NASA’s Mars Helicopter all set for Next Red Planet Mission

1 week ago — Long Read

Ingenuity, a small, autonomous rotorcraft, is set to travel with the American agency’s latest Mars mission scheduled to blast off later this month. A recent article in the New York...

NASA Eyes Far Side of Moon for Giant Radio Telescope

3 months ago — Quick Read

NASA believes that a radio telescope on the far side of the Moon might be perfect for alien hunting. NASA has announced it is funding research for a giant radio...

NASA successfully deploys the James Webb Telescope’s HUGE mirror

3 months ago — Quick Read

The successor to Hubble - NASA's James Webb Space Telescope - has been successfully tested for the very first time.

Astronomy student discovers 17 new planets

4 months ago — Long Read

An astronomy student from the University of British Columbia has discovered 17 new planets by combing through data gathered by NASA's Kepler mission.

Life on Mars? Europe commits to groundbreaking mission to bring back rocks to Earth

7 months ago — Deep Dive

It will be one of the most daunting, complicated and, potentially, scientifically rewarding missions ever undertaken to the red planet. Ministers at a recent meeting of the European Space Agency...

NASA’s recordings of ‘marsquakes’ let us listen to the martian heartbeat

8 months ago — Deep Dive

Red planet rumbles Thanks to the audio recordings of distant rumblings on Mars released this week by NASA, we finally know what the red planet sounds like. NASA’s InSight lander...