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At 20, the International Space Station remains a stellar success story

Wednesday  06:55,   21 november 2018

What began as an unprecedented construction challenge has gone on to produce unparalleled science from... >>>

Mars getting 1st US visitor in years, a 3-legged geologist

Tuesday  20:20,   20 november 2018

Mars is about to get its first U.S. visitor in years. NASA's three-legged, one-armed geologist known as InSight makes its grand entrance through the rose-tinted Martian skies on Monday. It will be the first American spacecraft to land since the... >>>

Kingdom Hearts 3 is finally done, Tetsuya Nomura says

Tuesday  19:15,   20 november 2018

New ‘Together’ trailer sets the stage for Kingdom Hearts’ conclusion More than five years after it was first announced, development on Kingdom Hearts 3 has wrapped, game director Tetsuya Nomura said today. And after a series of delays, it appears... >>>

A dark matter hurricane is headed our way

Tuesday  19:05,   20 november 2018

A careful catalog of nearby stars has opened the prospect of a better possibility of finding and identifying dark matter, which is one of the great unanswered mysteries of modern physics, Don Lincoln... >>>

Lockheed Martin is building quiet supersonic jet for NASA

Tuesday  16:06,   20 november 2018

Lockheed Martin's Skunk Works team has started building the first part of the X-59 Quiet Supersonic Technology aircraft, which could make supersonic commercial travel a reality. The aerospace company is building the jet for NASA's Low-Boom Flight... >>>

Watch a supermassive black hole swirling in VR

Tuesday  15:30,   20 november 2018

It's like the Eye of Sauron, but in... >>>

NASA selects ancient crater as next Mars landing site

Tuesday  12:32,   20 november 2018

NASA has chosen the landing site for its next rover mission to Mars: a treacherously rugged 3.6 billion-year-old crater. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) {... >>>

Scientists discovered an energetic “cosmic serpent” in our galaxy

Tuesday  11:55,   20 november 2018

In ancient-Egyptian mythology, Apep was the serpent god of darkness, destruction, and... >>>

The International Space Station just got a little bit bigger, temporarily

Tuesday  11:55,   20 november 2018

The International Space Station is already quite large, but it just got a little bit bigger as the ISS crew successfully installed the Cygnus cargo ship with the help of a high-tech robotic... >>>

SpaceX BFR has a new name: Starship

Tuesday  11:41,   20 november 2018

We're still a bit away from anyone taking the first tourist trip on SpaceX's next-generation rocket and spacecraft platform, but CEO Elon Musk has just announced a new name for the craft formerly known as... >>>

Scientists are calling this a 'psychedelic medusa'

Tuesday  01:05,   20 november 2018

Last week scientific explorers caught a jellyfish in such an electrifying pose, they're calling it the 'psychedelic medusa.' require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) {... >>>

Space station gets 2 cargo deliveries in record 15 hours

Monday  20:45,   19 november 2018

The International Space Station has received two cargo deliveries in a record 15 hours.A U.S. commercial shipment arrived Monday, two days after blasting off from Virginia. NASA Astronaut Serena Aunon-Chancellor used the space station's robot arm to >>>

Two Young Stars On a Death Spiral Are Acting Very Strangely

Monday  20:24,   19 november 2018

The objects, circling in a pinwheel of death, are behaving like stars we haven't seen in billions of light years. These two newly discovered stars locked in a death spiral are a throwback to something not seen since the early universe. A new study... >>>

NASA selects a landing site for its Mars 2020 rover

Monday  20:24,   19 november 2018

NASA has announced where its next Mars rover will be heading. The agency has chosen Jezero Crater from dozens of potential candidates in part for its potential to have preserved signs of past microbial life. "The landing site in Jezero Crater offers >>>

First look: 'Super Smash Bros. Ultimate' brings the classic fight to the Switch

Monday  20:07,   19 november 2018

From the classic characters to the traditional gameplay, "Super Smash Bros. Ultimate" is a welcome, modern throwback to classic multiplayer... >>>