Fri, 24 Feb 2017 11:14:59 -0600Heather Hunter explains how radar works and what it's used for on Earth and beyond.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 12:00:47 -0600Scientists have found seven, Earth-size planets orbiting a star just 40 light years away. Three lie in the habitable zone and could have water on their surfaces.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 15:43:46 -0600Today, NASA announced progress on a spacecraft that would assess whether Jupiter's Moon Europa is habitable, and earlier this month, an agency-sponsored science team released a report on a separate lander mission that would directly search for signs of life.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 13:38:29 -0600Amateur image processor Ted Stryk revisited Voyager 1 data of Enceladus and came across a surprise.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 06:00:00 -0600Over nearly 60 years of spacecraft exploration of the Moon, lots of spacecraft have crashed on the lunar surface—some accidental, some intentional. Phil Stooke hunts for their impact sites.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 06:00:07 -0600A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasts off from a former space shuttle launch pad tomorrow morning. Here's a rundown of everything you need to know about the historic event.
Mon, 13 Feb 2017 06:01:50 -0600Planetary Society CEO Bill Nye and LightSail systems engineer Barbara Plante recently traveled to Japan for a solar sailing symposium. Our Q&A with Plante discusses everything from CubeSat attitude control systems to robotic giraffes in Tokyo.
Fri, 10 Feb 2017 09:01:05 -0600The Science Line—a non-profit working to bridge the gap between science, technology and fashion by inspiring youth through STEM fashion shows, competitions, educational kits and hands-on workshops—hosted the first STEM Fashion Show in partnership with the Challenger Space Center of Arizona.
Thu, 09 Feb 2017 06:00:44 -0600NASA is currently accepting proposals for its next New Frontiers-class planetary science mission. What does the agency look for in a winning proposal? The two scientists behind the ORISIS-REx and Psyche missions share some tips.
Tue, 07 Feb 2017 06:00:11 -0600The London Science Museum, one of the world’s leading science centers, has welcomed our citizen-funded spacecraft into its halls.