#NASA

Is this the Ion Thruster that Might Send Humans to the Red Planet?

22 hours ago — 1 min read

NASA has been developing an Ion Thruster for a future mission to Mars. Last week the prototype device broke several records - does that mean t the technology is finally...

Will Russia partner with NASA’s to construct humanities first Lunar Space Station?

4 weeks ago — 0.5 min read

Russia is expected to announce this Saturday that it will be partnering with NASA to construct the 'Deep Space Gateway' - a key component of the space agencies long-term plan...

Juno Mission Unlocks the Mysterious Auroras of Jupiter

1 month ago — 2 min read

Up to now the dynamics of Jupiter’s atmosphere was a mystery to scientists. The gas giants atmosphere is the largest in the Solar System, spanning 3,000 miles in altitude, and...

Cassini spacecraft reveals the bizarre vortex at the center of Saturn’s ‘hexagon’

2 months ago — 1 min read

NASA has showcased new images from its Cassini spacecraft that show the bizarre vortex at the top of Saturn's northern pole. Cassini was ~166,000 miles from Saturn when it took...

Cassini reveals 3-dimensionality in the clouds of Saturn for the first time

2 months ago — 0.5 min read

Cassini is entering the Grand Finale phase of its mission and getting closer to Saturn than ever before. Last Friday, for the first time ever, Cassini was able to reveal...

Voyagers 40th anniversary: 40 images

2 months ago — 20 min read

On August 20th, 1977, Voyager 2 was launched. Her sister spacecraft, Voyager 1, followed two weeks later. The goal of these two explorers was to shed light on the mysteries...