Thursday, July 27, 2017

Astrobotics

Astrobotics is set to send its first lunar lander on its way in 2019.

It will be launched atop an Atlas V.

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Big Comets

A new study suggests comets at least a kilometer wide are much more numerous than previously thought.

It's another argument for a planetary defense system.

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Lunar Water

A new study suggests there may be substantial amounts of water in the Moon's interior.

That would have a major impact on future lunar operations.

Monday, July 24, 2017

Ross 128 Explained?

Astronomers are now saying the radio signals associated with Ross 128 likely did come from advanced civilization-- ours.

Geostationary satellites seem to be the source.

Saturday, July 22, 2017

Hawaii Civil Defense

A report says that Hawaii is activating its civil defense program in response to the North Korean missile threat.

North Korea is testing an ICBM that could potentially reach Alaska, Hawaii, and the western part of the Lower 48.

Friday, July 21, 2017

Last Shurrle

Six years ago today, the last space shuttle mission landed.

NASA still has no internal way to put astronauts in space.

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Apollo 11

Today is the 48th anniversary of the first manned landing on the Moon.

Hundreds of years from now, that will be remembered as the defining event of the twentieth century.