• An elephant seal wearing a scientific hat for NASA

    NASA Recruits Elephant Seals in Funny Hats

    These Elephant Seals Will Help NASA to Better Understand Climate Change Elephant seals Wearing The Latest Fashion For Science! No, this seal isn’t under a delusion that it’s a unicorn. And it’s not putting on a fashion show for its...

    Brandon Humphreys
  • cancer cell depiction

    The Cure For Cancer May Be In Space

    Researchers Find That Zero Gravity Conditions Kill Cancer Cells A research team in Australia found that in their study 80% of cancer cells died in zero gravity. Now they’ll send the cells responsible for the plague of this era into...

    Brandon Humphreys
  • Artist's rendition of dark matter

    Missing Dark Matter: The Mystery of the 19 Galaxies

    Astrophysicists Scramble To Figure Out The Absence of Dark Matter In Nineteen Newly-Discovered Dwarf Galaxies. Studying dark matter is a tricky business. Those familiar with astronomy and the techniques used to determine what we know can tell you that there’s...

    Brandon Humphreys
  • Vikram lander crash site

    NASA Finally Finds Vikram Lander Wreckage

    An Amateur Astronomer Helps NASA Locate the Ill-Fated Vikram Lander Ever since the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) launched Chandrayaan 2 back in July, the world of space geeks (we know who we are) has been paying attention. Chandrayaan 2...

    Brandon Humphreys
  • Boeing Starliner

    Boeing Starliner Test Delayed

    The Latest In A Long Series Of Delays For The Embattled Boeing Starliner Spacecraft. It appears NASA will have to wait just a bit longer to see if the Boeing Starliner spacecraft can get off the ground and dock with...

    Brandon Humphreys
  • Thanksgiving in space

    Thanksgiving in Space!

    The View and the Food May Be Different, but Astronauts on the ISS Still Find Ways to Celebrate Thanksgiving in Space. The astronauts aboard the ISS are used to eating space food. After all, every kilogram we send into orbit...

    Brandon Humphreys
  • NASA's Super Guppy Transport Aircraft

    NASA’s Super Guppy Aircraft Delivers Orion to Ohio!

    The Super Guppy Brings the Artemis 1 Mission Spacecraft to Final Testing Grounds One certainly understands why NASA’s giant transport aircraft is named after a fish. Beyond that, though, the bulbous Super Guppy manages to be both retro and futuristic...

    Brandon Humphreys
  • SpaceX's Starship explodes

    SpaceX’s Starship Mk1 Blows Its Top

    Could a Critical Failure During a Pressure Test Spell Doom for SpaceX’s Starship Program? SpaceX Says Absolutely Not. Covering SpaceX is a bit like covering cholesterol in eggs back in the 1990s. If you’re too young to remember that phenomenon,...

    Brandon Humphreys
  • SpaceX Starship Mk1

    Starship Mk1 Begins Testing Phase?

    SpaceX Watchers Catch Starship Mk1″Breathing” During an Apparent Pressure Test on Monday There’s a very good chance that SpaceX’s flagship project could be ferrying passengers to the moon in under two years. If current timelines hold up, SpaceX will send...

    Brandon Humphreys
  • Europa's Water Plumes

    New Evidence of Europa’s Water Plumes!

    Direct Evidence of Europa’s Water Plumes Helps Support Theory of Underwater Oceans Let’s face it. Unless you consider yourself a professional astronomer or even an enthusiastic amateur, you probably wouldn’t know the name Europa were it not for water. I...

    Brandon Humphreys
  • Static fire test of SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule

    SpaceX Crew Dragon One Step Closer To Flight!

    Yesterday’s Successful Static Fire Test Puts SpaceX Crew Dragon in Position for Crucial Upcoming Flight Tests Yesterday at around three o’clock Eastern time, engineers fired up the escape-system engine on the SpaceX Crew Dragon Capsule. The capsule’s SuperDraco engines passed...

    Brandon Humphreys
  • The object formerly known as Ultima Thule - now called Arrokoth

    An Ultima Thule by Any Other Name…

    NASA Responds to Backlash Over Nazi Ties to Ultima Thule Name. The object formerly known as Ultima Thule will henceforth be known as Arrokoth. The leadership of NASA’s New Horizon’s mission nicknamed the object. And much was made of New...

    Brandon Humphreys