After the Lunar Landings, the space race began to cool. Though the construction of space stations was the next step in the race, political capital for such adventures had been drained by the incredible cost of
NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft, now on its way for a rendezvous with Pluto has sent a new image of the planet. The craft was more than 126 million miles from the planet when it began taking images. Because of the
Have you ever heard of Ceres and Vesta? They are the first and second largest bodies in a main asteroid belt located between Mars and Jupiter. While Vesta is considered an asteroid, Ceres has been categorized as
When Hollywood and the general population of Earth have been focused on how to destroy asteroids, there have been some rather savvy people looking at these NEO’s in a different light. In their perspective,
The picture of space exploration has taken a dramatic shift from the 1960’s space race between Russia and the United States. With the downfall of the Soviet Union and the change in priority for U.S. budgets,
Long known for their incredible and ingenious technology advances, the Japanese have now jumped into the space exploration game. The Hayabusa 2 is the latest mission for Japan’s JAXA (Japan Aerospace Agency).
As we draw close to another year it always seems as if we should be playing ‘Auld Lang Syne’ in the background. For 2014, it should probably be a snappier tune, as this has been a year of explosive movement