North Korea's Dismantlement of Satellite Launching Station Can be Reversed

Despite recent reports showing North Korea's initiative to dismantle its Sohae Satellite Launching Station, US intelligence sources have indicated that all efforts put forth could be reversed.

Mars Passes Closest to Earth Since 2003 on July 31st

After a slow crawl across the predawn darkness earlier this year, Mars is finally moving into the evening sky - just as it comes its closest to Earth in 15 years. According to Sky and Telescope magazine, the two planets' centers will be separated by just 35,784,871 miles or 57,590,017 km on July 31st at 3:50 a.m. EDT (7:50 Universal Time).

Space Station Daytime Traverse

A room with Earth views! NASA astronaut Ricky Arnold captured this spectacular view from the International Space Station, starting above San Francisco and moving southward through the Americas.

Airbus to build Mars rover to get first soil samples back to Earth

With Mars the focus of so much exciting space research these days, scientists must be chomping at the bit to get their hands on some of those dusty red rocks that until now we’ve only been able to view via images beamed back to Earth.

First laser light for GRACE Follow-On

The laser ranging interferometer (LRI) instrument has been successfully switched on aboard the recently launched twin U.S./German Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment Follow-On (GRACE-FO) satellites.

Are we alone in the universe Science says it’s a definite maybe

Are humans alone in the universe? Three philosophers from Oxford University have studied the existing scientific literature to conclude that we probably are.

Martian Supervolcano Created Mysterious Rock Formation

Scientists have discovered that a supervolcano likely created a mysterious rock formation on Mars some 3 billion years ago.