#NASA

Solid Rocket Moon Booster fired up for critical test

3 weeks ago — Quick Read

Today NASA, alongside engineering giant Northrop Grumman, celebrated after they successfully ignited a massive solid rocket booster in Utah. The two-minute test put the Solid Rocket Booster (SRB) hardware through...

Why are there so many Mars Missions blasting off this year?

2 months ago — Deep Dive

Mars 2020: the hunt for life on the red planet is about to get serious Illustration of NASA’s Perseverance rover on Mars. NASA/JPL-Caltech Next spring is going to be a...

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

3 months 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

6 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

6 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

7 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.