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NASA advances lunar crater modeling and asteroid mining projects

NASA doesn't just want to return to the moon by 2024, it also wants to establish a "sustained human presence" and to use the moon as a hub for future Mars exploratio...

NASA advances lunar crater modeling and asteroid mining projects

Source: engadget.com

NASA Invests in Tech Concepts Aimed at Exploring Lunar Craters, Mining Asteroids Robotically surveying lunar craters in record time and mining resources in space could help NASA establish a sustained human presence at the Moon – part of the agency’s broader Moon to Mars exploration approach....
20:17, 06/11/2019

Ancient asteroid crater located off coast of Scotland Space object about a mile wide believed to have crashed into Earth around 1.2bn years agoThe location of an ancient impact crater made by the biggest asteroid ever to hit Britain has been traced to a spot under the sea between mainland Scotland and t...
03:34, 06/10/2019

Ancient asteroid crater found off the coast of Scotland The spot where an ancient asteroid hit the United Kingdom some 1.2 billion years ago has been tracked to a location under the sea between mainland Scotland and the Western Isles. ...
04:17, 06/11/2019

Japan's Hayabusa 2 may finally kick-start the asteroid mining era The turn of the decade saw a huge surge of interest in asteroid mining, but now this would-be industry has flopped. Can a tiny Japanese probe revive it?...
21:51, 04/28/2019

NASA needs help deciding where to land on this asteroid NASA’s OSIRIS-REx mission has already accomplished a lot since arriving at the space rock known as Bennu late last year. The spacecraft successfully entered orbit around the asteroid, scanned its surface with a laser and learned a lot about its surfa...
21:34, 05/24/2019

NASA: Lunar shrinkage may be causing moonquakes According to a new study, the moon's contractions continue today, causing ongoing surface fracturing. These active fractures, or thrust faults, are responsible for moonquakes....
01:51, 05/14/2019

NASA orders the first piece of its lunar outpost NASA has awarded space technology company Maxar a $375 million contract to develop the first Lunar Gateway segment that's flying to space. Maxar, which (according to Ars Technica) now has bragging rights for being the initiative's first com...
15:34, 05/24/2019

NASA gameplans massive asteroid strike World governments have been concerned for decades about a potential asteroid collision and the chaos it would cause Earth. Now, the actions of what agencies around the world are being shared with the public for the first time ever on social media....
21:00, 04/29/2019

NASA places its first order for Lunar Gateway components NASA has big plans for returning to the Moon. Whether it can be done within the next five years, as the current administration desires, is yet to be seen, but getting human boots back on the lunar surface is something NASA firmly intends to do, and i...
03:17, 05/25/2019

NASA snaps most detailed image yet of asteroid Bennu A US spacecraft has captured its closest and most detailed image yet of the 78 billion kilogram asteroid Bennu which gets closer to Earth every six years....
21:17, 06/18/2019

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&#...
17:34, 05/06/2019

NASA needs your help to bring an asteroid sample back to Earth NASA’s OSIRIS-REx mission has already accomplished a lot since arriving at the space rock known as Bennu late last year. The spacecraft successfully entered orbit around the asteroid, scanned its surface with a laser, and learned a lot about it...
09:51, 05/24/2019

NASA has selected three lunar landers to bring science to the moon Three companies - Orbit Beyond, Astrobotic and Intuitive Machines - have been awarded contracts by NASA to send landers to the moon’s surface in 2020 and 2021...
23:00, 05/31/2019

NASA’s lunar lander was just rediscovered after being lost in space for 50 years Back in 1969 NASA was in the middle of the biggest space race in human history. The Apollo 10 mission was a huge milestone in NASA’s adventure from the Earth to the Moon, and the ‘Snoopy’ lunar module traveled close the Moon’s...
00:34, 06/11/2019

Spacewatch: Nasa awards first contract for lunar space station Maxar wins $375m deal to build the Lunar Gateway’s power and propulsion elementNasa has contracted Maxar Technologies to develop the first element of its Lunar Gateway space station, an essential part of its plan to return astronauts to the moon by 2...
23:17, 05/30/2019

NASA officially orders its first segment of a lunar space station Maxar has been selected to build and fly the first element of NASA’s lunar Gateway. (credit: Maxar Technologies) NASA has chosen its first commercial partner for a proposed space station, known as the Lunar Gateway, to be built near the Moon. On Th...
00:34, 05/24/2019

NASA's excited about the God of Chaos asteroid heading toward Earth There’s an asteroid out there called 99942 Apophis that’s over 1,000 feet wide, and it’s scheduled to fly by Earth on April 13th, 2029.        ...
19:00, 04/30/2019

You can help NASA explore asteroid Bennu by picking a collection site NASA is trying to decide on a sample collection site from the asteroid Bennu and they want to know what features you find worthy of investigation.        ...
01:17, 05/30/2019

Nasa captures closest and most-detailed image yet of Bennu asteroid Nasa has captured its closest and most-detailed image yet of Bennu, a 78 billion kilogram asteroid which makes a close approach to Earth every six years....
22:00, 06/18/2019

Daring maneuver brings NASA’s orbiter closer to an asteroid than ever before NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft has been orbiting the space rock known as Bennu since the start of the year. It caught up with the asteroid in late December of 2018 and successfully inserted itself into orbit around the object around New Year&rsqu...
18:17, 06/17/2019

NASA will reveal plans for its ‘Lunar Gateway’ today, and you can watch live Despite plenty of skepticism over whether or not they can pull it off, NASA seems determined to make it back to the Moon by 2024 — or at least that’s what NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine would like everyone to believe. In any case, the...
20:17, 05/23/2019

NASA picks Maxar to build the first piece of its lunar space station NASA chose Maxar Technologies to build the power and propulsion element of the Gateway lunar space station, which will be an outpost for going to the moon and Mars...
22:34, 05/23/2019

NASA chooses technology firm Maxar for lunar platform project NASA has picked space technology company Maxar Technologies Inc as the first contractor to help build its Gateway platform in lunar orbit, a crucial outpost for America's mission to relay astronauts to the moon in 2024, the U.S. agency said on Thursd...
22:34, 05/23/2019

NASA Awards Artemis Contract for Lunar Gateway Power, Propulsion In one of the first steps of the agency’s Artemis lunar exploration plans, NASA announced on Thursday the selection of Maxar Technologies, formerly SSL, in Westminster, Colorado, to develop and demonstrate power, propulsion and communications capabil...
21:34, 05/23/2019

NASA chooses companies to design part of its Artemis lunar lander Enlarge / Artist's concept of a lunar lander. (credit: NASA) Although NASA's plans to land humans on the Moon by 2024 face some political headwinds, the space agency has taken its first concrete step toward making its ambitions a reality. On Thursd...
16:17, 05/17/2019

NASA’s full Artemis plan revealed: 37 launches and a lunar outpost Enlarge / A Blue Moon lander, built by Blue Origin, with an ascent vehicle (built by another company) on top. (credit: Blue Origin) In the nearly two months since Vice President Mike Pence directed NASA to return to the Moon by 2024, space agency ...
09:17, 05/21/2019

Asteroid impact exercise offers practice for NASA, ESA scientists and engineers This week, scientists and engineers from NASA and the European Space Agency, as well as other federal officials and policy makers, are participating in a hypothetical asteroid impact scenario....
09:00, 05/02/2019

NASA head warns: Expect a major asteroid impact in your lifetime NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine thinks it’s time to start taking the threat of an Earth-altering asteroid impact seriously. In a speech today at the International Academy of Astronautics Planetary Defense Conference, Bridenstine opened his keynote...
02:51, 04/30/2019

Are we ready for the end of the world? NASA conducts drill for potential asteroid strike NASA is conducting a drill this week to see how we'd actually prepare if a giant asteroid was hurtling toward the Earth.        ...
19:17, 04/29/2019

NASA asteroid probe captures closest-ever photo of space rock NASA’s OSIRIS-REx asteroid probe is giving scientists an even better look at the surface of the space rock known as Bennu now that it’s moved even closer to the object. A new photo posted by the partnership between NASA and the University of Arizona ...
19:17, 06/19/2019

Facing 2024 deadline, NASA issues a report defending the Lunar Gateway Enlarge / Under some designs plans, the lunar Gateway more resembles the International Space Station than a small outpost. (credit: NASA) On Wednesday, as NASA continued to press lawmakers to support an accelerated plan to return humans to the Moo...
17:17, 05/02/2019

NASA teams up with SpaceX, Blue Origin to design a human lunar lander NASA has revealed its efforts to create a human landing system shortly after it announced the Artemis lunar exploration program. The space agency has teamed up with 11 private space companies, including SpaceX and Blue Origin, to conduct studies and....
12:17, 05/17/2019

NASA’s asteroid probe snapped its closest photo yet of space rock Bennu NASA’s OSIRIS-REx asteroid probe is giving scientists an even better look at the surface of the space rock known as Bennu now that it’s moved even closer to the object. A new photo posted by the partnership between NASA and the University...
02:51, 06/19/2019

NASA will test asteroid defenses by slamming a spacecraft into a space rock in 2022 If Earth were ever to be threatened by a large space rock — and it definitely will at some point in the future — humanity is going to need to have a plan. Astronomers know this, which is why simulated exercises like the one that took plac...
03:00, 05/08/2019

NASA's OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft Takes Stunning Photo of Asteroid Bennu From Just 0.4 Miles Away NASA’s asteroid-sampling OSIRIS-REx spacecraft, which is currently in position around the tiny, near-Earth asteroid 101955 Bennu, has transmitted its closest shot of the asteroid’s surface yet.Read more......
08:17, 06/18/2019

NASA makes final plans for its 2022 mission to visit an all-metal asteroid In less than a decade, we might finally be able to unravel the mysteries surrounding Psyche, an asteroid that's believed to be composed mostly of iron and nickel. NASA is gearing up to explore the metallic asteroid, giving the Psyche mission the...
17:34, 06/12/2019

NASA chief warns asteroid threat is real: ‘It’s about protecting the only planet we know to host life' NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine is sounding the alarm that an asteroid strike is not something to be taken lightly and is perhaps Earth's biggest threat....
19:17, 04/30/2019

Fake asteroid hurtling at New York City triggers terrifying results in NASA simulation In a NASA asteroid simulation of a fictional scenario, New York City was hit with an asteroid packing 1,000 times the destruction of a nuclear bomb.        ...
19:00, 05/06/2019

RIOT & MARA: Mining Near-Term Opportunity in Mining Blockchains What do the two Nasdaq-listed cryptocurrency mining companies -- Riot Blockchain (RIOT) and Marathon Patent Group (MARA) -- have in common? Both markets were on our near-term, bullish radar. And both markets delivered as expected. Well, NOT everyone ...
15:51, 05/01/2019

Best mining GPU 2019: the best graphics cards for mining Bitcoin, Ethereum and more These days, cryptocurrency just isn’t as popular as it used to be, but that doesn’t mean its dead. Bitcoin, Ethereum and other crypto coins are still flowing, and there are even some that are booming. So, it shouldn’t be surprisi...
16:00, 05/02/2019

Best mining motherboards 2019: the best motherboards for mining Bitcoin, Ethereum and more Mining is still alive and well in 2019, and if you’re ready to jump on the bandwagon, one of the best mining motherboards should be at the top of your list. Fortunately, we know this as well as anyone and have crafted a guide to the best minin...
16:00, 05/02/2019

Report: Iran detains members of 3 modeling networks TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s paramilitary Revolutionary Guard has carried out its latest series of arrests targeting online modeling, part of the hard-line group’s efforts to confront what it sees as Western mores seeping into the Islamic R...
18:00, 05/18/2019

Amber Valletta on How Instagram Has Changed Modeling for Good A “like-dislike” relationship with social media—it creates both trolls and opportunities, she said—colors L.A.-based supermodel Amber Valletta’s hopes for her industry....
19:51, 05/03/2019

SI Swimsuit's Manuela Alvarez Hernandez says she’s grateful for getting a degree before modeling Manuela Alvarez Hernandez, a Florida International University graduate, didn’t think she would find herself posing in a skimpy bikini — but she did and it was quite the accomplishment....
11:51, 06/04/2019

Elite Iranian force raids modeling agencies for 'promoting vulgarity' Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards force has raided three underground modeling agencies, accusing the companies and their aspiring models of flouting strict Islamic dress codes for women, Iranian news agencies reported on Saturday....
17:17, 05/18/2019

Watch Kendall Jenner's Priceless Reaction to Pete Davidson's Modeling Debut Kendall Jenner was just as surprised as the rest of us when Pete Davidson made his modeling debut. In fact, she wasn't even aware that he would be walking alongside her in Alexander......
05:51, 06/04/2019

Pete Davidson Makes Surprise Modeling Debut on Alexander Wang Runway Pete Davidson is adding a new position to his resumé: Model. The Saturday Night Live star made his modeling debut in Alexander Wang's New York City show, which took place at the......
04:17, 06/01/2019

NASA STEM Partnerships: Bridging NASA Missions With Classroom Instruction NASA missions are out of this world, literally. When new missions and scientific discoveries from these missions emerge, there are several ways they are employed here on Earth....
00:51, 05/07/2019

NASA Invites Media to Attend 'NASA Day in Baton Rouge' Activities May 8 NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, and Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans invite media to attend NASA Day in Baton Rouge activities May 8 at Southern University Laboratory School located at 129 Swan St., Baton Rouge, Lo...
16:51, 05/03/2019

NASA Marshall, University of Alabama in Huntsville to host NASA in the South Symposium March 28-29; Media Invited Marshall and the University of Alabama in Huntsville will host the 2019 "NASA in the South" symposium March 28-29, examining NASA's impact on Southern U.S. economy, culture and politics over the past 60 years....
19:51, 04/28/2019

Mars has a brand new crater, and it sure is pretty Mars, like any other rocky world, has its fair share of craters. These scars of ancient impacts give the dusty surface of the planet some serious personality, and sometimes it’s easy to forget that new craters can happen right before our eyes. ...
12:51, 06/19/2019

Man rescued after fall into Hawaii volcano crater A man was seriously injured after crossing a safety barrier and falling into a volcanic crater at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, authorities said. The man was rescued from 60 to 70 feet down and airlifted to a hospital in critical condition. (May 3)...
12:17, 05/03/2019

The Moon’s largest crater is hiding something, and astronomers don’t know what Compared to other bodies in our Solar System, Earth’s moon isn’t particularly huge. However, its relatively small size belies one of its most interesting features, which is a colossal crater measuring over 1,500 miles across. Now, researc...
03:00, 06/12/2019

Strange mass found hidden under a crater on the moon Baylor University researchers found a huge mass under the South Pole-Aitken basin that’s about five times larger than the Big Island of Hawaii.       ...
21:34, 06/11/2019

Huge crater may have been caused by buried WWII bomb It’s a blast that may have been more than 70 years in the making. A huge crater in the middle of a cornfield in rural Germany is believed to have been made by a buried World War II bomb. Locals in Limburg say they heard a loud explosion in the ...
20:34, 06/24/2019

New Mars crater exposes mysterious darker material The Red Planet was hit by an asteroid sometime within the past three years and the resulting crater has exposed a "darker material" underneath Mars' reddish dust that is currently perplexing scientists....
15:51, 06/17/2019

Evidence of a Gigantic Impact Crater Found Off Scottish Coast Some 1.2 billion years ago, an asteroid measuring over 1 kilometer (0.6 miles) wide smashed into northwest Scotland. Trouble is, scientists aren’t sure exactly where the meteorite struck, as traces of the crater are long gone. With new research, howe...
22:51, 06/10/2019

Soldier who fell at Hawaii volcano crater upgraded to stable HONOLULU (AP) — A U.S. Army soldier has been upgraded to stable condition after a fall onto a ledge in a volcano crater in Hawaii. Park officials say another visitor reported seeing the 32-year-old soldier, who was not named, fall from a 300-foot (91...
22:00, 05/03/2019

Man falls 800 feet into Crater Lake caldera, lives to talk about it An Oregon man was rescued after falling 800 feet into a caldera Monday afternoon and surviving, officials said. The Coast Guard’s North Bend Sector received a call at 3:47 p.m. from the National Park Service that a man fell into the Crater Lake calde...
10:17, 06/12/2019

'WWII-era bomb explosion' caused crater in German field An enormous crater found in an open field in Germany over the weekend is thought to have been caused by the explosion of a Second World War bomb. ...
18:00, 06/24/2019

WWII bomb self-detonates in German field, leaves crater An aging chemical detonator caused a WWII bomb in western Germany to explode without external triggers. The resulting crater made some residents mistake the blast for a meteor....
19:34, 06/24/2019

8,000-year-old Petroglyphs Found in the World’s Biggest Meteor Crater Scientists in South Africa have made an amazing discovery in the globe’s biggest meteor impact crater, the Vredefort Crater. While experts were studying the unique geology of the crater a number of ancient engravings were discovered.  ...
03:17, 06/15/2019

Massive crater that appeared overnight was likely caused by World War II bomb A World War II bomb likely detonated and created the massive crater that appeared overnight in a field near Limburg, Germany, officials say.        ...
17:34, 06/25/2019

Visitor crosses barrier and falls 70 feet into Kilauea volcano's crater A visitor to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park climbed past the metal railing, lost his footing and fell into the Kilauea volcano crater, according to the National Park Service....
21:51, 05/02/2019

Meteorite leaves crater the size of ‘two double-decker buses’ on moon Researchers at the Institute of Astrophysics of Andalusia believe that the meteorite which smashed into the moon during January's lunar eclipse would've created a 50-foot crater on the moon....
15:00, 05/02/2019

Fortnite Fortbyte 31 Found at a Meteor Crater Overlook Location and Season 9 Guide Fortbyte 31 of 100 is now live in the game with a clue that reads "Found at a Meteor Crater Overlook". Here's the location to help you locate this latest Fortbyte challenge puzzle piece....
16:34, 05/28/2019

The CEO Who Wants More Women in Mining BHP CEO Andrew Mackenzie, in an interview with The Wall Street Journal, talks about gender balance, automation, activists and explaining changes to employees....
17:17, 05/08/2019

Netherlands advances at Women's World Cup with 3-1 win Vivianne Miedema scored a goal in each half Saturday to advance the Netherlands into the second round of the Women's World Cup for the second straight tournament with a 3-1 win over Cameroon on Saturday at Valenciennes, France....
15:51, 06/17/2019

Canada advances with 2-0 victory over New Zealand Jessie Fleming and Nichelle Prince each had second-half goals and Canada advanced to the knockout round at the Women's World Cup with a 2-0 victory over New Zealand.       ...
02:00, 06/16/2019

Netherlands advances at Women’s World Cup with 3-1 win Vivianne Miedema scored a goal in each half Saturday to advance the Netherlands into the second round of the Women’s World Cup for the second straight tournament with a 3-1 win over Cameroon on Saturday at Valenciennes, France. Miedema put the ...
19:17, 06/15/2019

ATP roundup: Fritz advances to Lyon semis American Taylor Fritz advanced to his first semifinal of the year, upsetting second-seeded Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut 6-7 (6), 6-3, 6-4 on Thursday in Lyon, France....
01:51, 05/24/2019

U.S. Worker Productivity Advances at Best Rate Since 2010 U.S. workers’ efficiency improved during the past year at the best pace in nearly a decade, laying groundwork for stronger wage growth and continued economic expansion....
16:17, 05/02/2019

Cilic knocked out of Queen's, Tsitsipas advances Defending champion Marin Cilic was cut down to size by Argentine Diego Schwartzman in the second round of the Queen's Club Championships on Thursday as the rain that has dogged the tournament finally relented....
18:34, 06/20/2019

UNC beats Tennessee 5-2, advances to super regionals Austin Bergner struck out eight, and North Carolina beat Tennessee 5-2 to advance to the super regionals of the NCAA Tournament        ...
06:00, 06/03/2019

Michigan advances to CWS with 4-2 upset of top-seeded UCLA LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ako Thomas drove in two runs with a single, Tommy Henry pitched seven solid innings and Michigan is headed to the College World Series for the first time in 35 years after defeating top-seeded UCLA 4-2 on Sunday night in the decidi...
08:34, 06/10/2019

UniCredit reportedly advances toward bid for Germany's Commerzbank UniCredit has stepped up preparations for a potential bid for Germany's Commerzbank by drafting in investment bankers including a former top German official, three people familiar with the matter said....
11:17, 05/15/2019

Nadal advances in Barcelona after dropping set to Mayer "World number two Rafa Nadal dropped a set at the Barcelona Open for the first time in four years before advancing to the last 16, beating Argentine Leonardo Mayer 6-7(7) 6-4 6-2 on Wednesday."...
18:17, 05/01/2019

Best cloud mining providers of 2019 Cloud mining is the process of buying CPU power from dedicated data centers who use their own equipment to mine cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin (BTC) on your behalf.The main advantage of this approach is that you don't need to have in-depth kno...
13:51, 05/31/2019

Senate panel advances emergency border funding The Senate Appropriations Committee approved a bipartisan emergency funding bill requested by President Trump to deal with the massive immigration surge along the southern border....
01:51, 06/20/2019

Top-seeded Zverev advances, Dimitrov out at Geneva Open Top-seeded Alexander Zverev eased to a 6-2, 6-1 win over Ernests Gulbis in the Geneva Open second round on Tuesday        ...
22:51, 05/21/2019

Exclusive: UniCredit advances toward bid for Germany's Commerzbank – sources UniCredit has stepped up preparations for a potential bid for Germany's Commerzbank by drafting in investment bankers including a former top German official, three people familiar with the matter said....
01:51, 05/15/2019

The Latest: Halep advances in 3 sets at French Open The Latest on the French Open: Simona Halep overcomes a mid-match lapse in a 6-2, 3-6, 6-1 win over 47th-ranked Ajla Tomljanovic        ...
05:51, 05/29/2019

LSU beats Southern Miss 8-4, advances to regional final Cade Beloso and Zach Watson homered and LSU beat Southern Miss 8-4 to advance to the NCAA Tournament regional final        ...
07:17, 06/02/2019

Top-seeded Zverev advances to Geneva Open semifinals GENEVA (AP) — Top-seeded Alexander Zverev advanced to the Geneva Open semifinals by beating Hugo Dellien 7-5, 3-6, 6-3 on Thursday. The fifth-ranked Zverev saved a set point when trailing 5-3 against the 92nd-ranked Bolivian in the first. He then got...
23:00, 05/23/2019

$4.6 Billion in Aid Advances to Help Cope With Migrant Surge at Border The Senate measure cleared a committee with bipartisan support and will be voted on by the full chamber next week, but it is unclear how well it matches the House’s plans....
23:17, 06/19/2019

Amazon tech show touts advances in robotics Amazon is hosting tech enthusiasts at its 're:MARS' expo this week in Las Vegas. The online retail giant looks to showcase efforts at innovation across several key tech sectors - including robotics and machine learning. (June 5)  ...
00:51, 06/06/2019

Home favourite Granollers beaten, Verdasco advances "Home favourite Marcel Granollers was the main casualty on the opening day of the Barcelona Open as the tournament got underway amidst murky, grey skies in Catalonia."...
18:17, 05/01/2019

Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson advances on Britain's top job Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson advanced on the prize of Britain's top political job on Tuesday, winning 40 percent of votes in the second round of a contest to replace Prime Minister Theresa May....
01:34, 06/19/2019

UA Women’s Golf Advances to NCAA semi-finals TUCSON –  The Arizona Wildcats women’s golf team advanced to the semifinals of the NCAA Championships at The Blessings Golf Course Tuesday, thanks to a dramatic putt from Haley Moore on her final hole. Here’s more from Tuesday night...
08:34, 05/22/2019

Nishikori advances, Zverev eliminated early in Barcelona Former champion Kei Nishikori advanced to the third round of the Barcelona Open by beating Taylor Fritz 7-5, 6-2        ...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Bill allowing self-induced abortions advances in Nevada Called the Trust Nevada Women Act, the bill would repeal existing prohibitions on self-induced abortions and drugs causing a miscarriage.        ...
19:00, 05/22/2019

Vekic advances at rain-ravaged Nottingham Open NOTTINGHAM, England (AP) — Former champion Donna Vekic defeated Dalila Jakupovic of Slovenia 6-2, 6-7 (5), 6-0 on Wednesday as the Nottingham Open finally got underway after two days were completely washed out by rain. The players attempted their war...
21:17, 06/12/2019

Teen advances into French Open quarters without losing a set Teenager Marketa Vondrousova reached her first Grand Slam quarterfinal by beating 12th-seeded Anastasija Sevastova 6-2, 6-0 Sunday in just 59 minutes.        ...
18:17, 06/02/2019

Moondust Could Cloud Our Lunar Ambitions It's superfine. It's sharp. It sticks to everything. Before we return to the moon, we'll have to conquer one of the weirdest substances in the solar system....
19:51, 05/20/2019

What If the Asteroid Never Killed the Dinosaurs? An asteroid slammed down and did away with all the dinosaurs, paving the way for such developments as the human race, capitalism, and posting on the internet: it’s the story we all know and love. Yet if things had shaken out differently—if the astero...
18:17, 04/29/2019

'Rocket League' is mining the '80s for nostalgia-tinted DLC Rocket League fans, it's time to slap on your aviators, grab a hoverboard and fire up your favorite '80s playlist for a Radical Summer. Psyonix is tapping into the decade's pop culture tentpoles for the game's biggest event to dat...
01:17, 06/06/2019

New cryptocurrency mining malware is spreading across Thailand and the US With the infamous cryptocurrency mining script Coinhive now offline, you’d be forgiven for thinking crypto-jacking was a thing of the past. Sadly though, security researchers have uncovered a new malware family that’s attacking hardware to get it to ...
23:17, 06/04/2019

AMD Radeon VII is the new king of Ethereum cryptocurrency mining The AMD Radeon VII, AMD’s recent high-end graphics card, isn’t just great at pushing pixels while playing games, as it appears to be the new king of Ethereum cryptocurrency mining when it comes to performance.According to VoskCoin, a me...
11:30, 04/30/2019

California advances bill offering protections to gig economy workers Gig economy companies like Uber and Lyft have fought hard to avoid treating workers as full-fledged employees, but they might not have much choice in California before long. The state Assembly has passed a bill, AB5, that would require businesses to...
02:17, 06/03/2019

Wild-card entry Tipsarevic advances at Geneva Open Former top-10 player Janko Tipsarevic used his wild-card entry to beat Peter Gojowczyk of Germany 7-5, 7-5 in the Geneva Open first round        ...
17:17, 05/21/2019

Bill directing immigration holds advances in North Carolina RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina sheriffs would be forced to honor federal requests to hold jail inmates who may be in the country unlawfully, under a bill that has advanced at the General Assembly. Some recently elected black Democratic county sh...
00:17, 06/20/2019

Advances in Medieval Knight Armor Could Not Match Weapon Technology! The knight in shining armor is undoubtedly the first image that comes to mind for most people when they think about warfare during the Middle Ages. The knight in this mental image is often a warrior wearing the iconic ‘suit of armor’. While it is tru...
20:17, 05/14/2019

Substitute school nurse accused of making advances on teen boy A substitute nurse serving two Ohio school districts was jailed for inappropriately touching an underage student and making sexual advances toward him, prosecutors said this week. Delena Clever, 48, of Maineville, Ohio, who subbed for the Little Miam...
22:51, 06/19/2019

Vanderbilt advances to College World Series, routs Duke 13-2 Austin Martin drove in three hitting two of Vanderbilt's five home runs, and the Commodores advanced to their fourth College World Series and first since 2015 by routing Duke 13-2 to clinch the Nashville Super Regional     &...
04:17, 06/10/2019

Fifth-seed Zverev advances in French Open despite destroying racket Emotions got the better of fifth-seed Alexander Zverev Tuesday during his French Open victory over John Millman, with Zverev's racket paying the price....
23:00, 05/28/2019

Minor hiccup as defending champion Halep advances in Paris Simona Halep dealt with the emotions and pressure of being the defending champion as she overcame a second-set blip to kick off her French Open campaign with a 6-2 3-6 6-1 win over Australian Ajla Tomljanovic on Tuesday....
00:17, 05/29/2019

Vandy advances to super regional, routs Indiana State 12-1 NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Julian Infante hit two home runs and Ty Duvall added a grand slam as Vanderbilt advanced to its third straight super regional by beating Indiana State 12-1 on Sunday night to clinch the Nashville Regional. This will be the eig...
08:51, 06/03/2019

Starwatch: time to take a good look at the lunar maria The full moon on Saturday gives an opportunity (weather permitting) to study the “seas” that form the dark markings on the moon’s surfaceThe moon will reach full on 18 May. This is a good opportunity to take the time to really look at its bright disc...
01:00, 05/13/2019

The moon’s largest crater is hiding something huge, but astronomers aren’t quite sure what The mass is five times the size of Hawaii’s Big Island and buried underneath the South Pole-Aitkin basin – the moon’s largest crater.       ...
20:00, 06/12/2019

It's Hard to Believe How Close This Asteroid Is Going to Get to Earth While space agencies simulate an asteroid impact this week at the 2019 Planetary Defense Conference, there’s a real asteroid they’re monitoring that will make a close appearance in just 10 years.Read more......
20:17, 05/01/2019

Massive asteroid with its own moon set to fly by Earth Most space rocks that pass nearby Earth are solo travelers making their way around the sun and slipping past our planet as they do so. Asteroid 1999 KW4, which will make a distant pass of Earth on May 25th, is quite a bit different. The large primary...
19:00, 05/23/2019

Virginia ban on uranium mining upheld by U.S. Supreme Court The largest-known U.S. uranium deposit will remain firmly under ground after the Supreme Court on Monday upheld Virginia's ban on mining the radioactive metal, rebuffing a challenge backed by President Donald Trump's administration to the 1982 morato...
21:34, 06/17/2019

Big Brutus attraction adds another coal mining shovel WEST MINERAL, Kan. (AP) — A historic coal mining shovel that was hidden under bramble for more than 70 years has gone on display in southeast Kansas alongside its more well-known successor, an 11-million pound (5 million kilogram) orange giant known ...
21:17, 06/12/2019

Argentine court denies challenge to law against mining on glaciers Argentina's Supreme Court on Tuesday shot down a challenge to an environmental law banning mining in glacial areas that had been brought by Canadian miner Barrick Gold....
21:51, 06/04/2019

US says national security demands easier mining rules WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration wants to ease rules on mining and prospecting on federal lands — and even offshore — in the name of national security. The Commerce Department recommended sweeping changes Tuesday in mining policies. Preside...
04:00, 06/05/2019

Mining magnate aims to be kingmaker after Australian election A billionaire who built his own Jurassic Park and promises a replica Titanic may hold the balance of power in Australia's parliament if his populist campaign wins enough votes in Saturday's general election....
08:51, 05/17/2019

Indonesia says ramping up push against mercury in mining, industry Indonesia on Tuesday said it was beefing up its efforts to phase out the use of toxic metal mercury in sectors such as mining, healthcare and manufacturing....
15:00, 05/07/2019

Rio Tinto to buy autonomous mining truck fleet from Caterpillar Rio Tinto has agreed to buy a fleet of autonomous trucks and other mining equipment from Caterpillar for its new Koodaideri iron ore mine in Western Australia, it said on Tuesday....
07:51, 05/07/2019

Concern rises about possible uranium mining near Grand Canyon Federal officials are expected to rule in the next month on a petition that could eventually lead to uranium mining around the Grand Canyon, which conservation advocates warn could irreparably pollute the region's limited groundwater supply....
04:17, 06/13/2019

Yet another cryptocurrency mining botnet caught targeting China It seems we can’t go more than a week without news of a new cryptocurrency mining malware or botnet being discovered. This time, security researchers have uncovered another Monero mining botnet that’s targeting China. One of Trend Micro’s security sy...
17:51, 06/13/2019

Big Mining Companies Disclose Questionable Stability of Dams Some of the world’s largest mining companies said more than a dozen dams under their authority have at times failed stability assessments by outside experts, some of them in locations where a dam break would pose a risk to lives....
06:17, 06/08/2019

US STOCKS-Wall St advances as earnings, economic data beat expectations Wall Street extended its rally in afternoon trading on Thursday as upbeat earnings and strong economic data put investors in a buying mood, with technology companies leading the charge....
21:34, 05/16/2019

Nestle makeover advances with $10 billion sale of skin health unit Nestle has entered exclusive talks to sell its skin health business to a consortium led by EQT Partners for 10.2 billion Swiss francs ($10.1 billion), as the food group shifts its portfolio in response to changing consumer demands....
16:17, 05/16/2019

Federer makes triumphant return to clay in Madrid, Djokovic advances Roger Federer made an impressive return to clay by easing past Richard Gasquet to reach the last 16 of the Madrid Open on Tuesday, while Novak Djokovic also breezed through with a straight sets win over American Taylor Fritz....
01:34, 05/08/2019

#StephonClark: Bill Policing When Cops Can Use Lethal Force Advances in California A little more than a year after Sacramento, Calif., police gunned down an unarmed Stephon Clark as the 22-year-old father of two stood in his grandparents’ backyard, California may be on the cusp of passing the nation’s strictest law governing when p...
05:51, 05/25/2019

A meteorite hit the moon during Monday's total lunar eclipse People watching the total lunar eclipse in the early hours of Monday morning noticed a brief flash of light, which has now been confirmed as a meteorite impact...
21:51, 04/28/2019

India set to land rover on moon in second lunar mission BENGALURU — India said on Wednesday it will launch its second lunar mission in mid-July, as it moves to consolidate its status as a leader in space technology by achieving a controlled landing on the moon. The mission, if successful, would make India...
01:51, 06/13/2019

UFO religions, microscopic ants and lunar landscapes – in pictures Foam Talent are presenting twenty emerging artists who are lighting up the world of contemporary photography – here are some of the highlights Continue reading......
08:34, 05/21/2019

Ancient lunar collision explains the moon's two faces The moon has two faces -- the smoother, Earth-facing side and the rougher side, the dark side of the moon, which is marred by thousands of craters. Now, scientists know why the moon's hemispheres are so different....
00:00, 05/21/2019

Israel's Beresheet lunar lander has crashed on the moon The first privately funded lunar lander, SpaceIL’s Beresheet spacecraft, suffered an engine failure and crashed as it was attempting to land on the moon...
18:51, 04/28/2019

PBS celebrates the lunar landing's anniversary with a space miniseries This year marks the lunar landing's 50th anniversary, and PBS is celebrating the event by broadcasting a space-themed mini-series. The broadcaster will debut the six-episode show entitled Stellar on June 20th, publishing the episodes on its YouT...
11:34, 06/19/2019

Yep, a space rock definitely hit the Moon during January’s lunar eclipse Back in January skywatchers were treated to a gorgeous lunar eclipse that was visible across multiple continents. It made headlines as the “Super Blood Wolf Moon,” which is just a bunch of silly nicknames packed together, but the event wa...
13:00, 05/02/2019

What If An Asteroid Was About To Hit Earth? Scientists Ponder Question Here's a hypothetical: a telescope detects an asteroid between 100 and 300 meters in diameter racing through our solar system at 14 kilometers per second, 57 million kilometers from Earth....
07:34, 04/30/2019

‘Double asteroid’ snapped zooming by Earth at 43,000 mph A unique “double asteroid” was photographed by a powerful telescope as it whizzed by Earth last month at over 43,000 mph. The asteroid, classified as 1999 KW4, is made up of two components — a larger body orbited by a smaller one separated by about 1...
23:17, 06/04/2019

‘God of Chaos’ asteroid to buzz Earth in 2029 A 1,110-foot-wide asteroid named for the Egyptian god of chaos will fly past Earth in 2029 within the distance of some orbiting spacecraft, according to reports. The asteroid, 99942 Apophis, will come within 19,000 miles of Earth on April 13, a decad...
15:00, 05/02/2019

We’ve spotted a strange asteroid that’s spinning itself to pieces There’s a new type of asteroid that has a tail like a comet because it’s spinning so fast it’s constantly falling apart and leaving a trail of debris behind it...
12:51, 05/04/2019

Humans are probably safe from a catastrophic asteroid strike — for now If you ever clean out the gutters on your roof, take note: The dirt you’re tossing may have come from outer space. The new book “Cosmic Impact: Understanding the Threat to Earth from Asteroids and Comets,” by Andrew May (Icon Books), gives an overvie...
10:17, 06/12/2019

Asteroid Ryugu is so dry we may have to rethink how Earth got water The first results from Japan’s Hayabusa-2 mission show that the asteroid Ryugu is surprisingly dry, which may have implications for how life began on Earth...
21:51, 04/28/2019

Lawyers are trying to figure out who to sue in the event of an asteroid impact If you or a family member were struck by an asteroid, you may be entitled to compensation. Call the law offices of Jones, Anderson, and Leibovitz to see if you qualify. It’s hard to imagine a world so litigious that an extinction-level event could ge...
01:51, 05/09/2019

Lotus considering GT, saloon, crossover and SUV projects Lotus is "considering all areas" British firm's boss says it will expand its range – but the priority is to re-establish sports car credentials Lotus could build GTs, sports saloons, crossovers or SUVs in future, according to new boss Phil Popham ...
05:34, 05/15/2019

Here are the projects the Obamas are working on for Netflix Michelle and Barack Obama's Higher Ground Productions has unveiled its initial slate of projects for Netflix, and they are as wide-ranging as had been promised....
23:17, 04/30/2019

Protect solar system from mining 'gold rush', say scientists Proposal calls for wilderness protection as startup space miners look to the starsGreat swathes of the solar system should be preserved as official “space wilderness” to protect planets, moons and other heavenly bodies from rampant mining and other f...
21:17, 05/12/2019

UPDATE 1-Acacia Mining says Barrick offer undervalues the company Acacia Mining on Monday strongly disagreed with majority shareholder Barrick Gold Corp's valuation of the company, saying Barrick's proposal undervalued its life of mine plans and appears to have ignored the value of its exploration and development a...
16:51, 06/24/2019

Mining industry welcomes new environmental assessment rules under Bill C-69 "This promises to be a better system than what we've had for the last seven years," said Pierre Gratton, the president of the Mining Association of Canada....
02:00, 06/14/2019

Brazilian state sues Braskem over compensation for damage from mining Prosecutors for the Brazilian northeastern state of Alagoas filed a lawsuit against the country's largest petrochemical company, Braskem SA, seeking to guarantee compensation for damages caused by the firm, the Alagoas government said on Friday....
11:51, 06/08/2019

Barrick's offer for control of Acacia Mining reflects risk- CEO Barrick Gold Corp's offer to buy the rest of Acacia Mining reflects the risk the Canadian-listed mining company faces in increasing its exposure to Tanzania, its chief executive said on Friday....
17:00, 05/24/2019

EXPLAINER-Zambia's moves on Vedanta, KCM alarm mining industry LUSAKA/LONDON, May 31 - Zambia's decision to name a provisional liquidator to run Vedanta Resources' Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) business, one of the country's biggest employers, has rattled international miners concerned about rising resource nationa...
15:34, 05/31/2019

Peru's military tries to curb illegal gold mining in Amazon By day, Peruvian police and soldiers search for and destroy equipment used by illegal gold miners in a part of the Amazon rainforest where mining has transformed once-dense foliage into a desert pocked with dead trees and toxic pools....
07:17, 05/16/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX falls as energy, mining shares weigh Canada's main stock index dropped on Monday, led by losses in mining and energy shares, as investors treaded with caution ahead of the country's monthly economic report....
18:34, 04/29/2019

Peru’s military tries to curb illegal gold mining A gold rush in Peru's Tambopata province transformed the Amazonian wilderness into a desert pocked with dead trees and toxic pools. Security forces came and went; illegal miners scattered and returned. Then Peru announced a new approach, to stay...
09:34, 05/16/2019

PEN World Voices Festival: The Big Chill: Creativity in the era of data mining Presented with The GuardianThe 2019 PEN World Voices Festival will bring more than 200 writers and artists representing over 50 nationalities to New York City and Los Angeles this month to discuss and debate the theme Open Secrets — what we reveal an...
21:00, 05/03/2019

Tanzania fines Acacia Mining $2.4 million over alleged pollution Tanzania's mining minister said on Monday Acacia Mining had been fined 5.6 billion Tanzanian shillings ($2.4 million) for alleged pollution at its North Mara mine....
11:51, 05/20/2019

Resolute Mining determined to grow as adds London listing Australian-listed gold miner Resolute Mining lists on the London Stock Exchange on Thursday to broaden its investor base and pursue its ambition to be a high-tech, pan-African gold producer, partly through acquisitions....
10:51, 06/20/2019

Swiss expert to start work on new standards for mining dam safety A Swiss environmental expert will make a fact-finding trip this week to the site of the Vale dam disaster in Brazil to start work on setting new dam safety standards for miners....
08:34, 06/10/2019

Tech advances at US airports yield more busts of visa overstayers exiting the country Technological innovations recently put in place at U.S. airports are leading authorities to find considerably more people overstaying their visas than even a year ago, immigration officials say....
13:17, 05/02/2019

METALS-Shanghai aluminium advances as fire halts production at Chinese smelter Shanghai aluminium rose over 1% on Monday to a more than one-week high after a Chinese firm halted production at a smelting unit due to a fire over the weekend....
10:51, 05/27/2019

Astronomers Just About Certain They Found the Apollo 10 Lunar Module Floating in Space It’s always a good idea to do a real dry run before doing something big. Like, you’re not going to try and bust out your full interpretive-dance karaoke of Radar Love without trying it out in front of the mirror first, right? Of course not. The same ...
02:17, 06/12/2019

China’s lunar rover is helping to unravel a Moon mystery The Chinese space program started 2019 with a major milestone when the Chang’e 4 lunar lander successfully touched down on the far side of the Moon. It was the first time any country had completed such a feat, the landing itself was just the fi...
02:34, 05/17/2019

India set to launch second lunar mission; land rover on the moon India said on Wednesday it will launch its second lunar mission in mid-July, as it moves to consolidate its status as a leader in space technology by achieving a controlled landing on the moon....
13:51, 06/12/2019

LEGO released a new Apollo 11 Lunar Lander, and it looks pretty great LEGO's new set recreates the Apollo 11 Moon landing. [credit: LEGO ] We are now just a matter of weeks away from the 50th anniversary of Ap...
18:00, 05/30/2019

Scientists confirm that a space rock hit the Moon during the lunar eclipse Enlarge / The flash from the impact of a meteoroid on the eclipsed Moon in early 2019, seen as the dot at top left. (credit: J. M. Madiedo / MIDAS) On January 19, 2019, a lunar eclipse dazzled observers throughout the Americas (and a sliver of Afri...
11:51, 05/02/2019

Astronomers Think They’ve Finally Found the Lost Lunar Module From Apollo 10 A discarded Apollo 10 lunar module known as “Snoopy” has been drifting in space for the past 50 years, its location a complete mystery. Now, after a meticulous eight-year search, a team of astronomers suspect they’ve finally found it.Read more......
02:51, 06/12/2019

LEGO celebrates Apollo 11 with a lovely, bricky Lunar Lander The 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 and the first lunar landing is approaching, and there will be no shortage of fanfare — so why shouldn’t LEGO get in on the fun? This Lunar Lander set looks like a great way to celebrate the missions of the spac...
21:51, 05/30/2019

The Morning After: Ninja bombs and Jeff Bezos' lunar lander Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Happy Friday! This morning, we've got Nike's augmented reality-powered sneaker-fitting app, our new guide to all the parenting tech you might need (and everything you don't), and a new $80 AirPods...
17:17, 05/10/2019

Lego is releasing an Apollo 11 Lunar Lander set for its 50th anniversary The 50th anniversary of the human race's first trip to the moon is fast approaching, and Lego is marking the milestone with a NASA Apollo 11 lunar lander set. It'll be available June 1st for $100....
04:17, 05/31/2019

Jeff Bezos reveals his 'Blue Moon' lunar lander Blue Origin is building a lunar lander aptly called the Blue Moon. Jeff Bezos has announced his space company's shared goal with NASA to go back to our planet's fateful companion in the next few years at an event for media and space industr...
02:51, 05/10/2019

Lunar Eclipse Meteorite Briefly Created a Spot on the Moon as Hot as the Sun This past January, astronomers managed to capture the moment a space rock struck the Moon during a total lunar eclipse. Now we’re learning more about this unprecedented event, including the speed of the offending object and the intense temperatures r...
22:51, 04/30/2019

Americans prefer asteroid tracking over moon visit Americans prefer a space program focusing on potential asteroid impacts, scientific research into our cosmos and robotic space probes over human exploration of Mars or the moon, a new poll shows. (June 20)       ...
10:17, 06/20/2019

Americans believe asteroid monitoring more important than Mars trip The poll comes as the White House pushes to get astronauts back on the moon, but only about a quarter of Americans said moon or Mars exploration by astronauts should be among the space program’s highest priorities....
01:34, 06/21/2019

Space agencies are simulating a catastrophic asteroid strike On April 13 2029, an asteroid is due to cruise harmlessly past Earth, about 19,000 miles away from the planet's surface – but what if it was closer, and in danger of smashing into us? That's the question space agencies around the wor...
14:51, 05/02/2019

Football field-sized asteroid could hit Earth this year An enormous asteroid with a diameter wider than a football field has a roughly one in 7,000 chance of hitting the Earth later this year. However, it’s nothing to lose sleep over. Known as asteroid 2006 QV89, the space rock, which has a diameter...
23:51, 06/06/2019

A huge asteroid will squeak by Earth in 2029, and you’ll be able to see it without a telescope Roughly a decade from now, a rather sizable space rock is going to have a very close encounter with Earth — on Friday the 13th, no less. On April 13th, 2029, the asteroid known as Apophis will pass by Earth at a distance of just 19,000 miles. F...
13:00, 05/02/2019

Massive double asteroid will cruise by Earth later this week Most space rocks that pass nearby Earth are solo travelers making their way around the Sun and slipping past our planet as they do so. Asteroid 1999 KW4, which will make a distant pass of Earth on May 25th, is quite a bit different. The large primary...
10:00, 05/23/2019

96% of organizations run into problems with AI and machine learning projects Companies face issues with training data quality and labeling when launching AI and machine learning initiatives, according to a Dimensional Research report....
19:51, 05/24/2019

Obamas announce first slate of Netflix projects The Netflix-based production company founded by former President Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama on Tuesday announced a slate of new projects to be released over the next several years....
20:17, 04/30/2019

Microsoft invests in seven AI projects to help people with disabilities Today marks the eighth annual Global Accessibility Awareness Day, and for the second year, Microsoft is awarding grants to AI projects meant to make the world more inclusive. The grants are part of a five-year initiative that will invest $25 million....
01:17, 05/17/2019

Indiegogo will ban fundraising for anti-vaccination projects Add Indiegogo to the growing list of internet giants blocking anti-vaccination content. The crowdfunding site told BuzzFeed News it will ban campaigns from anti-vaxxers and others who conduct "health campaigns" unsupported by science. It didn'...
20:34, 04/28/2019

These designers want to hide a cryptocurrency mining farm in a skyscraper water park The cryptocurrency and blockchain industry has thrown out its fair share of zany ideas over the last few years. But a group of designers is taking wild blockchain concepts to new heights with their plans for a cryptocurrency mining facility hidden in...
16:51, 06/03/2019

Bitcoin as healthy as ever as the network hits all-time high mining difficulty Bitcoin is having a very good week – both in terms of price and the stability of its blockchain. Shortly after surging past $9,000 to hit its highest price for 2019, the cryptocurrency‘s mining difficulty increased by 11.26 percent to 7.46 trillion, ...
15:51, 05/31/2019

Group sues Trump administration for withholding information on mining decision A conservation group on Thursday sued the Trump administration for withholding documents related to its decision to cancel a 20-year ban on mining in a Minnesota wilderness area and open it up to copper production....
23:34, 06/20/2019

Acacia Mining says Tanzanian mine to be issued environmental protection order Acacia Mining Plc said on Friday its North Mara Gold Mine would be issued an environmental protection order (EPO) relating to alleged historical breaches of environmental regulations in Tanzania....
14:00, 05/17/2019

Acacia Mining blames Barrick Gold for excluding co in tax dispute talks Acacia Mining Plc said on Wednesday it continued to be excluded from discussions between Canadian miner Barrick Gold Corp and the Government of Tanzania with regard to a tax dispute....
09:00, 05/22/2019

Congress Leader Threatens Madhya Pradesh Officer In Sand Mining Row A sub-divisional magistrate has alleged that a local Congress leader forcibly freed a confiscated sand-laden truck linked to illegal mining operations in the area and threatened her...
13:51, 05/18/2019

Trump administration opens up Minnesota wilderness area to copper mining The U.S. Interior Department on Wednesday renewed two mineral leases near the Boundary Waters Wilderness area in Minnesota, a key step in opening the popular wilderness and recreation area up to copper mining despite heavy opposition from local and n...
20:34, 05/15/2019

Does this amazing £20 Asus B250 mining motherboard deal mean cryptocurrency is dead? If you’re looking to build a mining PC for cryptocurrency, then Ebuyer has a killer deal, with a the excellent Asus B250 Expert mining motherboard now just £19.98.As a motherboard dedicated to mining cryptocurrency, the Asus B250 Expert c...
12:34, 05/13/2019

African insurer won’t work with ‘high-risk’ cryptocurrency mining businsesses We all know that banks make it difficult for blockchain businesses by denying them access to conventional banking services and accounts. Well now, it seems insurance firms are throwing a spanner in the works for cryptocurrency mining businesses in Af...
12:51, 06/13/2019

House panel advances bill to boost September 11th Victims Compensation Fund A House panel passed a bill Wednesday to authorize additional funding for the September 11th Victims Compensation Fund until 2090, one day after comedian Jon Stewart sharply criticized members of Congress for not attending a subcommittee hearing on t...
20:17, 06/12/2019

Watching CG Cars Crash Onto the Lunar Surface in Low Gravity Is Weirdly Engaging Look, I know how busy you are, and I know you’re swamped right now and you can’t even bring yourself to look at the list of crap you have to get done but that’s why I think it’s so important that you just pause for a moment right now to watch this ab...
00:00, 06/07/2019

A Witchy Ritual Game That Takes A Full Lunar Cycle To Play Ritual of the Moon technically takes 28 days to play. The story is broken up into five to ten minute segments; you can play one of these per day. Small decisions stack to create a unique narrative, and each brief moment on the moon holds magic and se...
19:34, 05/09/2019

China's moon garden is dead as the craft is plunged into lunar night Cotton seeds growing on China's Chang'e 4 probe on the far side of the moon have been plunged into darkness, marking the end of the first lunar biosphere experiment...
21:51, 04/28/2019

China's Lunar Mission Has Found Mantle Material on the Far Side of the Moon Scientists in China have released an important first set of results from the Chang’e 4 lunar lander, revealing what appears to be material from the Moon’s mantle on its far side.Read more......
20:00, 05/15/2019

Jeff Bezos' Lunar Lander Is a Modular Multipurpose Landing System There are two well-known crazy rich guys building rockets right now, and while Elon Musk and SpaceX tend to get most of the attention—mostly because they are actually doing real things in space—Jeff Bezos and his company, Blue Origin, have been devel...
20:34, 05/11/2019

Large asteroid has a tiny chance of hitting Earth in September Space groups like NASA and the ESA track a huge number of near-Earth objects on a daily basis, and many of them have a chance to make life miserable if they one day end up on a collision course with Earth. These “potentially hazardous” as...
00:34, 06/13/2019

Asteroid Bennu is spewing out dust and rocks to create its own moons NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft has found that Bennu is an active asteroid and is covered in large rocks that will make grabbing a sample more difficult...
21:51, 04/28/2019

Surprisingly wet asteroid dust could spark a rethink of Earth's water Samples of space dust from the Hayabusa mission to the asteroid Itokawa are far less dry than we expected, which may prompt a rethink of how Earth got its water...
20:17, 05/01/2019

Asteroid strike may have forged the oldest rocks ever found on Earth The oldest rocks ever found are over four billion years old and we don’t know how they formed – but a massive asteroid bombardment may be responsible...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Don’t miss: Earth from space, asteroid workouts and nature’s giants Watch a new series charting our planet from above, read all about the biggest living things, fend off space rocks for fun, plus more picks for your diary...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Asteroid that killed the dinosaurs caused massive global warming The asteroid that struck Earth 66 million years ago caused dramatic climate change, which could mean we are underestimating how much the planet will warm in the coming centuries...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Incredible fossil find may be first victims of dino-killer asteroid A bed of bones from 66 million years ago may reveal what happened in the minutes and hours after an asteroid struck Earth and unleashed a mass extinction...
18:34, 04/28/2019

1,100ft-wide asteroid on course to pass by earth will be visible to naked eye A massive asteroid will be visible to the naked eye when it passes close to Earth within the same distance as spacecraft that orbit the planet, according to NASA....
17:17, 05/02/2019

Japan found water on an asteroid, and it could reveal secrets about Earth Nothing would excite astronomers more than to discover a planet somewhere out there with obvious signs of life, but it just hasn’t happened yet. Earth, we think, is pretty special in its ability to foster life, and as far as we know there&rsquo...
13:00, 05/02/2019

"Don't Block Central Projects, Or Else..." Mamata Banerjee Warned Union Minister Debashree Chowdhury today warned Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee that she will face a severe backlash if her government tries to prevent central initiatives from reaching people......
00:51, 06/01/2019

The Obamas' production company unveils its first Netflix projects The production company from President and Mrs. Obama, Higher Ground, has unveiled its first lineup of Netflix shows roughly a year after forging a deal with the streaming giant. The initial seven-show catalog will take "several years" to arrive, but....
22:17, 04/30/2019

New petrochemical projects not expected to be hurt by single-use plastics ban One of Canada's largest producers of plastics says there will be plenty of room for future growth in output despite a proposal by Ottawa to ban certain single-use plastic products by 2021....
02:00, 06/11/2019

13 Poets Laureate Receive Fellowships for Civic Projects The poets, from 10 different states, will receive a combined $1 million to establish projects like writing workshops and readings in their communities....
20:00, 04/28/2019

Contractor charged with taking kickbacks on Army projects COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a construction company executive was paid at least $436,000 in kickbacks in a scheme involving multimillion-dollar contracts at two military bases in Georgia. David Kennedy is charged with wire fraud and t...
21:51, 06/19/2019

Pak PM Condemns Gwadar Attack, Says Effort To "Sabotage" Projects Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan today condemned a deadly attack on a luxury hotel in the port city of Gwadar in Balochistan province, saying the terror strike was an effort to "sabotage" the......
17:51, 05/12/2019

Indian minister projects ruling party win as polls near end NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s defense minister says she’s confident her Bharatiya Janata Party will remain in power when general elections conclude this month, and that minorities in Hindu-majority India have nothing to fear. Nirmala Sitharama...
13:00, 05/10/2019

Tackle Tiny DIY Projects With This $16 Cordless Rotary Tool If you don’t have the DIY inclinations to justify purchasing a real Dremel, this 3.7V cordless rotary tool from Tacklife is a low-power alternative for $16 with promo code 7UVGHSV2....
20:51, 05/15/2019

Noah Hawley dishes on the end of ‘Legion,’ upcoming projects We know Noah Hawley is one of the most clever writers in Hollywood but he also might be one of the busiest. In his immediate future is the final season of “Legion” (premiering Monday at 10 p.m. on FX) and the fourth season of “Fargo.” Hawley’s also a...
02:00, 06/22/2019

Kickstarter warns creators against calling projects 'the world's best' Kickstarter is asking its users to tone down the hyperbolic language and to layoff the misleading imagery. In an attempt to promote transparency, the now 10-year-old platform issued new rules and guidelines aimed at "honest and clear presentation."...
06:00, 06/14/2019

Mexico's Pemex will not invest in deepwater Gulf projects Mexican national oil company Pemex has no plans to invest in deepwater Gulf of Mexico projects during the current government and instead will focus its exploration and production budget in shallow water and onshore areas, the firm's chief financial o...
01:17, 06/21/2019

Japan To Invest Rs 13,000 Crore In Infrastructure Projects In Northeast Japan has decided to invest Rs 13,000 crore (205.784 billion Yen) in several ongoing and new projects in the Northeast, an official statement said on Friday....
08:00, 06/15/2019

Meredith teams with Katie Couric on projects for women Meredith is teaming up with former TV news anchor Katie Couric and fashion designer Brandon Maxwell on two new video and digital offerings aimed at women. Couric, who appeared via video at the Meredith NewFront Thursday, said she is going to spotligh...
05:34, 05/03/2019

298 Projects Sanctioned Under Clean Ganga Drive: Government The Clean Ganga drive is a continuous process and the government has sanctioned 298 projects of over Rs 28,000 crore under the plan, the Rajya Sabha was informed today....
01:51, 06/25/2019

Air Force diverted $66M from projects for chemical cleanup costs The U.S. Air Force diverted more than $66 million to cover the cleanup costs of harmful "forever chemicals" in the water supply, according to an analysis by the Department of Defense....
23:00, 06/14/2019

Houghton Road Corridor Projects Public House TUCSON -The City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT) and Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) will be having a public open house for four Houghton Road Corridor projects. The open house will be held Thursday, May 16th, 2019 from 6 P.M. t...
03:51, 05/16/2019

Projects in Appalachian counties sought for federal funds FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Division of Abandoned Mine Lands is looking for projects for federal grant money to create jobs and attract industry. The Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet said in a news release that up to $25 million is avai...
13:17, 05/06/2019

Australia's St George Mining in talks with Chinese battery maker - executive chairman St George Mining Ltd is in talks with a Chinese battery manufacturer that is interested in buying a stake in the Australian nickel producer, Executive Chairman John Prineas said on Wednesday....
20:00, 05/01/2019

CORRECTED-Group sues Trump administration for withholding information on mining decision A conservation group on Thursday sued the Trump administration for withholding documents related to its decision to cancel a 20-year ban on mining in a Minnesota wilderness area and open it up to copper production....
01:17, 06/21/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX flat as mining sector offsets losses in cannabis shares Canada's main stock index was unchanged on Monday, with losses in stocks of cannabis producers offsetting a rise in shares of precious metal miners as fears of an escalation in U.S.-Iran tensions spurred demand of gold....
16:51, 06/24/2019

UPDATE 1-Group sues Trump administration for withholding information on mining decision A conservation group on Thursday sued the Trump administration for withholding documents related to its decision to cancel a 20-year ban on mining in a Minnesota wilderness area and open it up to copper production....
01:17, 06/21/2019

Astronomers captured an image of a double asteroid as it sped past Earth Astronomers eager to observe bizarre visitors to our neck of the Solar System were in for a real treat late last month as the rare double asteroid 1999 KW4 made a “close” pass of Earth at a distance of some 3.2 million miles. It was far e...
09:51, 06/05/2019

Scientists have found a 'fossil graveyard' linked to the asteroid that killed off the dinosaurs An international team of scientists has discovered a fossil graveyard containing what it describes as "extraordinary evidence" that an asteroid that hit the Earth around 66 million years ago was responsible for the extinction of the dinosaurs....
18:51, 04/28/2019

New Power Projects May Get Investment-Linked Deductions In Budget: Report The power sector, which got a 10-year tax holiday till March 31, 2017, under the provision of an earlier Section 80-IA (profit linked incentive), was not included under the investment-linked tax......
12:00, 06/17/2019

Pixar's Coco Writer Will Oversee Netflix's Narnia Projects Netflix has tapped Coco co-writer Matthew Aldrich to oversee the development of its live-action film and TV series adaptations of C.S. Lewis' "The Chronicles of Narnia" series of fantasy novels....
12:00, 06/13/2019

Hackers made $32K in 7 weeks by fixing bugs in cryptocurrency projects In the past seven weeks, white hat hackers earned at least $32,150 by fixing security flaws in popular cryptocurrency and blockchain platforms like TRON, Brave, EOS and Coinbase. According to data reviewed by Hard Fork, 15 blockchain-related firms ha...
21:51, 05/20/2019

Global LNG producers see cost risks looming over next wave of projects Construction delays and cost blowouts could hit the next wave of liquefied natural gas (LNG) projects as there are a limited number of contractors able to handle the huge projects, three developers said on Wednesday....
10:51, 06/20/2019

U.S. Forest Service aims to speed up logging, infrastructure projects The U.S. Forest Service, which manages millions of acres of national forests and grasslands, on Wednesday proposed "bold" changes for how it carries out environmental reviews of logging, road building and mining projects on public land, a move that r...
04:34, 06/13/2019

Tesla’s stock tanks after analyst blasts Musk’s ‘sci-fi projects’ Tesla’s stock tumbled to a 30-month low after an analyst claimed Elon Musk’s distraction with “sci-fi projects” has plunged the electric car maker into a “code red situation.” Wedbush Securities’ Dan Ives on Monday cut his price target for Tesla shar...
22:34, 05/20/2019

Barack and Michelle Obama announce first slate of Netflix projects The former president and first lady have revealed their initial shows and films, including documentaries and a series for childrenBarack and Michelle Obama have revealed their first slate of content at Netflix.The former first couple signed a deal wi...
15:00, 05/01/2019

What Hertz v Accenture teaches us about failure in systems development projects Recently, we saw the filing of a lawsuit between two of the best-known companies in the world, The Hertz Corporation and Accenture LLP, for the claimed failure of one to meet the expectations of the other when building and delivering a new IT system....
13:17, 06/03/2019

European Commission urged to develop regulations for Hyperloop projects Hyperloop Transportation Technologies presented European officials with a framework to jump-start creation of deployment rules for the mobility system.Read More...
20:00, 05/23/2019

Spacemaker raises $25 million to power urban construction projects with AI AI-powered construction simulation software company Spacemaker has raised $25 million in a series A round of funding co-led by Atomico and Northzone.Read More...
11:34, 06/10/2019

Chao created special path for McConnell’s favored projects The Transportation Department under Secretary Elaine Chao designated a special liaison to help with grant applications and other priorities from her husband Mitch McConnell’s state of Kentucky, paving the way for grants totaling at least $78 million ...
19:00, 06/10/2019

TDOT to hold Houghton Rd Corridor projects open house TUCSON –The City of Tucson Department of Transportation is inviting the public to attend an open house for four Houghton Road Corridor projects on Thursday. The meeting is scheduled from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Secrist Middle School, located at 3400 S...
21:51, 05/14/2019

Nature conservation projects marred by human rights violations Arrests, torture, murder: Is there a link between environmental protection organization WWF and brutal action taken by park rangers in Africa against civilians? Payments by Germany and the EU are also being scrutinized....
20:34, 05/16/2019

Struggling junior miners woo investors to fund exploration projects Junior miners, struggling to fund exploration as institutions seek lower risk and better returns from larger rivals and newer industries, sought to sell potential investors on projects on Thursday, with mixed success....
00:51, 05/03/2019

Biodiversity in crisis: Earth’s giant construction projects mapped out The planet’s largest areas of undisturbed wilderness in Siberia and tropical rainforests are under threat from huge waves of development. Here’s what it looks like...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Britain must end financial help for fossil fuel projects abroad: lawmakers Britain must stop financing fossil fuel projects abroad by 2021 as it undermines the nation's efforts to combat climate change, a report by lawmakers said on Monday....
14:34, 06/10/2019

Jaganmohan Reddy Cancels Some Projects Sanctioned By Previous Government Hours after it assumed office, the YS Jaganmohan Reddy-led government in Andhra Pradesh today decided to cancel all projects sanctioned prior to April 1 this year by the previous N Chandrababu......
20:17, 05/30/2019

Six easy DIY challenges: you can do these paint projects over a bank holiday weekend A lick of paint is one of the easiest ways to transform your home. Here are six easy projects to consider doing over one of the May bank holiday weekends — all doable in just an hour or two each day....
18:00, 05/01/2019

Clean energy projects worth $1.5 billion seek Finnish aid Fifteen companies have applied for Finnish investment aid to partly fund new large-scale demonstration energy projects worth $1.5 billion, six of them replacing coal and other fossil fuels, the government said on Thursday....
13:34, 06/20/2019

Tech workers protest data mining firm Palantir for role in immigrant arrests Activists post news reports on company’s work with Ice to developers’ program GithubPalantir, the CIA-backed data-mining firm co-founded by Donald Trump’s ally Peter Thiel, became the target of an online protest organized by tech activists against th...
01:34, 05/14/2019

Unique multi-platform Monero mining malware targets audio engineer pirates We’ve seen cryptocurrency hungry hackers hiding mining malware in Adobe Flash updates, and even in legitimate Windows updates, but now hackers are hiding it in cracked audio production software. Security researchers at ESET have uncovered a Monero cr...
19:00, 06/20/2019

Elon Musk mocks Blue Origin’s lunar lander announcement, embarrasses himself in the process SpaceX is the current leader in commercial spaceflight worldwide, but it’s far from the only game in town. Blue Origin, founded by billionaire Amazon boss Jeff Bezos, has been working on its own reusable rocket technology for some time now, and...
02:17, 05/11/2019

‘It’s Time to Go Back to the Moon.’ Jeff Bezos Unveils Blue Origin’s Lunar Mission (WASHINGTON) — Amazon tycoon Jeff Bezos says he’s going to send a spaceship to the moon, joining a resurgence of lunar interest half a century after people first set foot there. Bezos says his space company Blue Origin will land a robotic...
02:00, 05/10/2019

Billionaire Bezos unveils moon lander mockup, embraces Trump's lunar timetable Billionaire entrepreneur Jeff Bezos unveiled on Thursday a mockup of a lunar lander being built by his Blue Origin rocket company and touted his moon goals in a strategy aimed at capitalizing on the Trump administration's renewed push to establish a ...
02:17, 05/10/2019

Moon craters reveal surprise rise in asteroid shrapnel pelting Earth Craters on the moon show that it and Earth faced a massive increase in large meteorite strikes about 290 million years ago, which could have endangered life on the planet...
21:51, 04/28/2019

Large Asteroid Set to Graze Earth Orbit in 2029, Impact Exercise Conducted Apophis asteroid will interestingly pass by Earth on a near-miss Earth trajectory on a Friday the 13th (April 13, 2029), gracing a day considered unlucky in Western superstition....
15:17, 05/04/2019

Scientists simulating an asteroid strike last week couldn’t save New York from being obliterated Some of the world’s top scientists and disaster response teams spent a big chunk of last week simulating what might happen if a large asteroid were headed straight for Earth. The idea was to see if mankind could find a way to prevent a deadly i...
03:51, 05/07/2019

With Time Running Out, Hayabusa2 Spacecraft Fails to Drop Target Marker on Asteroid Japan’s Hayabusa2 probe aborted an attempt to drop a highly reflective target marker on the surface of Ryugu in preparation for its second sample extraction mission. But with surface temperatures rising steadily on the asteroid, the probe is running ...
23:17, 05/22/2019

Asteroid nearly the width of a football field has small chance of hitting Earth this year An asteroid called 2006 QV89, which has a diameter slightly smaller than the width of a football field, is set to pass by Earth in September.        ...
22:00, 06/07/2019

China approves 20.76 GW of subsidy-free solar, wind power projects China approved its first batch of subsidy-free wind and solar projects with a combined capacity of 20.76 gigawatts (GW), the country's top planning agency said on Wednesday....
07:00, 05/22/2019

Feds launching pilot projects in bid to replace failed Phoenix pay system Treasury Board President Joyce Murray says three companies will develop and test potential human-resources and pay-system pilot projects for federal workers....
23:34, 06/12/2019

Senate passes Bill C-69, which overhauls review of major projects, like pipelines Bill C-69 sets up the Impact Assessment Agency of Canada as the authority to assess projects for impacts on public health, the economy, the environment and other factors....
07:51, 06/21/2019

China's top coal province defies Beijing, allows new coke projects: ministry China's top coal and coke producing region Shanxi has relaxed environmental policies regarding its coking industry despite repeated orders from Beijing to curb production from coke plants, the Ministry of Ecology and Environment said on Monday....
19:00, 05/06/2019

No Resources To Complete Stalled Amrapali Projects: Supreme Court Told Noida and Greater Noida authorities on Friday told the Supreme Court that they don't have the requisite resources and expertise to construct the stalled projects of the embattled Amrapali Group and......
21:17, 05/10/2019

Tackle All of Your Outdoor Projects This Summer With This GreenWorks Power Tools Sale If you’ve been waiting for a nice day to get work done in the yard, clear skies seem to be heading your way. Take advantage of today’s GreenWorks Power Equipment Gold Box and get some tools on sale. You can snag a lawn mower for $100 off....
20:00, 05/19/2019

Jason Mitchell dropped by agency, The Chi, and other projects amidst misconduct reports Jason Mitchell, who turned heads with his portrayal of Eazy-E in Straight Outta Compton, has been dropped by both his representation and a number of film and TV projects amidst allegations of misconduct. Though the nature of Mitchell’s offending beha...
00:34, 05/22/2019

Toyota sees slight quarterly profit fall, projects recovery TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s top automaker Toyota is reporting a 4% dip in profit for January-March after vehicle sales fell in North America. Toyota Motor Corp. said Wednesday its quarterly profit was 459.5 billion yen, or $4.2 billion, down from 480....
08:17, 05/08/2019

Fund Your Favorite Open-Source Projects Using Github's New Sponsorship Program We’re big fans of open source software and the ethos of freedom, security, and transparency that often drives such projects. But software development and upkeep are not cheap, and even the most capable open source developers need help now and again. ...
23:51, 05/23/2019

UPDATE 4-Billionaire Bezos unveils moon lander mockup, embraces Trump's lunar timetable Billionaire entrepreneur Jeff Bezos unveiled on Thursday a mockup of a lunar lander being built by his Blue Origin rocket company and touted his moon goals in a strategy aimed at capitalizing on the Trump administration's renewed push to establish a ...
04:34, 05/10/2019

UPDATE 4-Barrick seeks early-stage projects as it sells $1.5 bln of low-growth mines Barrick Gold Corp , the world's second-largest gold producer, said on Wednesday it remained open to new investments, even as it plans to shed $1.5 billion of less productive mines....
23:00, 05/08/2019

George R.R. Martin just like the rest of us, puts off important projects by messing with video games We can’t imagine it’s easy being George R.R. Martin. It’s bad enough that the complicated backlash surrounding the the final season of Game Of Thrones has been inevitably dripping back on to the book series that inspired it over the last few months; ...
04:17, 06/08/2019

Japanese bank MUFG rethinks policy on coal-fired power projects Japan's Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group will no longer provide financing for new coal-fired power generation projects after July 1, it said on Wednesday in a revised environmental and social policy framework....
16:17, 05/16/2019

South Korean unification minister: Economic projects with North Korea in limbo South Korean Unification Minister Kim Yeon-chul said proposed economic projects with North Korea are on hold due to stalled Washington and Pyongyang negotiations....
06:34, 06/05/2019

State projects leave tens of thousands of lives in the balance in Ethiopia – study Giant dam and irrigated sugar plantations mean people in lower Omo valley face starvation and conflict, says US thinktankA giant dam and irrigated sugar plantations are “wreaking havoc” in southern Ethiopia and threaten to wipe out tens of thousands ...
11:34, 06/13/2019

Shanahan’s shift of Pentagon funds to border projects riles Democrats in Congress BORDER WARS: Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan’s execution of President Trump’s orders to use money from the Pentagon’s budget to fund border security has irked Democrats in Congress, foreshadowing a contentious Senate confirmation hearing no...
13:34, 05/13/2019

Pentagon Shifts $1.5 Billion to Border Wall From Afghan War Budget and Other Military Projects The newest shift in money is in addition to the $1 billion that the Defense Department transferred to wall construction in March from the Army’s personnel budget....
00:51, 05/11/2019

UPDATE 3-Billionaire Bezos unveils moon lander mockup, touts Blue Origin's lunar goals Billionaire entrepreneur Jeff Bezos, founder of rocket company Blue Origin, unveiled on Thursday a mockup of a lunar lander spacecraft and discussed missions to the moon in a strategy tailored to the U.S. government's renewed push to establish a luna...
00:51, 05/10/2019

Kristen Wiig and Reed Morano pull projects from Georgia over anti-abortion bill The entertainment industry’s backlash against Georgia’s extremely restrictive anti-abortion law is officially starting to hit, with Time reporting that Emmy-winning Handmaid’s Tale director Reed Morano has chosen not to film her upcoming Amazon show ...
00:34, 05/22/2019

Kristen Wiig, Reed Morano pull projects out of Georgia after heartbeat abortion bill passes Kristen Wiig and Reed Morano are relocating projects originally slated to film in Georgia after the state passed its controversial "heartbeat" abortion bill....
15:34, 05/22/2019

Jeff Bezos unveils Blue Moon – Blue Origin's new lunar lander Amazon boss, Blue Origin founder and world's richest man Jeff Bezos has pulled the wraps off his latest project: a lunar lander, which he hopes will help put humans back on the moon by 2024 – and beyond.The lander, named Blue Moon, will h...
11:51, 05/10/2019

People are calling for boycotts of Georgia and Alabama over anti-abortion bills, and Hollywood stars are threatening to pull their projects from the states AP Photo/John Bazemore The governor of Georgia signed the country's most restrictive abortion bill into law last week, while Alabama lawmakers passed a bill poised to punish doctors who perform abortions at any stage. Abortion-rights activists are n...
22:34, 05/15/2019

Jeff Bezos unveils ‘Blue Moon’ lunar lander from his Blue Origin space company Fly me to the moon?– you don’t have to ask Jeff Bezos twice. The billionaire tycoon unveiled a lunar lander from his secretive space company Blue Origin for the first time on Thursday — as part of his big plan to send humans to the moon by 2024...
02:34, 05/10/2019

Blue Moon: Here's how Blue Origin's new lunar lander works WASHINGTON — Yesterday, Blue Origin's billionaire founder, Jeff Bezos , revealed the company's plans to land a spacecraft named "Blue Moon" on the lunar surface....
18:17, 05/13/2019

Passing by Earth this weekend: Two space rocks, one 'potentially hazardous' asteroid Asteroid 1999 KW4 has been called "oddly shaped," "potentially hazardous" and "massive." It will pass by Earth this weekend, NASA says.        ...
20:00, 05/24/2019

Full Blue Moon 2019 UK: What is once in a blue moon? 10 superstitious beliefs about the lunar spectacle You may use the phrase "once in a Blue Moon" to describe how often you find a fiver down the back of the sofa, or in reference to how many times you use your gym membership – but where did the saying actually come from?...
17:51, 05/16/2019

NASA is testing ‘bee’ robots on the ISS NASA is betting big on the future of space robots. As automated gadgets become more and more advanced, scientists are starting to imagine how robots could not only aid space travelers but perhaps even shoulder some of the load when it comes to variou...
01:00, 05/22/2019

NASA will allow private astronauts on the ISS for $11,250-$22,500 a day Enlarge / The forward end of the International Space Station is pictured showing portions of five modules. From right to left is a portion of the U.S. Destiny laboratory module linking forward to the Harmony module. Attached to the port side of Harmo...
07:00, 06/08/2019

Help NASA name its Mars 2020 rover NASA's Mars 2020 rover is beginning to take shape. Earlier this month, crews installed some of its legs and six of its wheels. Now, the vehicle needs a name, and for that, NASA is turning to students. Beginning in fall 2019, NASA will run a nati...
01:00, 06/26/2019

Apollo 11 Turns 50: How Did NASA Put Men on the Moon? To put astronauts on the surface of the moon and bring them home safely, NASA had to do many things right, in succession, with margins of error ranging from small to nonexistent....
08:51, 06/20/2019

NASA wants you to get your boarding pass to Mars You probably won't visit Mars for a long time, if ever. You might have a way to go in spirit, though. NASA has introduced a "Send Your Name" campaign that will put your name on the Mars 2020 rover, leaving a long-term record of your name on th...
00:17, 05/23/2019

NASA’s X-59 supersonic jet will have a 4K TV instead of a forward window NASA’s X-59 QueSST experimental quiet supersonic aircraft will have a cockpit like no other — featuring a big 4K screen where you’d normally have a front window. Why? Because this is one weird-looking plane. The X-59, which is being deve...
20:34, 06/19/2019

NASA Went to the Stock Exchange to Try to Sell the ISS The Trump administration is trying to turn the International Space Station into a business. It could learn from the first guy to try that: Ronald Reagan....
19:51, 06/07/2019

NASA is going back to the moon but most people in the US don't want to Most people in the US don’t support going to the moon or Mars, according to a recent survey, but about half say they’d take a trip to orbit Earth if given the chance...
19:51, 06/21/2019

NASA’s Spitzer telescope refuses to die NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope is finally nearing the end of an absolutely incredible journey. The spacecraft has been peering deep into space for well over a decade and a half, and it’s outlived its original planned mission timeline by o...
00:00, 06/14/2019

NASA telescope captures incredible X-ray of night sky A stunning photo that shows the night sky as you’ve never seen it before has been released by NASA. The image was snapped from space by a special telescope that tracks rogue cosmic rays in areas beyond Earth’s atmosphere. Its sparkling do...
23:17, 05/31/2019

NASA is designing flexible robots that could go to Mars Robots and space exploration go hand-in-hand, so it’s no surprise that NASA is on the forefront of experimental new robotics technologies that could be used during missions to other planets. The group’s rovers and robotic landers have proven incredib...
20:51, 05/09/2019

First Mother To Go To Space Was Pregnant When NASA's Offer Came The moment Anna Lee Fisher had been waiting for came on a hot summer afternoon in 1983. Five years had passed since Fisher and five other women were chosen to become America's first female astronauts.......
05:17, 05/12/2019

NASA says now is the best time in two centuries for space exploration When you’re planning on taking a trip it pays to plan ahead, and one of the first things you should do is check the weather forecast. The same is true for space travelers, and with so many missions in the works, NASA is now gazing ahead to see what t...
23:00, 06/13/2019

NASA asks for $1.6bn to send woman to the moon NASA has asked for an extra $1.6bn (£1.2bn) from congress for its new moon mission, which aims to land a woman on the lunar surface for the first time by 2024....
19:51, 05/14/2019

NASA wants your memories of the Apollo 11 Moon landing Were you fortunate enough to watch the Apollo 11 Moon landing as it happened, or know someone who did? NASA wants to hear from you. It recently launched a story program that asks the public to submit audio recordings of their Apollo 11 memories in....
04:17, 05/13/2019

| WATCH: Nasa to send flying robots to ISS Two special robots called 'Astrobees' will be sent to space to help astronauts carry out chores and experiments on board the International Space Station....
14:51, 05/11/2019

Trump says he’s adding $1.6 billion to NASA’s budget WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he is adding $1.6 billion to NASA’s budget “so that we can return to Space in a BIG WAY!” Trump announced the decision in a series of tweets Monday about the budget. He says that under h...
00:51, 05/14/2019

NASA Astronaut Available for Interviews Before First Space Mission NASA astronaut Andrew Morgan will be available from 7 to 8:15 a.m. EDT Monday, July 1, for live satellite interviews from Star City, Russia, before launching on his first space mission, a nine-month expedition aboard the International Space Station....
20:34, 06/18/2019

NASA probe detects likely 'marsquake' - an interplanetary first NASA's robotic probe InSight has detected and measured what scientists believe to be a "marsquake," marking the first time a likely seismological tremor has been recorded on another planet, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California reported on Tues...
19:17, 04/28/2019

NASA Telescope Discovers More than 2,600 New Alien Planets On March 7, 2009, NASA launched the Kepler space telescope into orbit around the Sun. Outside the Earth’s atmosphere, it would be free to peer deeply into a cross-section of our galaxy in search of new planets orbiting other stars. After nine years i...
22:51, 06/24/2019

NASA will send three landers from three different companies to the Moon NASA plans to return humans to the Moon within the next five years. That’s a tall order and, while many people remain skeptical that the agency can pull it off without the massive increase in budget that it has yet to receive, NASA is pushing f...
07:00, 06/06/2019

NASA will send your name to Mars with the 2020 Rover Mars 2020 is shaping up nicely. NASA recently revealed that its rover-hauling spacecraft is essentially complete and currently undergoing testing — well ahead of its July 2020 launch window — and it’s now accepting names of hopeful ...
19:00, 05/23/2019

NASA teases its Mars 2020 spacecraft NASA’s Curiosity rover, InSight lander and Reconnaissance Orbiter are all doing remarkable work on and around the red planet, but that’s not stopping scientists from pushing ahead with plans to send yet another piece of high-tech hardware to the Mart...
01:00, 05/22/2019

Space mice — NASA's rodent astronauts NASA has sent mice to the ISS to learn more about the effects of microgravity and how humans would fare on long space trips like voyages to Mars. This most recent experiment is far from the first rodent space mission....
18:17, 05/01/2019

NASA seeks funds for return to Moon NASA unveiled plans to accelerate human exploration of the moon, including a requested $1.6 billion budget increase for 2020, larger spending boosts proposed for later years and enhanced commercial opportunities for rocket and spacecraft suppliers....
17:17, 05/14/2019

Spacewatch: Nasa tries to get Martian 'mole' working again Heat probe was supposed to dig down five metres but it came to standstill just 30cm below surfaceScientists and engineers at Nasa’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), Pasadena, have a new strategy to get a troubled Mars instrument working again. The He...
01:51, 06/14/2019

Sorry, but NASA probably isn't sending astronauts to the moon in 2024 The Trump administration has set NASA an ambitious goal of returning to the moon, but the agency doesn't have enough money or the right spacecraft to achieve this...
21:51, 04/28/2019

NASA opening space station to visitors NASA announced Friday that it will open the International Space Station to private astronauts, with the first visit as early as next year. (June 7)       ...
19:00, 06/10/2019

NASA says now is a great time to leave Earth When you’re planning on taking a trip it pays to plan ahead, and one of the first things you should do is check the weather forecast. The same is true for space travelers, and with so many missions in the works, NASA is now gazing ahead to see ...
12:34, 06/13/2019

NASA’s floating robot ‘bee’ is alive and well aboard the ISS NASA is betting big on the future of space robots. As automated gadgets become more and more advances, scientists are starting to imagine how robots could not only aid space travelers but perhaps even shoulder some of the load when it comes to variou...
06:51, 05/21/2019

NASA details the most distant world we've ever observed Back in February, NASA released the clearest images of Ultima Thule -- the Kuiper Belt object New Horizons got close to in a flyby, which makes it the farthest world we've ever explored. Now, the New Horizons team has published the first scienti...
17:51, 05/17/2019

NASA Is Opening the ISS to Tourists—but Don't Worry, You Can't Afford It Starting as early as next year, NASA will make the International Space Station available to space tourists and other business ventures. Sounds exciting, but the associated costs are far beyond what most of us can afford. Read more......
03:00, 06/08/2019

NASA spacecraft will use fuel that's safer for humans Many spacecraft depend on hydrazine in their fuel, but it's extremely hazardous -- and that means very careful fueling processes that slow things down. NASA will soon have a safer option, however. It's about to test-fly the Green Propella...
15:34, 06/11/2019

A hacker penetrated NASA’s network using a $35 Raspberry Pi A hacker illegally accessed NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in 2018 by targeting an off-the-shelf micro-computer called a Raspberry Pi. The breach was discovered in 2018, but just disclosed to the public in a June 18 report. In it, NASA details an “...
07:17, 06/25/2019

NASA is Going Back to the Moon, and Eventually to Mars NASA astronauts are heading back to the moon. President Trump has increased the agency’s budget in anticipation of the next generation of space exploration. “ President Donald Trump has asked NASA to accelerate our plans to return to the Moon ...
02:34, 05/16/2019

NASA JPL Hacker Used a $35 Raspberry Pi to Steal Data A hacker used a tiny Raspberry Pi computer to infiltrate NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory network, stealing sensitive data and forcing the temporary disconnection of space-flight systems, the agency......
09:51, 06/25/2019

NASA has a new plan for getting the InSight lander digging again NASA’s InSight lander is having some problems. The robot, which has already delivered some very interesting observations since arriving on Mars late last year, can’t seem to get one of its most important tools to work as planned. The inst...
07:00, 06/06/2019

NASA will study solar weather in two new missions Solar winds are no threat to people on Earth, but can pose a danger to astronauts and spacecraft. NASA has selected two new missions that aims to better our understanding of how the Sun drives extreme space weather. The first mission, Polarimeter to....
20:00, 06/21/2019

NASA teases completed Mars 2020 spacecraft NASA’s Curiosity rover, InSight lander, and Reconnaissance Orbiter are all doing remarkable work on and around the Red Planet, but that’s not stopping scientists from pushing ahead with plans to send yet another piece of high-tech hardwar...
06:51, 05/21/2019

First female astronaut will walk on moon by 2024: NASA Men may be from Mars, but women will help conquer it by walking on the moon. The first female astronaut will step foot on the moon by 2024 — where astronauts will test spacecraft for an eventual future mission to Mars, NASA has announced. The mission...
22:17, 06/16/2019

NASA Student Launch Teams Roll to the Pad in Huntsville It is time for the participants of NASA’s Student Launch competition hosted by NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, to head to the launch pad. From all corners of the country, 46 middle school, high school and college teams rep...
19:51, 04/28/2019

NASA reminds everyone it still needs another $30 billion for Trump’s Moon mission So, NASA wants to go back to the Moon. It’s wanted to do it for a while now and has been slowly piecing together how such a trip might happen, but that was before the current administration ordered NASA to get boots on the moon by 2024 or else....
17:17, 06/15/2019

Watch NASA build the Mars 2020 rover NASA’s mission to Mars in 2020 is a very, very big deal. After the death of Opportunity a number of months back, NASA has just one rover left on the Red Planet and Curiosity isn’t exactly a spring chicken. Curiosity’s two-year mission has long since ...
02:51, 06/11/2019

NASA Announces First Flight, Record-Setting Mission NASA and its International Space Station partners have set a new schedule and new crew assignments that will include the first flight of NASA astronaut Jessica Meir, an extended stay for NASA astronaut Andrew Morgan, and a record-setting flight for N...
20:51, 04/28/2019

Nasa to allow commercial access to the International Space Station Move will allow private astronauts to spend up to 30 days in low-Earth orbit and businesses to shoot film and adverts in spaceNasa will allow unprecedented commercial access to the International Space Station (ISS) for marketing, business and space t...
21:51, 06/07/2019

NASA will let people pay to stay on the International Space Station NASA has announced that it is opening the International Space Station up to private business, including astronauts who will pay $35,000 a night to visit...
19:51, 06/07/2019

NASA’s Cassini reveals more detail in Saturn’s rings NASA’s Cassini mission officially ended way back in 2017. It was then that the spacecraft plunged into Saturn, destroying itself in a blaze of glory, but the incredible wealth of data it sent back during its life is still being studied and, as ...
05:51, 06/14/2019

NASA’s about to test a safer rocket fuel for the first time ever The fuel that powers most spacecraft today is incredibly toxic to living organisms. That’s normally not a big issue when you’re sending something into space, but it can still pose some risks if a mishap results in a spacecraft crashing ba...
07:00, 06/12/2019

Trump berates NASA for not talking about mission to Mars President Trump on Friday scolded NASA for focusing on a return trip to the moon and insisted that Mars was a better destination. “For all of the money we are spending, NASA should NOT be talking about going to the Moon — We did that 50 years ago. Th...
20:51, 06/07/2019

Trump wants NASA to go to Mars, not the moon like he declared weeks ago "NASA should NOT be talking about going to the Moon," Trump tweeted. "We did that 50 years ago. They should be focused on the much bigger things we are doing, including Mars (of which the Moon is a part), Defense and Science!"...
21:34, 06/07/2019

Street outside NASA’s DC office renamed for ‘Hidden Figures’ The street outside of NASA’s headquarters in Washington, D.C., has been renamed ‘Hidden Figures Way’ to honor the black female mathematicians who helped send humans to the moon...
21:17, 06/13/2019

NASA finds water on mysterious Ultima Thule Since first encountering the mysterious Ultima Thule earlier this year, NASA has made several discoveries about the ancient space object. Now, researchers from the government space agency have made a startling discovery about “the farthest worl...
01:00, 05/22/2019

NASA To Get A Free Ride To The Moon On India's Chandrayaan-2 NASA will get a free ride to the Moon on-board India's second lunar mission Chandrayaan-2 that is expected to lift off in July. India has accommodated an instrument from American space agency NASA and......
20:17, 05/15/2019

To the Stars and Beyond: A Single Mom Gets to Intern at NASA, Thanks to Crowdfunding From Strangers One small step from a community of strangers just translated to a giant leap for Georgia State University Ph.D. student India Jackson. The single mom earned a highly competitive summer internship at NASA’s field center in Houston but was daunted by t...
21:17, 05/14/2019

NASA to allow private citizens to fly to the International Space Station Under the NASA plan, as many as two private astronauts per year could fly to the station and stay for up to 30 days with the first mission coming as early as next year....
22:34, 06/07/2019

NASA is asking for another $1.6 billion to fulfill the Moon 2024 promise Back in March, the Trump administration declared that it was directing NASA to send humans back to the Moon no later than 2024. That’s an incredibly tight deadline for an agency with a budget that is nowhere near what it was (in adjusted dollar...
05:00, 05/16/2019

Spacewatch: Nasa wants $1.6bn next year to get astronauts to moon by 2024 The space agency says it intends to send both a woman and a man on Artemis programme’s first missionNasa needs an additional $1.6bn next year if they are to stand any chance of getting humans to the moon again by 2024, as the US president, Donald Tru...
08:51, 05/17/2019

NASA is putting the finishing touches on its Mars helicopter The Mars 2020 mission will truly be one for the record books when it begins in July of next year. Not only is the Mars 2020 rover one of the most advanced piece of equipment that will ever be sent to the Red Planet, it’s also equipped with its ...
02:51, 06/08/2019

NASA Administrator Available to Speak with Media at Paris Air Show NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine will be available to speak with media during the International Paris Air Show on Tuesday, June 18, in Le Bourget, France....
18:00, 06/14/2019

Spacewatch: Nasa lander detects first signals of possible marsquakes If confirmed, faint signals would be first detection of seismic activity on MarsNasa’s InSight Mars lander has detected signals of what could have been a marsquake. The signals were recorded on 6 April and if confirmed would be the first detection of...
00:34, 05/03/2019

NASA finds evidence of ancient lake on Mars NASA's Curiosity rover has made several discoveries since landing on Mars in August 2012. Now, it's discovered remnants what may be an ancient lake on the Red Planet....
02:34, 06/01/2019

Freed from Turkish jail, former NASA scientist wants to go back to the U.S. Turkish-American former NASA scientist Serkan Golge, newly released from jail in Turkey, said on Thursday he would like to go back to the United States and get his job back, but the terms of his probation won't allow it....
21:00, 05/30/2019

A Dollar Bill Led To Former NASA Scientist's Imprisonment In Turkey Former NASA scientist Serkan Golge was suddenly released from prison in Turkey this week after spending nearly three years behind bars on terrorism charges - an arrest stemming in part from his......
19:17, 05/31/2019

With SpaceX scrub, NASA again demonstrates commitment to innovation A Falcon 9 launch, stage separation, and booster landing on Saturday morning in one long exposure. [credit: SpaceX ] During the wee hours of...
16:51, 05/07/2019

NASA gives the Mars 2020 rover its legs and wheels The Mars 2020 rover is looking more and more like an actual rover, now that there's only a year left before its target launch date. NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory engineers have installed the vehicle's starboard legs and six wheels (aka its...
20:00, 06/21/2019

NASA’s Mars 2020 rover just got shiny new feet A rover without its wheels can’t do much roving at all, so the recent addition of fancy new wheels to the Mars 2020 rover is pretty exciting for NASA and space observers around the world. In a new blog post, NASA shows off some awesome photos o...
23:34, 06/21/2019

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 Go...
15:00, 05/02/2019

How NASA Sold the Science and Glamour of Space Travel At the time of the Apollo 11 lunar landing mission, some Americans had reservations about the wisdom of reaching for the stars when troubles swelled on Earth....
04:00, 06/24/2019

NASA's Curiosity rover locates a whole lot of clay on Mars Scientists sent NASA's Curiosity rover looking for clay, and according to the latest mission update, the spacecraft obliged. It turns out, the target region known as the "clay-bearing unit" boasts a whole lot of clay....
19:34, 05/30/2019

Hacker Used Raspberry Pi to Steal Sensitive NASA Docs Turns out a tiny Raspberry Pi was at the source of a big headache for NASA. An audit released by the NASA Office of Inspector General on June 18 reveals that an early 2018 cyberattack utilizing one of these mini-computers resulted in a hacker making ...
18:51, 06/24/2019

NASA TV Set to Air US Cargo Ship Departure from Space Station Filled with more than 4,200 pounds of valuable scientific experiments and other cargo, a SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft is set to return to Earth from the International Space Station Monday, June 3....
18:00, 05/30/2019

NASA tests air traffic control system for drones RENO, Nev. — NASA has launched the final stage of a four-year effort to develop a national traffic management system for drones, testing them in cities for the first time beyond the operator’s line of sight as businesses look in the future to unleash...
02:00, 05/25/2019

NASA is running a competition to figure out how to settle the galaxy You have 80 million years, a fleet of starships, and a galaxy to colonise: Go! That’s the problem astrophysicists face in a NASA challenge to settle the stars...
17:00, 05/29/2019

NASA's Artemis program aims to put first woman on moon NASA's Artemis program to return astronauts to the moon is to include eight rocket launches to put a mini space station in lunar orbit by 2024. That's when it hopes to land its first female astronaut on lunar soil....
05:34, 05/24/2019

NASA looking at “hard decisions” within its budget to pay for Artemis plan Enlarge / NASA Associate Administrator for the Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate William Gerstenmaier is looking for "efficiencies" in the agency's budget. (credit: NASA) Over the last two months, NASA Administrator Jim Bridensti...
18:17, 06/03/2019

NASA will send your name to the Red Planet on the Mars 2020 rover Mars 2020 is shaping up nicely, with NASA recently revealing that its rover-hauling spacecraft is essentially complete and currently undergoing testing well ahead of its July 2020 launch window, and NASA is now accepting names of hopeful Mars “...
10:00, 05/23/2019

NASA’s Mars 2020 rover finally has its head NASA’s Mars 2020 mission will be its most ambitious trip to the Red Planet yet. The Mars 2020 rover is absolutely packed with the latest high-tech instruments, and while the mission isn’t scheduled to begin until next summer, excitement i...
03:00, 06/18/2019

NASA is going to fire an atomic clock into space so astronauts know where they’re going As NASA and other organizations begin to lay the groundwork for crewed missions to places other than an orbiting space station or even the Moon, they’re beginning to better understand the potential challenges such missions will pose. Keeping a ...
13:34, 06/18/2019

NASA Awards Contract for Near-Earth Mission Services NASA has awarded the Space Exploration Network Services and Evolution (SENSE) contract to Peraton, Inc. in Herndon, Virginia, to perform telemetry, tracking and command services for near-Earth missions....
23:34, 06/18/2019

NASA’s InSight lander on Mars has felt its first marsquakes Measuring seismic activity on Mars could help us figure out how much water the planet has, and now NASA’s InSight lander has felt marsquakes for the first time...
18:51, 04/28/2019

NASA was sold faulty rocket parts for almost 20 years When the launch of NASA's Orbiting Carbon Observatory and Glory missions failed in 2009 and 2011, the agency said it was because their launch vehicle malfunctioned. The clamshell structure (called fairing) encapsulating the satellites as they tr...
13:51, 05/01/2019

How to Access NASA's Media Library of Videos and Images For Free NASA has a media library full of images, sounds, and video you’re free to use however you’d like, and you can access that massive library for free....
06:00, 06/17/2019

NASA to test safer, more powerful spacecraft fuel on June 24 When the next SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket lifts off from the Kennedy Space Center later this month, it will be carrying a spacecraft fuel that's safer for humans, but also much more powerful than the fuel it replaces....
04:51, 06/12/2019

NASA's Curiosity Rover Detects Spike in Methane on Mars NASA’s Curiosity rover discovered “startlingly high amounts of methane in the Martian air” on Wednesday in what could potentially be a sign of life on the Red Planet, the New York Times reported on Saturday.Read more......
05:00, 06/23/2019

NASA Announces Winners of 25th Annual Rover Challenge NASA has announced the winners of the 2019 Human Exploration Rover Challenge, held April 12-13 at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama....
19:51, 04/28/2019

NASA’s deep-space mission to a $10 quintillion all-metal world The unique metal asteroid Psyche may be a space miner's fantasy – but there are better reasons to want to visit it, says mission leader Lindy Elkins-Tanton...
18:34, 04/28/2019

NASA addresses Trump’s bizarre Moon tweet, says everything is fine It was only a couple of months ago that Donald Trump sent Mike Pence to deliver a directive to NASA, publicly commanding the space agency to return crewed missions to the Moon within the next five years. The Moon 2024 mission is going to cost a ton o...
03:00, 06/12/2019

NASA Technology Missions Launch on SpaceX Falcon Heavy NASA technology demonstrations, which one day could help the agency get astronauts to Mars, and science missions, which will look at the space environment around Earth and how it affects us, have launched into space on a Falcon Heavy rocket....
16:34, 06/25/2019

NASA’s Curiosity rover saw something flash on Mars, and people are freaking out Mars is almost certainly the next place in our solar system where humans will travel. We’re still many years from actually seeing mankind roaming the Red Planet, but with a number of high-powered instruments already hanging out around Mars and ...
19:17, 06/24/2019

Hacker Used $35 Computer To Steal NASA Data. They Found Out A Year Later A hacker used a tiny Raspberry Pi computer to infiltrate NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory network, stealing sensitive data and forcing the temporary disconnection of space-flight systems, the agency......
06:17, 06/25/2019

Private astronauts could spend a month in space under new NASA plan As part of its new plan to encourage commercial use of the International Space Station , NASA is opening the orbiting facility to up to two private astronauts per year, the agency announced today (June 7)....
04:17, 06/11/2019

NASA chief says returning astronauts to the Moon could cost $30 billion It was always going to be expensive, but NASA's first cost estimate for the agency's push to land humans on the moon by 2024 is finally here — and it's surprisingly cheap....
17:51, 06/17/2019

NASA Twin Satellites to Study Signal Disruption From Space NASA is preparing to launch twin satellites this month that focus on how radio signals that pass through the Earth's upper atmosphere can be distorted....
20:34, 06/11/2019

NASA to launch a deep-space atomic clock tonight NASA is set to launch an incredible new atomic clock into orbit on a Falcon Heavy today (June 24) in a technology demonstration mission that could transform the way humans explore space....
20:00, 06/24/2019

NASA Invites Media to Learn More About Near-Earth Asteroids, Comets Media are invited to hear experts from around the world discuss the latest research on near-Earth objects (NEOs) at the International Academy of Astronautics’ 2019 Planetary Defense Conference Monday, April 29 through Friday, May 3 at The Hotel at th...
20:51, 04/28/2019

Company Sold NASA Faulty Rocket Parts for Almost 20 Years As comforting as it can be to know you’re not the only person in the world who has desperately screwed up today, it can be, uh, pretty disconcerting to learn that NASA messed up way worse. As in, buying faulting rocket parts for two whole entire deca...
12:34, 05/02/2019

NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter just hit an absolutely crazy milestone Of all the pieces of hardware that NASA has sent to Mars, we don’t hear about the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter nearly as much as we’d like. It’s an incredible machine that has dramatically outlived its initial mission timeline and co...
07:00, 05/18/2019

NASA Celebrates Earth Day with Social Media, Public Events This Earth Day, April 22, NASA invites you to celebrate our beautiful home planet by participating in a global social media event and local events around the country....
19:51, 04/28/2019

NASA's Hubble Legacy Field image contains 16 years of data The Hubble Space Telescope has been capturing tons of space images since it entered orbit in 1990. Now, NASA has put together a mosaic photo using 16 years' worth of data to create one of the widest views of the universe we've ever seen. Th...
12:00, 05/05/2019

NASA Awards Environmental Test, Integration Services Contract NASA has awarded the Environmental Test and Integration Services III contract to Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems’ Technical Services Division (TSD) in Greenbelt, Maryland....
23:34, 06/19/2019

A rogue Raspberry Pi helped hackers access NASA JPL systems NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) suffers from multiple cybersecurity weaknesses despite the advances it has achieved in space technology, according to the agency's Office of Inspector General (PDF). Investigators looked into the resea...
10:34, 06/20/2019

NASA orbiter spots 'Star Trek' symbol on Mars NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter captured an image of a strange chevron on the Martian surface that looks strangely similar to the symbol for "Star Trek's" Starfleet, an organization of space exploration, diplomacy, research, defense and peacekeepi...
19:17, 06/13/2019

NASA captures 'first' images of supersonic shockwaves colliding in flight NASA has revealed a set of groundbreaking images depicting the interaction of shock waves from two supersonic aircraft in flight, as the space agency attempts to solve the dilemma of sonic booms....
20:00, 06/20/2019

Trump wants an additional $1.6 billion for NASA’s audacious moon mission The White House will ask Congress for the additional funding for NASA’s budget next year as the space agency attempts to return humans to the moon within five years....
06:17, 05/14/2019

A Martian Dust Devil Swept Right Over NASA’s InSight Lander The InSight lander seems to have been hit by one of Mars’ famous dust devils, but don’t worry—the NASA probe is just fine. If anything, the sudden blast of wind helped to clear off some annoying dust that had been collecting on the probe’s solar pane...
19:00, 05/07/2019

NASA Awards $106 Million to US Small Businesses for Technology Development Managing pilotless aircraft and solar panels that could help humans live on the Moon and Mars are among the technologies NASA is looking to develop with small business awards totaling $106 million....
23:17, 05/14/2019

Ajit Pai says NOAA and NASA are wrong about 5G harming weather forecasts Enlarge / FCC Chairman Ajit Pai listens during a Senate Appropriations Subcommittee hearing in Washington, DC, on June 20, 2017. (credit: Getty Images | Bloomberg) The FCC recently auctioned spectrum in the 24GHz band under controversial circumstan...
12:00, 06/14/2019

NASA could see more delays for SpaceX and Boeing private space flights When NASA awarded Boeing and SpaceX contracts to develop vehicles that can take astronauts to the ISS, it was hoping they'll be done by 2017. Unfortunately, both companies grappled with technical challenges that forced them to delay their timeli...
20:00, 06/21/2019

NASA: $1.6B extra in 2020 adequate for moon mission, but more needed later NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine addressed doubts and naysayers in a town hall meeting about $1.6 billion proposed for 2020 to advance a new moon landing in 2024....
09:34, 05/15/2019

NASA Invests $45M in US Small Businesses for Space Tech Development American small businesses will help NASA land astronauts on the Moon in five years and establish a sustainable presence there, as part of the agency’s larger Moon to Mars exploration approach....
22:17, 06/18/2019

NASA research shows alien life is far less likely than previously thought Scientists just threw a monkey wrench in the search for intelligent extraterrestrial life by redefining what a “habitable planet” is. A team of researchers led by NASA astrobiologist Edward Schwieterman recently published a study indicating that the ...
23:00, 06/12/2019

A Single Mother Landed a NASA Internship. But Houston Was a Problem. India Jackson, a doctoral student in physics, landed a coveted NASA internship in Houston. Within 24 hours, a GoFundMe campaign raised enough money to make it possible....
03:17, 05/16/2019

NASA is designing flexible robots that could find a home on Mars Robots and space exploration go hand-in-hand, so it’s no surprise that NASA is on the forefront of experimental new robotics technologies that could be used during missions to other planets. The group’s rovers and robotic landers have pro...
22:51, 05/08/2019

NASA's Astrobee cube robot flies in space for the first time NASA's Astrobee cube robots are finally earning their space wings... in a manner of speaking. The agency has confirmed that one of the bots, Bumble, flew on its own for the first time aboard the International Space Station on June 14th. While ...
05:00, 06/24/2019

NASA just spotted the crash site of Israel’s Beresheet lander April was supposed to be an exciting time for Israel’s privately-funded space group SpaceIL. After years of development, SpaceIL’s Beresheet lander was poised to land on the lunar surface, which would have been a first for the country as ...
02:34, 05/17/2019

NASA vows to land first female astronaut on the moon by 2024 NASA has laid out plans for the first woman to set foot on the moon by 2024 as part of a new programme testing technology that will eventually be used on Mars.  ...
18:17, 06/17/2019

NASA's method of paying for its giant rocket belongs in the Apollo era Contracts that leave NASA meeting all the extra development costs for its Space Launch System make no sense when firms like SpaceX offer fixed-price flights...
18:51, 04/28/2019

Turkey releases detained NASA scientist Serkan Golge Turkey has released US-Turkish scientist Serkan Golge from jail, a move that could help ease relations with Washington. The former NASA researcher is one of thousands detained in a Turkish government crackdown....
00:00, 05/30/2019

NASA just spotted a nearby star throwing a temper tantrum We take it for granted most of the time, but the Sun is mighty important to our very existence. Without it, we wouldn’t be here at all, and scientists have worked tirelessly for centuries to learn as much about it as possible. But what we know ...
23:17, 06/06/2019

NASA's Parker solar probe may solve 500-year-old Sun mystery NASA's Parker Solar Probe is on its way to another close encounter with the sun, where investigators hope the spacecraft will solve a long-standing solar mystery: Why is the sun's outer atmosphere millions of degrees hot (Fahrenheit or Celsius), whil...
13:00, 06/07/2019

NASA To Open International Space Station To Tourists From Next Year NASA said Friday it will open up the International Space Station for tourism and other business ventures as of next year, as it seeks to financially disengage from the orbiting research lab....
18:00, 06/07/2019

NASA opens the International Space Station to commercial ventures The International Space Station (ISS) is open for business. NASA announced today that it plans to commercialize the ISS, so that "U.S. industry innovation and ingenuity can accelerate a thriving commercial economy in low-Earth orbit." According to a....
19:00, 06/07/2019

NASA to open International Space Station to tourists from 2020 It's a package holiday with a difference: NASA has said it is opening up the International Space Station to commercial space travel. But you will need deep pockets to venture into deep space....
19:17, 06/07/2019

Trump attacks Nasa and claims the moon is 'a part' of Mars President tweeted Nasa should focus on ‘Mars (of which the Moon is a part)’ over going to the moon, a reversal of previous remarksFollowers of astronomy were in for a surprise on Friday, when Donald Trump announced that the moon is part of Mars.In a ...
21:51, 06/07/2019

Turkey Frees American NASA Scientist Imprisoned for 2 Years The scientist, Serkan Golge, 39, a Turkish-American citizen, was arrested while visiting his family in southern Turkey in 2016. His wife confirmed that he had been released....
21:34, 05/29/2019

NASA Announces University Student Design Challenge Winners NASA’s Glenn Research Center in Cleveland has chosen scholars from The University of Akron, Akron, Ohio and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech), Blacksburg, Virginia, as first and second place winners of the 2018-2019 ...
21:17, 04/30/2019

Trump sends surprising tweet, says NASA 'should not be talking about going to the Moon' NASA should NOT be talking about going to the Moon - We did that 50 years ago. They should be focused on the much bigger things we are doing, including Mars (of which the Moon is a part), Defense and Science!...
22:00, 06/07/2019

NASA photo showcases landing site for Mars 2020 A new photo captured by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter and shared online this week features the landing site for the space agency's Mars 2020 mission....
02:00, 05/29/2019

NASA Television to Air Russian Spacewalk at International Space Station Two veteran Russian cosmonauts will venture outside the International Space Station for a spacewalk Wednesday, May 29, to retrieve science experiments and conduct maintenance on the orbiting laboratory....
23:00, 05/24/2019

NASA's Curiosity Rover Finds Clay Cache on Mars Curiosity Mars rover at a region of the Red Planet called the "clay-bearing unit" has revealed the highest amounts of clay minerals ever found during the mission, NASA has said....
18:00, 05/30/2019

NASA picks first commercial landing partners for return to the Moon NASA has edged one step closer to fulfilling its dreams of returning to the Moon. The agency has chosen its first three commercial Moon landing service providers, each of which will carry NASA-supplied science and technology missions as part of the A...
01:34, 06/01/2019

NASA to Announce Commercial Opportunities at International Space Station NASA will announce the agency’s plans to open the International Space Station to expanded commercial activities at 10 a.m. EDT Friday, June 7, at Nasdaq in New York City....
01:51, 06/01/2019

NASA’s Curiosity found evidence of an ancient Martian lake NASA’s Curiosity rover is providing critical insights into what Mars may have been like long ago and one of its latest discoveries helps support the idea that the Red Planet was one very blue. Scientists believe that Mars was once a fairly wet place ...
19:17, 05/31/2019

NASA to Land in Mars, Pennsylvania to Celebrate Red Planet with STEAM NASA returns to Mars, Pennsylvania Friday, May 31 to celebrate Mars exploration and share the agency’s excitement about landing astronauts on the Moon in five years....
19:34, 05/23/2019

NASA astronaut films awe-inspiring time-lapse of Earth Here on Earth, we see the sun rise and set once in any given 24-hour period. If you want to see the sunrise or sunset you need to set your watch so you don’t miss it, or you’ll be left waiting another day for the opportunity. Things are a whole lot d...
02:34, 06/04/2019

NASA’s InSight lander is using magnetism to search for water on Mars Measuring magnetic fields on Mars could help us figure out how much water it has, and NASA’s InSight lander has taken the first ever measurements from the surface...
21:51, 04/28/2019

NASA aims to probe mysterious atmospheres of Uranus and 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....
21:00, 04/29/2019

NASA cancels first all-women spacewalk due to spacesuit size issue NASA scheduled the first ever spacewalk with only female astronauts this week, but it has been cancelled because there isn't enough time to configure a spacesuit that fits...
21:51, 04/28/2019

NASA Brings Moon and More to Visitors at COSI Science Festival NASA will host a range of activities and demonstrations, including a virtual reality chair and Oculus Go trip to the Moon, at the COSI Science Festival Wednesday, May 1, through Saturday, May 4, in Columbus, Ohio....
22:34, 04/29/2019

NASA’s Curiosity just stumbled upon evidence of an ancient Martian lake NASA’s Curiosity rover is providing critical insights into what Mars may have been like long ago, and one of its latest discoveries helps support the idea that the Red Planet was one very blue. Scientists believe that Mars was once a fairly wet...
21:17, 05/30/2019

Ariana Grande loves space, so NASA took her to mission control Ariana Grande wrote an entire song about her love for space, literal and metaphorical, and this weekend, she got the ultimate space-fan tour experience, visiting NASA's Johnson Space Center on May 18....
01:17, 05/22/2019

NASA to allow tourists to visit International Space Station from 2020 NASA plans to allow tourists to visit the International Space Station by 2020. Until now, the floating space lab has only been accessible to astronauts representing state-level space agencies. But in a surprise announcement today, NASA confirmed that...
23:00, 06/07/2019

NASA just released a hype video for a Moon mission that probably won’t happen NASA has planned on returning to the Moon for some time now, hashing out plans for its Lunar Gateway which will eventually serve as a jumping-off point for travelers headed to the Moon’s surface. Then, back in March, the current presidential ad...
22:51, 05/28/2019

NASA set up a webcam so you can watch them build the Mars 2020 rover NASA’s mission to Mars in 2020 is a very, very big deal. After the death of Opportunity a number of months back, NASA has just one rover left on the Red Planet and Curiosity isn’t exactly a spring chicken. Curiosity’s two-year missi...
18:51, 06/08/2019

NASA Investigation Uncovers Cause of Two Science Mission Launch Failures NASA Launch Services Program (LSP) investigators have determined the technical root cause for the Taurus XL launch failures of NASA’s Orbiting Carbon Observatory (OCO) and Glory missions in 2009 and 2011, respectively: faulty materials provided by al...
01:17, 05/01/2019

NASA’s Juno just discovered that Jupiter and Earth have something important in common NASA’s Juno spacecraft has delivered some of the most stunning glimpses of the gas giant that mankind has ever seen, but it’s also taught scientists a lot about how the planet works. We now know that its storms stretch far deeper into the...
01:51, 05/21/2019

Trump Criticizes NASA Plan Of Going To Moon. He Directed It 18 Months Ago President Donald Trump on Friday criticized NASA for promoting its plan to return to the moon before human exploration of Mars, a strategy that Trump endorsed in a directive early in his tenure and......
06:00, 06/08/2019

Got $50 Million for a Vacation? NASA to Open Space Station to Tourists NASA will allow private citizens to stay at the International Space Station (ISS) for month-long getaways at a cost of about $35,000 per night, the US space agency said on Friday....
09:34, 06/08/2019

Trump criticizes NASA moon mission after promoting it earlier U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday criticized NASA for aiming to put astronauts back on the moon by 2024 and urged the space agency to focus instead on "much bigger" initiatives like going to Mars, undercutting his previous support for the lunar i...
01:34, 06/08/2019

Donald Trump reverses course, says Mars, not moon, should be NASA's priority President Donald Trump on Friday reversed course on what he believes should be NASA's priorities, telling the space agency to focus on Mars instead of the moon....
23:34, 06/07/2019

NASA to perform key test of the SLS rocket, necessitating a delay in its launch Enlarge / NASA conducts a full-power, full-duration 650-second RS-25 engine test on the A-1 Test Stand at Stennis Space Center. (credit: NASA) For much of March and April, in response to a desire from the Trump administration to accelerate develop...
11:51, 05/02/2019