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Space

Private Lunar Landers Are Coming, and They’re Like Nothing You’ve Seen Before

The five final contenders for the $30 million Google Lunar XPrize push the boundaries of interplanetary exploration.
Becky Ferreira
1.25.17
nasa

A New Theory on the Mysterious Condition Causing Astronauts to Lose Their Vision

Research presented at the Radiological Society of North America meeting this week fits with previously-held hypotheses.
Kaleigh Rogers
11.29.16
texas

Watch the Highlight Reel of Blue Origin’s Successful Rocket Test

All of the fiery glory, none of the waiting.
Samantha Cole
10.6.16
Space

Blue Origin Successfully Lands Both Capsule And Rocket Booster

Double bullseye.
Amy Thompson
10.5.16
nasa

Cardiovascular Problems in Apollo Astronauts Linked to Radiation

Radiation isn't healthy for more reasons than we thought.
Michael Byrne
7.28.16
nasa

NASA and the UAE Just Signed a Space Agreement to Collaborate on Mars

“Every single nation can play a part in our journey to Mars."
Daniel Oberhaus
6.12.16
News

The International Space Station Just Orbited Earth for the 100,000th Time

Way to not mess this one up, humanity.
Jordan Pearson
5.16.16
americas

Mexico Has Bought a Toaster Oven-Sized Payload for a Mission to the Moon

The mission to the Moon is expected to be a boost for Mexico after the failed launch in May of the Centenario satellite, which fell apart while leaving Earth.
Andrea Noel
6.25.15
Design

Virgin Galactic Takes A Few More Small Steps Toward The First Commercial Space Flight

With NASA out of the game, commercial enterprises could be the future.
Kevin Holmes
7.12.12