We owe our current digital age to the 1960s Space Race. What will today’s Space Race herald for the future? This summer, on July 20, we will mark the golden anniversary of the first-ever Moon landing, and we’ll do so … Continue reading Why the Moon landing matters, 50 years later
Launched in 1977, the twin probes will likely outlive the sun. Find out what star systems they’ll meet as they head deeper into the galaxy. NASA’s twin Voyager spacecraft have been traveling the interstellar road for more than 40 years, sweeping past … Continue reading Both of NASA’s Voyager spacecraft are now interstellar.
It’s getting bigger. Last week, NASA released photos of the space exploration craft New Horizons gradually approaching an ancient, little-known object in deep space, called Ultima Thule. Ultima orbits the sun one billion miles past Pluto, and NASA expects to … Continue reading NASA gets ever-closer to its encounter with a distant world 1 billion miles past Pluto