NASA Releases Jaw Dropping Footage of Aurora Borealis in Ultra HD 4K

Using timelapses shot from the International Space Station, NASA TV UHD showcases both the Aurora Borealis and Aurora Australis phenomena that occur when electrically charged electrons and protons in the Earth’s magnetic field collide with neutral atoms in the upper atmosphere. NASA is partnering with Read More …

Planetary Resources 3D Print An Alien Material

3D printing is capable of some incredible things, from creating huge bridges, prosthetics for amputees, and even human hearts using biological ink. Jumping on this bandwagon, the asteroid mining company Planetary Resources hasbeen flaunting their own attempts at 3D printing at the Consumer Electronics Show Read More …

NASA, ‘Angry Birds’ Team Up to Explore the Red Planet

There is life on Mars — and it’s out for revenge against some nasty pigs! Angry Birds creators Rovio announced a new chapter to Angry Birds Space will come out Thursday. The update is titled “Red Planet”, and will send players to the fields of Read More …

New Satellite Will Be Space Mechanic and Gas Station in One

A young spaceflight company is building what it hopes will be the ultimate space handyman, a combination repair droid and orbital gas station to serve ailing satellites around Earth. The company, called ViviSat, is planning to launch a fleet of specially built spacecraft that will Read More …

Astronauts Aboard ISS Evacuated From US Segment Following Suspected Toxic Ammonia Leak

Earlier today, astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) were evacuated from the US section of the orbiting satellite over fears of a suspected leak of toxic substances from the cooling system. Although it was initially reported that the incident was caused by a discharge Read More …