Fry it Up in a Pan – Saturn’s Little Moon

The Cassini spacecraft has been orbiting Saturn for more than 12 years capturing images and performing experiments. It did flybys of Venus, our Moon, and Jupiter for gravity assist en route to Saturn, and once there […]

Tourists Visiting the Dark Side of the Moon

Elon Musk and SpaceX don’t have a reputation of taking small steps. For the private space company, bigger is better. The next big step? Musk plans to send two private passengers on a one week […]

NASA, Self-Publishing, Game of Thrones and Alien Life – All in One Interview!

How can you fit NASA, the Space Shuttle, tips on self-publishing, Game of Thrones and life on other planets all into a single interview? If you listen to just one interview this year, Jason Delgado’s […]

Uh-oh: Another Mars Mission Goes Missing

Today, the European Space Agency (ESA) put a spacecraft into orbit around Mars. Piggybacked onto the Trace Gas Orbiter (TGO) was the ExoMars 2016 lander which detached for its journey to the surface. The lander, […]

Asgardia: The First Nation in Space(?)

Igor Ashurbeiyli has some grand plans. His dream is to build a sovereign nation in orbit aboard a massive space station. Its citizens will be “free from the constraint of a land-based country’s laws” and must […]

Water is Shooting Off of Europa

Scientists have always theorized that liquid water exists under Europa’s icy crust, and with that theory the possibility that life exists. Now there is apparently proof of water – in the form of geysers shooting it […]

A New Heavy is on the Horizon

It’s no secret that there is a healthy rivalry between Jeff Bezos and his Blue Origins company, and Elon Musk and SpaceX. Each has an operating launch vehicle, but SpaceX clearly leads the race with […]

Jupiter Has Some Really Cool Auroras – in Infrared

We knew we’d get some really cool pics from the Juno spacecraft’s first close pass to Jupiter, but it is one that fell outside the visible spectrum that delivered one of the most dramatic ever […]

“Juno is firing on all cylinders”

On Saturday, August 27th, the Juno spacecraft performed its first of its 36 flybys of the planet Jupiter, coming within 2,600 miles of the atmosphere. It didn’t have much time – it was zipping by […]

Holy S%#t! Potentially Earth-like Planet Found at Closest Star

Stories about potentially Earth-like planets orbiting far away stars have been making the headlines for years. With the Kepler spacecraft monitoring the stars, searching for telltale dips in brightness that indicate the presence of a […]