Bad weather postpones historic SpaceX Crew Dragon launch

BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. – Bad weather postponed a SpaceX rocket launch, which was set to be the first time a private company sent humans into orbit – and the first time in nearly a decade...

Organic molecules discovered on Mars similar to early life on Earth

Organic molecules found on Mars are “consistent with early life” on the red planet, scientists have revealed. The matter is a tantalizing clue in the hunt for alien life in our Solar System. Mars has always been...

Japan will send an 8K camera to Mars and its moons

It’s difficult to justify 8K video here on Earth, but that isn’t stopping Japan from capturing ultra-high resolution imagery elsewhere in the Solar System. The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency and broadcaster NHK are developing 4K...

1,000-year-old remains found on US Marine base in Guam

HAGATNA, Guam — The Historic Preservation Office in Guam has confirmed four burial sites disturbed during construction on a U.S. Marine Corps base are 1,000 years old. The human remains found at the sites earlier this...

Scientists create bionic jellyfish to explore world’s oceans

WASHINGTON — It may sound more like science fiction than science fact, but researchers have created bionic jellyfish by embedding microelectronics into these ubiquitous marine invertebrates with hopes to deploy them to monitor and explore...

New research suggests Mars was once warm and rainy

Scientists have learned a lot about Mars in recent years, and based on observations from the fancy hardware NASA has sent to the Red Planet, we know that it once held far more water than...

Scientists discover ultra-black fish in depths of ocean

In the dark depths of the ocean, where camouflage can be lifesaving, scientists have discovered the blackest fish ever documented. Researchers have found 16 species of so-called ultra-black fish, which by definition absorb more than 99.5...

NASA details plans for putting base on moon

NASA’s plan to return to the moon in 2024 could be in jeopardy due to the coronavirus pandemic. Nonetheless, the space agency has put forth plans on how it will build a base on the...

Space ‘elevator’ to the moon may soon be a reality

The concept of using an “elevator” to travel from Earth to space has been around for quite some time, with an early concept first proposed in 1959 by Russian engineer Yuri Artsutanov. But now, that...

ISS astronaut captures mind-blowing video of Comet Neowise soaring past Earth

A huge comet fizzing past Earth has been captured in dramatic footage recorded from the International Space Station. Posted to social media on Tuesday, the timelapse video shows the icy object Neowise trailed by its dazzling...

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