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NASA Will Put Rocket Raccoon And Groot On Its New Mission Patch 

If there was any doubt in your heart that the people at NASA were a bunch of nerds, here’s the evidence that proves otherwise.


A Group Of Astronauts Is Living Under The Sea For Two Weeks To Experience Life On Mars

A crew of NASA and ESA astronauts and researchers has arrived at underwater laboratory, Aquarius. They will be using the underwater conditions to simulate a crewed trip to Mars.


NASA's Curiosity Rover Just Took A Step Towards Autonomy 

NASA just announced that it’s given the Curiosity rover the power to fire its laser at targets of its choice. You fools, you’ve killed us all.


This Is One Of The Deepest Views Into Space Ever Seen

Stare deep into this abyss. What you are seeing right now is one of the deepest views into space possible.


Epic Timelapse Captures An Entire Year On Earth From 1.6 Million Kilometres Away

Video: A spacecraft parked in orbit at a distance of 1.6 million kilometres has captured the mother of all timelapse videos — an entire year on Earth. Enjoy.


This Awesome Vintage Astronaut Equipment Is Suprisingly Cheap

A flown spacesuit from an ISS mission, a navigational globe from an Soyuz mission in the 1970s, lunar navigation charts from Apollo 11 and a 1963 training module used by astronauts in the Gemini program are just a few of the space history items that went up for auction today.


These Nearby Earth-Sized Planets Are Looking More And More Habitable

Two months ago, researchers discovered that a nearby star system held at least three potentially habitable planets. Now, it turns out that at least two of those planets have even more potential for habitability than we initially thought.


These Aussie Schoolkids Just Spent The Holidays At NASA

Best. Camp. Ever.

The largest group of Australian students ever to visit the Houston Association for Space and Science Education (HASSE) Space School in the U.S have just returned. Bringing to life all facets of space exploration, science and engineering, 138 students experienced first-hand what it’s like to join the ranks of world renowned astronauts, scientists and flight commanders through mission simulation training and problem-based learning activities.


Here's Where To Watch The SpaceX Launch And Landing Today

SpaceX’s work in reusable rockets will get another push as scientists prepare for a launch and subsequent landing of the Falcon 9 rocket today. Attached is the Dragon spacecraft, which is set to deliver supplies to the International Space Station.


How The Sun Looks When Your Spacecraft Suddenly Does A Backflip

No, the space-based Solar Dynamics Observatory isn’t on the fritz — it was actually instructed to make this flip while snapping pics of the Sun. It might sound like NASA took this thing out for a joy ride, but there’s a very good reason for the evasive manoeuvre.


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