Space News

September 11, 2019
moon lander landing rendering picture from ISRO. Image credit to ISRO

Efforts Continue to Contact India’s Crashed Moon Lander

Just minutes before the Vikram Lander was supposed to touch down for India’s first-ever soft landing on the Moon, the spacecraft stopped all communications. The lander […]
August 25, 2019
moon phase of red moon

What Makes the Color of the Moon Change?

As intelligent as we are, as human’s we aren’t endowed with the most powerful of eyes. Sure, most of us can see the full glory of […]
August 15, 2019
Image showing astronaut on a spacewalk

Astronaut Requirements, Do You Have What It Takes?

Normally, astronaut candidates are picked while they are in their 30s and 40s. Since this is typically a period when most people are deep in their […]
August 14, 2019
image showing spacecraft launching in the moment

Has Anyone Ever Died in Space?

Space exploration can be quite tricky. During the space race, there was plenty up for grabs for any country which managed to register milestones. While the […]
August 10, 2019
Image showing a view of Earth from the ISS

Earth from Space, Photographed by Ten Different “Photographers”

From the ground, Earth looks like a large expanse full of bounty and different lands worth exploring. However, if you ask any astronaut, they wouldn’t really […]
August 6, 2019
nasa meatball logo with apple product

NASA Challenges – How Did We Conquer Space?

As the old adage goes, “success begets success”. In the case of NASA, it’s safe to say that they’ve been able to build on their successes […]
July 30, 2019
Image showing a child with a UFO lurking

Space Desktop Backgrounds and Wallpapers for the Space Geek

There’s not much known about space. Sure, we have an inkling about what happens out there, what with our knowledge of how the planets move, wormholes, […]
July 24, 2019
Christopher Kraft, NASA Mission Director

Goodbye to a NASA Legend, Chris Kraft Dies at 95

A few days ago we talked about the legendary NASA Flight Director, Gene Kranz. Yesterday we woke up with the news that we have to say […]
July 17, 2019
Gene Kranz, NASA Mission Director during Apollo Landing

Remembering the Moon Landing, Fifty Years Later

For people from a different generation is hard to understand and imagine what it meant to reach the moon. A few generations were not there at […]