News on Space continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.
1 hr ago | Science Daily
The moon appears to be a tranquil place, but new modeling suggests that, over the eons, periodic storms of solar energetic particles may have significantly altered the properties of the soil in the moon's coldest craters through the process of sparking -- a finding that could change our understanding of the evolution of planetary surfaces in the ... (more)
1 hr ago | Christian Science Monitor
The AEM-X is an advanced rodent habitat module designed for long-duration missions on the International Space Station.
3 hrs ago | Reuters
Boeing Co has completed a key review of its design for a new commercial venture to fly astronauts to the International Space Station, making it the only one of four rival bidders to finish the NASA work on time, company officials said on Thursday.
4 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor
A Russian official claims that samples collected by cosmonauts show evidence of sea plankton on the outside of the International Space Station , news agencies are reporting.
4 hrs ago | Universe Today
From paper cranes to solar sails, looks like the Japanese art of origami is making its way into the space world.
4 hrs ago | ECNmag
Despite being the eleventh tropical cyclone of the Eastern Pacific Ocean Hurricane Season, Karina looked like a giant number nine from NASA's Aqua satellite.
5 hrs ago | Forbes.com
I've covered science, technology, the environment and politics for outlets including CNET, PC World, BYTE, Wired, AOL and NPR.
6 hrs ago | Space Ref
This image shows the Robotic Refueling Mission-Phase 2 task board that will be installed on the orbital outpost's Express Logistics Carrier 4. The Materials Coating Experiment can be seen on the left.
6 hrs ago | Science Daily
You cannot look at the sun without special filters, and the naked eye cannot perceive certain wavelengths of sunlight.
6 hrs ago | TheBlaze.com
Astronauts and cameras on the International Space Station frequently take stunning images of what cities around the world look like from space, but lights of a different color off the coast of one of these cities puzzled an astronaut recently.
7 hrs ago | CNews
The Canadian Space Agency's Mars Exploration and Science Rover is seen operating in the CSA's Mars yard in Saint-Hubert, Que.
9 hrs ago | Space.com
A new atomic clock is due for installation on the International Space Station in 2016, ushering in a new age of physics experiments probing the relationship between space and time.
11 hrs ago | WBOC-TV Salisbury
Virginia is sharing more than $17.3 million from NASA to increase student and faculty engagement in science, technology, engineering and mathematics at community colleges and technical schools.
The same companies which developed the robotic arms that helped astronauts build the International Space Station have now created a new research platform.
NASA research shows Earth's atmosphere contains an unexpectedly large amount of an ozone-depleting compound from an unknown source decades after the compound was banned worldwide.
Two of the three leading contenders to transport people to the International Space Station will be there, and it could be interesting to hear what they have to say about their programs .
There is nothing like a head cold to make us feel a little dazed. We get things like colds and the flu because of changes in our immune system.
Stars shine above Earth in this amazing time-lapse photo from NASA astronaut Reid Wiseman.
Updated: Thu Aug 21, 2014 02:45 pm
Copyright © 2014 Topix LLC