According to a recent interview Musk made at the 2018 SXSW conference, the BFR will be ready to conduct test launches in the next two years
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A team that participated in the ESA's Pangaea-X program recently produced the largest 3D image of a cave system in Spain, and the technology could be used to map out lava tubes on the Moon and Mars too
You can now enable the Amazon Astronomy Cast skill on your Alexa enabled device (in the US now, Canada soon)! You just log into your Alexa dashboard, go to the Skills, and look for “Astronomy Cast.” Or, even easier than that, just say “Alexa, enable Astronomy Cast!” You can tell Alexa to skip episodes, back […]
According to a new study that included the Frank Drake, any alien signals humanity detects will have likely come from a civilization that has since gone extinct
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Hosts: Fraser Cain (universetoday.com / @fcain) Dr. Paul M. Sutter (pmsutter.com / @PaulMattSutter) Dr. Kimberly Cartier (KimberlyCartier.org / @AstroKimCartier ) Dr. Morgan Rehnberg (MorganRehnberg.com / @MorganRehnberg & ChartYourWorld.org) Special Guests: In his current position as Visiting Vehicles Officer in Mission Control at JSC, Ethan Good supports cargo and (eventually) commercial crew flights to/from the International […]
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Stephen Hawking passed away on Wednesday morning, March 14th, at his home in Cambridge. He leaves behind a loving family, millions of admirers, and an unparalleled scientific legacy.
The NASA Twin Study, which assessed how spending a year aboard the ISS affected Scott Kelly's health (compared to his twin brother, Mark), has just been released
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In honor of the successful launch of the Falcon Heavy, SpaceX has released an inspiring video of the event that shows the highlights of the event
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The James Webb Space Telescope just entered the final phase of integration and testing before being shipped off to French Guiana, where it will launch in 2019
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NASA's HAMMER (Hyper-velocity Asteroid Mitigation Mission for Emergency Response) is a plan to protect us from asteroids, either with kinetic impactors, or with NUKES.
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