NASA Wants to Send Astronauts to Venus, Have Them Study the Planet

The astronauts would not land on Venus, instead remain airborne some 50 kilometers (30 miles) from the surface
by Laura Sinpetru, December 20th, 2014
 

Organic Molecules Considered the Building Blocks of Life Found on Mars

The presence of organic molecules on the Red Planet was documented with the help of NASA's Curiosity rover
by Laura Sinpetru, December 17th, 2014
 

NASA's Orion Is Now En Route to the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, US

The ship that carried the Orion back to shore docked in San Diego this Monday, the spacecraft was soon off-loaded
by Laura Sinpetru, December 10th, 2014
 

Mars' Fairly Impressive Mount Sharp Was Once a Lake, NASA Says

The mountain sits in the Red Planet's Gale Crater, evidence indicates it formed from sediments deposited in a lake bed
by Laura Sinpetru, December 9th, 2014
 

NASA's Orion Launch Was One for the Books, a Perfectly Smooth Ride

The Mars-bound spacecraft successfully completed its first trip to space and back this past December 5
by Laura Sinpetru, December 6th, 2014
Mars the Floating Speaker Uses Gravitron Levitation to Hover – Video

Mars the Floating Speaker Uses Gravitron Levitation to Hover

by Sebastian Pop, December 5th, 2014
You won't have to look to the stars to spot UFOs anymore
 

It's On: NASA's Orion Spacecraft Launches Atop Rocket, Heads for the Skies

The Orion spacecraft left Earth just a few minutes ago, is now officially enjoying its first flight ever
by Laura Sinpetru, December 5th, 2014
 

NASA's Orion Launch Postponed Due to Strong Winds, Technical Trouble

The Orion spacecraft was supposed to embark on its maiden voyage this December 4, will hopefully launch tomorrow
by Laura Sinpetru, December 4th, 2014
 

Dinosaur Fossil Readies for a Trip to Space and Back

The dinosaur fossil, together with other souvenirs and mementos, will leave Earth this coming December 4
by Laura Sinpetru, December 2nd, 2014
 

Stunning ESA Image Shows Carbon Dioxide Frost Covering Mars' Hellas Chaos

The picture was obtained by the Mars Express spacecraft earlier this year, was shared with the public just yesterday
by Laura Sinpetru, November 28th, 2014
Come November 28, Mars Is In For a Global Shout-Out from Earth

Come November 28, Mars Is In For a Global Shout-Out from Earth

by Laura Sinpetru, November 26th, 2014
This coming Friday, nearly 90,000 messages will be beamed from Earth to the Red Planet with the help of radio telescopes
 

Spacecraft That Will Carry Astronauts to Mars Readies for Its Maiden Voyage

The first flight test of NASA's next-generation Orion spacecraft is scheduled to take place on Thursday, December 4
by Laura Sinpetru, November 25th, 2014
 

Eons Ago, Volcanoes Birthed Liquid Water on Mars and Made It Flow

Researchers say volcanic activity explains the presence of river, stream and lake beds on the Red Planet
by Laura Sinpetru, November 18th, 2014
 

Comet Siding Spring Gives Mars a Really Close Shave

This past October 19, the comet came within roughly 87,000 miles (139,500 kilometers) of the Red Planet
by Laura Sinpetru, October 20th, 2014
 

Mars' Encounter with Comet Siding Spring Explained in One Infographic

The Red Plant and the comet will come very close to one another this October 19, astronomers say they will not collide
by Laura Sinpetru, October 18th, 2014
 

Mars Thinks It's on “The Biggest Loser,” Is Shedding Hydrogen like Crazy

The Red Planet is also shaking off oxygen and carbon, evidence provided by NASA's MAVEN spacecraft indicates
by Laura Sinpetru, October 15th, 2014
 
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