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Buzz Aldrin says humans really need to move to Mars


Buzz Aldrin believes its high-time humans were sent to Mars. The 89-year-old Apollo 11 astronaut argued that the US should be working towards “the great migration of humankind to Mars,” as a matter of the “ultimate survival” of humanity, in an op-ed for The Washington Post on Wednesday. Aldrin was one of the first men […]

Killer asteroid destroys NYC in NASA’s simulation exercise


A massive killer asteroid is headed straight for New York. An exercise set up by “planetary defense” experts is reportedly meant to gauge what would happen if authorities were unable to deflect a giant space rock hurtling toward America’s most populous city at 43,000 miles per hour. The asteroid, about 330 to 1,000 feet in […]

SpaceX launches supplies to space station after power delays


CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX launched a load of supplies to the International Space Station on Saturday following a pair of power delays. A Falcon rocket raced into the pre-dawn darkness, carrying a Dragon capsule with 5,500 pounds of goods. This recycled Dragon — which is making its second space trip — is due to […]

First moon landing manual used by Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin is up for auction


The detailed manual used by U.S. astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin to land on the moon in 1969 is going up for auction in July and could fetch up to $9 million, New York auctioneers Christie’s said on Wednesday. The 44-page ring-bound Apollo 11 lunar module timeline book details every procedure that was needed […]

Strange star unlike any found in Milky Way could be intruder another galaxy


A strange star hidden in the Milky Way could be an intruder from a dwarf galaxy that was once “swallowed” by our own. Astronomers recently discovered that the star, called J1124+4535, is not like any of the other stars around it. Instead, the celestial object shares the same constellation as the famous group of stars […]

Strange star unlike any found in Milky Way could be intruder from another galaxy


A strange star hidden in the Milky Way could be an intruder from a dwarf galaxy that was once “swallowed” by our own. Astronomers recently discovered that the star, called J1124+4535, is not like any of the other stars around it. Instead, the celestial object shares the same constellation as the famous group of stars […]

NASA was sold faulty aluminum in 19-year scam which cost agency $700 million


NASA is staffed with some of the brightest minds in engineering, astronomy and mathematics. You wouldn’t expect anyone to even attempt to pull the wool over the agency’s eyes — much less get away with it — but that’s exactly what one company managed to do for nearly two decades. A new report from the […]

NASA wants to send probes back to Uranus, Neptune


Nearly 30 years after a NASA spacecraft visited the farthest planets in our solar system, Uranus and Neptune, the space agency is looking to go back. Utilizing advancements in technology over the past 30 years, a NASA scientist and his team at the Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md. are dreaming up new instruments […]

‘Alien’ grain of dust from ancient star found in Antarctica


Scientists have found an “alien” grain of dust that survived the birth of our solar system. It’s believed the tiny speck of material, found inside a meteorite in Antarctica, was created by a distant star as it was obliterated in a huge explosion. The star died long before our sun even existed and experts reckon […]

NASA’s Mars lander might have detected its first ‘marsquake’


CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA’s InSight lander has picked up a gentle rumble at Mars, believed to be the first marsquake ever detected. InSight’s quake monitor recorded and measured the faint signal April 6 and scientists announced the finding Tuesday. While the rumble sounds like soft wind, scientists believe it came from within the red […]

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