Space Exploration


NASA Coverage of New Horizons Pluto Flyby Starts at 7:30am ET

NASA Coverage of New Horizons Pluto Flyby Starts at 7:30am ET

The historic space exploration moment is almost here. NASA will broadcast the New Horizons Pluto Flyby starting at 7:30am ET on...

Jul 14 2015, 4:09am CDT

NASA to Launch Flying Saucer Test Flight Tomorrow

NASA Set to Test Flying Saucer Tomorrow

NASA is to employ a special flying saucer of sorts for future space missions to Mars. The technology involved in this is highly...

Jun 2 2015, 7:23am CDT

Eleven Great Space Moments Of 2013

Eleven Great Space Moments Of 2013

It was nearly 50 years ago that Star Trek first dubbed space as “the final frontier.” Today, it’s still a frontier, but it’s a...

Dec 26 2013, 12:51pm CST

Albert Einstein Launched in Space

Albert Einstein Launched in Space

The European counterpart to NASA, the ESA has launched its cargo ship, the “Albert Einstein” into outer space. It is a heavy ve...

Jun 6 2013, 6:16am CDT

Mars Rover Curiosity sends first Photo

Mars Rover Curiosity sends first Photo

NASA Mars robot has successfully landed on the red planet....

Aug 6 2012, 2:15am CDT

Explore NASA's Kennedy Space Center with Google Street View

Explore NASA's Kennedy Space Center with Google Street View

Google Partnered with NASA to create the largest special collection of Street View imagery to date, totaling 6,000 panoramic vi...

Aug 2 2012, 8:59am CDT

NASA Launches New iOS App Called Spacecraft 3D

NASA Launches New iOS App Called Spacecraft 3D

Augmented reality app let you explore different spacecraft...

Jul 12 2012, 1:00pm CDT

SpaceX Makes History with the First Commercial Spacecraft to Dock with the ISS

SpaceX Makes History with the First Commercial Spacecraft to Dock with the ISS

Still has that new car smell...

May 28 2012, 1:30pm CDT

SpaceX Dragon Spacecraft docks at ISS

SpaceX Dragon Spacecraft docks at ISS Today [Update]

Today SpaceX will make history. The Dragon spacecraft will dock on the ISS. Never before had a private company achieved this. L...

May 25 2012, 3:35am CDT

SpaceX has successfully launched

SpaceX has successfully launched

The SpaceX Falcon 9 / Dragon COTS 2 Demonstration mission has launched....

May 22 2012, 2:51am CDT

SpaceX Dragon to Take off May 19

SpaceX Dragon to Take off May 19

SpaceX is finally ready to take off...

May 14 2012, 2:22pm CDT

Planetary Resources will mine Asteroids with Arkyd-100 Series Spaceships

Planetary Resources will mine Asteroids with Arkyd-100 Series Spaceships

Celebrity backed Planetary Resources announced plans to mine near earth Asteroid....

Apr 24 2012, 2:02pm CDT

Jeff Bezos recovers Apollo 11 F1 Engines from Ocean Floor

Jeff Bezos seeks to recover Apollo 11 F1 Engines from Ocean Floor

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos announced a new expedition. He is funding a project to recover the F1 Engines from the Apollo 11 miss...

Mar 29 2012, 7:17am CDT

Ashton Kutcher is 500th Future Astronaut on Virgin Galactic

Ashton Kutcher is 500th Future Astronaut on Virgin Galactic

Actor Ashton Kutcher buys space travel ticket from Virgin Galactic....

Mar 20 2012, 11:00am CDT

NASA Delayed the Launch of Five Rockets to Test Winds in the Upper Atmosphere

NASA Delayed the Launch of Five Rockets to Test Winds in the Upper Atmosphere

Yesterday I mentioned that NASA was set to launch five rockets over 5 minute period to help learn what makes the wins at high a...

Mar 15 2012, 4:04pm CDT

NASA Space Launch System SLS unveiled - A Big Super Rocket

NASA Space Launch System SLS unveiled - A Big Super Rocket

NASA is back with a new plan, after the Shuttle program ended....

Sep 15 2011, 3:15am CDT

Space Shuttle Lands in Florida at 5:56 AM ET

Space Shuttle Lands in Florida at 5:56 AM ET [Update]

The last Space Shuttle Mission is about to end now....

Jul 21 2011, 4:44am CDT

Samsung and Google "smuggled" Nexus S onto the Shuttle's Final Mission

Samsung and Google "smuggled" Nexus S onto the Shuttle's Final Mission

Samsung Nexus S Android Phone is Aboard Space Shuttle Atlantis as part of a research project....

Jul 11 2011, 2:41am CDT

Last Space Shuttle Launch is Today

Last Space Shuttle Launch is Today

Despite some bad weather the launch is still on....

Jul 8 2011, 6:53am CDT

NASA to use Panasonic AG-3DA1 3D Camcorder to Document ISS in 3D

NASA to use Panasonic AG-3DA1 3D Camcorder to Document ISS in 3D

Final ISS misison for shuttle fleet documented in 3D...

Apr 11 2011, 8:32am CDT

Bulletstorm Epic Edition Will Have You in All the Action

Bulletstorm Epic Edition Will Have You in All the Action

This video game will release on February 22, 2011....

Dec 24 2010, 9:43am CST

X-37B Secret Robot Space Shuttle has landed

X-37B Secret Robot Space Shuttle has landed

The secret X-37B U.S. Air Force robot space shuttle has landed today. As reported the X-37B launched into space back in April o...

Dec 3 2010, 2:24pm CST

NASA Sets Conference for Thursday, Promises New Astrobiology Discovery

NASA Sets Conference for Thursday, Promises New Astrobiology Discovery

Could Titan have life?...

Nov 30 2010, 8:09am CST

Black Friday Deal on Martian Panic for the Wii

Black Friday Deal on Martian Panic with Blaster for the Wii

Green plaster gun included in this fun shooting game....

Nov 24 2010, 3:05pm CST

Eutelsat reports Loss of new W3B Satellite

Eutelsat reports Loss of new W3B Satellite

Satellite TV provider Eutelsat suffered a little setback today. Eutelsat Communications announces the loss of the W3B satellite...

Oct 29 2010, 8:37am CDT

The World's Very First Spaceport Runway Is Complete

It's happening, people...

Oct 22 2010, 1:25pm CDT

Virgin Galactic completes first manned Glide Flight of VSS Enterprise

Virgin Galactic completes first manned Glide Flight of VSS Enterprise

Richard Branson's commercial space flight venture Virgin Galactic announced the completion of the first piloted free flight of...

Oct 11 2010, 3:15am CDT

Samsung: Dual-Core Orion Processor Announced

Samsung: Dual-Core Orion Processor Announced

The next generation is coming....

Sep 7 2010, 8:58am CDT

Moon shrinks says NASA

Moon shrinks says NASA

NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) discovers cliffs that indicate that the moon has been shrinking in the past....

Aug 20 2010, 7:22am CDT

Robonaut 2 Gets Packed Up for Trip to ISS

Robonaut 2 Gets Packed Up for Trip to ISS

R2 set to blast off...

Aug 16 2010, 10:07am CDT

NASA Robonaut 2 Will Tweet its Mission this Fall

NASA is sending Robonaut 2 or R2 on its mission to the ISS this fall. The goal of the mission is to let NASA study human robot...

Aug 2 2010, 9:41am CDT

Secretive X-37B Robotic Space Plane launched into Space

Secretive X-37B Robotic Space Plane launched into Space

The U.S. Air Force launched a secret space plane last night. The X-37B is an unmanned robotic space plane that was brought into...

Apr 23 2010, 8:28am CDT

Robonaut 2 Humanoid Robot to live on the International Space Station

Robonaut 2 Humanoid Robot to live on the International Space Station

NASA will launch the first human-like robot to space later this year to become a permanent resident of the International Space...

Apr 14 2010, 10:07am CDT

Virgin Galactic's VSS Enterprise Makes 'Captive Carry' Flight

Virgin Galactic's VSS Enterprise Makes 'Captive Carry' Flight

Virgin Galactic today has sent off a press announcement stating that their VSS Enterprise has finished its first captive carry...

Mar 23 2010, 9:54am CDT

SpaceX: Falcon 9 Hardware Arrives At Cape Canaveral

SpaceX: Falcon 9 Hardware Arrives At Cape Canaveral

Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) has just sent out a press release announcing that all flight hardware for the launch of...

Feb 11 2010, 10:04am CST

The Moon Is A Series Of Tubes

The Moon Is A Series Of Tubes

There is a hole in the moon, and it leads to an underground wonderland of tunnels and caves. If visions of a sprawling subterra...

Oct 24 2009, 12:08pm CDT

NASA Successfully Bombed The Moon, Moon Still There

Yes, as reported yesterday NASA planned to bomb the moon today and they just did. The LCROSS Centaur and Spacecraft impacted...

Oct 9 2009, 7:15am CDT

NASA Bombs The Moon Tomorrow

NASA Bombs The Moon Tomorrow

Say goodbye to the moon as we know it. NASA is going to bomb it tomorrow. NASA’s Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellit...

Oct 8 2009, 8:23am CDT

There Is Water On The Moon

There Is Water On The Moon

There is new evidence that there is actually water all over the place on the moon. Three space probes have all now found water...

Sep 24 2009, 9:17am CDT

NVIDIA CUDA Changes Moon Landing Footage to HD

NVIDIA CUDA Changes Moon Landing Footage to HD

One of the greatest tragedies in modern science is the loss of the original Apollo moon landing tapes. For years we've been lef...

Aug 5 2009, 3:00pm CDT