Stephen Hawking Claims Humanity Must Escape Earth

April 28, 2015

Genius physicist Stephen Hawking has made yet another prediction about the fate of the earth. During a holographic conference from his office at the University of Cambridge in Britain, Hawking made it evident that humanity would not likely last another 1,000 years on the earth. He made it his point that extensive space travel is […]

Alien Life May Be Around the Corner

April 9, 2015

In the past few years, NASA has made quite a few amazing discoveries. There have been the images from the Mars rover Curiosity, advances in technology allowing us to study celestial bodies farther away and the discovery of water all over the place. Okay, so maybe all over the place isn’t the right term, but […]

Jupiter’s Great Red Spot Explained

December 29, 2014

One of the more exciting aspects of modern space exploration is the fact that we don’t need to leave earth in order to perform it. A combination of existing data, long range equipment, and modern laboratories can provide insight into some of the oldest questions about our solar system. A strong example of this theory […]

Possible Human Settlement in the Clouds of Venus

December 22, 2014

With all the excitement over the past decade or so about manned missions to Mars, Venus has been forgotten. Many would conclude that it should be forgotten given its surface temperatures hot enough to melt lead. However, according to those behind the High Altitude Venus Operational Concept (HAVOC) the upper atmosphere of Venus offers conditions […]

Strong Winds Observed on Uranus

November 14, 2014

If you think hurricanes and typhoons are bad here on earth, imagine what it’s like on Uranus. The Western Daily Press reports that scientists are excited to have recently detected raging winds on the surface of Uranus, as presented at a meeting of the American Astronomical Society’s Division of Planetary Sciences in Tucson, Arizona. At […]

Hey! We’re In Space!

November 13, 2014

Hey… remember that time we did that crazy thing called walk on the moon? What year was that again? Oh right, it was July 20th, 1969 when the United States launched Apollo 11 which was the first manned crew to walk on the moon. But since then it’s almost as if we’ve never tried to […]

Rosetta Probe Has Successfully Landed on Comet

The Philae robot has landed on the Comet 67P Churyumov-Gerasimenko on November 12th. The landing was confirmed at 16:05 GMT. It has been a long time coming, but finally the mission has made progress after a handful of years without any relevant news at all. Some at the mission had lost hope, but ultimately their […]

Space Station Members Successfuly Returned

November 12, 2014

Three members of the International Space Station (ISS) landed on Earth on Saturday. Their point of landing was in Arkalyk, Kazakhstan. The crew has successfully landed and is yet to be interviewed about their experience in space. There’s a lot of questions regarding their jaunt in space, but for now they have to first be […]

China Moves Ahead With Its Moon Exploration Program

November 3, 2014

This Saturday, China’s unmanned Moon probe returned to earth after a successful job orbiting the Moon and taking a huge stash of pictures. The probe re-entered earth’s atmosphere at an astonishing 25,000 mph, generating temperatures as high as 2,700 degrees Fahrenheit. It made a safe landing in Inner Mongolia, a province of northern China, eight […]

Unmanned Rocket Explodes After Take Off

October 31, 2014

An unmanned rocket scheduled to take supplies to the International Space Station exploded six seconds after taking off from Wallops Island, Virginia on Tuesday. As of Wednesday morning, NASA was not sure what had caused the explosion. Take off had been reportedly perfect and there was nothing to indicate a problem before the explosion. NASA […]