NASA just unveiled something absolutely shocking – Morning Ticker

An incredible new piece of equipment was just unveiled down in Florida by NASA, and it’s a concept that could forever change man’s mission to Mars. The space agency unveiled a Mars rover concept that will serve as an intermediary step toward an actual manned mission to the Red Planet sometime in the next couple […]

NASA snaps photos of the ISS making its way across the sun – Engadget

The image above isn’t of an alien world with strange markings: it’s our own sun, and those tiny marks show the International Space Station’s transit across its surface as seen from Earth. NASA chief photographer Bill Ingalls captured several photos of the ISS’ silhouette with our solar system’s star as the background from Shenandoah National […]

What’s Next for NASA’s New Astronaut Class? – Scientific American

NASA has welcomed a dozen more people into its astronaut family, but the new additions aren’t ready to go to space just yet. Yesterday (June 7), the agency unveiled its 2017 astronaut class — seven men and five women chosen from a record-breaking initial pool of 18,353 applicants. (The previous high was 8,000 applicants, back […]

IKEA engineers are pretending to live on Mars to help them design better furniture – Popular Science

At face value, it sounds delightfully goofy—and totally useless: Swedish furniture company IKEA, known for creating impossibly cheap (and often incredibly chic) flat-pack furniture, has sent several of its engineers to live in a Mars simulation. Yes, the brave men and women who designed your beloved EKTORP sofa and GJÖRA bed frame are hanging out […]

NASA unveils new class of 12 astronauts – Spaceflight Now

The 2017 NASA astronaut candidates. Front row, from left: Zena Cardman, Jasmin Moghbeli, Jonny Kim, Raji Chari and Loral O’ Hara. Back row, from left: Frank Rubio, Matthew Dominick, Warren Hoburg, Robb Kulin, Kayla Barron, Bob Hines, and Jessica Watkins. Credit: NASA/Robert Markowitz NASA has picked 12 engineers, scientists and pilots to begin basic training for […]

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