size Planet in ‘Habitable Zone’ Discovered by Kepler

    Updated: 2014-04-17 20:58:21
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  • Astronomers find Earth-sized Goldilocks world around a distant, dim star

    Updated: 2014-04-17 19:00:12
    For the first time astronomers have found a world that is both similar in size to Earth, and near enough to its star such that water could exist on its surface without freezing or boiling off. Thus, it is a Goldilocks world — not too hot, and not too cold. The planet is the fifth […]

  • CSExtra – Top Space News for Thursday, April 17, 2014

    Updated: 2014-04-17 01:53:10
    To subscribe to CSExtra via RSS feed click here. If you would prefer to receive CSExtra in e-mail format, e-mail us at Info@spacecoalition.com with the word SUBSCRIBE in the subject line. Today’s CSExtra offers the latest reporting and commentary on space related activities from across the globe. NASA Administrator Charles Bolden fortifies the NASA Advisory Council with [...]

  • It’s official — the largest volcano in the world is named after the Aggies

    Updated: 2014-04-16 20:09:13
    You may recall the announcement, last summer, of the discovery of a subsea volcano 100s of miles across in the Pacific Ocean, off the coast of Japan. It dwarfs other volcanoes on Earth. In fact it may be the second largest volcano in the solar system, second only to Olympus Mons on Mars. The find was […]

  • CSExtra – Top Space News for Wednesday, April 16, 2014

    Updated: 2014-04-16 14:42:18
    To subscribe to CSExtra via RSS feed click here. If you would prefer to receive CSExtra in e-mail format, e-mail us at Info@spacecoalition.com with the word SUBSCRIBE in the subject line. Today’s CSExtra offers the latest reporting and commentary on space related activities from across the globe. Animation shows NASA’s Asteroid Redirect Mission concept. NASA pursues oxygen [...]

  • Food Crops for a Red Planet?

    Updated: 2014-04-16 00:37:13
    Vegetables for a Red Planet? That is the prognosis of a study by plant ecologist Wieger Wamelink of Wageningen UR – a university and research center in The Netherlands that focuses specifically on the theme “healthy food and living environment.” The soil on Mars may be suitable for cultivating food crops, Wamelink reports, and he [...]

  • CSExtra – Top Space News for Tuesday, April 15, 2014

    Updated: 2014-04-15 15:47:56
    To subscribe to CSExtra via RSS feed click here. If you would prefer to receive CSExtra in e-mail format, e-mail us at Info@spacecoalition.com with the word SUBSCRIBE in the subject line. Today’s CSExtra offers the latest reporting and commentary on space related activities from across the globe. Ancient meteor impacts, like one recently discovered in Germany, may [...]

  • The lunar eclipse, from Houston

    Updated: 2014-04-15 12:35:42
    After a cold front moved through Houston on Monday skies cleared enough to provide great views of the lunar eclipse early on Tuesday. The total eclipse, which lasted for 1 hour and 18 minutes, caused the moon to appear reddish. This is because some sunlight still reaches the moon as it passes through Earth’s atmosphere […]

  • Think you’re unpopular? Try being a shark.

    Updated: 2014-04-14 15:32:09
    The photo below shows blacktip reef sharks swimming with bait fish off the coast of Argentina. Well, not exactly. It seems the bait fish aren’t exactly keen on swimming with the sharks. Blacktip reef sharks are actually fairly non-threatening to humans. I’ve swam with them. I’ve even put my older daughter in the water with […]

  • Orion Spacecraft Passes Test for Flight Readiness

    Updated: 2014-04-14 12:02:07
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  • Hubble Improves Observing Accuracy for Milky Way Stars

    Updated: 2014-04-14 11:48:00
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  • Researchers Spot First Signs of an Exomoon

    Updated: 2014-04-14 11:38:25
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  • CSExtra – Top Space News for Monday, April 14, 2014

    Updated: 2014-04-14 01:42:06
    To subscribe to CSExtra via RSS feed click here. If you would prefer to receive CSExtra in e-mail format, e-mail us at Info@spacecoalition.com with the word SUBSCRIBE in the subject line. Today’s CSExtra offers the latest reporting and commentary on space related activities from across the globe. NASA readies engines for Space Launch System core stage for [...]

  • Humans on Mars: These are the Brakes

    Updated: 2014-04-12 18:55:52
    If larger and larger payloads – including human habitats – are to set down safely on Mars, new atmospheric reentry technologies are required. NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) is deep into cutting-edge and crosscutting demonstration flights of hardware to land hefty payloads on the Red Planet. The work is being done under NASA’s Low Density [...]

  • First U.S. Asteroid Sample Mission Moves Forward

    Updated: 2014-04-11 18:34:06
    NASA’s Origins Spectral Interpretation Resource Identification Security Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) is taking shape. This return sample mission to asteroid Bennu is to launch in the fall of 2016. The spacecraft will then rendezvous with the space rock in 2018. Following a year of reconnaissance of the object, OSIRIS-REx will snag a sample of the asteroid [...]

  • Feast your eyes on the skies: A lunar eclipse and shiny god of war

    Updated: 2014-04-08 01:28:39
    There’s two cool things to look for in the skies this month. The first, a lunar eclipse, will occur early on the morning of April 15th. The second, a nearby Mars, will be visible for most of the month. Let’s start with the eclipse, which should be pretty cool if we can get some clear […]

  • Dr. John Lewis Wins National Space Society’s Space Pioneer Award for Science and Engineering

    Updated: 2014-04-07 18:05:37
    The National Space Society takes great pleasure in awarding a 2014 Space Pioneer Award in the Science and Engineering category to Dr. John S. Lewis.  This award is in recognition of his major contributions to the study of the formation … Continue reading →

  • Hubble Sees Largest Known Galaxy Cluster in the Distant Universe

    Updated: 2014-04-05 16:48:20
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  • Saturn’s Icy Moon Enceladus Has an Underground Sea of Liquid Water

    Updated: 2014-04-03 21:35:36
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  • Scientists find a huge ocean on one of Saturn’s moons

    Updated: 2014-04-03 19:00:41
    NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has been delivering stunning images of Saturn and its moons for about a decade. Now it has delivered some of the most precise information about the oceans on one of Saturn’s most intriguing moons, Enceladus. Using various techniques to measure the gravity of the moon, scientists were able to tease out the […]

  • Join the International Space App Challenge

    Updated: 2014-04-01 17:10:12
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  • Planetary Nebulae to Be Re-Named

    Updated: 2014-04-01 16:22:48
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  • May 13 Date Set for NASA Armstrong Center Renaming Ceremony

    Updated: 2014-04-01 15:13:01
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  • Orbital’s Antares/Cygnus Team Wins National Space Society’s Space Pioneer Award for Science and Engineering

    Updated: 2014-03-31 15:11:44
    The National Space Society takes great pleasure in awarding a 2014 Space Pioneer Award for the Science and Engineering category to Orbital Science Corporation’s Antares/Cygnus Team. The National Space Society will present the Space Pioneer Award to Mr. Frank Mauro, … Continue reading →

  • UK Space Agency Opens Mars Yard for ExoMars Rover Testing

    Updated: 2014-03-28 14:04:54
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  • Astronomers find most distant member of the solar system

    Updated: 2014-03-26 18:00:56
    When most people think about the solar system, they consider the Sun, the eight planets, and Pluto. But although space is, indeed, mostly empty the solar system is a rather complex place. And today scientists have announced the discovery of a second, mysterious object far, far away from the Sun but still in orbit around […]

  • Register for ISDC 2014 Now! Prices Go Up April 1

    Updated: 2014-03-26 14:12:33
    International Space Development Conference 2014 Registration goes up April 1. Now is the time to Register for what promises to be a truly extraordinary Conference.  Our Living in Space Track includes presentations from a variety of different disciplines ranging from … Continue reading →

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