NASA Wants Students to Design Spacefaring Tech

NASA is running a new round of its Moon to Mars Exploration Systems and Habitation Academic Innovation Challenge (M2M X-Hab) that encourages university students to study and develop spacefaring tech.

NASA's Public CO2 Challenge

NASA has launched a CO2 Conversion Challenge that asks the public to find ways to turn carbon dioxide into compounds that would be useful on Mars, where the substance is plentiful.

2018 Longest Lunar Eclipse of the Century Takes Over Friday Skies

The longest celestial event of the 21st century entranced skywatchers around the globe on Friday (July 27).

Iran Will Witness 21st Century's Longest Eclipse

Iran will have the opportunity to witness the longest total lunar eclipse of the 21st century on July 28.

Mars Will Appear Larger and Brighter Next Month

Mars will make its closest approach to Earth in 15 years, making it appear particularly large and bright, astronomers said.

ESA and NASA to Bring Samples of Martian Soil to Earth

The European Space Agency (ESA) and The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) have signed a statement of intent to explore concepts for missions to bring samples of martian soil to Earth.

Iranian Engineer Creates Cooling System For Travel to Mars

An Iranian mechanical engineer in Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Massachusetts State, Jamal Yaghoubi, has designed a new electric cooling system which is NASA’s serious planning to send astronauts to the Mars.

Russia to Send First Astronaut from the UAE

Minister of Trade and Industry of the Russian Federation has stated that the Roscosmos State Corporation for Space Activities are preparing to launch the first cosmonaut, a Russian astronaut, from the UAE.

Researchers Studying Quakes in Space

Researchers believe that Earth is not the only planet that quakes occasionally, tremendous and prolonged quakes are happening in moon as well.

Space Suits New Generation Let Astronauts to Explore Mars

Having the right outfit for astronauts is a matter of life and death. Researchers from UND have built two prototype suits for deep-space missions: the NDX-1, which is meant to be used on the Martian surface, and the NDX-2, for lunar excursions.

Scientists Launching a Simulated Mars & Moon Colony in Poland

Astronauts from France, India, Israel, Nigeria, Spain, and the United States will work and live inside the habitat, called M.A.R.S., for two weeks, starting on July 31.

Mars Reaches its Closest Approach to Earth for 11 Years

Mars reaches its closest approach to Earth this evening at 21:35 GMT and it will be just 75 million kilometers away.

5 Bright Planets to be Seen Together, First Time in 8 Years

It will be possible to see all five bright planets - Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn - together without optical aids before sunrise starting around January 20, 2016 after the first time since January, 2005.

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