Thursday, May 28, 2015

SpaceX Gets Top Secret Clearance

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-05-26/spacex-gets-u-s-approval-to-enter-70-billion-military-market

International Space Station Making Room for Commercial Capsules

http://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/2015/05/25/nasa-set-to-relocate-space-station-module/27925989/

Ceres Bright Spot Update

http://www.cnet.com/news/dwarf-planet-ceres-bright-spots-shrink-but-stay-strange-on-approach/

SpaceX Dragon Capsule Abort On Board Video

http://www.piercepioneer.com/spacex-successfully-tests-crew-dragon-abort-test-and-releases-video/41126

Curiosity Just Got Smarter

http://www.engadget.com/2015/05/23/curiosity-rover-chemcam-patch/

Curiosity Just Got Smarter

http://www.engadget.com/2015/05/23/curiosity-rover-chemcam-patch/

Pluto's Getting Closer!

http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/technology-science/science/nasa-new-horizons-pluto-probe-5777534

Martian Cube Sats Update

http://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2015/0528/Tiny-CubeSats-to-watch-NASA-s-next-Mars-mission

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Dark Side of the Moon

http://sputniknews.com/science/20150519/1022336534.html

Hang Gliding to Mars

http://news.discovery.com/space/private-spaceflight/hang-gliders-on-mars-way-to-land-probes-15051.htm

Junk Food In Space

http://abcnews.go.com/Technology/watch-donut-space/story?id=30563853

Space Junk Lasers Update

http://abcnews.go.com/Technology/space-junk-solution-scientists-suggest-blasting-lasers/story?id=31145710

3-D Printing a Mars Habitat

http://www.newsledge.com/3d-printing-nasa-challenge-15898

Mars Tourism From SpaceX

http://www.fastcocreate.com/3046410/spacex-promotes-mars-tourism-with-a-few-awesome-posters#1

Near Hit

http://wattsupwiththat.com/2015/05/11/dinosaur-killer-asteroid-near-miss-this-thursday/

Time Lapse Aurora From the Space Station

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/science/space/11615401/Timelapse-Aurora-borealis-images-captured-from-the-International-Space-Station.html

Thursday, May 07, 2015

Curiosity Update

http://www.planetary.org/blogs/emily-lakdawalla/2015/20150506-curiosity-update-sols-949-976.html

Mars Sunset

http://www.planetary.org/blogs/guest-blogs/2015/0506-sunset-on-mars.html

Opportunity Update

http://www.planetary.org/explore/space-topics/space-missions/mer-updates/2015/04-mer-update-opportunity-logs-sol-4000.html

NASA Mars Challenge

https://www.innocentive.com/ar/challenge/9933746

Sun Burp

http://abcnews.go.com/Technology/suns-intense-solar-flare/story?id=30869269

Luckily it wasn't pointed at us!

Enceladus Eruption Update

http://www.cnet.com/uk/news/life-on-enceladus-curtain-eruptions-saturn-cassini-nasa/

Look Out Below!

http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/05/07/space-russia-spaceship-idUSL1N0XY2MD20150507

Monday, May 04, 2015

Mars Marathon

http://www.planetary.org/explore/space-topics/space-missions/mer-updates/2015/04-mer-update-special-merathon-celebration.html

Rock in My Shoe

http://mars.nasa.gov/msl/multimedia/raw/?rawid=0971MH0002620000304268E01_DXXX&s=971

Who Wants to be a Trillionaire?

http://www.nbcnews.com/science/cosmic-log/neil-degrasse-tyson-says-space-ventures-will-spawn-first-trillionaire-n352271

High School Astronomy

http://www.thesilverink.com/high-school-students-have-discovered-the-pulsar-with-largest-orbit/22951/

More on MESSENGER

http://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2015/0504/NASA-crashes-spacecraft-into-Mercury

http://www.scienceworldreport.com/articles/25071/20150504/nasas-messenger-slams-mercury-8750-mph-video.htm

Mars Madness

http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/mars-astronauts-would-get-dementia/story-e6frgcjx-1227333959226

Thirty Meter Telescope

http://www.wired.com/2015/04/fight-build-earths-powerful-optical-telescope