Tag: Space Exploration

Space shuttle lifting off

Space Experts Worry NASA Won’t get to Mars by 2030

Due to the White House pushing for the Moon program, and its extra budget constraints, NASA won’t make it to Mars by the 2030s. Ten years after it was founded, NASA, through its Apollo program,...
Russian Space Agency is Preparing to Send Humanoid Robots on the ISS

Russian Space Agency is Preparing to Send Humanoid Robots to the ISS

Russia's Roscosmos space agency is preparing to send its first humanoid robots to the International Space Station. Late last month, IBM and Airbus sent CIMON to the ISS. CIMON is an AI robot designed to...
Astronomers Traced Ghost Particle Origin for the First Time

Astronomers Trace Origin of Ghost Particle for the Very First Time

In a breakthrough in astronomy, researchers were able to trace the cosmic source of a mysterious ghost particle which made its way to our planet. The high-energy neutrino, or "ghost particle", was discovered by researchers buried...

WASP-127b: The Strangest Exoplanet Ever Found

Astronomers have detected evidence of large quantities of multiple metals, and possibly even water, in a gaseous giant exoplanet. Discovered in 2016, WASP-127b is one of the most unique worlds ever found among the thousands...

China’s Space Station More International Than Soon-to-be Defunded ISS

This article details news of NASA’s new budget, the fate of the International Space Station, and China’s solution to funding space exploration. After April’s confirmation of Jim Bridenstine as the newest NASA Administrator, NASA announced...
Mars 2020 rover with Mars Helicopter drone

NASA’s Mars Helicopter set to Reach the Red Planet by 2021

NASA is planning to send a mini-helicopter to Mars for its next rover mission. The autonomous rotorcraft will be the first aircraft flying on the Red Planet. On Mars, a slope, a steep hill, or...
the far side of the moon

Dutch NCLE Radio Antenna Joins Chinese Mission to Far Side of the Moon

China just successfully launched a communication relay satellite to the moon ahead of its lunar lander-rover mission to the far side of the moon. The mission also includes the Dutch NCLE radio antenna in...
The Milky Way

The ESA’s Gaia Mission is Revolutionizing Astronomy

ESA’s Gaia satellite has cataloged about 1.7 billion stars in the Milky Way. This is the largest stellar map ever, and it provides astronomers with unprecedented amounts of data. Throughout history, scientists, philosophers, artists, and...
Edgy Labs' TESS Launch Coverage and Live Updates

Live Stream Launch of NASA’s TESS Planet Hunter Today

The highly anticipated TESS launch is happening today, giving NASA scientists a more powerful tool in space to discover more worlds. The TESS launch will mark a new milestone in space exploration as it replaces...
TESS telescope in orbit

NASA’s TESS Telescope: The Next Step in the Search for new Worlds

Due to launch on April 16th aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9, NASA’s new exoplanet-hunting TESS telescope is undergoing final preparations for launch. Focusing on the nearby star systems that Kepler first scanned, the TESS...