Space

Astronomical news, space exploration, and advances in rocket design and technology.

Elon Musk is a Martian God

Is it crazy to believe the human race could leave this planet and settle on another? Are the physical, biological, social and scientific obstacles insurmountable? Shouldn’t we fix our own…

Can you get dizzy in space?

Watch astronaut Tim Peake attempt to become dizzy in space. While being spun mercilessly by fellow astronaut Tim Kopra, it appears almost impossible. Apparently after twenty-four hours in zero-g, the…

Elon Musk sending people to Mars in 2024

Elon Musk, founder of SpaceX and Tesla, has outlined SpaceX’s ambitious plans to send people to Mars as early as 2024. Speaking at the 2016 Recode Conference, he explained he intends to start…

Why do we never see the moon’s dark side?

While different parts of the moon are lit up at different times, we never see it all as it rotates with only one side facing the Earth. The Moon’s dark side…

China aims for the moon’s dark side

Chinese state media has announced it will launch a probe to the moon’s dark side in 2018. While NASA’s Apollo missions and various spacecraft have orbited the moon’s dark side before, no country has…