How Do We Colonize the Moon?

How Do We Colonize the Moon? Welcome back to our series on Colonizing the Solar System! Today, we take a look at that closest of celestial neighbors to Earth. That’s right, we’re taking a look at the Moon! Chances are, we’ve all heard about it more than once in our lifetimes and even have some […]

Earth is an Exoplanet to Aliens. This is What They’d See

Earth is an Exoplanet to Aliens. This is What They’d See A team of Caltech researchers developed a new method that shows what Earth would look like to extra-terrestrial observers, which could seriously aid in the hunt for habitable exoplanets. The post Earth is an Exoplanet to Aliens. This is What They’d See appeared first […]

ExoMars Parachute Test Fails, for the Second Time

ExoMars Parachute Test Fails, for the Second Time The ExoMars 2020 mission hit another snag recently when a high-altitude parachute test resulted in damage again to one of the mission’s parachute canopies. The post ExoMars Parachute Test Fails, for the Second Time appeared first on Universe Today. Universe Today Go to Source

Carnival of Space #625

Carnival of Space #625 This week’s Carnival of Space is hosted by me at the CosmoQuest blog. Click here to read Carnival of Space #625 And if you’re interested in looking back, here’s an archive to all the past Carnivals of Space. If you’ve got a space-related blog, you should really join the carnival. Just email […]

Why Build Big Rockets at All? It’s Time for Orbital Refueling

Why Build Big Rockets at All? It’s Time for Orbital Refueling On Tuesday, July 30th, NASA announced 19 different partnerships with 13 different companies to use their expertise to help them develop space technologies, from advanced communications systems to new methods of entry, descent and landing. Instead of contracting out specific projects, NASA will make […]

Hardy Tardigrades on Board Israel’s Beresheet Lander Probably Survived the Crash

Hardy Tardigrades on Board Israel’s Beresheet Lander Probably Survived the Crash When SpaceIL’s Beresheet lander crashed into the Moon, it was a bitter-sweet moment for Israel’s space exploration aspirations. The privately-built spacecraft was punching above its weight class by proceeding on its journey to the Moon. Unfortunately, it crashed, ending the dream. But Beresheet carried […]

Carnival of Space #624

Carnival of Space #624 It’s that time again! This week’s Carnival of Space is hosted by Pamela Hoffman at the Everyday Spacer blog. Click here to read Carnival of Space #624. And if you’re interested in looking back, here’s an archive to all the past Carnivals of Space. If you’ve got a space-related blog, you should […]