SpaceX Dragon capsule's picture perfect Atlantic splashdown
Dragon has returned to planet Earth. SpaceX’s swanky new crew capsule undocked from the International Space Station and headed toward the Atlantic ocean, landing spot on Florida's coast in a successf...
New Horizons Flyover of Pluto
Using actual New Horizons data and digital elevation models of Pluto and its largest moon Charon, mission scientists have created flyover movies that offer spectacular new perspectives of the many unu...
Did you know that the James Webb Space... - NASA's James Webb Space Telescope
Did you know that the James Webb Space Telescope’s 5-layer tennis court-sized sunshield is like having sunblock of SPF 1 million? Using never before developed technology, Webb is the most complex...
4G cell service is coming to the Moon....
4G cell service is coming to the moon. (via @Seeker)
Laika: Pioneering Space Dog Launched 60 Years Ago Today
It has been 60 years since a Soviet dog named Laika became the first animal to orbit Earth. Her historic flight was one of the defining moments of the space race between the US and Soviet Union. Al Ja...
Mysterious radio bursts might power alien ships
No one's sure what fast radio bursts are, so some Harvard scientists asked: Why not aliens? Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/67725/ Find more vid...
SPACEX Back To Space
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from California on Saturday and placed a constellation of satellites in orbit, marking the company's first launch since ...
Prof. Stephen Hawking WARNS That Humanity Only Has 1000 Years To ESCAPE Earth!
HUMANS only have 1,000 years left on Earth and will have to find another planet if we are to survive, Professor Stephen Hawking has warned.
NASA's New 'Intruder Alert' System Spots An Incoming Asteroid
A space rock zips by earth Sunday night. Astronomers know it doesn't pose a threat, in part thanks to a new automated warning program called Scout.
Jupiter Is 'Hardly Recognizable' In Juno's Latest Images
The first close-up images of Jupiter as seen by NASA’s Juno spacecraft are finally rolling in—and the gas giant before us is barely recognizable.
The Impossible Propulsion Drive Is Heading to Space
Cannae Inc. is sending its version of the much-ballyhooed and debated EmDrive to orbit to finally put it to the test.
Video Highlight: Stunning "loops of fire" on the Sun - The Sun In Full Force
Spectacular close up video of the suns surface - showing coronal rain, solar flares and just the majestic power and awesomeness of our Sun.
Breakthrough Starshot - Nanocraft to Alpha Centauri
Yuri Milner presented Breakthrough Starshot, a ground-based light beamer pushing nanocrafts, ultra-light space probes attached to lightsails, to speeds of up...
NASA Just Made All The Scientific Research It Funds Available For Free
NASA just announced that any published research funded by the space agency will now be available at no cost, launching a new public web portal that anybody can access.
2 Newfound Alien Planets May Be Capable Of Supporting Life
NASA's Kepler space telescope has spotted four possibly rocky alien planets orbiting the same star, and two of these newfound worlds might be capable of supporting life. One is likely 10 percent warme...
U.S. Space Shuttle Docks With Russian Space Station - Jun 29, 1995
On this day in History, U.S. space shuttle docks with Russian space station on Jun 29, 1995. Learn more about what happened today on History.
Scientific expeditions
The era of European and American voyages of scientific exploration followed the Age of Discovery and were inspired by a new confidence in science and reason that arose in the Age of Enlightenment. Mar...
Professional diving
Professional diving is a type of diving where the divers are paid for their work. There are several branches of professional diving, the best known of which is probably commercial diving. Any person w...
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Polar exploration
Polar exploration may refer to:
Space exploration
Space exploration is the ongoing discovery and exploration of celestial structures in outer space by means of continuously evolving and growing space technology. While the study of space is carried ou...
King Expedition of 1817
Phillip Parker King's first exploring and surveying expedition departed Sydney on 22 December 1817 on board the cutter HMS Mermaid. On board were King, his two master's mates Frederick Bedwell a...
King Expedition of 1817 - Wikipedia
First Fiji Expedition
The First Fiji Expedition undertaken by the United States occurred in October 1855 during the civil war on the islands. In response to the alleged arson attacks on the American commercial agent in Lau...
First Fiji Expedition - Wikipedia
Space Infrastructure Servicing
Space Infrastructure Servicing (SIS) is a spacecraft being developed by Canadian aerospace firm MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates to operate as a small-scale in-space refueling depot for communicati...
USS Whale (SSN-638)
USS Whale (SSN-638) was a Sturgeon-class submarine nuclear-powered attack submarine of the United States Navy. She was the second ship of that name, after the whale family of aquatic mammals.
Whal...
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Solar Anomalous and Magnetospheric Particle Explorer
The Solar Anomalous and Magnetospheric Particle Explorer (SAMPEX) satellite was launched in July 1992 into a low earth orbit at an altitude of 520 by 670 km and 82 degrees inclination. The s...
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Mariner 10
Mariner 10 was an American robotic space probe launched by NASA on November 3, 1973, to fly by the planets Mercury and Venus.Mariner 10 was launched approximately two years after Mariner 9 and was the...
Mariner 10 - Wikipedia
Central New Guinea Expedition
The Central New Guinea Expedition (1920–1922) was a Dutch scientific expedition which was seeking from the north coast of the island to reach snow-covered Wilhelminatop of the Central Plateau of Dutch...
CNES
The Centre national d'études spatiales (CNES) (English: National Centre for Space Studies) is the French government space agency (administratively, a "public administration with industrial and commerc...
CNES - Wikipedia
Neptune Orbiter
Neptune Orbiter was a proposed NASA unmanned planetary spacecraft to explore the planet Neptune. It was envisioned that it would be launched sometime around 2016 and take 8 to 12 years to reach the pl...