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Blue Origin | NS17 Launch

After flying more than 100 payloads to space on New Shepard’s 8th flight of this vehicle carried NASA-sponsored and commercial experiments, including the second flight of NASA’s lunar landing technology that will one day allow us to further explore the Moon’s surface.

Mysterious Europa

Decades ago, science fiction offered a hypothetical scenario: What if alien life were thriving in an ocean beneath the icy surface of Jupiter’s moon Europa? The notion pulled Europa out of obscurity and into the limelight where it has remained, stoking the imaginations of people both within and outside the science community who fantasize about humans discovering life beyond Earth. That fantasy, however, may be grounded in reality.

SpaceX Starship Redesign

SpaceX Starship Redesign

There’s still no word from the FAA, but SpaceX has been full of activity and now is taking on a small but significant redesign for Starship.

Exclusive Interview with Author & Space Philosopher Frank White

Frank White has authored or coauthored numerous books on topics ranging from space exploration to climate change to artificial intelligence. His best-known work, The Overview Effect: Space Exploration and Human Evolution, is considered by many to be a seminal work in the field of space exploration. A film called “Overview,” based largely on his work, has had nearly 8 million plays on Vimeo.

Boeing Starliner Update

While we’ve had our focus on one Space company that’s been stuck at the launch pad, another can’t seem to lift off – for different reasons – mainly software issues.

A very Zen UFO Report

The long-awaited Pentagon report on UFOs (officially known as Preliminary Assessment: Unidentified Aerial Phenomena), from the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (1) is a triumph of Zen expression. I say that because it says a lot while appearing to say nothing. “Very Zen,” as the saying goes

Flurry of Activity at Starbase

The big push at Starbase is still ongoing, with crews working around the clock to assemble the world’s largest rocket. Our team is on the ground with the latest…

NASA Imagery – Your Vision

NASA & Houston Cinema Arts Society Present, Cinespace. A film competition inspired by and using NASA imagery, enabling curiosity and fostering creative relationships at the intersection of art and science. Submissions featuring real NASA footage from 60 years of space exploration will be judged on creativity, innovation and attention to detail. As in previous years, filmmakers will compete for $26,000 in cash prizes, with awards going to the top three overall winners and winners of two special categories: Best Educational Film on Space and Science and Film That Best Depicts Unity and Inclusion in Science.

Space Tourist Episode 3 Sneak Peek

From the world’s most unlikely rock formation to a star studded observatory in the heart of Hollywood, this episode spans the globe in the ultimate star gazing safari.

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