SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon resupply spaceship explode about 2 minutes after liftoff from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on June 28, 2015.
Venus and Jupiter over Australia’s Outback at dusk on June 27, 2015. Tonight (June 29) the duo will be just 36 arc minutes apart or a little more than one Full Moon diameter.
SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket explodes about 2 minutes after liftoff from Cape Canaveral. Credit: Ken Kremer/kenkremer.com KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL – A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon cargo ship loaded with critical supplies for the International Space Station (ISS) were destroyed by a catastrophic explosion starting approximately 148 seconds after a successful blastoff today, June 28, From Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida at 10:21 a.m.
SpaceX Falcon 9 and Dragon are due to blastoff on June 28, 2015 from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida at 10:21 a.m.
Host: Fraser Cain (@fcain) Special Guest: This week we welcome Paul Sutter, the CCAPP Visiting Fellow who works on the cosmic microwave background and large-scale structure.
Rosetta will attempt comet landing This single frame Rosetta navigation camera image of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko was taken on 15 June 2015 from a distance of 207 km from the comet centre.
Rendering of the ULA Vulcan rocket blasting off. United Launch Alliance (ULA) next generation rocket is set to make its debut flight in 2019 powered by revolutionary new American-made first stage engines.
In some of the most extreme objects in the Universe, white dwarfs and neutron stars, matter gets strange, transforming into a material that physicists call “degenerate matter”.
Carnival of Space. Image by Jason Major. This week’s Carnival of Space is hosted by Gadi Eidelheit at his The Venus Transit blog.
I’m as guilty as anyone for anthropomorphizing Pluto — as well as spacecraft like New Horizons, which is currently preparing to fly by the dwarf planet.
Moonrises, sunsets, aurorae and of course, our beautiful planet Earth star in this latest timelapse compiled from imagery taken by astronauts on board the International Space Station.
Have you wondered just how likely some of those futuristic science fiction movies might be? Can you imagine armies of drones or a cyborg/human?
During the summer solstice Nordkapp, Norway, the sun never sets. For this reason it’s called the midnight sun.
Examples of craters various craters on Mars. Credit: NASA/JPL/Univ. of Arizona. We all know that Mars Needs Moms, but Dad rocks the Red Planet too!
Check out our own Fraser Cain and the scientists from the New Horizon team as they discuss the imminent arrival of the New Horizons spacecraft at Pluto!
Artist’s concept of NASA mission streaking over ocean world of Europa. Credit: NASA/JPL At long last NASA is heading back to Jupiter’s mysterious moon Europa and doing so in a big way – because scientists believe it harbors an alien ocean of water beneath an icy crust and therefore is “one of the most promising places in the solar system to search for signs of present-day life” beyond Earth.
Can you believe it? We’re less than a month away from NASA’s New Horizons‘ historic flight past the dwarf planet Pluto.
Carnival of Space. Image by Jason Major. This week’s Carnival of Space is hosted by Allen Versfeld at his Urban Astronomer blog.
An artist’s conception of an Iridium-NEXT satellite in low Earth orbit. Image credit: Iridium Communications Inc.
A trio of Earth’s cities come to life like never before with today’s (June 17) publication of the first ever full-color, ultra High Definition full color videos captured by a new commercial camera installed aboard the International Space Station (ISS) that was developed and built by the Canadian based company UrtheCast Corp.