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NASA Selects Proposals to Further Study the Fundamental Nature of Space

NASA has selected two proposals for concept studies that could help us better understand the fundamental nature of space and how it changes in response to planetary atmospheres, radiation from the Sun...

NASA Selects Proposals to Further Study the Fundamental Nature of Space

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NASA selects proposals for smallsats built to study deep space NASA is expanding plans to use small satellites (aka smallsats) to explore the Solar System. The agency has picked two proposals for smallsat technology that would improve observations in deep space, where they could help improve models that predict......
2019-08-19, 13:00

NASA Selects Proposals to Demonstrate SmallSat Technologies to Study Interplanetary Space NASA has selected two proposals to demonstrate small satellite technologies to improve science observations in deep space, which could help NASA develop better models to predict space weather events that can affect astronauts and spacecraft....
2019-08-16, 13:39

NASA Selects Proposals to Advance Understanding of Space Weather NASA has selected three proposals for concept studies of missions that could help us better understand the dynamic space weather system driven by the Sun that manifests near Earth....
2019-09-04, 03:52

NASA Selects Teams to Study Our Moon, Mars’ Moons, and More NASA has selected eight new research teams to collaborate on research into the intersection of space science and human space exploration as part of the Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute (SSERVI)....
2019-06-29, 02:13

NASA Twin Satellites to Study Signal Disruption From Space NASA is preparing to launch twin satellites this month that focus on how radio signals that pass through the Earth's upper atmosphere can be distorted....
2019-06-11, 17:13

NASA Selects 12 New Lunar Science, Technology Investigations NASA has selected 12 new science and technology payloads that will help us study the Moon and explore more of its surface as part of the agency’s Artemis lunar program. These investigations and demonstrations will help the agency send astronauts to the Moon by 2024 as a way to prepare to send humans...
2019-07-01, 22:13

NASA selects first commercial partners for 2024 Artemis moon landing NASA selected the first companies to deliver payloads to the moon today as part of the Artemis project to return human to the lunar surface by 2024.Read More...
2019-06-01, 02:39

NASA Selects First Commercial Moon Landing Services for Artemis Program NASA has selected three commercial Moon landing service providers that will deliver science and technology payloads under Commercial Lunar Payload Services (CLPS) as part of the Artemis program....
2019-05-31, 19:39

NASA Mission Selects Final Four Site Candidates for Asteroid Sample Return After months grappling with the rugged reality of asteroid Bennu’s surface, the team leading NASA’s first asteroid sample return mission has selected four potential sites for the Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security-Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) spacecraft to “tag” it...
2019-08-13, 02:26

Don’t miss: Earth from space, asteroid workouts and nature’s giants Watch a new series charting our planet from above, read all about the biggest living things, fend off space rocks for fun, plus more picks for your diary...
2019-05-21, 15:00

That Study About the Health Benefits of Nature Comes With an Important Caveat On Thursday, a new study in Scientific Reports found just two hours a week spent in nature can help improve a person’s health and well-being. The widely-reported findings reinforce what many instinctively know: nature can be rejuvenating. But a less-publicized aspect of the study is the finding that...
2019-06-15, 00:26

Spending time in nature boosts health, study finds We're told to eat our five a day, get 150 minutes of exercise a week -- and now a weekly blast of The Great Outdoors might one day be part of recommended guidelines too....
2019-06-14, 17:13

Two-hour ‘dose’ of nature significantly boosts health – study Researchers say simply sitting and enjoying the peace has mental and physical benefitsA two-hour “dose” of nature a week significantly boosts health and wellbeing, research suggests, even if you simply sit and enjoy the peace.The physical and mental health benefits of time spent in parks, woods or t...
2019-06-13, 18:26

Australia's nature reserves being opened up for business use, global study finds Some 13,000 sq km removed from conservation areas since 1997, researchers sayAustralian governments have slashed the legal protection of nature reserves in favour of business growth, a global study reveals.The country is one of 73 dropping the ball on land protection, according to the study, which w...
2019-05-31, 07:00

Space tourism? The truth about NASA's plan to 'privatize' the International Space Station NASA plans to permit Boeing and SpaceX to carry tourists to the International Space Station (ISS). Here's the truth about privatizing space.       ...
2019-07-03, 19:39

NASA wants to grow peppers in space Growing peppers will give astronauts an option for spicing up their sometimes bland food options in space -- and as an added benefit, peppers are rich in vitamin C which is “important for space diets.”...
2019-07-17, 01:26

NASA is about to grow fruit in space NASA has big plans for space travel that include heading to both the Moon and Mars sooner rather than later. If humans begin to travel to other worlds on a regular basis — or even set up shop and live there — we’re going to need food, and that means finding a way to grow fruits and...
2019-07-16, 04:39

Black Men Are Part of Nature but Nature Is White – a poem It took 55 bullets and 3.5 seconds for police to kill Willie McCoy, which a report called ‘reasonable’. Acclaimed poet Shane McCrae writes about his killing Continue reading......
2019-06-14, 20:39

NASA Astronaut Available for Interviews Before First Space Mission NASA astronaut Andrew Morgan will be available from 7 to 8:15 a.m. EDT Monday, July 1, for live satellite interviews from Star City, Russia, before launching on his first space mission, a nine-month expedition aboard the International Space Station....
2019-06-18, 20:26

How NASA keeps its astronauts safe and sane in space Astronauts endure one of the most dangerous, high stakes, high stress professions on (or off) the planet -- a job matched in isolation, confinement and extremity perhaps only by arctic field scientists and ballistic missile submarine crews. Of course......
2019-07-20, 07:39

NASA opening space station to visitors NASA announced Friday that it will open the International Space Station to private astronauts, with the first visit as early as next year. (June 7)       ...
2019-06-10, 18:52

NASA says now is the best time in two centuries for space exploration When you’re planning on taking a trip it pays to plan ahead, and one of the first things you should do is check the weather forecast. The same is true for space travelers, and with so many missions in the works, NASA is now gazing ahead to see what the space weather forecast is looking......
2019-06-14, 02:13

NASA ramps up its efforts to understand space weather This week, NASA selected three proposals for missions that could help us better understand the Sun-driven space weather that occurs near Earth. Space weather, like solar flares, can impact spacecraft and astronauts, and it has the potential to disabl......
2019-09-04, 21:26

NASA has activated its Deep Space Atomic Clock NASA’s Deep Space Atomic Clock (DSAC) has been activated following a launch in June. DSAC’s technology is paving the way for autonomous deep space travel. This activation marks the start of its year-long tech demo.       ...
2019-08-28, 00:00

NASA Targets Coastal Ecosystems with New Space Sensor NASA has selected a space-based instrument under its Earth Venture Instrument (EVI) portfolio that will make observations of coastal waters to help protect ecosystem sustainability, improve resource management, and enhance economic activity....
2019-08-02, 01:26

NASA investigating first alleged crime in space — report Astronaut Anne McClain has been accused of identity theft by her estranged wife. She allegedly accessed her partner's bank account from the International Space Station....
2019-08-24, 21:13

NASA is going to fire an atomic clock into space so astronauts know where they’re going As NASA and other organizations begin to lay the groundwork for crewed missions to places other than an orbiting space station or even the Moon, they’re beginning to better understand the potential challenges such missions will pose. Keeping a crew alive and well for a long-haul space mission ...
2019-06-18, 07:26

How NASA Sold the Science and Glamour of Space Travel At the time of the Apollo 11 lunar landing mission, some Americans had reservations about the wisdom of reaching for the stars when troubles swelled on Earth....
2019-06-24, 02:13

NASA TV Set to Air US Cargo Ship Departure from Space Station Filled with more than 4,200 pounds of valuable scientific experiments and other cargo, a SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft is set to return to Earth from the International Space Station Monday, June 3....
2019-05-30, 19:26

Nasa to allow commercial access to the International Space Station Move will allow private astronauts to spend up to 30 days in low-Earth orbit and businesses to shoot film and adverts in spaceNasa will allow unprecedented commercial access to the International Space Station (ISS) for marketing, business and space tourism, the agency announced on Friday.The change ...
2019-06-07, 21:26

NASA to allow private citizens to fly to the International Space Station Under the NASA plan, as many as two private astronauts per year could fly to the station and stay for up to 30 days with the first mission coming as early as next year....
2019-06-07, 21:00

NASA will let people pay to stay on the International Space Station NASA has announced that it is opening the International Space Station up to private business, including astronauts who will pay $35,000 a night to visit...
2019-06-07, 18:00

NASA TV to Air US Cargo Ship Departure from Space Station Filled with almost 2,700 pounds of valuable scientific experiments and other cargo, a SpaceX Dragon resupply spacecraft is set to leave the International Space Station Tuesday, Aug. 27. NASA Television and the agency’s website will broadcast its departure live beginning at 10:15 a.m. EDT....
2019-08-22, 20:26

NASA approves two new missions to study the sun Our sun is about to get even more attention thanks to the approval of two new missions to study various aspects of our star and its relationship with our solar system....
2019-06-28, 20:00

NASA just approved two new missions to study the Sun NASA has plenty of projects on its slate at the moment, but that has never stopped the U.S. space agency from looking to the future. Our Sun, which is already a major area of study with missions like the Parker Solar Probe, is about to get even more attention thanks to the approval of two new missio...
2019-06-28, 00:26

NASA officially orders its first segment of a lunar space station Maxar has been selected to build and fly the first element of NASA’s lunar Gateway. (credit: Maxar Technologies) NASA has chosen its first commercial partner for a proposed space station, known as the Lunar Gateway, to be built near the Moon. On Thursday, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine said Ma...
2019-05-24, 03:00

NASA to allow tourists to visit International Space Station from 2020 NASA plans to allow tourists to visit the International Space Station by 2020. Until now, the floating space lab has only been accessible to astronauts representing state-level space agencies. But in a surprise announcement today, NASA confirmed that it would be “opening the International Spac...
2019-06-07, 18:13

NASA Television to Air Russian Spacewalk at International Space Station Two veteran Russian cosmonauts will venture outside the International Space Station for a spacewalk Wednesday, May 29, to retrieve science experiments and conduct maintenance on the orbiting laboratory....
2019-05-24, 19:26

NASA space telescope finds Earth-sized exoplanet NASA said its new Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite space telescope has discovered its smallest exoplanet so far, an alien world that’s roughly 80 percent the size of Earth and could help “unlock” secrets of how the Blue Planet became habitable. Known as L 98-59b, the new exopl...
2019-07-01, 23:13

NASA to open International Space Station to tourists from 2020 It's a package holiday with a difference: NASA has said it is opening up the International Space Station to commercial space travel. But you will need deep pockets to venture into deep space....
2019-06-07, 18:13

Got $50 Million for a Vacation? NASA to Open Space Station to Tourists NASA will allow private citizens to stay at the International Space Station (ISS) for month-long getaways at a cost of about $35,000 per night, the US space agency said on Friday....
2019-06-09, 02:39

NASA Invests $45M in US Small Businesses for Space Tech Development American small businesses will help NASA land astronauts on the Moon in five years and establish a sustainable presence there, as part of the agency’s larger Moon to Mars exploration approach....
2019-06-19, 05:13

NASA To Open International Space Station To Tourists From Next Year NASA said Friday it will open up the International Space Station for tourism and other business ventures as of next year, as it seeks to financially disengage from the orbiting research lab....
2019-06-07, 18:39

NASA opens the International Space Station to commercial ventures The International Space Station (ISS) is open for business. NASA announced today that it plans to commercialize the ISS, so that "U.S. industry innovation and ingenuity can accelerate a thriving commercial economy in low-Earth orbit." According to a......
2019-06-07, 17:39

Ariana Grande loves space, so NASA took her to mission control Ariana Grande wrote an entire song about her love for space, literal and metaphorical, and this weekend, she got the ultimate space-fan tour experience, visiting NASA's Johnson Space Center on May 18....
2019-05-22, 00:39

NASA’s space-worthy nuclear reactor could be ready to fly by 2022 Today, scientists dream of one day building settlements on the Moon and even Mars, where research can be conducted and human travelers can live safely for months or years. Making that dream a reality is going to take a lot of work, and one of the most pressing concerns is power. The Department of En...
2019-08-14, 04:52

NASA to Announce Commercial Opportunities at International Space Station NASA will announce the agency’s plans to open the International Space Station to expanded commercial activities at 10 a.m. EDT Friday, June 7, at Nasdaq in New York City....
2019-06-01, 05:39

NASA seeks to break the “tyranny of launch” with in-space manufacturing The Archinaut One satellite, illustrated above, will use robotic manufacturing and assembly to manufacture two 10-meter solar arrays in orbit. [credit: Made in Space ] Made in Space is one o...
2019-07-31, 20:26

NASA could see more delays for SpaceX and Boeing private space flights When NASA awarded Boeing and SpaceX contracts to develop vehicles that can take astronauts to the ISS, it was hoping they'll be done by 2017. Unfortunately, both companies grappled with technical challenges that forced them to delay their timelines.......
2019-06-21, 19:00

Spacewatch: Nasa awards first contract for lunar space station Maxar wins $375m deal to build the Lunar Gateway’s power and propulsion elementNasa has contracted Maxar Technologies to develop the first element of its Lunar Gateway space station, an essential part of its plan to return astronauts to the moon by 2024.Astronauts arriving from Earth in the Orion cr...
2019-05-31, 00:13

Commercial Space Ride Secured for NASA’s New Air Pollution Sensor NASA has secured a host satellite provider and ride into space for an instrument that will dramatically advance our understanding of air quality over North America....
2019-07-23, 02:39

NASA Astronaut Jessica Meir Available for Last Interviews Before Space Mission NASA astronaut Jessica Meir will be available from 7 to 8:15 a.m. EDT Wednesday, Sept. 4, for her final live satellite interviews before launching on a six-month mission aboard the International Space Station....
2019-08-22, 20:26

NASA space telescope spots perfectly sideways galaxy Even George Lucas would be proud of this handiwork. NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope has spotted a perfectly sideways galaxy 44 million light-years from Earth, known as NGC 5866. According to the space agency, NGC 5866 has a “diameter of roughly 60,000 light-years” and appears differ...
2019-08-09, 05:39

NASA’s lunar lander was just rediscovered after being lost in space for 50 years Back in 1969 NASA was in the middle of the biggest space race in human history. The Apollo 10 mission was a huge milestone in NASA’s adventure from the Earth to the Moon, and the ‘Snoopy’ lunar module traveled close the Moon’s surface before heading back to the command module...
2019-06-11, 01:00

NASA's Astrobee cube robot flies in space for the first time NASA's Astrobee cube robots are finally earning their space wings... in a manner of speaking. The agency has confirmed that one of the bots, Bumble, flew on its own for the first time aboard the International Space Station on June 14th. While the t......
2019-06-24, 10:13

NASA just hired SpaceX to figure out how to refuel ships in space Traveling to the Moon is hard, and sending crewed spacecraft to other planets will be even harder. One of the major challenges in deep space travel is the question of power, since, at present, spacecraft have to take all their required fuel with them when they leave Earth. NASA wants to change that,...
2019-07-31, 20:13

NASA publishes atlas of 13.3M wildfires spotted from space since 2003 NASA scientists have produced a global wildfire map. Researchers at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center plotted the 13.3 million fires spotted by NASA's MODIS instrument between 2003 and 2016....
2019-08-08, 18:13

Kentucky Students to Speak with NASA Astronauts on Space Station Students from Kentucky will have an opportunity this week to talk live with NASA astronauts currently working and living aboard the International Space Station....
2019-09-09, 22:52

NASA's much-delayed James Web Space Telescope has finally been assembled NASA's James Webb Space Telescope was initially scheduled for a 2018 launch but suffered a series of delays due to the intricacy of construction it required. As the most complex telescope built to date, the number of parts needed and the necessity to......
2019-08-29, 17:13

Spacewalking NASA astronauts add parking spot to space station CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Spacewalking astronauts added another parking spot to the International Space Station on Wednesday. NASA astronauts Nick Hague and Andrew Morgan successfully installed a docking port delivered by SpaceX last month. It will be used by SpaceX and Boeing once they start launching...
2019-08-22, 12:26

NASA’s deep-space mission to a $10 quintillion all-metal world The unique metal asteroid Psyche may be a space miner's fantasy – but there are better reasons to want to visit it, says mission leader Lindy Elkins-Tanton...
2019-05-21, 15:26

Private astronauts could spend a month in space under new NASA plan As part of its new plan to encourage commercial use of the International Space Station , NASA is opening the orbiting facility to up to two private astronauts per year, the agency announced today (June 7)....
2019-06-10, 16:52

NASA will study solar weather in two new missions Solar winds are no threat to people on Earth, but can pose a danger to astronauts and spacecraft. NASA has selected two new missions that aims to better our understanding of how the Sun drives extreme space weather. The first mission, Polarimeter to......
2019-06-21, 02:52

Watch NASA astronauts spacewalk outside the International Space Station live The International Space Station is one seriously high-tech laboratory, but it can only remain useful as long as all of its systems are operating as intended. That means regular maintenance, and right now a pair of NASA astronauts are floating around outside the ISS, performing a number of key tasks,...
2019-08-23, 05:13

NASA wants to commercialize the International Space Station, and make heaps of cash doing it NASA has big plans for its immediate future, including missions to Mars and of course the Moon 2024 effort that was completely unaccounted for in the most recent federal budget. When it comes to science, funding can be hard to come by, and many of NASA’s projects are pricey. So, in the hopes o...
2019-06-11, 04:26

Eagle Scouts to Speak with NASA Astronaut Aboard Space Station Fifty years after NASA astronaut and Eagle Scout Neil Armstrong sent greetings from space to the 1969 Scout Jamboree, scouts will have an opportunity to talk live with an astronaut aboard the International Space Station at 1:30 p.m. EDT Wednesday, July 24....
2019-07-22, 19:26

NASA Television to Air Launch, Capture of Cargo Ship to Space Station A Japanese cargo spacecraft loaded with more than four tons of supplies, spare parts and experiment hardware is scheduled to launch from the Tanegashima Space Center in southern Japan to the International Space Station at 5:33 p.m. EDT Tuesday, Sept. 10 (6:33 a.m. Sept. 11 in Japan)....
2019-09-06, 18:26

NASA astronaut accused of stealing her estranged wife’s identity from space The first crime in space may be much less dramatic than the movies promised, but the intergalactic identity theft charge did involuntarily out the first publicly gay astronaut. Decorated NASA astronaut Anne McClain allegedly stole her estranged wife’s identity and improperly accessed her bank ...
2019-08-24, 16:52

SpaceX Dragon en Route to Space Station with NASA Science, Cargo A SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft is on its way to deliver the second commercial crew docking port and about 5,000 pounds of science investigations and supplies for the International Space Station after a 6:01 p.m. EDT Thursday launch from Florida....
2019-08-01, 10:52

Nasa astronaut 'accessed ex-partner's bank account from space station' Case appears to be first allegation of a crime committed in low Earth orbitNasa is investigating a claim that an astronaut accessed the bank account of her estranged partner while she was living on the International Space Station (ISS). The case appears to be the first allegation of a crime committe...
2019-08-24, 21:13

NASA Television to Broadcast Sixth Meeting of the National Space Council NASA Television and the agency’s website will provide live coverage of the sixth meeting of the National Space Council at 9:30 a.m. EDT Tuesday, Aug. 20, from the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum’s Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia....
2019-08-20, 02:39

NASA picks Maxar to build the first piece of its lunar space station NASA chose Maxar Technologies to build the power and propulsion element of the Gateway lunar space station, which will be an outpost for going to the moon and Mars...
2019-05-23, 22:39

NASA to Broadcast Next Space Station Resupply Launch, Prelaunch Activities NASA commercial cargo provider SpaceX is targeting 7:35 p.m. EDT Sunday, July 21, for the launch of its 18th agency-contracted resupply mission to the International Space Station. Live coverage will begin on NASA Television and the agency’s website Sunday with prelaunch events....
2019-07-16, 01:00

NASA TV to Air Launch, Docking of Russian Space Station Cargo Ship A Russian Progress cargo spacecraft is scheduled to launch to the International Space Station Wednesday, July 31. Live coverage of the resupply craft’s launch and docking will begin at 7:45 a.m. EDT on NASA Television and the agency’s website....
2019-08-01, 10:52

Alabama space center will manage NASA’s lunar lander program Enlarge / NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine will announce that Marshall Space Flight Center will manage the lunar lander program. (credit: NASA) On Friday, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine will visit the Marshall Space Flight Center in Alabama. At 3pm local time, he will address employees in an...
2019-08-14, 03:13

Got $50 million for a vacation? NASA to open space station to private citizens NASA will allow private citizens to stay at the International Space Station (ISS) for month-long getaways at a cost of about $35,000 per night, the U.S. space agency said on Friday....
2019-06-07, 20:00

NASA Awards Contract for Second Mobile Launcher at Kennedy Space Center NASA has selected Bechtel National, Inc., of Reston, Virginia, to design and build a second mobile launch platform, known as Mobile Launcher 2 or ML2, for Exploration Ground Systems at the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida....
2019-06-28, 11:13

Pennsylvania Students to Speak with NASA Astronaut on International Space Station Students from Pennsylvania will have an opportunity to speak live with a NASA astronaut aboard the International Space Station at 1:40 p.m. EDT Monday, June 3....
2019-05-30, 19:26

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope takes another step towards completion NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope is late to its own party, and it’s not just a little bit late. NASA originally planned to have the spacecraft ready to roll as early as 2007, but a laundry list of setbacks (and stupid human errors on the part of manufacturer Northrop Grumman) have pushe...
2019-05-31, 01:52

NASA astronaut accused of hacking her wife’s bank account from space Astronauts who travel to the International Space Station have a lot on their plate. They’re put to the test both physically and mentally, and conducting research while floating around in microgravity in a laboratory that’s falling around the Earth is, as you might expect, stressful. Now,...
2019-08-26, 22:00

NASA Hosts University Students to Discuss Future of Space Exploration NASA is giving university students an opportunity to interact with agency leadership, including NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine, as well as astronauts abroad the International Space Station, during a live event 2 p.m. EDT Monday, April 29, at the agency’s headquarters in Washington....
2019-05-21, 15:39

Two halves of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope finally meet NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope is a cautionary tale of what happens when you place too much trust in (and shell out too much money to) a government contractor. Northrop Grumman has failed to meet NASA’s expectations every step of the way, pushing development back by over a decade and ...
2019-08-28, 23:13

New York Students to Speak with NASA Astronaut Aboard Space Station SciGirls viewers from New York will have an opportunity on Monday, Aug. 19, to talk live with NASA astronaut Christina Koch aboard the International Space Station....
2019-08-14, 23:00

NASA's first SpaceX astronauts ready for 'messy camping trip' to space The first U.S. astronauts chosen to fly aboard a SpaceX capsule built for NASA shrugged off a spate of design and test mishaps, saying such setbacks were "part of the process" and the new technology was far more advanced than the space shuttle program that ended eight years ago....
2019-06-05, 14:52

NASA astronaut captures breathtaking time-lapse of Earth from space Here on Earth, we see the Sun rise and set once in any given 24-hour period. If you want to see the sunrise or sunset you need to set your watch so you don’t miss it, or you’ll be left waiting another day for the opportunity. Things are a whole lot different on the International Space St...
2019-06-03, 00:52

NASA TV to Air US Spacewalk, Briefing on Space Station Docking Port Install Experts from NASA will preview an upcoming spacewalk with two American astronauts outside the International Space Station to complete the outfitting of docking ports during a briefing at 2 p.m. EDT Friday, Aug. 16, at the agency’s Johnson Space Center in Houston....
2019-08-14, 01:39

SpaceX Dragon Heads to Space Station with NASA Science, Cargo After launching at 2:48 a.m. EDT Saturday, a SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft is on its way to the International Space Station with approximately 5,500 pounds of NASA cargo and science investigations that include research into Earth’s carbon cycle and the formation of asteroids and comets....
2019-05-21, 15:13

Kansas Students to Speak with NASA Astronaut Aboard Space Station Students from Kansas will have an opportunity this week to speak with a NASA astronaut aboard the International Space Station who also hails from the Sunflower State....
2019-05-21, 15:13

NASA Television Coverage Set for Uncrewed Soyuz Mission to Space Station An uncrewed Russian Soyuz spacecraft is set to launch from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Wednesday, Aug. 21, at 11:38 p.m. EDT (8:38 a.m. Aug. 22 Baikonur time) on a test flight to validate the spacecraft’s compatibility with a revamped Soyuz booster rocket....
2019-08-16, 16:26

NASA will allow private travel to International Space Station - Washington Post The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) will allow private citizens to fly to the International Space Station, reversing a long-standing prohibition against tourists at the station, the Washington Post reported on Friday....
2019-06-07, 18:13

NASA asteroid probe captures closest-ever photo of space rock NASA’s OSIRIS-REx asteroid probe is giving scientists an even better look at the surface of the space rock known as Bennu now that it’s moved even closer to the object. A new photo posted by the partnership between NASA and the University of Arizona gives us what might be our most detailed glimpse y...
2019-06-20, 10:13

NASA’s first SpaceX astronauts ready for ‘messy camping trip’ to space HOUSTON – The first U.S. astronauts chosen to fly aboard a SpaceX capsule built for NASA shrugged off a spate of design and test mishaps, saying such setbacks were “part of the process” and the new technology was far more advanced than the space shuttle program that ended eight years ago. Spac...
2019-06-07, 00:13

NASA will let tourists visit the International Space Station starting in 2020 NASA plans to allow tourists to visit the International Space Station from 2020 – at an estimated cost of more than $50 million (£39 million) per trip....
2019-06-07, 19:00

NASA’s atomic clock to navigate future deep space missions As NASA and other organizations begin to lay the groundwork for crewed missions to places other than an orbiting space station or even the Moon, they’re beginning to better understand the potential challenges such missions will pose. Keeping a crew alive and well for a long-haul space mission is goi...
2019-06-18, 18:26

NASA celebrates Spitzer Space Telescope’s 16th birthday with 16 jaw-dropping images NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope has proven to be one of the most powerful tools in the agency’s arsenal for over a decade and a half, giving us gorgeous views of distant objects using the telescope’s ultra-sensitive infrared sensors. This week, the telescope celebrated its 16th year...
2019-08-29, 03:39

Hurricane Dorian: NASA team set to ride out storm at Kennedy Space Center As Hurricane Dorian edges closer to Florida’s eastern coast, a 120-strong team of NASA personnel will ride out the storm at Kennedy Space Center, where they will monitor any damage to key launch infrastructure....
2019-09-04, 00:39

Shakeup at NASA as space agency scrambles to meet Trump moon mandate William Gerstenmaier, a NASA veteran, was removed Wednesday as head of the agency’s human exploration office, a sudden move that comes as the agency is seeking to restore a human-space-flight program......
2019-07-11, 07:00

NASA is joining forces with Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos to help space exploration NASA may have ambitions of returning to the Moon on its own, but it's asking for help from Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk to make breakthroughs for future space missions, including going to Mars....
2019-07-31, 21:00

NASA Television to Broadcast Space Station Departure of Cygnus Cargo Ship More than three months after delivering several tons of supplies and scientific experiments to the International Space Station, Northrop Grumman’s Cygnus cargo spacecraft, the SS Roger Chaffee, will depart the orbiting laboratory Tuesday, Aug. 6....
2019-08-06, 12:39

NASA Highlights Science on 18th SpaceX Resupply Mission to Space Station NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EDT Tuesday, July 9, to discuss select science investigations launching on the next SpaceX commercial resupply flight to the International Space Station....
2019-06-28, 11:13

NASA Astronaut Anne McClain, Crewmates Return from Space Station Mission NASA astronaut Anne McClain and two of her Expedition 59 crewmates returned to Earth from the International Space Station Monday, landing safely in Kazakhstan at 10:47 p.m. EDT (8:47 a.m. Tuesday, June 25, local time) after months of science and four spacewalks aboard the microgravity laboratory....
2019-06-28, 11:13

NASA’s asteroid probe snapped its closest photo yet of space rock Bennu NASA’s OSIRIS-REx asteroid probe is giving scientists an even better look at the surface of the space rock known as Bennu now that it’s moved even closer to the object. A new photo posted by the partnership between NASA and the University of Arizona gives us what might be our most detail...
2019-06-19, 06:00

Scientists ask NASA to reconsider Mars mission after studying effects of space radiation A team of scientists recently conducted a first-of-its-kind experiment to study the effects of space radiation on a living brain. And the results don’t bode well for NASA‘s planned mission to Mars. The research was conducted by lead author Charles Limoli and scientists from University of California,...
2019-08-07, 23:13

NASA Invites Media to 18th SpaceX Cargo Launch to Space Station Media accreditation is open for the launch of the next SpaceX delivery of NASA supplies, equipment and science investigations to the International Space Station....
2019-06-04, 21:52

NASA wants to open International Space Station to private travelers as early as 2020 NASA will allow up to two private astronauts a year to work on behalf of companies as soon as 2020. Seats prices could run as high as $50 million.        ...
2019-06-07, 20:39

NASA Astronauts Aboard SpaceX Capsule, Ready For "Messy Space Ride" The first US astronauts chosen to fly aboard a SpaceX capsule built for NASA shrugged off a spate of design and test mishaps, saying such setbacks were "part of the process" and the new technology was......
2019-06-05, 19:39

NASA is investigating some astronomical accusations against one of its astronauts, who’s accused of cyber space crime (NBC News)  NASA is investigating what it said is the first ever cyber space crime. The allegations involve astronaut Anne McClain, who’s currently in a divorce and custody dispute with her estranged wife, Summer Worden. According to NBC affiliate KPRC in Houston, McClain allegedly accessed Wo...
2019-08-27, 14:00

NASA Opens International Space Station to Private Visitors, With a Hefty Price Tag Private space travel will begin as early as 2020, but for a hefty price. NASA announced Friday that it would open the International Space Station to private individuals and more commercial business at roughly $35,000 per night per astronaut. NASA hopes to develop a new space economy in low orbit by ...
2019-06-08, 01:39

NASA Administrator Names Acting Director for Goddard Space Flight Center NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine has named George Morrow to serve as acting director of the agency’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, effective Thursday, Aug. 1....
2019-08-01, 10:52

Media Invited to See Progress on NASA’s Space Launch System for Its First Moon Mission Media are invited to NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans at 9:30 a.m. CDT Friday, June 28, to view progress on the rocket core stage for the Space Launch System’s Artemis 1 Moon mission....
2019-06-21, 23:13

Brad Pitt to Speak with NASA Astronaut on Space Station about Artemis Program As NASA prepares to send the first woman and next man to the Moon by 2024 under the Artemis program, Brad Pitt is playing an astronaut in his latest film, and now the actor will have the opportunity to discuss what it’s truly like to live and work in space with a NASA crew member living aboard the I...
2019-09-16, 03:52

NASA Opens International Space Station to New Commercial Opportunities, Private Astronauts NASA is opening the International Space Station for commercial business so U.S. industry innovation and ingenuity can accelerate a thriving commercial economy in low-Earth orbit....
2019-06-07, 16:52

NASA to Broadcast Launch, Arrival of Astronaut Andrew Morgan at Space Station A multinational crew of space travelers, including NASA astronaut Andrew Morgan, is scheduled to arrive at the International Space Station on Saturday, July 20 – the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11’s historic landing on the Moon. NASA Television and the agency’s website will provide live coverage of t...
2019-07-12, 23:52

NASA Opens Space Station to Tourists and Businesses to Promote Commercial Activities The trips, to be arranged by private companies, come as part of a broader effort to jump-start commercial initiatives on the international space station....
2019-06-08, 13:39

NASA's Deep Space Atomic Clock leaves Earth on June 24th NASA JPL's Deep Space Atomic Clock, the navigation clock that could lead to self-driving spacecraft, is finally heading to space. The toaster-sized device will fly on the Orbital Test Bed satellite, which will be ferried to orbit along with two dozen......
2019-06-19, 17:39

NASA astronaut snaps gorgeous photo of aurora from the International Space Station Being chosen to be part of a crew aboard the International Space Station is an incredible honor, and while heading to the orbiting laboratory means you have a busy few months ahead of you, living in space is something that only a tiny fraction of mankind will ever experience. It also apparently prov...
2019-06-17, 18:52

NASA Updates Broadcast of Next Space Station Resupply Launch, Prelaunch Activities NASA commercial cargo provider SpaceX now is targeting 6:24 p.m. EDT Wednesday, July 24, for the launch of its 18th resupply mission to the International Space Station. Live coverage will begin on NASA Television and the agency’s website with prelaunch events Tuesday, July 23....
2019-07-21, 01:52

NASA Invites Media to Northrop Grumman’s Space Station Launch from Virginia Media accreditation is open for the launch of Northrop Grumman’s 12th commercial resupply services mission aboard its Cygnus spacecraft to deliver NASA science investigations, supplies, and equipment to the International Space Station....
2019-09-10, 04:13

Chris Kraft, whose work on the ground helped NASA launch humans into space, dies Chris Kraft developed NASA's Mission Control system and was a key figure in the Apollo program. NASA described his "legendary" work as critical to advancing crewed space flight....
2019-07-23, 17:26

NASA astronaut denies space crime accusations amid bitter divorce battle Decorated NASA astronaut Anne McClain has denied she stole her estranged wife’s identity while on a mission as officials investigate her for what may be the first crime committed in space. “There’s unequivocally no truth to these claims,” McClain said Saturday on Twitter. “We...
2019-08-26, 03:39

Mars colonisation possible through sperm bank in space, study suggests Scientists find frozen sperm exposed to zero-g could go where no man has gone beforeAll-female astronaut crews could reproduce in space without the help of accompanying men, new research suggests.The study found that frozen samples of sperm exposed to microgravity retained similar characteristics to...
2019-06-24, 02:52

NASA Television to Cover Departure, Landing of Astronaut Anne McClain and Space Station Crew NASA astronaut Anne McClain and two crewmates on the International Space Station are scheduled to conclude their stay aboard the orbiting laboratory Monday, June 24....
2019-06-20, 19:00

NASA Coverage of Vice President’s Visit to Kennedy Space Center on Moon Landing Anniversary NASA will provide television, still image, and social media coverage of Vice President Mike Pence’s visit to the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Saturday, July 20 – the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing....
2019-07-19, 19:00

NASA's $200M space telescope finds alien planet almost the size of Earth, smallest discovered NASA said its new Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite space telescope has discovered its smallest exoplanet so far, an alien world that's roughly 80 percent the size of Earth and could help "unlock" secrets of how the Blue Planet became habitable....
2019-07-01, 17:00

Hurricane Dorian: NASA video shows 62 mph wind and rain whipping through Kennedy Space Center A video posted on social media by NASA shows 62 mph wind and rain from Hurricane Dorian whipping through the Kennedy Space Center’s Launch Control Center parking lot at 3 a.m. ET Wednesday....
2019-09-05, 02:26

NASA Seeks BIG Ideas from Universities for Tech to Study Dark Regions on the Moon NASA plans to land humans on the Moon by 2024 with the Artemis program. Before astronauts step on the lunar surface again, new technology instruments will study the surface....
2019-08-22, 20:52

SpaceX gets $50M NASA contract to launch spacecraft that’ll study black holes NASA wants to better understand X-ray production in black holes, neutron stars, and pulsar wind nebulae with its IXPE space observatory. SpaceX will help them do it by giving them a leg up into space.       ...
2019-07-09, 21:52

NASA, NOAA Invite Media to Preview Study of Fires’ Impact on US Air Quality Media are invited to a behind-the-scenes tour of a joint field campaign led by NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to study the impacts of U.S. wildfires and agricultural fires on air quality and climate....
2019-07-10, 02:52

NASA, NOAA Announce Opportunity for Media to Preview Airborne Air Quality Study Media are invited to a behind-the-scenes look at the second phase of a major field campaign to study the impacts of U.S. wildfires and agricultural fires on air quality and climate....
2019-08-07, 01:26

NASA Astronaut Andrew Morgan, Crewmates Arrive at Space Station on 50th Anniversary of Moon Landing Fifty years to the day that astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin stepped on the Moon in a giant leap for humanity, NASA astronaut Andrew Morgan and two fellow crew members arrived Saturday for their mission aboard the International Space Station, where humans have lived and worked continuously ...
2019-07-21, 01:52

NASA astronaut accused of stealing identity, accessing bank account of estranged wife while in space: report NASA astronaut Anne McClain is accused of committing the first crime in outer space after her estranged wife alleged she stole her identity and accessed her bank accounts without permission during a six-month mission aboard the International Space station....
2019-08-24, 20:00

NASA astronaut accused of accessing her estranged wife's bank account; first alleged crime in space Anne McClain allegedly accessed her estranged wife's bank account while on the International Space Station. She denies doing 'anything improper.'        ...
2019-08-26, 06:00

Nasa 'launches probe into first allegation of crime in space' Nasa is investigating an allegation that an astronaut accessed the bank account of her estranged partner from the International Space Station, it has been reported....
2019-08-24, 18:52

The Best Way to Save Nature? More Nature Avocets, terns and gulls swoop down onto Wallasea Island on England’s eastern coast, searching for food between blades of grass ruffled by the summer sea breeze. Aside from the wind, and the odd chirp or squawk, it’s quiet—the kind of peaceful scene that seems like it’s been ...
2019-09-12, 17:00

Renault missing something "fundamental" with its Formula 1 car Daniel Ricciardo felt "a little suspicious and curious" after a difficult Austrian Grand Prix qualifying session that made him believe Renault is missing something "fundamental" with its Formula 1 car...
2019-06-30, 12:26

Sugar's 2-year Crash Was NOT in the Fundamental Cards How could sugar go from a 4-year high in September 2016, to a disintegration that made it the "worst-performing commodity" of 2018? See the pattern and forecast that foretold the outcome....
2019-05-21, 19:13

Fundamental move: Duncan joins Spurs' staff "It is only fitting, that after I served loyally for 19 years as Tim Duncan's assistant, that he returns the favor," Gregg Popovich said in a statement....
2019-07-23, 01:13

Brazil to add digital data protection to fundamental rights A proposal has been approved to put protection of personal information in digital platforms in the individual guarantees secured by the constitution....
2019-07-08, 17:00

Rosenblatt downgrades Apple, sees 'fundamental deterioration' Rosenblatt Securities downgraded Apple's stock and said it sees many upcoming headwinds for the tech giant, including disappointing iPhone sales....
2019-07-08, 13:13

Mercedes cooling problems caused by fundamental F1 car design Mercedes has revealed the cooling problems that made its Austrian Grand Prix "painful" were a legacy of the fundamental design of its Formula 1 car being too "optimistic"...
2019-07-03, 21:39

Declare Chanting "Jai Shri Ram" A Fundamental Right, Says Plea In Court The Calcutta High Court on Friday adjourned hearing in a plea seeking its intervention on alleged prevention of and penal action against those who are chanting "Jai Shri Ram" in West Bengal....
2019-06-14, 16:52

Kazakh vote tarnished by violations of fundamental freedoms: OSCE Kazakhstan's presidential election was tarnished by violations of fundamental freedoms such as a crackdown on public protests and voting irregularities, observers from the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe said on Monday....
2019-06-10, 12:00

Motor racing: Renault say fundamental engine problem has been fixed Daniel Ricciardo and Nico Hulkenberg can expect to be back on full power from Sunday's Monaco Grand Prix after Renault fixed a fundamental engine problem that has slowed them in recent races....
2019-05-24, 15:52

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker signs bill declaring abortion a 'fundamental right' Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker has signed a controversial bill into law that provides for broad access to abortion and throws out restrictions on the procedure in the third trimester....
2019-06-12, 18:13

Futures Now: Crude oil crushed from Iran relations, 'fundamental weakness' globally "Futures Now" Scott Nations of NationsShares and Jim Iuorio of TJM Institutional Services joins CNBC's Seema Mody to discuss crude oil's 3% intraday decline....
2019-07-02, 20:52

Illinois Senate Passes Bill to Protect the ‘Fundamental Right’ to Access Abortion While lawmakers in several states are attempting to strip women and other marginalized genders of their reproductive health rights with draconian anti-abortion legislation, Illinois is stepping up with a strong bill to protect the “fundamental right” to have an abortion....
2019-06-01, 21:52

Egypt's Sisi selects new public prosecutor: sources Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has selected long-time judiciary official Hamada al-Sawy as public prosecutor, judicial sources said on Thursday, the first such appointment since the constitution was amended earlier this year....
2019-09-12, 13:00

IBM’s tennis AI measures player performance and selects highlights IBM detailed Coach Advisor, a solution developed in collaboration with the U.S. Tennis Association (USTA) that taps AI to deliver insights to coaches.Read More...
2019-08-28, 22:00

New President of top UN economic and social body to push for development financing, fundamental freedoms ‘for all’ In her inaugural speech as President of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), Mona Juul, of Norway, underscored that the body’s mandate today remains “as relevant and compelling” as it did back in 1945 when it was tasked with “fostering international cooperation on economic, socia...
2019-07-31, 19:00

XPRIZE selects winners of autonomous seafloor-mapping competition Enlarge / Part of the winning team's system. (credit: XPRIZE) The winners of the latest XPRIZE competition were announced on Friday. Sponsored by Shell with a bonus prize from the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the competition focused on the challenge of exploring the s...
2019-06-01, 22:26

New Zealand selects Lockheed C-130J as preferred military transport replacement New Zealand on Tuesday said it had selected Lockheed Martin Corp's C-130J Super Hercules as the preferred replacement for five aging C-130 Hercules military transport aircraft, a choice in line with its closest allies....
2019-06-11, 09:39

IndiGo Selects French-US Engine Maker CFM For Mega Order: Report The French-US engine maker, owned by General Electric and France's Safran, has been competing with the airline's existing engine supplier, Pratt & Whitney, to provide the power for 280 twin-engine......
2019-06-13, 12:13

New Jersey selects Denmark's Orsted for major offshore wind project New Jersey on Friday selected Denmark's Orsted A/S to develop a 1,100-megawatt wind project off the coast of Atlantic City, the largest ever offshore wind procurement by a U.S. state....
2019-06-21, 23:26

China's Geely selects Swedish software firm as driverless car supplier China's Geely has picked Zenuity, a joint venture between its Volvo car marque and Swedish technology group Veoneer, as its preferred supplier for assisted and self driving software....
2019-06-19, 12:26

YouTube is reportedly considering fundamental changes to its platform as it continues to face backlash over child safety (GOOG, GOOGL) Getty YouTube is considering new strategies in response to ongoing concerns about child safety on the massive video platform. Both Bloomberg and the Wall Street Journal report that YouTube executives are considering moving all children's content to YouTube Kids, the platform's secondary app. While...
2019-06-19, 23:52

NASA STEM Partnerships: Bridging NASA Missions With Classroom Instruction NASA missions are out of this world, literally. When new missions and scientific discoveries from these missions emerge, there are several ways they are employed here on Earth....
2019-05-21, 15:39

NASA Invites Media to Attend 'NASA Day in Baton Rouge' Activities May 8 NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, and Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans invite media to attend NASA Day in Baton Rouge activities May 8 at Southern University Laboratory School located at 129 Swan St., Baton Rouge, Louisiana....
2019-05-21, 15:39

UPDATE 2-New Jersey selects Denmark's Orsted for major offshore wind project New Jersey on Friday selected Denmark's Orsted A/S to develop a 1,100-megawatt wind project off the coast of Atlantic City, the largest ever offshore wind procurement by a U.S. state....
2019-06-21, 18:52

UPDATE 3-New Jersey selects Denmark's Orsted for major offshore wind project New Jersey on Friday selected Denmark's Orsted A/S to develop a 1,100-megawatt wind project off the coast of Atlantic City, the largest ever offshore wind procurement by a U.S. state....
2019-06-21, 22:39

NFL selects Cleveland to hold 2021 draft, while Kansas City will host event in 2023 Cleveland will stage event two years from now, while Kansas City, Mo., is scheduled to be the venue in 2023.        ...
2019-05-23, 04:39

SSW Market Making Selects Cboe Europe as Technology Provider for Systematic Internaliser Services LONDON – 17 April 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced that SSW, an innovative pan-European liquidity provider in a very broad universe of instruments, has started its Systematic Internaliser (SI) busines...
2019-05-21, 15:13

PG&E receives more equity commitment proposals Power producer PG&E Corp said on Monday it had received more proposals for equity commitments to support the company's reorganization, following an earlier offer by hedge funds Knighthead Capital Management and Abrams Capital Management....
2019-08-13, 04:26

US Space Command launches, the next step to realizing Trump’s dream of a Space Force AND WE HAVE LIFTOFF: Today’s ceremony reestablishing U.S. Space Command marks a significant step in fulfilling President Trump’s vision of a full-fledged Space Force as a separate, albeit the smallest, branch of the armed forces....
2019-08-29, 17:13

The European Space Agency is building a ‘comet interceptor’ to uncover space secrets The European Space Agency (ESA) announced yesterday that it’s planning to make a ‘comet interceptor’ probe within the next eight years. The probe aims to capture details of a comet not seen before, when it enters our solar system. The comet interceptor will consist of three spacecrafts: one main uni...
2019-06-20, 20:52

Navy removes 'space' from Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command The U.S. Navy has removed "space" from the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command and added "information" in a rebranding effort that emphasizes information warfare....
2019-06-04, 22:52

Space Command to launch Aug. 29 as Trump’s 'Space Force' takes shape President Trump’s proposed Space Force is another step closer to taking off, as top brass announced this week that a space combatant command will launch later this month....
2019-08-22, 00:26

How to add space to your home on a budget: meet the couple who added a third more space to their one-bedroom Hackney flat Extending an awkwardly shaped one-bedroom flat in an old Hackney synagogue needed four party wall agreements and engineering skill, plus huge dollops of imagination, diplomacy and chutzpah....
2019-08-30, 21:13

Democrats unveil sweeping climate proposals A series of top Democratic presidential candidates have released sweeping plans to combat climate change over the last two weeks, putting the issue front and center ahead of CNN's climate crisis town halls on Wednesday night....
2019-09-05, 03:13

Congress Isn’t Keen on a Space Force, So What About a Space Coast Guard Instead? This week Congress dealt a blow to President Donald Trump’s idea for a Space Force, authorizing just $15 million to fund the operation. Critics in Congress believe that the administration hasn’t made a good enough case for a new form of military service. But as both the government and civilian space...
2019-05-23, 04:00

India plans to launch own space station: space agency India will look to create its own space station following the completion of the country's first manned mission into space in 2022, its space agency chief said on Thursday....
2019-06-13, 19:13

Trump establishes Space Command, defends US interest in space President Trump formally announced the re-establishment of the U.S. Space Command on Tuesday after a 17-year absence as his administration focuses on concerns about the vulnerability of U.S. satellites. ...
2019-08-30, 07:13

OPINION: The first duty of a Space Force is to protect space commerce The new space service needs to launch a peacetime offensive to protect and enable a space economy, writes a former leading Air Force space strategist....
2019-06-21, 18:26

Barnier: EU waiting for 'realistic, operational & compatible' proposals from UK European Union Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier said he was ready to examine "realistic" proposals from Britain regarding its departure from the bloc, while reiterating the view that the previously agreed withdrawal deal was the best arrangement possible....
2019-08-23, 19:39

Vatican rebuffs German bishops over reform proposals Plans to include laypersons in a reform process have sparked anger in the Vatican. The Catholic Church in Germany is now on a head-on collision course with Rome....
2019-09-14, 08:26

Nirmala Sitharaman Discusses Budget Proposals With Top Officials Nirmala Sitharaman will present the first budget of the Modi 2.0 government on July 5 against the backdrop of India's economy hitting a five-year low growth of 6.8 per cent in 2018-19...
2019-06-19, 21:00

Still No Viable Brexit Proposals From UK, European Union Says After Talks Britain has still not proposed any workable alternatives to the Northern Ireland "backstop" provisions of its Brexit withdrawal agreement, the EU said Monday after talks between bloc chief Jean-Claude......
2019-09-16, 18:26

Brexit: Ireland says UK proposals don't come close to replacing backstop Measures proposed by Britain to replace the "backstop" in its European Union Withdrawal Agreement do not yet come close to what is needed and it is possible that no solution exists, Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney said on Tuesday....
2019-08-27, 20:00

2020 Democrats highlight education proposals during debate Chicago probe among increasing sexual violence cases, Education Department official says — Operators charged in alleged student loan debt relief schemes...
2019-09-13, 20:26

U.S. Air Force calls for proposals to replace Minuteman III ICBMs The U.S. Air Force announced an RFP aimed at Boeing and Northrop Grumman for the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent, a new intercontinental ballistic missile weapon system to replace the 1960s-era Minuteman III ICBM....
2019-07-18, 01:52

Chinese space station Tiangong-2 is about to fall from space The Chinese space agency is getting ready to bring its small space station, Tiangong-2, down from orbit to splash down in the Pacific Ocean on 19 July...
2019-07-18, 22:39

2 Russians venture into open space from Space Station Two Russian crewmembers on the International Space Station have begun a spacewalk to conduct scientific research and help maintain the orbiting outpost...
2019-05-29, 19:00

How a Soviet space station became a symbol of space cooperation Many disasters befell the space station Mir, not least the collapse of the state that built it – but it showed how nations could come and work together in orbit...
2019-09-04, 19:52

The story of the first ever space wedding, when a woman on Earth married a cardboard cutout of her astronaut boyfriend while he watched on from the International Space Station The first space wedding took place on this day 16 years ago, when Ekaterina Dmitriev stood on the ground in Texas as her husband orbited in the International Space Station. She married her new husband, Russian cosmonaut Yuri Malenchenko, by video link, walking down the aisle to a David Bowie song ju...
2019-08-10, 23:00

White House prepares gun proposals, but where Trump stands is unclear The White House is looking into a number of ideas, including some version of expanded background checks and additional resources for addressing mental-health issues....
2019-09-14, 09:13

U.S. Navy seeks proposals for Large Unmanned Surface Vessels The U.S. Navy's request for proposals of designs for Large Unmanned Surface Vessels calls for externally-controlled navigation and lengths of about 180 feet....
2019-09-09, 23:13

Wind developer seeks proposals for whale monitoring system BOSTON (AP) — The developer of a wind farm off Massachusetts is taking steps to protect the endangered North Atlantic right whale. Vineyard Wind announced Tuesday it’s seeking proposals for an acoustic monitoring system to detect and track the critically endangered species. The company says th...
2019-05-21, 21:52

Govt 'out of step' after rejecting proposals to tackle throwaway fashion Calls for a levy on clothing sales to tackle labour abuses and environmental damage caused by "throwaway fashion" have been rejected by the government....
2019-06-18, 07:00

Navy requests proposals for Large Unmanned Surface Vehicle The U.S. Navy continues to build up its unmanned vehicle programs, issuing a request for proposals for the corvette-sized Large Unmanned Surface Vehicle on Wednesday....
2019-08-17, 04:52

White House prepares gun proposals but where Trump stands is unclear The White House is looking into a number of ideas, including some version of expanded background checks and additional resources for addressing mental-health issues....
2019-09-14, 02:26

France’s Macron Says U.K. Has Given E.U. ‘No Clear or Concrete Proposals’ for New Brexit Deal British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has not floated any negotiable changes to the Brexit deal with E.U. officials in the two months since he came to power, according to French President Emmanuel Macron, who said he had heard only “a lot of noise without a lot of serious discussion.” In ...
2019-09-11, 23:00

Navy issues final request for next-generation frigate proposals The U.S. Navy released the final solicitation for companies to bid on the design and construction of the FFG(X), the next generation guided-missile frigate....
2019-06-21, 22:00

Amsterdam mulling over 'fundamental' changes to red light district Amsterdam is proposing "fundamental" changes to its famed red light district to ensure the rights of sex workers, prevent crime and reduce nuisance.       ...
2019-07-03, 19:26

How Babylon 5 went from space opera to space junk After almost being cancelled, the sci-fi show with heart and brains became a shadow of its former selfBabylon 5 was a show that should never have been commissioned. Five seasons of the United Nations set in space, anyone? Well, set your phasers to stunned because while Star Trek gets all the glory –...
2019-09-09, 15:39

Proposals call for undocumented immigrants to get full access to healthcare in California Undocumented immigrants in California would gain access to full health benefits starting in 2020, under a proposal making its way through the legislature....
2019-06-11, 04:52

Sanders to unveil $16tn climate plan, far more aggressive than rivals' proposals Democratic presidential hopeful’s 10-year plan warns of devastating economic consequences if crisis is not addressedBernie Sanders has laid out an ambitious 10-year, $16.3tn national mobilization to avert climate catastrophe, warning that the US risks losing $34.5tn in economic productivity by the e...
2019-08-22, 15:39

Democrats' student debt forgiveness proposals may resonate more in blue states Voters in blue states stand to have more student debt forgiven under Democrats' proposals than those in red states, according to an analysis by CNBC...
2019-06-28, 22:13

Democrats' universal health care proposals are 'immoral,' Melissa Francis says Medicare-for-all plans, including those floated by several Democrats seeking the White House in 2020, are "immoral" proposals that will reduce health care quality overall, Fox News' Melissa Francis said....
2019-05-27, 22:39

Elizabeth Warren attacks the private equity industry with new regulation proposals Warren wants to make private equity firms responsible for debts and pension obligations of companies they buy and change executive compensation rules to ensure that bankers who profit from speculative bets also assume risk if their bets go bust....
2019-07-18, 15:52

Pricey real estate means many can’t use Liberals’ homebuying proposals: experts Houses in Toronto, Vancouver and Victoria are too expensive for most families to take advantage of the proposals, said Sal Gualtieri, a senior economist at BMO Capital Markets....
2019-09-14, 08:00

The Plan to Use Fitbit Data to Stop Mass Shootings Is One of the Scariest Proposals Yet In the aftermath of yet another mass shooting in America, loved ones grieve, gun control advocates call for common-sense reforms, and politicians suggest new “solutions” that won’t do anything about guns. These proposals frequently focus on mental health, but a new plan before the White House to mon...
2019-08-30, 18:00

Nations Championship proposals face World Rugby deadline of Friday • Governing body needs unanimous support of 10 major unions• France omit Mathieu Bastareaud from World Cup preparationsLeading rugby nations face a deadline of Friday to back or reject World Rugby’s Nations Championship plan.The governing body has confirmed the Six Nations and Rugby Championship uni...
2019-06-18, 18:39

MTA workers’ union rejects ‘insulting’ proposals for fewer vacation days, less overtime Amid looming deficits and ballooning overtime bills, the MTA wants to change workers’ contracts to cut back on their vacation days and overtime, new documents show. Transport Workers Union Local 100, its largest union, posted the transit agency’s Aug. 14 offer to its members online Monda...
2019-08-21, 04:39

Campaign coverage should pay less attention to policy proposals, more to candidates' views on executive actions Campaign coverage is often criticized for focusing too much on personality and silly controversies, and not enough on policy. Though I am sympathetic to this view point, I also believe that policy reporters need to adjust to political reality by spending less time dissecting the nuances of campaign ...
2019-06-21, 20:00

U.S. Democratic candidate Warren targets private equity in new Wall Street proposals U.S. Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren released a series of policies on Thursday aimed at regulating the financial industry, including a plan to overhaul the private-equity industry....
2019-07-18, 15:52

Iran is prepared to work on French nuclear deal proposals: foreign minister Iran is prepared to work on French proposals to salvage the international nuclear deal that Tehran signed with world powers in 2015, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Thursday....
2019-08-22, 15:13

Iran ready to work on French nuclear deal proposals, does not want war: foreign minister Iran is prepared to work on French proposals to salvage the international nuclear deal that Tehran signed with world powers in 2015 but it will not tolerate U.S. interference in the Gulf, its foreign minister said on Thursday....
2019-08-22, 15:13

Study study suggests anorexia linked to metabolic disorder Anorexia nervosa, is an eating disorder that causes people to obsess about weight, might be at least partly linked to a metabolic disorder -- and not purely psychiatric as previously thought -- according to new research....
2019-07-16, 19:52

Ohio Gov. DeWine unveils proposals aimed at curbing gun deaths after mass shooting in Dayton Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine said no one thing will prevent gun violence, but together, the changes will save lives.        ...
2019-08-06, 21:26

The nature of boxing From one legendary boxing writer to another: Thomas Hauser reviews the latest book from Donald McRae, In Sunshine Or In Shadow The post The nature of boxing appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-08-30, 12:26

Tory leadership race: Jeremy Hunt says German chancellor Angela Merkel is willing to look at new Brexit proposals Tory leadership candidate Jeremy Hunt says German chancellor Angela Merkel is willing to look at new Brexit proposals put forward by the next prime minister to "solve this problem."...
2019-07-01, 23:13

How nature 'reclaimed' Chernobyl When photographer David McMillan first visited the city of Pripyat in 1994, he expected his movements to be restricted. Just eight years prior, a reactor at the nearby Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant had exploded, forcing a region-wide evacuation and sending radioactive fallout billowing across Europe...
2019-09-04, 18:39

Exactly how much 'nature time' do we need to boost well-being? Researchers have established that being in nature can boost well-being, but a new study asks exactly how much we need each week to feel the full benefit....
2019-06-17, 13:52

Olafur Eliasson: When nature becomes art London's Tate Modern is showing 40 works by iconic Danish-Icelandic artist, Olafur Eliasson. The show, "In Real Life," addresses the fragility of nature in the climate crisis age through some evocative installations....
2019-07-11, 21:52

Donald Trump hails space as 'next war-fighting domain' at launch of US Space Command Donald Trump hailed space as the "next war-fighting domain" as he launched US Space Command to help ensure America's supremacy outside the Earth's atmosphere....
2019-08-30, 06:52

Rent out parking space for Wimbledon 2019: how to make money from your parking space in London Driveways might not be the most exciting part of a property, but come big events, renting yours out to ticket holders desperate for somewhere to park can make you money....
2019-07-02, 13:13

AI is changing the entire nature of compute Machine learning, especially deep learning, is forcing a re-evaluation of how chips and systems are designed that will change the direction of the industry for decades to come....
2019-06-30, 19:00

America’s dependence on pesticides, especially neonics, is a war on nature A new study shows that the class of insecticides called neonicotinoids poses a significant effects on insects, soil and waterMore than 50 years ago, Rachel Carson warned of a “silent spring”, the songs of robins and wood thrush silenced by toxic pesticides such as DDT. Today, there is a new pesticid...
2019-08-07, 16:13

UP Minister's Controversial Comment On "Nature Of Rape" An Uttar Pradesh minister today questioned the authenticity of some rape cases saying there is a "nature" of each rape. A video clip of the minister's controversial comment was shared on social media......
2019-06-10, 02:39

Understanding the Gods of Egypt: In Unison With Nature Ancient Egypt is a never ending source of inspiration for many of us – their myths, their history, and their art are so wonderful and enigmatic, that they have intrigued researchers for decades.  ...
2019-08-31, 17:13

Exhibits about Ali, nature, motorcycles opening at Graceland MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A massive new exhibition and entertainment hall is set to open at Elvis Presley’s Graceland in Tennessee with three museum-style exhibits, including one focused on the life and career of late boxing great Muhammad Ali. Graceland officials say the 80,000-square-foot (7,432...
2019-05-23, 06:26

AI fails to recognize these nature images 98% of the time You can’t fool all the people all the time, but a new dataset of untouched nature photos seems to confuse state-of-the-art computer vision models all but two-percent of the time. AI just isn’t very good at understanding what it sees, unlike humans who can use contextual clues. The new dataset is a s...
2019-07-19, 05:13

How surveillance capitalism is changing human nature forever Firms that turn behaviour into saleable data are reshaping society – and us, says Shoshana Zuboff as she discusses her book, The Age of Surveillance Capitalism...
2019-05-21, 15:00

These luxury beach homes are made to cozy up to nature While Leslie and Clifford Cohen were dreaming up the home they planned to build on a wetland property on the North Fork of Long Island in New York, their architect arrived with an unusual tool for an empty property: a 12-foot ladder....
2019-08-26, 10:00

Can tourists coexist with nature on Lebanon's Rabbit Island? Lebanon's beaches have a serious pollution problem. But off Tripoli's Mediterranean coast, a pristine haven attracts migrating wildlife and daytrippers alike. Can the tourists and turtles find a way to coexist?...
2019-08-30, 15:39

Good nature: citizen science trips and holidays in the UK Passionate about wildlife and nature? These surveys and activities offer volunteers a close-up of our fauna and flora while helping to safeguard the environmentForestry England’s Big Forest Find is the country’s largest survey of forest wildlife. Volunteers can download the free iNaturalist app, the...
2019-08-23, 10:26

Never Forget That Fernando Torres Was A Force Of Nature Before He Was A Meme It has been a while since Fernando Torres was something other than a melancholic presence on the soccer field. The man nicknamed El Niño—who played for Atlético Madrid, Liverpool, Chelsea, AC Milan, and Atlético again before retiring on Thursday at Japanese club Sagan Tosu—saw the arc of his career ...
2019-08-24, 00:00

Konta wins Nature Valley opener in Birmingham "Johanna Konta was thrilled to make a winning return to action in her first match since her French Open semi-final defeat in the first round of the Nature Valley Classic."...
2019-06-17, 19:13

Drawn to nature: insect art of the 16th century – in pictures In the late 16th century, Flemish artist, scholar, poet and miniaturist Joris Hoefnagel (1542-1600) created the first illustrated book devoted to the study of insects. Documenting his observations with the naked eye, he meticulously painted hundreds of insects with watercolour and gouache. Marisa An...
2019-08-03, 20:39

IMF's Lagarde highlights potential disruptive nature of fintech International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde warned on Saturday that the increasing presence of technology giants using big data and artificial intelligence could cause a significant disruption to the world's financial system....
2019-06-08, 06:26

Adventuring while female: why the relationship women have with nature matters Going camping alone, I was reminded that the great works of environmentalist female writers are often overlooked – and it’s our lossIt’s Monday in the Adirondack state park. I’m driving through little towns, passing junk stores, lumber businesses, small cafes and adventure outfitters. I have heard p...
2019-07-17, 13:00

Bobcat loose in Tennessee after nature center break-in A Tennessee nature center said a bobcat feared kidnapped from the facility is now believed to have escaped her would-be abductors and fled into the wild....
2019-06-14, 19:01

Five ways to feel closer to nature – even if you live in the city From stopping to notice the trees and the clouds to putting bird boxes near your windows, spending more time with nature can boost your health and wellbeingTwo hours a week spent in nature – even if split into short bursts – has been found to give health and wellbeing a significant boost, according ...
2019-07-08, 02:39

Aaaaaargh! The true nature of screaming has finally been revealed Can you tell the difference between a scream and a whistle? Most people consider rough, high-pitched noises a scream – and 70 per cent were tricked by a whistle...
2019-05-23, 16:13

Vatican condemns gender theory as bid to destroy nature The Vatican condemned gender theory on Monday as part of a "confused concept of freedom", saying in a new document that the idea of gender being determined by personal feeling rather than biology was an attempt to "annihilate nature"....
2019-06-10, 22:26

Humans causing shrinking of nature as larger animals die off Average size of wild animals predicted to fall by a quarter in 100 years through extinctionsHumanity’s ongoing destruction of wildlife will lead to a shrinking of nature, with the average body size of animals falling by a quarter, a study predicts.The researchers estimate that more than 1,000 larger...
2019-05-23, 12:26

England’s new nature reserves ‘will help us tackle global heating’ Conservation and climate change policy ‘should be two sides of same coin’, says chair of Natural EnglandA new generation of national nature reserves are being created to help improve people’s health and mitigate the effects of climatic extremes, according to the chair of the government’s conservatio...
2019-07-31, 17:52

Destruction of nature is as big a threat to humanity as climate change A million species are threatened by human activity, but it's not too late to save what's left of our planet's biodiversity, says a major new UN report...
2019-05-21, 19:52

Quiet nature of NHL labor talks breeds cautious optimism Representatives from the NHL and NHL Players' Association have met numerous times over the past eight months and not once in a secret underground bunker or a dark parking garage....
2019-09-10, 15:39

After a breakdown, birdwatching brought me friendship, escape and a new love of nature A childhood hobby gave me time to reflect, refocus and find myself again, following years of drug and alcohol abuseA decade ago, aged 22 and off my face on class A drugs and alcohol almost every day, I would never have seen myself where I am today – and definitely wouldn’t have dreamed that birdwatc...
2019-08-12, 09:52

People Who Spend More Time In Nature Are Happier, Research Shows It's been established that people who spend more time in parks and other natural settings tend to report higher levels of health and happiness, but new research shows there's actually a magic number......
2019-06-28, 14:26

Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year 2019 – in pictures A beached fin whale being circled by sharks and eastern grey kangaroos in a snowstorm are among the standout images in the 2019 Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year awards • The Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year 2019 is on at the Powerhouse Museum in Sydney until...
2019-08-20, 22:00

Ivanka Trump's embrace of nature sparks cries of hypocrisy The president’s daughter shared photos of a vacation in Wyoming, causing blowback over her father’s poor environmental recordIvanka Trump shared a series of pictures on social media over the weekend of herself, husband Jared Kushner and their children availing themselves of the natural wonders of Wy...
2019-08-20, 22:00

Bobcat escaped after drunk man broke into nature center: police CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Police in Tennessee say a man told officers he drunkenly broke into a nature center and tried to play fetch with a bobcat, accidentally allowing the creature to escape. The Times Free Press reports 21-year-old Cayden Melia must turn himself over to a county jail by July 14. An a...
2019-07-03, 11:26

Historic nature of his hiring not lost on new Big Ten commissioner Kevin Warren Kevin Warren is now one of the powerful people in college sports as the new Big Ten commissioner and his status of being African American is historic.        ...
2019-06-05, 01:52

Underland Reimagines Nature Writing About an Increasingly Unnatural World Traditional nature writing explores the majesty of earth’s topographies—its fields and streams and mountains—those sunlit places bursting with blues and greens. Such writing reminds us of the beauty of pristine nature and evokes a desire to get out of our concrete cities and into the wild. In the ex...
2019-06-01, 17:52

English nature's 'jewels in crown' threatened by cuts, says watchdog Natural England chair bemoans budget cuts that have left conservation body ‘massively depleted’The reserves and protected places that are the “jewels in the crown” of English nature cannot be managed properly because of budget cuts, Tony Juniper, the chair of Natural England, has said.The budget for...
2019-06-14, 20:39

The U.S. Loses a Football Field-Sized Chunk of Nature Every 30 Seconds The U.S. has been unbelievably good at one thing: destroying shit. Over 16 years, humans have destroyed some 24 million acres of natural lands in the U.S., according to a new report.Read more......
2019-08-07, 20:26

Tweet, web, cloud: technology transforms meaning of nature words Usage changes from describing outdoors to depicting digital life in just one generationTweet, web, stream and cloud may once have evoked the wild outdoors, but they are now predominantly used to describe technology, according to new linguistic research.A study of datasets of informal conversations f...
2019-07-31, 17:52

Missing bobcat returns to Tennessee nature center enclosure CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — A bobcat who police say was let loose from her enclosure at a Tennessee nature center has returned to her home, and a suspect accused of damaging her cage has been cited. The Times Free Press reports the bobcat named Evi wandered back into her enclosure Monday. She had been...
2019-06-18, 00:13

Camera captures bear’s rub on tree at Russian nature reserve MOSCOW (AP) — An Asian black bear in Russia has been captured on video enjoying a backrub against a tree — before trying to eat a surveillance camera. The video, posted recently by the Land of the Leopard national park in Russia’s Far East, showed the bear approaching a tree, then rearing up t...
2019-06-18, 18:52

In ‘Underland,’ Excellent Nature Writing From Deep, Dark Places In his latest book, the acclaimed English nature writer Robert Macfarlane goes beneath forest floors, and into sea caves and sinkholes, among other subterranean adventures....
2019-06-03, 20:39

Horner defends nature of Red Bull F1's young driver programme Red Bull Formula 1 team boss Christian Horner has defended the nature of his company's young driver programme after Pierre Gasly's demotion to Toro Rosso...
2019-08-31, 12:00

Airbus mimics nature with 'Bird of Prey' concept plane Airbus on Friday unveiled a concept aircraft with splayed wingtips and a fanned tail inspired by the feathers of an eagle as it experiments with “biomimicry” technology that could eventually lead to quieter landings and less pollution....
2019-07-19, 22:13

Nature conservation projects marred by human rights violations Arrests, torture, murder: Is there a link between environmental protection organization WWF and brutal action taken by park rangers in Africa against civilians? Payments by Germany and the EU are also being scrutinized....
2019-05-21, 18:26

Nature takes over this abandoned Chinese village, turning it green Mother Nature has moved in! In the 1990s, most people abandoned Houtouwan village in China, and now, plants have infested the region.        ...
2019-09-09, 20:00

All-white panda caught on camera in Chinese nature reserve BEIJING (AP) — A rare all-white giant panda has been photographed for what a Chinese nature reserve says is the first time. Wolong National Nature Reserve released a photo showing the panda as it crossed through a verdant forest in southwestern China. The panda lacks the usual black fur on its limbs...
2019-05-28, 13:26

The Best Wildlife Photos of 2019 Reveal Nature's Beauty and Ferocity The finalists have been announced for this year’s Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition. This year’s crop features some stunning—and gut wrenching—images. From animals fighting for their lives to the subtle beauty of a bird drinking from an icicle, these photographs are nothing short of rema...
2019-09-10, 05:13

The first human farmers continued to forage a wide diet from nature We used to think that our pre-historic switch to farming restricted our diets and deprived us of nutrition, but new evidence suggests this wasn’t the case...
2019-05-21, 17:52

Health Insurers Walk Delicate Line Against Democrats' Health Proposals As Democratic presidential candidates take aim at the health-insurance industry, companies are striking a delicate balance, trying to fight the plans without attracting the political spotlight or sparking investor alarm....
2019-07-31, 19:39

Steve Bruce understands volatile nature of life for manager at Newcastle • Bruce says result at Norwich ‘would settle everybody’• ‘Coming here was never going to be easy’Steve Bruce has shouldered the blame for the tactical confusion that prefaced Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scoring Arsenal’s winning goal at St James’ Park last Sunday.Things were going reasonably well for ...
2019-08-17, 09:00

Create conditions for ‘harmony between humankind and nature’, UN chief says on sidelines of G20 in Japan The world needs to create conditions for “harmony between humankind and nature”, Secretary-General António Guterres said in Osaka, Japan, during a meeting on Saturday with the Foreign Ministers of China and France, on the margins of the G20 summit....
2019-06-30, 00:39

At-home blood testing startup Baze rakes in $6 million from Nature’s Way By now, the venture world is wary of blood testing startups offering health data from just a few drops of blood. However, Baze, a Swiss-based personal nutrition startup providing blood tests you can do in the convenience of your own home, collects just a smidgen of your sanguine fluid through an MIT...
2019-08-31, 07:00

Rare all-white panda with red eyes caught on camera in nature reserve The rare all-white giant panda has red eyes and lacks the usual black fur, the Wolong National Nature Reserve in Sichuan said.        ...
2019-05-28, 16:13

Melania Trump enjoys nature-themed Japan cultural experience TOKYO (AP) — First lady Melania Trump has had a nature-oriented Japanese cultural experience at Akasaka Palace, where she learned that bamboo trunks can create music and also serve as flower vases. Mrs. Trump and Japanese first lady Akie Abe were entertained Monday by tunes from a “shakuhachi&...
2019-05-27, 08:39

'Murderer of nature': Evo Morales blamed as Bolivia battles devastating fires Furious locals say president is culpable over unprecedented destruction of wildlifeRuny Callaú can’t remember how many nights he has been fighting the blaze which has engulfed huge swathes of forest. Nor can he stop thinking about his encounter with a fleeing jaguar a few nights before. “It was runn...
2019-09-02, 10:52

Villages evacuated as fire burns Greek island nature reserve Hundreds of firefighters battled wildfires in Greece Tuesday, with the largest burning through a thickly forested nature reserve on the island of Evia north of Athens where three villages have been evacuated....
2019-08-13, 16:52

Jeff McNeil’s fiery nature is perfectly balanced by Mets coach For somebody hitting .339 to lead the major leagues, Jeff McNeil tends to get worked up about his failures. It’s a character trait that has driven the 27-year-old Mets utilityman throughout his professional baseball career: good enough is never good enough. Enter hitting coach Chili Davis as the sag...
2019-07-23, 04:26

Angela Merkel urges 'humility' towards nature at Iceland climate meeting German Chancellor Angela Merkel is in Iceland for talks with leaders of Nordic countries. Climate is expected to dominate the agenda, and Merkel has called for 'humility' in our treatment of the environment....
2019-08-20, 11:52

Nature Is Incredible: Researchers Have Observed Chimpanzees Using An Electric Chair To Execute Each Other For Murder An exciting new discovery has once again proven just how capable and intelligent animals truly are: A group of scientists studying primates just observed chimpanzees using electric chairs to execute one another for murder....
2019-05-21, 14:38

New Swamp Thing trailer suggests nature is gross and vengeful, and yeah, that sounds right DC Universe has unleashed a new, full trailer for the upcoming Swamp Thing series, which recently had its production cut short but that’s fine, everything is fine because they have enough footage of the swamp guy to make all these trailers. The series, which—as far as I can tell—is like Captain Plan...
2019-05-28, 21:00

Antonio Brown's Unkempt Pittsburgh Lawn Is A Boon To Mother Nature, You Jerks Mercurial superstar and occasional dick Antonio Brown was granted his trade request by the Pittsburgh Steelers and shipped to the Oakland Raiders back in early March. NFL football being the year-round occupation that it is, Brown is long gone and already participating in optional offseason workouts ...
2019-05-29, 03:13

Spending minimum two hours weekly in nature tied to good health, wellbeing (Reuters Health) - People who experience nature for at least 120 minutes per week are more likely to report good health and psychological wellbeing, a large UK study suggests....
2019-06-21, 05:52

Nature Is Incredible: This Suicidal Octopus Species Can Perfectly Camouflage Itself As A Hamburger To Get Predators To Eat It Faster If you love nature and biology, then prepare to have your mind blown when you learn about this incredible miracle of evolution: This suicidal octopus can perfectly camouflage itself as a hamburger to get predators to eat it faster!...
2019-08-03, 03:52

'Black Mirror' reflects uneven nature in Anthony Mackie and Miley Cyrus episodes "Black Mirror" tends to be a hit-miss proposition, and isn't above doing a little old-fashioned pandering to get attention. So it is with a Goldilocks-like three-episode flight of the anthology that consists of a near-perfect installment starring Anthony Mackie, a tense but minor one about a tech co...
2019-06-05, 15:52

Mother Earth's MeToo moment: English town joins campaign for 'nature's rights' Nobody knows exactly how ancient masons, wielding chisels made from deer antlers, managed to build Stonehenge, the standing circle that has enchanted southern England for thousands of years....
2019-09-10, 15:39

Back to nature: UK Duchess Kate shows off garden skills at Chelsea Flower Show Kate, Britain's Duchess of Cambridge, released new pictures of her family playing in a woodland wilderness garden she designed for London's Chelsea Flower Show....
2019-05-21, 14:52

Powered by nature: Norwegian cruise operator signs rotten fish biogas deal Norwegian cruise ship operator Hurtigruten has signed a 7.5-year deal to buy liquefied biogas (LBG) made from dead fish and other organic waste to help power its vessels, the firm said on Thursday....
2019-05-23, 13:13

CBOE CHAIRMAN WILLIAM J. BRODSKY TO TESTIFY ON OBAMA ADMINISTRATION'S FINANCIAL REGULATORY REFORM PROPOSALS BEFORE U.S. HOUSE COMMITTEE ON FINANCIAL SERVICES Chicago, July 16, - William J. Brodsky, Chairman and CEO of Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), on Friday, July 17 will testify before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services regarding the Obama Administration's Financial Regulatory Proposals.The House committee session...
2019-05-22, 05:01

Nova Scotia gold mine proposal threatens pristine wilderness area: Nature Trust Bonnie Sutherland, executive director of the Nova Scotia Nature Trust, says the open-pit mine would be next to unique and ecologically sensitive lands along the St. Mary's River....
2019-05-30, 20:39

Nature’s Perfect Design: Scientists Believe That Studying Woodpeckers Could Totally Revolutionize The Way We Bash Trees Apart With Our Heads To Find Bugs Studying nature has long provided humanity with insights into how to better adapt to our world, and now experts believe that a secret to improving our everyday lives may very well be perched on a tree in your backyard: Scientists are optimistic that researching woodpeckers could completely revolutio...
2019-08-22, 23:39

Duchess of Cambridge's Back to Nature Garden transfers to Hampton Court after Chelsea Flower Show success The Duchess of Cambridge's Back to Nature Garden, which proved a huge success at this year's Chelsea Flower Show, has transferred to the Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival....
2019-07-01, 16:26

Vatican rejects gender reassignment as an attempt to 'annihilate nature' The Vatican has condemned gender theory, which allows people to choose or change their gender, as being a "confused concept of freedom" in a new official document....
2019-06-10, 21:26

NASA will allow private astronauts on the ISS for $11,250-$22,500 a day Enlarge / The forward end of the International Space Station is pictured showing portions of five modules. From right to left is a portion of the U.S. Destiny laboratory module linking forward to the Harmony module. Attached to the port side of Harmony (left foreground) is the Kibo laboratory module...
2019-06-08, 01:26

No, NASA Did Not Say It's Developing Its Own Cryptocurrency Let’s get one thing straight right now: “crypto” means “cryptography.” It does not mean “cryptocurrency.” Unless you’re a person who thinks the blockchain is the future, that is, which is how we ended up with the dumbest news cycle this side of a measles outbreak.Read more......
2019-09-06, 01:26

NASA needs a name for its 2020 rover, and you can help! NASA’s Mars 2020 mission is coming together rapidly, with engineers piecing together the shiny new rover and preparing all of the instruments it’ll use once it reaches the Red Planet in 2021. That means it’s time yet again for the American public to help NASA come up with a name fo...
2019-06-27, 18:52

GPS on the Moon? NASA’s working on it If you’re driving your car from Portland to Merced, you probably rely on GPS to see where you are. But what if you’re driving your Moon rover from Oceanus Procellarum to the Sea of Tranquility? Actually, GPS should be fine — if this NASA research pans out. Knowing exactly where you are i...
2019-07-04, 02:13

NASA is testing ‘bee’ robots on the ISS NASA is betting big on the future of space robots. As automated gadgets become more and more advanced, scientists are starting to imagine how robots could not only aid space travelers but perhaps even shoulder some of the load when it comes to various duties. To explore those possibilities, NASA sen...
2019-05-22, 04:00

The five: Nasa research probes As Saturn’s moon Titan becomes Nasa’s latest destination, we look at other probes the agency is boldly sending forthAs announced last month, Nasa is sending a drone named the Dragonfly to explore Saturn’s largest moon, Titan. Part of their New Frontiers programme to explore the solar system’s bioche...
2019-07-07, 08:26

NASA Went to the Stock Exchange to Try to Sell the ISS The Trump administration is trying to turn the International Space Station into a business. It could learn from the first guy to try that: Ronald Reagan....
2019-06-08, 02:13

NASA’s X-59 supersonic jet will have a 4K TV instead of a forward window NASA’s X-59 QueSST experimental quiet supersonic aircraft will have a cockpit like no other — featuring a big 4K screen where you’d normally have a front window. Why? Because this is one weird-looking plane. The X-59, which is being developed by Lockheed Martin on a $247 million budget,...
2019-06-19, 21:39

NASA wants you to get your boarding pass to Mars You probably won't visit Mars for a long time, if ever. You might have a way to go in spirit, though. NASA has introduced a "Send Your Name" campaign that will put your name on the Mars 2020 rover, leaving a long-term record of your name on the Red......
2019-05-23, 00:39

NASA is going back to the moon but most people in the US don't want to Most people in the US don’t support going to the moon or Mars, according to a recent survey, but about half say they’d take a trip to orbit Earth if given the chance...
2019-06-21, 18:52

NASA’s Voyager twins refuse to die It’s been almost 42 years since NASA sent its two Voyager spacecraft on record-breaking missions, and both of the decades-old robots are still alive. Voyager 1 and 2 are 13.5 billion and 11.1 billion miles from Earth, respectively, and it’s up to NASA engineers to ensure they remain up a...
2019-07-10, 05:13

Will NASA Find Life on Titan? JoAnna Wendel is a science cartoonist and writer in Washington, DC. She loves space, planets, rocks, and her cat, Pancake. You can find her work at joannawendelcomics.com and follow her on Twitter at @JoAnnaScience.Read more......
2019-06-29, 15:39

NASA shake-up in new race to the moon As NASA scrambles to meet U.S. President Donald Trump's mandate to return humans to the moon by 2024, two longtime heads of NASA's human exploration wing were demoted Wednesday in a slew of administrative shakeups, officials said in an internal memo....
2019-07-11, 07:26

NASA needs help deciding where to land on this asteroid NASA’s OSIRIS-REx mission has already accomplished a lot since arriving at the space rock known as Bennu late last year. The spacecraft successfully entered orbit around the asteroid, scanned its surface with a laser and learned a lot about its surface. But its mission is far from over and eventuall...
2019-05-24, 18:39

NASA went to Iceland and pretended it was Mars The scheduled launch date of NASA’s Mars 2020 mission is rapidly approaching, and with less than a year to go, it’s truly crunch time for NASA and its partners. Testing strategies for Mars exploration might seem impossible here on Earth, but our planet does indeed have some terrain that ...
2019-08-16, 14:52

50 years later, NASA headed to the moon again Nearly 50 years after Neil Armstrong stepped foot on the moon, part of the storied Apollo program, NASA officials announce they’re going back to the moon, permanently. (July 11)        ...
2019-07-11, 11:26

Will NASA approve another untethered spacewalk? The first “free-flying” spacewalk was back in 1984 and the last one in 1994. User @itsjose_irl tweeted #AskNASA inquiring when we can expect the next one and NASA’s International Space Station Program Manager tackled the question.       ...
2019-08-20, 13:39

NASA’s Spitzer telescope refuses to die NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope is finally nearing the end of an absolutely incredible journey. The spacecraft has been peering deep into space for well over a decade and a half, and it’s outlived its original planned mission timeline by over 11 years. In that time, it’s made some i...
2019-06-14, 00:00

Interactive map shows how every state is important to NASA NASA does most of its business in space, and it can sometimes feel like there’s a bit of a disconnect between the space agency and the rest of the country. NASA wants you to know that nothing could be further from the truth, and it’s created a new interactive map to show that each and ev...
2019-07-07, 20:13

With Gerstenmaier gone, decision to fly NASA astronauts may be more contentious Enlarge / NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine listens as Bill Gerstenmaier, then the associate administrator for the Human Exploration and Operations directorate, gives input at the Space Symposium in April. (credit: NASA) William Gerstenmaier may not have been not particularly well-known to the ge...
2019-08-06, 18:13

NASA will send your name to Mars with the 2020 Rover Mars 2020 is shaping up nicely. NASA recently revealed that its rover-hauling spacecraft is essentially complete and currently undergoing testing — well ahead of its July 2020 launch window — and it’s now accepting names of hopeful Mars “travelers” who want to get in on the action....
2019-05-23, 17:13

As NASA relives its biggest triumph, there are worries it won’t be able to do it again The White House has gone heavy on the lofty rhetoric, calling its plan to return humans to the lunar surface the “challenge of our time.” It’s set an audacious, Kennedyesque timeline to pull off the f......
2019-07-19, 14:13

NASA’s floating robot ‘bee’ is alive and well aboard the ISS NASA is betting big on the future of space robots. As automated gadgets become more and more advances, scientists are starting to imagine how robots could not only aid space travelers but perhaps even shoulder some of the load when it comes to various duties. To explore those possibilities, NASA sen...
2019-05-21, 17:00

NASA has a new plan for getting the InSight lander digging again NASA’s InSight lander is having some problems. The robot, which has already delivered some very interesting observations since arriving on Mars late last year, can’t seem to get one of its most important tools to work as planned. The instrument, called a “mole,” was designed ...
2019-06-06, 03:52

NASA orders the first piece of its lunar outpost NASA has awarded space technology company Maxar a $375 million contract to develop the first Lunar Gateway segment that's flying to space. Maxar, which (according to Ars Technica) now has bragging rights for being the initiative's first commercial pa......
2019-05-24, 19:52

We’re now exactly one year away from NASA’s Mars 2020 launch This month is a very special one for the folks at NASA. The space agency is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing, sure, but that’s not the only reason. You see, today, July 17th, 2019, is exactly one year away from the launch of the Mars 2020 mission, and things are r...
2019-07-18, 01:39

NASA’s large SLS rocket unlikely to fly before at least late 2021 Enlarge / NASA Administrator James Bridenstine testifies before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee on July 17, 2019. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images) As recently as last month, both NASA planning documents and officials with Boeing said the space agency was still working ...
2019-07-17, 23:00

Next person on the moon will be a woman, says NASA chief NASA chief Jim Bridenstine has told Sky News he believes the next person to walk on the moon will be a woman - as he warned that space is "getting more and more dangerous" with some nations intent on destroying it....
2019-07-15, 21:26

Here are the four spots where NASA’s asteroid probe might land NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft is currently hanging out around the asteroid known as Bennu. It’s been there for months, taking photos and scanning the asteroid’s surface to get a better idea of exactly what dangers the probe might face when it eventually touches down. Now, after scru...
2019-08-14, 22:26

NASA’s methane discovery on Mars just got a whole lot more interesting Back in late June, NASA revealed that sensors on its Curiosity rover were returning alarmingly high readings of methane that came seemingly out of nowhere. Determining where that methane came from — and whether the process responsible for it are geological or biological — is now a major ...
2019-08-14, 04:52

NASA just flipped the switch on its new atomic clock When you imagine all the incredible hurdles mankind will have to eventually overcome if we plan on sending humans to other planets or, even better, other star systems, knowing what time it is probably doesn’t rank high on the list. For NASA, however, ensuring that missions deep into space have...
2019-08-28, 23:13

NASA Is Opening the ISS to Tourists—but Don't Worry, You Can't Afford It Starting as early as next year, NASA will make the International Space Station available to space tourists and other business ventures. Sounds exciting, but the associated costs are far beyond what most of us can afford. Read more......
2019-06-08, 08:13

NASA Is Investigating Allegations of Extraterrestrial Crime We might have our first-ever case of space crime on our hands, folks. Though I don’t suspect it’s the kind that’d attract interstellar bounty hunters any time soon. Read more......
2019-08-25, 03:13

NASA reveals secrets of 'Hot Jupiter' exoplanets A new study has revealed a surprising secret about exoplanets known as "hot Jupiters" — the dark sides of the planets have "surprisingly uniform" temperatures, suggesting the clouds could be made of minerals and rocks....
2019-08-29, 08:26

NASA Invites Students to Name Next Mars Rover Red rover, red rover, send a name for Mars 2020 right over! NASA is recruiting help from students nationwide to find a name for its next Mars rover mission....
2019-08-29, 09:13

Hulu will add NASA TV to its lineup of live channels Just ahead of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, you'll have another way to tune into NASA TV's live stream. Hulu will carry the feed on its live TV service as of July 19th, and a selection of video-on-demand material will arrive on......
2019-07-18, 01:13

NASA Telescope Discovers More than 2,600 New Alien Planets On March 7, 2009, NASA launched the Kepler space telescope into orbit around the Sun. Outside the Earth’s atmosphere, it would be free to peer deeply into a cross-section of our galaxy in search of new planets orbiting other stars. ...
2019-06-27, 19:13

At 82, NASA Pioneer Sue Finley Still Reaching For The Stars Sue Finley began work at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory as the US prepared to launch its first satellite into orbit in 1958, racing to match the Soviet Union, which had accomplished the feat months......
2019-07-17, 03:52

NASA telescope captures incredible X-ray of night sky A stunning photo that shows the night sky as you’ve never seen it before has been released by NASA. The image was snapped from space by a special telescope that tracks rogue cosmic rays in areas beyond Earth’s atmosphere. Its sparkling dots and tangling loops have been described as a ...
2019-06-01, 01:39

Spacewatch: Nasa tries to get Martian 'mole' working again Heat probe was supposed to dig down five metres but it came to standstill just 30cm below surfaceScientists and engineers at Nasa’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), Pasadena, have a new strategy to get a troubled Mars instrument working again. The Heat Flow and Physical Properties Package was provid...
2019-06-14, 02:26

NASA officially interested in SpaceX's big spacecraft NASA and SpaceX have completed an important first step in a process which could see Elon Musk's private space exploration company take astronauts back to the moon and to Mars....
2019-08-02, 18:00

Actually, NASA is looking at all options for the Moon—including prizes Enlarge / NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine, far right, tours the Blue Origin facilities near the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida on May 23, 2019. (credit: NASA) On Thursday, former US Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich expanded upon his ideas to use multi-billion-dollar prizes to accele...
2019-08-23, 18:52

NASA says now is a great time to leave Earth When you’re planning on taking a trip it pays to plan ahead, and one of the first things you should do is check the weather forecast. The same is true for space travelers, and with so many missions in the works, NASA is now gazing ahead to see what the space weather forecast is looking like fo...
2019-06-13, 09:39

Sobering NASA photos of ice melts in Greenland NASA scientists are crisscrossing Greenland on a mission to track melting ice. It has seen two of the biggest melts on record since 2012.        ...
2019-08-21, 02:00

NASA: Lunar shrinkage may be causing moonquakes According to a new study, the moon's contractions continue today, causing ongoing surface fracturing. These active fractures, or thrust faults, are responsible for moonquakes....
2019-05-21, 14:52

NASA will send three landers from three different companies to the Moon NASA plans to return humans to the Moon within the next five years. That’s a tall order and, while many people remain skeptical that the agency can pull it off without the massive increase in budget that it has yet to receive, NASA is pushing forward with a trio of unmanned missions that will ...
2019-06-06, 03:52

NASA spacecraft will use fuel that's safer for humans Many spacecraft depend on hydrazine in their fuel, but it's extremely hazardous -- and that means very careful fueling processes that slow things down. NASA will soon have a safer option, however. It's about to test-fly the Green Propellant Infusio......
2019-06-11, 12:00

NASA wants you to come up with a way to send heavy stuff to the Moon The NASA of today is a whole lot different than the agency that first sent humans to the Moon. While those projects were almost entirely in-house, today’s NASA relies heavily on commercial partners large and small to make its missions happen. Now, NASA is putting out yet another call for compa...
2019-08-01, 03:13

NASA teases its Mars 2020 spacecraft NASA’s Curiosity rover, InSight lander and Reconnaissance Orbiter are all doing remarkable work on and around the red planet, but that’s not stopping scientists from pushing ahead with plans to send yet another piece of high-tech hardware to the Martian surface. The Mars 2020 mission will send anoth...
2019-05-22, 04:00

NASA needs your help to deliver cargo to its lunar Gateway NASA is inching closer to its return to the Moon, but its push to send crewed missions to the lunar surface is really just the start of a much larger initiative. A space station orbiting the Moon, which NASA calls the Gateway, will ultimately serve as a jumping-off point for crewed trips to the Moon...
2019-08-20, 04:39

Will private companies beat NASA to the Moon? With private companies setting their sights on sending humans to the moon in the near future, it's possible that one could touch down on the lunar surface before NASA astronauts do....
2019-08-02, 20:52

NASA’s Mars 2020 rover just had an eye exam NASA’s Mars 2020 rover is now less than one year away from finally being shot skyward toward the Red Planet, and NASA engineers are hard at work, ensuring all the spacecraft’s systems function as intended. In a new blog post by NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, the agency reveals t...
2019-08-07, 21:26

Sorry, but NASA probably isn't sending astronauts to the moon in 2024 The Trump administration has set NASA an ambitious goal of returning to the moon, but the agency doesn't have enough money or the right spacecraft to achieve this...
2019-05-21, 15:01

NASA to Provide Coverage of Hurricane Dorian NASA will be tracking Hurricane Dorian throughout this Labor Day weekend. The agency will provide status updates on the storm as it nears Florida and NASA’s Kennedy Space Center on the state’s central east coast, as well as updated video and imagery....
2019-08-31, 05:52

Only 60% Lunar Missions In Last 6 Decades Successful, Says NASA Lunar missions undertaken in the last six decades has had a success rate of 60 per cent, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has said....
2019-09-07, 15:00

Why All Images of Space Are Photoshopped Did you know that most of the images of space you see are photoshopped? A video by Cheddar explores why images of space are almost always enhanced before being released to the public....
2019-06-05, 15:52

Astronaut performs first-ever DJ set from space ISS astronaut Luca Parmitano performs the first-ever electronic music set in space, with revellers dancing on a cruise boat in the Mediterranean.       ...
2019-08-14, 22:26

See What the Burning Man Festival Looks Like From Space Burning Man, the annual counter-cultural event famous for its performances, art installations and party-like atmosphere, is well underway. What started in 1986 as a small shindig in San Francisco has since escalated into a global phenomenon with tens of thousands of people in attendance. Each year, ...
2019-08-29, 05:39

Now The War of the Worlds has spread to inner space Carl Guyenette has turned musician Jeff Wayne's 70’s concept album into two hours of immersive terror – by putting all the tech at the service of the story...
2019-05-24, 14:26

Space has potential – we need to look up | Letters Terraforming holds the key to colonising Mars, writes Jan Miller. And we already have a sizeable nuclear fusion reactor, writes David E HankeI don’t agree with Philip Ball’s thesis (Life on Mars? Sorry, Brian Cox, that’s still a fantasy, 27 May) – ever since I studied planetary geology in the 1970s ...
2019-05-31, 18:52

Come on slam, and welcome Don Cheadle to Space Jam 2 In a casting announcement that sounds almost too good for what we’ve come to expect from the Space Jam brand, Deadline is reporting that Don Cheadle has joined the cast of the long-rumored, now-finally-happening reboot with LeBron James. We don’t know who he’ll be playing, but assuming he’s not a Lo...
2019-07-12, 05:52

All Systems Are a Go for Space Command, Would You Like to Know More? President Donald Trump spoke at a ceremony on Thursday afternoon establishing the United States Space Command—a military division that was actually launched in 1985 in the midst of the Cold War.Read more......
2019-08-30, 05:39

The First Crime In Space May Have Happened It’s possible that the first crime committed in space has happened. The New York Times reported that astronaut Lt Col. Anne McClain has been accused of hacked into her estranged wife’s bank account while aboard the International Space Station....
2019-08-26, 20:52

$85M penthouse with a ‘trip to space’ is not what it seems One of Manhattan’s most notorious real estate fakes is back in the spotlight — and the deal still stinks. The Atelier, a 475-unit tower built in 2007 on the remote corner of 42nd Street and 12th Avenue, has long garnered attention for the eye-popping $85 million price tag on its so-called penthouse....
2019-06-03, 19:39

Fly me to the moon - holidaying in space On July 21, it will be 50 years since Neil Armstrong became the first man to walk on the moon. Soon others could follow — even tourists. Comfort might be low, but the experience would be truly stellar....
2019-07-19, 16:13

Here’s How to Free Up Space On Your iPhone When you get a new iPhone, you almost never think about how much space you’re using. Go ahead and pile up those movies, music and apps. Never delete text messages, save every photo! But as time goes by, all that content starts to add up. Next thing you know, you’ll be ready to snap a ph...
2019-08-08, 16:39

NASA finds water on mysterious Ultima Thule Since first encountering the mysterious Ultima Thule earlier this year, NASA has made several discoveries about the ancient space object. Now, researchers from the government space agency have made a startling discovery about “the farthest world ever explored”: There are both water and &...
2019-05-22, 04:00

NASA just released a high-res 3D model of the Moon that’ll blow you away NASA has provided us with some truly fantastic images of the Moon over the years. We’ve gotten to see Earth’s friendly little neighbor from just about every angle, and anyone who wants to scour images of its surface for interesting sights should have no problem doing so. But photos are t...
2019-09-09, 23:39

Nearby 'Super-Earth' may be habitable, NASA suggests NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite has made several discoveries in recent days, including a planet with three suns and a sun with three planets. But the latest discovery may be the most surprising of all — an alien planet that is potentially capable of supporting life....
2019-08-01, 19:52

NASA snapped a new image of Saturn, and it’s a real stunner Of all the planets in our solar system, most people would agree that Saturn is the most instantly recognizable. Its massive rings make it an unmistakable sight, but despite its celebrity status among us Earthlings, there’s still plenty we don’t know about it. Now, a new series of images ...
2019-09-13, 05:00

NASA’s about to test a safer rocket fuel for the first time ever The fuel that powers most spacecraft today is incredibly toxic to living organisms. That’s normally not a big issue when you’re sending something into space, but it can still pose some risks if a mishap results in a spacecraft crashing back down to Earth. It’s also a major obstacle...
2019-06-12, 10:26

NASA and ESA will team up to deflect Earth-bound asteroids If humanity is going to stop dangerous asteroids, countries will likely have to work together -- thankfully, that might just happen. NASA and ESA teams are meeting in Rome next week to discuss progress on on the Asteroid Impact Deflection Assessment......
2019-09-04, 08:39

NASA tests air traffic control system for drones RENO, Nev. — NASA has launched the final stage of a four-year effort to develop a national traffic management system for drones, testing them in cities for the first time beyond the operator’s line of sight as businesses look in the future to unleash the unmanned devices in droves above busy streets...
2019-05-25, 04:52

NASA confirms mission to Jupiter's moon Europa NASA has been talking for years about sending a probe to Europa, and now it's locking down those plans. The agency has confirmed the next phase of its Europa Clipper mission, which will send a spacecraft to the Jovian moon to determine if it could su......
2019-08-21, 03:13

NASA Announces New Director of Langley Research Center NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine announced Monday the selection of Clayton Turner as the next director of the agency’s Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia....
2019-09-09, 23:13

NASA will send your name to the Red Planet on the Mars 2020 rover Mars 2020 is shaping up nicely, with NASA recently revealing that its rover-hauling spacecraft is essentially complete and currently undergoing testing well ahead of its July 2020 launch window, and NASA is now accepting names of hopeful Mars “travelers” who want to get in on the action....
2019-05-23, 07:13

NASA just released gorgeous new panoramas from the Apollo missions The 50th anniversary of NASA’s Apollo 11 Moon landing is just days away, and with it comes a whole bunch of retrospective content from the space agency. NASA has pulled out all the stops to ramp up hype for the big day (July 20th, if you’re wondering), but one of the coolest treats thus ...
2019-07-19, 09:26

NASA’s Mars 2020 rover finally has its head NASA’s Mars 2020 mission will be its most ambitious trip to the Red Planet yet. The Mars 2020 rover is absolutely packed with the latest high-tech instruments, and while the mission isn’t scheduled to begin until next summer, excitement is already building in a big way. Recently, NASA be...
2019-06-18, 01:00

Here Are the Bad Things NASA Thought Might Happen to the First Astronauts on the Moon Fifty years ago this week, humankind landed on the Moon for the first time. It was one of the most impressive technological feats ever pulled off, filled with peril and uncertainty. Given that, it’s fair to wonder just what exactly NASA scientists were worried could have happened to the astronauts d...
2019-07-17, 23:00

NASA snaps most detailed image yet of asteroid Bennu A US spacecraft has captured its closest and most detailed image yet of the 78 billion kilogram asteroid Bennu which gets closer to Earth every six years....
2019-06-18, 20:39

Street outside NASA’s DC office renamed for ‘Hidden Figures’ WASHINGTON (AP) — The street outside of NASA’s headquarters has been renamed “Hidden Figures Way” to honor the African American women who served as “human computers” in the effort to send humans to the moon. News outlets report dignitaries gathered Wednesday in Washingt...
2019-06-13, 19:52

NASA needs your help to bring an asteroid sample back to Earth NASA’s OSIRIS-REx mission has already accomplished a lot since arriving at the space rock known as Bennu late last year. The spacecraft successfully entered orbit around the asteroid, scanned its surface with a laser, and learned a lot about its surface. But its mission is far from over, and e...
2019-05-23, 23:39

Success: NASA tests orion abort system (WESH) NASA successfully tested a critical safety element of its Orion spacecraft Tuesday. The launch was a test of the abort system that will ensure that astronauts can safely get away from the capsule if there’s an emergency after liftoff. The crew capsule was empty for Tuesday morning’...
2019-07-02, 21:52

How NASA satellites are helping track disease outbreaks Mosquito-borne diseases are responsible for hundreds of thousands of deaths worldwide every year, according to the World Health Organization (WHO), which is why NASA has been working to help track outbreaks ....
2019-07-05, 17:52

NASA reminds everyone it still needs another $30 billion for Trump’s Moon mission So, NASA wants to go back to the Moon. It’s wanted to do it for a while now and has been slowly piecing together how such a trip might happen, but that was before the current administration ordered NASA to get boots on the moon by 2024 or else. Now, with a drastically shortened timeline, NASA ...
2019-06-15, 01:00

NASA names Mars rock after the Rolling Stones PASADENA, Calif. — There is now a “Rolling Stones Rock” on Mars, and it’s giving Mick, Keith and the boys some serious satisfaction. NASA named a little stone for the legendary rockers after its InSight robotic lander captured it rolling across the surface of Mars last year, and the new moniker was ...
2019-08-24, 00:26

NASA Administrator Available to Speak with Media at Paris Air Show NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine will be available to speak with media during the International Paris Air Show on Tuesday, June 18, in Le Bourget, France....
2019-06-14, 18:52

"Who Knows Better..": Trump Pits NASA Chief Against Apollo 11 Astronauts President Donald Trump welcomed surviving Apollo 11 crew members Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins to the White House Friday, using the occasion to tell his space chief he would prefer to go straight to......
2019-07-20, 05:00

NASA's plan to return to the Moon with Project Artemis On July 21, 1969, the first humans set foot on the Moon. With Neil Armstrong's simple words, "One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind," the world changed irrevocably. For a few hours, we existed on multiple worlds. That was fifty years ago......
2019-07-20, 07:39

Watch NASA build the Mars 2020 rover NASA’s mission to Mars in 2020 is a very, very big deal. After the death of Opportunity a number of months back, NASA has just one rover left on the Red Planet and Curiosity isn’t exactly a spring chicken. Curiosity’s two-year mission has long since lapsed and the rover has spent nearly 2,500 days o...
2019-06-11, 01:00

NASA spots mysterious pyrotechnics in the Fireworks Galaxy NASA’s NuSTAR observatory captured strange green blob of X-ray light in Galaxy NGC 6946 that appeared and disappeared in just weeks.       ...
2019-09-05, 22:13

NASA Awards Contract for Acquisition of Nitrogen, Oxygen NASA has awarded eight contracts under the NASA-wide Acquisition for Nitrogen and Oxygen 3 (NANO 3) solicitation to eight U.S. companies to supply nitrogen and oxygen to NASA centers for a variety of operational activities....
2019-07-02, 01:52

President Trump says NASA should “listen to the other side” of exploration Enlarge / President Trump, with Apollo 11 Command Module Pilot at far left, listens to Apollo 11 Lunar Module Pilot Buzz Aldrin on Friday in the Oval Office. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) On Friday, a day before the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing, President Trump invited ...
2019-07-19, 23:39

First female astronaut will walk on moon by 2024: NASA Men may be from Mars, but women will help conquer it by walking on the moon. The first female astronaut will step foot on the moon by 2024 — where astronauts will test spacecraft for an eventual future mission to Mars, NASA has announced. The mission — nicknamed “Artemis” after the twin sister of my...
2019-06-17, 02:52

NASA put a man on the moon. Now, the Smithsonian is putting a rocket on the Mall In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, thousands of Americans will have a chance to experience the rocket launch.        ...
2019-07-15, 20:00

Trump wants NASA to go to Mars, not the moon like he declared weeks ago "NASA should NOT be talking about going to the Moon," Trump tweeted. "We did that 50 years ago. They should be focused on the much bigger things we are doing, including Mars (of which the Moon is a part), Defense and Science!"...
2019-06-08, 00:26

Bezos, Musk to Help NASA Land First Woman and Next Man on Moon NASA has selected 13 firms -- including Blue Origin of Jeff Bezos and SpaceX of Elon Musk -- to develop space technologies as it prepares to land humans on the Moon by 2024....
2019-07-31, 19:13

NASA captures images of 11,000-year-old star explosion NASA has released a stunning image showing the remnants of a massive ancient supernova. Light from the original star’s explosion took around 11,000 years to reach Earth – in the late 17th century. Experts believe astronomers may have spotted it at the time. But only now has NASA been able to c...
2019-09-10, 02:52

NASA's Artemis program aims to put first woman on moon NASA's Artemis program to return astronauts to the moon is to include eight rocket launches to put a mini space station in lunar orbit by 2024. That's when it hopes to land its first female astronaut on lunar soil....
2019-05-24, 04:52

NASA takes a nostalgic look back at its very first Mars rover Today, NASA’s Curiosity rover spends its days exploring the Martian landscape and eagerly awaiting the arrival of its newest sibling, the Mars 2020 rover, which is slated to arrive in February of 2021. The machines are designed to last for a long, long time, and they’re a far cry from NA...
2019-07-04, 23:52

NASA will use an infrared camera to map the Moon in incredible detail As Earth’s only natural satellite — and the only other world that mankind has ever explored in person — the Moon is one of the most well-understood bodies in our solar system. That being said, there’s still plenty about the Moon that scientists don’t fully understand, a...
2019-07-02, 23:39

Astronauts in the Grand Canyon: how Nasa used the west as a moonscape Rare photos capture astronauts in the Apollo program training in the rugged canyons, craters and lava fields of ArizonaOn 20 July 1969, the world paused as an estimated 600 million people watched Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walk on the moon. But few knew they were watching steps those men had lon...
2019-08-04, 13:39

NASA is putting the finishing touches on its Mars helicopter The Mars 2020 mission will truly be one for the record books when it begins in July of next year. Not only is the Mars 2020 rover one of the most advanced piece of equipment that will ever be sent to the Red Planet, it’s also equipped with its very own helicopter. The vehicle, named simply the...
2019-06-08, 11:13

Watch NASA’s rebroadcast of the Apollo 11 landing and moonwalk right here The 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 landing is this weekend, and NASA has a whole lineup of awesome programming ready for all of us. Throughout the weekend NASA will be broadcasting both new retrospectives and replays of previous Apollo 11 coverage, but the real star of the show will definitely be...
2019-07-20, 19:39

Chandrayaan-2 A Milestone For The Entire World: Former NASA Astronaut Former NASA astronaut Jerry M Linenger said the south pole of the moon is a fantastic region to explore. The entire planet will benefit from the mission....
2019-09-05, 16:39

NASA's new moon-landing supercomputer is more powerful and more eco-friendly NASA has officially opened its new supercomputer, Aitken, at the Ames Research Center in Silicon Valley. It uses a modular design which requires less electricity and power than traditional facilities and and it will allow researchers to run com......
2019-08-26, 22:00

NASA gives the Mars 2020 rover its legs and wheels The Mars 2020 rover is looking more and more like an actual rover, now that there's only a year left before its target launch date. NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory engineers have installed the vehicle's starboard legs and six wheels (aka its mobility......
2019-06-21, 07:13

NASA finds evidence of ancient lake on Mars NASA's Curiosity rover has made several discoveries since landing on Mars in August 2012. Now, it's discovered remnants what may be an ancient lake on the Red Planet....
2019-05-31, 21:39

NASA’s Mars 2020 rover just got shiny new feet A rover without its wheels can’t do much roving at all, so the recent addition of fancy new wheels to the Mars 2020 rover is pretty exciting for NASA and space observers around the world. In a new blog post, NASA shows off some awesome photos of the wheels that were just affixed to the robot i...
2019-06-21, 23:39

NASA fights to keep the Voyager probes running after four decades NASA's Voyager probes are still out there, exploring interstellar space 42 years after they left our planet. To keep them running all these years with generators that are 40 percent less powerful than they were decades ago -- and which are producing......
2019-07-13, 14:13

NASA’s Cygnus cargo vessel just left the ISS, but its mission isn’t over yet NASA’s NG-11 Cygnus resupply spacecraft spent over three months attached to the International Space Station, allowing crew members to carefully unload all supplies and experiments before being packed with anything the crew no longer needs and then departing. It was a fairly unremarkable resupp...
2019-08-07, 21:26

"Pluto Is A Planet," Says NASA Administrator, Reigniting Old Debate Pluto lost its status as the ninth planet of our solar system more than 13 years ago, but there are still people who consider it to be one. Notable among these names is NASA Administrator Jim......
2019-08-29, 20:39

Chris Kraft, 1st flight director for NASA, dead at 95 Chris Kraft, the creator and longtime leader of NASA's Mission Control, died Monday in Houston, just two days after the 50th anniversary of what was his and NASA's crowning achievement: Apollo 11's moon landing....
2019-07-23, 06:39

NASA chief argues Pluto should still be considered a planet Despite it being over a decade since this decision was made, the topic is still hotly disputed and there are those who think Pluto should be labeled as a planet once more....
2019-08-28, 08:13

NASA's First Flight Director Chris Kraft Dies At 95 NASA's first flight director Chris Kraft, who played a critical role in the American space race, has died just days after 50th anniversary celebrations for the first Moon landing, the agency said....
2019-07-23, 14:26

NASA boss weighs in on Pluto’s planet status One of the internet’s favorite topics of debate, at least when it comes to astronomy, is whether or not Pluto should be considered a planet. Once considered a planet, Pluto has since been “demoted” by the scientific community and is now considered a dwarf planet. Now, despite nobod...
2019-08-28, 23:13

Buzz Aldrin on his 'disappointment' with NASA; says he wants the US to go directly to Mars Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin isn't one to mince words, and now the American hero explained why, 50 years on from the history-making mission, he is "disappointed" with NASA....
2019-07-21, 03:39

A Dollar Bill Led To Former NASA Scientist's Imprisonment In Turkey Former NASA scientist Serkan Golge was suddenly released from prison in Turkey this week after spending nearly three years behind bars on terrorism charges - an arrest stemming in part from his......
2019-05-31, 19:26

NASA awards SpaceX $50 million contract for new mission In an announcement on the agency’s website, NASA reveals that it has awarded SpaceX a $50.3 million launch contract for its X-Ray Polarimetry Explorer (IXPE) mission....
2019-07-09, 21:26

NASA astronauts are preparing for the Moon in a big water tank NASA astronaut candidates have to meet a long list of criteria before the space agency decides they’re fit to carry out important duties in space. When astronauts return to the Moon in the near future, they’ll be met with challenges that few space travelers have ever endured, and NASA wa...
2019-09-15, 22:52

NASA’s InSight lander on Mars has felt its first marsquakes Measuring seismic activity on Mars could help us figure out how much water the planet has, and now NASA’s InSight lander has felt marsquakes for the first time...
2019-05-21, 15:01

NASA glimpses surface of distant rocky exoplanet Data from NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope has given scientists a first glimpse into conditions on the surface of a rocky exoplanet beyond the solar system....
2019-08-19, 21:00

NASA’s inspector general has apparently had enough of meddling by Congress Enlarge / Paul Martin, then the nominee for Inspector General for NASA, answers questions during his confirmation hearing in front of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation in 2009. (credit: NASA) On Tuesday, NASA Inspector General Paul Martin wrote a rather extraordinary let...
2019-08-29, 03:39

NASA is sending a drone to fly around Titan looking for signs of life The Dragonfly mission, a quadcopter that will flit around Saturn’s hazy moon Titan to look for evidence of life, has been selected by NASA to launch in 2026...
2019-06-27, 23:13

How NASA’s Chris Kraft Conducted the Symphony That Put Men on the Moon Chris Kraft scared the hell out of me — in all the right ways, yes, but still. During the Apollo program, Kraft, who died at age 96 on July 22, was NASA’s Director of Flight Operations, and later ran the Johnson Space Center in Houston. I first met him in the early 1990s, when I was writ...
2019-07-23, 21:26

NASA finds evidence of ‘interplanetary shock’ for first time NASA has captured a phenomenon in space that has eluded humanity for centuries — an “interplanetary shock.” Four spacecraft from the space agency, which are part of the Magnetospheric Multiscale mission (MMS) that launched in 2015, managed to get a view of the event in January 2018. The ...
2019-08-13, 22:26

NASA fires up Orion’s engines for critical test NASA is sending humans back to the Moon. Nobody knows for sure whether that will happen in 2024 or a somewhat later date, but it’s definitely happening in the near future. When those important missions finally launch, the Orion service module will play a big role, and NASA just conducted a ver...
2019-08-09, 04:13

NASA looking at “hard decisions” within its budget to pay for Artemis plan Enlarge / NASA Associate Administrator for the Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate William Gerstenmaier is looking for "efficiencies" in the agency's budget. (credit: NASA) Over the last two months, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine has repeatedly said the agency's ambitious new ...
2019-06-03, 17:39

NASA places its first order for Lunar Gateway components NASA has big plans for returning to the Moon. Whether it can be done within the next five years, as the current administration desires, is yet to be seen, but getting human boots back on the lunar surface is something NASA firmly intends to do, and it’s going to do so via a ‘Lunar Gatewa...
2019-05-25, 05:26

NASA’s Cassini reveals more detail in Saturn’s rings NASA’s Cassini mission officially ended way back in 2017. It was then that the spacecraft plunged into Saturn, destroying itself in a blaze of glory, but the incredible wealth of data it sent back during its life is still being studied and, as a new paper published in Science reveals, it still...
2019-06-14, 02:26

NASA will fund a revolutionary mission to fly through Titan’s atmosphere Mission concept of Dragon's entry, descent, landing, surface operations, and flight at Titan. [credit: Johns Hopkins APL ] On Thursday, NASA announced its next medium-class mission to explo...
2019-06-28, 03:39

NASA’s Curiosity rover is celebrating 7 years on Mars The rover spent months cruising through space before eventually plummeting to the surface of Mars where it safely landed on Aug. 6, 2012, and it’s been revealing countless Mars secrets ever since....
2019-08-08, 09:52

NASA Tweets Thumbs Up To ISRO After Chandrayaan 2 Launch Hours after India's high-profile moon mission Chandrayaan 2 lifted off from Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh, NASA congratulated the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) for the successful launch.......
2019-07-22, 22:52

NASA's Curiosity rover locates a whole lot of clay on Mars Scientists sent NASA's Curiosity rover looking for clay, and according to the latest mission update, the spacecraft obliged. It turns out, the target region known as the "clay-bearing unit" boasts a whole lot of clay....
2019-05-30, 19:39

Intense work being done on rocket to set up moon base: NASA Crews are working around the clock at a NASA rocket factory, intent on meeting a new fall 2020 deadline to test launch a mega-rocket designed to propel astronauts to the moon and beyond....
2019-06-29, 09:26

NASA’s Curiosity Rover stars in rare pic taken by spacecraft It’s just a blue speck on the red planet, but that didn’t stop the Curiosity Rover from having its moment in the sun. The little Mars rover was captured in an image taken from on board the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter and released by NASA. The May 31 picture shows the hard-working rover e...
2019-07-13, 21:26

Freed from Turkish jail, former NASA scientist wants to go back to the U.S. Turkish-American former NASA scientist Serkan Golge, newly released from jail in Turkey, said on Thursday he would like to go back to the United States and get his job back, but the terms of his probation won't allow it....
2019-05-30, 21:13

NASA teases completed Mars 2020 spacecraft NASA’s Curiosity rover, InSight lander, and Reconnaissance Orbiter are all doing remarkable work on and around the Red Planet, but that’s not stopping scientists from pushing ahead with plans to send yet another piece of high-tech hardware to the Martian surface. The Mars 2020 mission wi...
2019-05-21, 17:00

NASA's Dragonfly Will Fly Around Titan Looking for Origins, Signs of Life NASA has announced that our next destination in the solar system is the unique, richly organic world Titan. Advancing our search for the building blocks of life, the Dragonfly mission will fly multiple sorties to sample and examine sites around Saturn’s icy moon....
2019-06-28, 11:13

NASA Awards Contract for Infrastructure Support Services NASA has awarded eight contracts for architect-engineering services in support of the Facilities Infrastructure Division at NASA’s Glenn Research Center in Cleveland....
2019-07-12, 23:52

NASA: Crews working 24 hours for test launch A NASA official says some crews are working around the clock at the space agency's rocket factory in New Orleans to meet a fall 2020 test launch deadline for a mega-rocket designed to propel astronauts toward the moon and Mars.(June 28)        ...
2019-06-29, 00:52

NASA will spy on India’s crashed moon lander next week Late last week, India’s ISRO space agency experienced utter heartbreak when its Chandrayaan-2 lunar lander went quiet moments before its expected touchdown. The spacecraft slammed into the Moon rather than landing softly, and nobody really knows if it’s still alive, or what kind of shape...
2019-09-15, 00:39

NASA Awards Contract for Near-Earth Mission Services NASA has awarded the Space Exploration Network Services and Evolution (SENSE) contract to Peraton, Inc. in Herndon, Virginia, to perform telemetry, tracking and command services for near-Earth missions....
2019-06-19, 05:13

NASA is running a competition to figure out how to settle the galaxy You have 80 million years, a fleet of starships, and a galaxy to colonise: Go! That’s the problem astrophysicists face in a NASA challenge to settle the stars...
2019-05-29, 17:39

Spacewatch: Nasa wants $1.6bn next year to get astronauts to moon by 2024 The space agency says it intends to send both a woman and a man on Artemis programme’s first missionNasa needs an additional $1.6bn next year if they are to stand any chance of getting humans to the moon again by 2024, as the US president, Donald Trump, has requested.The money would be on top of the...
2019-05-21, 14:32

Space and booze, an anecdotal history Since this is a cocktail conference, every seminar needs a tasting. This riff on an Old Fashioned was inspired by Comet Lovejoy, "which is effectively a massive Old Fashioned—alcohol and sugar—slinging itself along the universe," said bartender Tristan Stephenson. [credit: ...
2019-07-06, 15:39

Going to space is a real pain in the back A six-month stay on the International Space Station can be a pain in the back for astronauts. While they may gain up to 2 inches in height temporarily, that effect is accompanied by a weakening of the muscles supporting the spine, according to a new study....
2019-05-21, 21:39

How to Profit in Space: A Visual Guide The cosmos, long ruled by governments, is now a playground for companies like SpaceX. Space is littered with satellites at different altitudes from the Earth, and more are coming, as falling costs have opened the door to new competition for dominance....
2019-06-27, 22:13