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How would you survive on Mars?

20 hours ago from Physorg

The Resilient ExtraTerrestrial Habitats Institute is working to ensure that the first long-term settlement on other planetary bodies are safe from hazards such as a meteoroid colliding with the moon...

Look: 'Mr. Iglesias' starring Gabriel Iglesias to premiere in June

20 hours ago from UPI

"Mr. Iglesias," starring Gabriel "Fluffy" Iglesias, Jacob Vargas and Sherri Shepherd, will debut June 21 on Netflix.

Leonardo DiCaprio in talks to join Guillermo del Toro's 'Nightmare Alley'

21 hours ago from UPI

Leonardo DiCaprio is being eyed to star in director Guillermo del Toro's next film, a remake of "Nightmare Alley."

Virgin Galactic Expects Rapid Conclusion of SpaceShipTwo Test Flights After Downtime

21 hours ago from Space.com

Virgin Galactic's chief pilot believes the company will be able to go through the remainder of its SpaceShipTwo test program fairly quickly once test flights of the suborbital spaceplane resume.

Amy Poehler on her 'Wine Country' cast: 'They just kill'

21 hours ago from UPI

Amy Poehler discussed her directorial debut, "Wine Country," and working with Tina Fey and other friends on the new Netflix movie.

Asteroid Bennu Goes Technicolor in 3-D NASA View

21 hours ago from Live Science

A space rock called Bennu is getting its close-up: NASA's OSIRIS-REx mission to explore the asteroid has entered a new phase of detailed survey work.

NASA examines Tropical Cyclone Kenneth in infrared light

22 hours ago from Physorg

The Atmospheric Infrared Sounder or AIRS instrument aboard NASA's Aqua satellite passed over Tropical Cyclone Kenneth and analyzed the storm in infrared light.

Rapid destruction of Earth-like atmospheres by young stars

22 hours ago from Science Daily

The discoveries of thousands of planets orbiting stars outside our solar system has made questions about the potential for life to form on these planets. Fundamentally important for the habitability...

Rapid destruction of Earth-like atmospheres by young stars

23 hours ago from Physorg

The discoveries of thousands of planets orbiting stars outside our solar system has made questions about the potential for life to form on these planets fundamentally important in modern science....

NASA's InSight detects first likely 'quake' on Mars

23 hours ago from Science Daily

NASA's Mars InSight lander has measured and recorded for the first time ever a likely 'marsquake'. This is the first recorded trembling that appears to have come from inside the...

Rensselaer team developing tool to battle space debris

23 hours ago from Physorg

A team of researchers from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is building a semi-autonomous trash collector for space, which they have fittingly named OSCaR. (You can see OSCaR here) The acronym stands...

Raiders RB Marshawn Lynch to retire for second time

23 hours ago from UPI

Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch is planning to retire for the second time.

Why Pluto is losing its atmosphere: winter is coming

1 day ago from Physorg

The ominous warning – "winter is coming", popularised by fantasy series Game of Thrones – applies equally well to Pluto.

China to build moon station in 'about 10 years'

1 day ago from Physorg

Beijing plans to send a manned mission to the moon and to build a research station there within the next decade, state media reported Wednesday, citing a top space official.

Image: New comet viewer

1 day ago from Physorg

From a distance of five million kilometres to within 20 metres, ESA's Rosetta spacecraft captured images of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko from all angles.

WWE Smackdown: Kevin Owens betrays Kofi Kingston, Elias and Shane McMahon assault Roman Reigns

1 day ago from UPI

Kevin Owens' brief run as an honorary member of The New Day came to a violent end on Smackdown as be betrayed WWE Champion Kofi Kingston.

Meet OSCaR: Tiny Cubesat Would Clean Up Space Junk

1 day ago from Space.com

A little spacecraft could soon make a big contribution in the fight against space junk.

High-Altitude Auroras Create 'Speed Bumps' for Satellites

1 day ago from Space.com

A high-altitude version of the northern lights can create a headwind for some orbiting satellites, new research confirms.

Sign across space

1 day ago from European Space Agency

Technology image of the week: Infrared and phosphorescent satellite markers could help future space servicing vehicles home in on targets

NASA Social Media and Websites Win Webby Awards

NASA's social media presence, the InSight mission social media accounts, NASA.gov and SolarSystem.NASA.gov will be honored at the 2019 Webby Awards - "the Oscars of the Internet."

NASA probe detects likely 'marsquake' - an interplanetary first

1 day ago from Reuters:Science

NASA's robotic probe InSight has detected and measured what scientists believe to be a "marsquake," marking the first time a likely seismological tremor has been recorded on another planet, the...

Nasa lander 'detects first Marsquake'

It is the first seismic signal ever detected on the surface of a body other than Earth and its Moon.

NASA’s Mars InSight lander may have the first recording of a Marsquake

1 day ago from Sciencenews.org

NASA’s InSight mission appears to have detected a Marsquake for the first time.

NASA's InSight lander has detected 1st 'marsquake,' scientists say

NASA's robotic spacecraft InSight has detected and measured what scientists believe to be a "marsquake," marking the first time a likely seismological tremor has been recorded on another planet, the...

X-Men Call NASA in Final 'Dark Phoenix' Trailer

1 day ago from Space.com

The X-Men answer NASA's call for a space rescue in the last "Dark Phoenix" trailer. But do they have the right stuff?

Cameras that guess your age and sex are coming to store shelves

Eyeing that can of soda in the supermarket cooler? Or maybe you're craving a pint of ice cream? A camera could be watching you.

NASA Just Detected the First Marsquake on the Red Planet

1 day ago from Live Science

The InSight Lander has been listening for marsquakes since December.

"Marfa Martians" sending science experiment to space

1 day ago from CBSNews - Science

A group of 10 and 11-year-old students from Marfa, Texas, decided to reach for the stars and enter a nationwide science contest. Now the "Marfa Martians," as they're known, will...