NASA Calls SpaceX To Survey The World’s Oceans

SpaceX has won another mission — this time, to survey the world’s oceans. NASA announced last week that it had tapped SpaceX to launch a satellite that would “make the first-ever global survey of Earth’s surface water.” It is by no means the first time Elon Musk’s ambitious company has partnered with the space agency…

Now We Can Go To Mars in Just 3 Days

Have you ever wanted to go to Mars but just couldn’t find the time? Well, you might be in luck! The 3 Days Journey To Mars. People continue to be fascinated with Mars, with numerous planned missions from the US, Russia and China as well as private companies preparing to colonize the Red Planet. But,…

NASA Promises We’ll Find Alien Life in Around 20 Years

NASA Promises We’ll Find Alien Life in Around 20 Years, Humanity is on the verge of discovering alien life, high-ranking NASA scientists say. “I think we’re going to have strong indications of life beyond Earth within a decade, and I think we’re going to have definitive evidence within 20 to 30 years,” NASA chief scientist…

Ayat Amer : The First Arabian Woman To Win A NASA’s Competition

Excelling programmer has had to fight social restrictions, stereotypes before winning recognition, The First Arabian Woman To Win A NASA’s Competition. Hard work and determination led Jordanian Ayat Amer to become the first Arab woman to win a NASA competition, only at 22 years old. “Being accepted to NASA’s training programme is indeed a huge step…

Obama Wants to Colonize Mars before 2030

Officially: President Barack Obama Wants to Colonize Mars before 2030. “We have set a clear goal vital to the next chapter of America’s story in space,” Obama wrote in a piece for CNN. This might be one the president’s last major initiatives launched while in office. Obama wants astronauts to safely return to Earth after visiting…

This picture holds 1.2 million galaxies

Something like 68% of the universe is made up of dark energy, a mysterious force thought to fuel the expansion of the universe. Another 27% is dark matter, which – as CERN explains – “does not absorb, reflect or emit light,” even though it seems to pull at the things in the universe we can…

Apollo 11’s Source Code Is Available On Github RIGHTNOW

When programmers at the MIT Instrumentation Laboratory set out to develop the flight software for the Apollo 11 space program in the mid-1960s, the necessary technology did not exist. They had to invent it. They came up with a new way to store computer programs, called “rope memory,” and created a special version of the…

Juno Spacecraft To Arrive At Jupiter This Week

This coming Monday, one of the most exciting space missions in recent history is going to begin. That’s when, for only the second time ever, a spacecraft is going to enter orbit around Jupiter. And this time, we’ll learn more about the largest planet of our Solar System than ever before. The spacecraft, NASA’s Juno,…

Mars Has a Kind of Dune We’ve Never Seen Before

The red deserts of Mars have revealed a surprise: an altogether new type of sand dune. Today a team of scientists led by Mathieu Lapotre, a planetary geologist at Caltech, announced a new type of geological formation in the Martian sands. Lapotre’s team discovered waves of windswept sand that are totally unlike the two features…

The coolest technologies that are being pitched to NASA Right Now

Turning a big idea into reality often comes down to convincing the right people to throw money at it. The Starburst Accelerator Global Summit, happening Thursday, gives 10 inventors a chance to pitch their ideas in front of agencies like NASA, venture capitalists, and aerospace companies, including Boeing and Lockheed Martin. And, even more excitingly,…