A new planet-hunting instrument has been installed on the WIYN telescope, on Arizona’s Kitt Peak. NEID spectrometer (pronounced 'NOO-id') is one of the first instruments of its kind with the precision to detect small, terrestrial planets around nearby…
Yuri Milner, a billionaire from Russia, announced his proposal on developing a lightweight spacecraft capable of journeying about 40 trillion km through space toward Alpha Centauri, our nearest star and it's planets, at a conference held in New York City on…
Dr. Tony Phillips, author of SpaceWeather.com, brought our attention to a very interesting research article published recently in AGU's journal "Space Weather". The article is titled "Does the worsening galactic cosmic radiation environment observed b
NASA marked a major milestone today on its journey to Mars as the Orion spacecraft completed its first voyage to space, traveling farther than any spacecraft designed for astronauts has been in more than 40 years.“Today’s flight test of Orion is a huge step
Now that the Space Shuttle era is over, NASA is writing the next chapters in human Spaceflight with its commercial and international partners.It is advancing research and technology on the International Space Station, opening low-Earth orbit to US industry, and pushing
Delegates from more than 30 countries have gathered last week in the US to try to map out a shared vision for future space exploration.
The US State Department hosted the talks on Thursday, which included government representatives from countries traditionally seen