Slashdot Items Tagged "space"

Date / Time Story
Saturday November 28, 2015 @05:59PM NASA Prepares To Launch an Orion and 3 Cubesats To Deep Space: 3 Years To Go
Thursday November 26, 2015 @06:05PM NASA Concludes That Comets, Not Alien Megastructures Orbit KIC 8462852
Wednesday November 25, 2015 @05:52PM Japanese Rocket Launches Its First Commercial Satellite
Tuesday November 24, 2015 @12:54PM NASA Contracting Development of New Ion/Nuclear Engines
Tuesday November 24, 2015 @12:40PM Blue Origin "New Shepherd" Makes It To Space... and Back Again
Sunday November 22, 2015 @08:50AM US and China Setting Up "Space Hotline"
Wednesday November 18, 2015 @06:23PM MIT Helping NASA Build Valkyrie Robots For Space Missions
Friday November 13, 2015 @06:15PM Space Exploration Politics -- and an Explanation of the Apollo Flag 'Mystery' (Video)
Wednesday November 11, 2015 @11:50PM Comet Catalina To Pass By Earth For the Final Time
Monday November 09, 2015 @10:50PM Icy Volcanoes May Erupt On Pluto
Monday November 09, 2015 @12:59PM SETI Fails To Detect Signals Coming From KIC 8462852
Sunday November 08, 2015 @03:44PM British Spaceplane Skylon Could Revolutionize Space Travel
Friday November 06, 2015 @02:59PM Veteran Spaceflight Engineer Talks About Governance for Space Exploration (Video)
Wednesday November 04, 2015 @09:43PM NASA's Cassini Discovers Hydrocarbon Dunes On Titan
Monday November 02, 2015 @11:21PM NASA Eagleworks Has Tested an Upgraded EM Drive
Monday November 02, 2015 @05:53PM Why Gravity Is the Ultimate Space Telescope
Monday November 02, 2015 @05:46PM The International Space Station Turns 15
Monday November 02, 2015 @12:56AM Feds Have a Plan For Catastrophic Solar Flares
Saturday October 31, 2015 @11:37AM NASA Releases First Images of Cassini's Dive Through the Geyser of Enceladus
Friday October 30, 2015 @06:55PM NASA's Bolden Claims NASA Is 'Doomed' Unless It Stays the Course To Mars
Thursday October 29, 2015 @02:35PM Solar Energy in Space is not Necessarily Easy to Harvest (Video)
Tuesday October 27, 2015 @09:40AM Two Radically Different Approaches to Private Access to Space
Monday October 26, 2015 @11:57AM A Real-Life Space Botanist Comments On the Potato Garden In 'The Martian'
Thursday October 22, 2015 @11:29AM Looking At the Hardware and Software of JAXA's Hayabusa-2
Wednesday October 21, 2015 @02:44PM Only 8% of the Universe's Habitable Worlds Have Formed So Far
Tuesday October 20, 2015 @11:46AM Study Questions Scientific Dating Method Used For Lunar Impacts
Sunday October 18, 2015 @08:13PM Space-Time: Scott Kelly Breaks Time-Aloft Record For US Astronauts
Saturday October 17, 2015 @03:18PM NASA Returns Images of Frozen Worlds Enceladus and Pluto
Saturday October 17, 2015 @11:42AM China Looks To Deep Space Missions, Including More Lunar Landings and Robot Ants
Friday October 16, 2015 @06:37AM Asteroid Impact Mission Sets Sights On New Laser Communications Record
Thursday October 15, 2015 @05:24PM How Some Creative Hacking Kept Skylab From Becoming Space Junk
Thursday October 15, 2015 @09:55AM Looking At the Hardware and Software of NASA's New Horizons
Wednesday October 14, 2015 @02:02PM The United States and Israel Sign Space Cooperation Agreement
Saturday October 10, 2015 @10:50AM The rise and fall of NASA's Shuttle-Centaur
Saturday October 10, 2015 @10:48AM NASA's 'Journey to Mars' plan lacks specifics and a budget
Monday October 05, 2015 @05:25PM Space Travel For the 1%: Virgin Galactic's $250,000 Tickets Haunt New Mexico Town
Monday October 05, 2015 @04:55AM An Ice House Design Concept For Mars Bets Long On Liquid Water
Sunday October 04, 2015 @09:47AM Vostochny Launch Building Built To the Wrong Size
Saturday October 03, 2015 @06:52PM Apollo-Era Photos Now Up at NASA's Flickr Account, In High-Res
Thursday October 01, 2015 @09:06PM NASA's New Horizons Shows Pluto's Moon Charon Is a Strange, New World
Wednesday September 30, 2015 @04:22PM The Case For Going To Phobos Before Going To Mars
Monday September 28, 2015 @12:16PM Rosetta's Comet Is Actually 2 Comets Stuck Together
Monday September 28, 2015 @10:50AM Scientists Have Spotted the Signs of Flowing Water On Mars
Monday September 28, 2015 @07:26AM ISRO Launches Astrosat, India's First Dedicated Space Observatory
Sunday September 27, 2015 @02:50PM Tonight's Dazzling 'Supermoon' Lunar Eclipse: What You'll See
Friday September 25, 2015 @07:50PM Why NASA's Road To Mars Plan Proves That It Should Return To the Moon First
Thursday September 24, 2015 @05:26PM Making Mining the Asteroids and the Moon Legal
Thursday September 24, 2015 @11:13AM ESA-JAXA Team Wins 'America's Cup of Rocket Science'
Wednesday September 23, 2015 @08:34PM Who Will Pay For a Commercial Space Station After the End of the ISS?
Wednesday September 23, 2015 @09:15AM Scientists Propose Using Fast Radio Bursts To Chart Universe In 3D
Tuesday September 22, 2015 @04:44PM US Restarts Hunt For Gravitational Waves With Advanced LIGO
Monday September 21, 2015 @08:30PM NASA Funded Project Could Mine Asteroids For Water With Sunlight
Tuesday September 15, 2015 @11:38AM Blue Origin To Launch Big Rockets From Canaveral's Rechristened Complex 36
Monday September 14, 2015 @02:33PM DARPA Working On Robotic Satellite Repair
Wednesday September 09, 2015 @10:28PM Close-Up Images Show Ceres' Bright Spots In Great Detail
Tuesday September 08, 2015 @08:04AM Why the Black Hole Information Paradox Is Such a Problem
Monday September 07, 2015 @05:10PM Whisky Aged On NASA's International Space Station Tastes "Different"
Sunday September 06, 2015 @05:01PM Caltech Astronomers Discover Oldest Galaxy Yet Known
Sunday September 06, 2015 @07:35AM Commercial Space Crew Supporters Posit a Conspiracy Theory Involving Funding Shortages
Thursday September 03, 2015 @07:15PM NASA To 'Lasso' a Comet To Hitchhike Across the Solar System
Thursday September 03, 2015 @06:45AM China Preparing To Send Crewed Shenzhou 11 To Tiangong 2 Space Station In 2016
Monday August 31, 2015 @06:25PM World's Most Powerful Digital Camera Sees Construction Green Light
Sunday August 30, 2015 @09:57PM Kristian von Bengston's New Goal: The Moon
Saturday August 29, 2015 @07:02PM New Horizons' New Target: Kuiper Belt Ice Chunk 2014 MU69
Saturday August 29, 2015 @11:19AM The View From 2015: Integrated Space Plan's 100-Year Plan
Saturday August 29, 2015 @08:13AM In Hawaii, a 6-Person Crew Begins a Year-Long Mars Isolation Experiment
Thursday August 27, 2015 @11:18PM ISRO Successfully Launches Satellite Into Geostationary Orbit
Thursday August 27, 2015 @05:16PM Research Suggests How Alien Life Could Spread Across the Galaxy
Wednesday August 26, 2015 @11:44AM Interviews: L5 Society Cofounder Keith Henson Answers Your Questions
Saturday August 22, 2015 @10:34PM Some Observers Perceive the Universe To Be Much Younger Than We Do
Saturday August 22, 2015 @03:06PM Re-Examined IceCube Data Firms Up Case For Extra-Galactic Neutrinos
Saturday August 22, 2015 @11:25AM John S. Lewis On the Space Commodities Market
Saturday August 22, 2015 @10:25AM JAXA Prepares To Try Making Whiskey In Space
Wednesday August 19, 2015 @10:19PM Tiny Pebbles Built the Gas Giant Behemoths
Wednesday August 19, 2015 @03:00PM HTV-5 On Its Way To the ISS
Monday August 17, 2015 @10:44AM Interviews: Ask Engineer and L5 Society Cofounder Keith Henson a Question
Sunday August 16, 2015 @12:25PM The 10th Anniversary of the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter
Sunday August 16, 2015 @07:09AM Death Star Science: The Physics Of Destroying An Earth-Sized Planet
Monday August 10, 2015 @05:00PM Galactic Survey: The Universe Dying as Old Stars Fade Faster Than New Ones Are Born
Monday August 10, 2015 @02:09PM Growing Vegetables In Space, NASA Astronauts Tweet Their Lunch
Friday July 31, 2015 @02:35PM Urthecast Brings You Earth Images and Videos from the ISS (Video)
Monday July 27, 2015 @08:05PM Voyager's Golden Record For Aliens Now Available On SoundCloud
Monday July 27, 2015 @05:47PM Andromeda Galaxy's Secrets Revealed By Going Beyond Visible Light
Sunday July 26, 2015 @09:16PM Smithsonian Increases Goal For Spacesuit Crowdfunding Effort
Friday July 24, 2015 @06:12AM NASA Spies Earth-Sized Exoplanet Orbiting Sun-Like Star
Thursday July 23, 2015 @12:17PM CanSat Helps Students Make & Launch Sub-Orbital 'Satellites' (Video)
Thursday July 23, 2015 @11:01AM Interviews: Shaun Moss Answers Your Questions About Mars and Space Exploration
Wednesday July 22, 2015 @07:02PM Astronauts' Skin Gets Thinner In Space, Scientists Say
Monday July 20, 2015 @04:12PM Elon Musk: Faulty Strut May Have Led To Falcon 9 Launch Failure
Sunday July 19, 2015 @10:57PM Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo's Re-entry Tech: the Feather
Sunday July 19, 2015 @01:47PM Company Aims To Launch Spacecraft On Beams of Microwaves
Thursday July 16, 2015 @09:28PM Astronauts Forced To Take Shelter From Space Junk
Thursday July 16, 2015 @09:19PM Preserving Radio Silence At the Square Kilometer Array
Thursday July 16, 2015 @07:54PM 'Pluto Truthers' Are Pretty Sure That the NASA New Horizons Mission Was Faked
Thursday July 16, 2015 @05:41AM New Horizons Phones Home After Pluto Flyby -- Craft Healthy, Data Recorded
Wednesday July 15, 2015 @02:37PM NASA Unveils Historic Pictures of Pluto
Wednesday July 15, 2015 @12:13PM Mini Ice Age: Nothing To Worry About
Tuesday July 14, 2015 @02:31PM Planet Labs Has Launched Over 100 Imaging Satellites with Many More to Come (Video)
Monday July 13, 2015 @06:25PM Study Details What Happens When Galaxies Collide
Monday July 13, 2015 @11:46AM NASA's New Horizons Focuses On Pluto's Largest Moon Charon
Monday July 13, 2015 @06:59AM NASA Names Its Astronauts For the First Dragon and CST-100 Flights
Sunday July 12, 2015 @01:36PM ISRO Launches Record 5 UK Satellites, Part of a Long String of Successes
Saturday July 11, 2015 @09:02PM New Horizons Gets Closer to Pluto, But Mystery Spots Now Out of Sight
Saturday July 11, 2015 @04:37PM Double-Dynamo Model Predicts 60% Fall In Solar Output In The 2030s
Thursday July 09, 2015 @11:34AM Interviews: Ask Shaun Moss About Mars and Colonizing Space
Wednesday July 08, 2015 @01:22PM EPFL's CleanSpace One Satellite Will "Eat" Space Junk
Monday July 06, 2015 @02:42PM More Supermassive Black Holes Than We Thought!
Sunday July 05, 2015 @08:40AM Glitch Halts New Horizons Operations As It Nears Pluto
Sunday July 05, 2015 @07:15AM Russian Progress Cargo Ship Docks With Space Station
Thursday July 02, 2015 @05:12PM Rocket Labs Picks New Zealand For Its Launch Site
Thursday July 02, 2015 @02:58PM Microsoft Research Open Sources WorldWide Telescope
Wednesday July 01, 2015 @04:08PM First Human Colonies Should Be Among Venus' Clouds
Tuesday June 30, 2015 @11:23AM What If You Could See Asteroids In the Night Sky?
Monday June 29, 2015 @09:39PM Asteroid Day On June 30 Aims To Raise Awareness of Collision Risks
Saturday June 27, 2015 @03:02PM Why Didn't Voyager Visit Pluto?
Thursday June 25, 2015 @11:22PM Black Hole Awakens After 26 Years
Thursday June 25, 2015 @07:31PM OneWeb Secures "Largest Ever" Rocket Acquisition For Satellite Internet Launch
Thursday June 25, 2015 @05:04PM Stellar Rejuvenation: Some Exoplanets May Get Facelifts
Wednesday June 24, 2015 @03:07PM Elon Musk Probably Won't Be the First Martian
Tuesday June 23, 2015 @11:36AM SpaceX and OneWeb -- Same Goal, Different Technology and Strategy
Monday June 22, 2015 @12:51AM Mauna Kea Telescope Construction Slated To Resume
Sunday June 21, 2015 @11:03AM Plasma Resonance Could Overcome Radio Silence For Returning Spacecraft
Wednesday June 17, 2015 @12:45PM Should Nuclear Devices Be Kept On Hand To Protect Against Near Earth Objects?
Monday June 15, 2015 @11:49AM Philae's Lost Seven Months Were Completely Unnecessary
Sunday June 14, 2015 @11:00PM A First: CubeSat-Style Probes To Accompany InSight Mars Lander
Sunday June 14, 2015 @08:34AM Online At Last: Comet Lander Philae Wakes Up
Saturday June 13, 2015 @08:20PM ESA Still Searching For Philae; May Have Zeroed In On a Possible Location
Saturday June 13, 2015 @07:05PM Past a Certain Critical Temperature, the Universe Will Be Destroyed
Saturday June 13, 2015 @02:47PM 75% of Russia's Satellite Electronics Come From US
Thursday June 11, 2015 @07:56PM NASA Probe Reveals More Detail In Pluto's Complex Surface
Monday June 08, 2015 @09:45PM Parachute Problems Plague NASA's Flying Saucer
Sunday June 07, 2015 @01:38PM LightSail Wakes Up After Silent Spell and Tries To Spread Solar Sails
Thursday June 04, 2015 @08:19PM Pluto's Outer Moons Orbit Chaotically, With Unpredictable Sunrises and Sunsets
Wednesday June 03, 2015 @08:15PM Mystery Moon Swirls Caused By Blasts of Comet Gas?
Wednesday June 03, 2015 @04:55PM SpaceX Applies To Test Internet Service Satellites
Tuesday June 02, 2015 @11:27AM Fuel Free Spacecrafts Using Graphene
Monday June 01, 2015 @06:44AM Rosetta Team Proposes Landing On Comet To Finish Mission
Sunday May 31, 2015 @09:58PM Does a Black Hole Have a Shape?
Saturday May 30, 2015 @11:30PM Ground Crew Back In Touch With LightSail Solar Spacecraft
Thursday May 28, 2015 @12:49PM Neil DeGrasse Tyson Urges America To Challenge China To a Space Race
Thursday May 28, 2015 @11:59AM Black Hole Plays Pool With Plasma
Monday May 25, 2015 @11:29AM Largest Eruption In the Known Universe Is ~100 Times the Size of Milky Way
Sunday May 24, 2015 @05:56PM Hubble Discovers a Fast-Aging Star Nicknamed "Nasty 1"
Sunday May 24, 2015 @12:28PM India Ends Russian Space Partnership and Will Land On the Moon Alone
Monday May 18, 2015 @05:57PM Robotic Space Plane Launches In Mystery Mission This Week
Monday May 18, 2015 @03:51PM Four Quasars Found Clustered Together Defy Current Cosmological Expectations
Sunday May 17, 2015 @09:36PM How We'll Someday Be Able To See Past the Cosmic Microwave Background
Saturday May 16, 2015 @06:43AM House Science Committee Approves Changes To Space Law
Friday May 15, 2015 @07:20PM Planetary Society Wants To Launch a Crowd-Funded Solar Sail
Friday May 15, 2015 @06:16AM Kepler's "Superflare" Stars Sport Huge, Angry Starspots
Thursday May 14, 2015 @07:09PM Galaxies Die By Slow "Strangulation"
Monday May 11, 2015 @10:47PM Construction At SpaceX's New Spaceport About To Begin
Monday May 11, 2015 @04:18PM The Milky Way's Most Recent Supernova That Nobody Saw
Monday May 11, 2015 @02:38PM Apollo 15 Commander Talks About Developing and Driving Lunar Buggy
Sunday May 10, 2015 @12:53AM Messenger Data Says Mercury's Magnetic Past Goes Back Billions of Years
Friday May 08, 2015 @07:23PM Shape of the Universe Determined To Be Really, Really Flat
Thursday May 07, 2015 @07:04AM Extreme Exoplanet Volcanism Possibly Detected On 55 Cancri E
Wednesday May 06, 2015 @01:57PM 17-Year-Old Radio Astronomy Mystery Traced Back To Kitchen Microwave
Monday May 04, 2015 @03:03PM No, NASA Did Not Accidentally Invent Warp Drive
Sunday May 03, 2015 @03:48PM High School Students Discover Pulsar With Widest-Known Orbit
Saturday May 02, 2015 @08:11PM NASA Gets Its Marching Orders: Look Up! Look Out!
Saturday May 02, 2015 @01:46PM Native Hawaiian Panel Withdraws Support For World's Largest Telescope
Thursday April 30, 2015 @07:05PM New Solar Telescope Unveils the Complex Dynamics of Sunspots' Dark Cores
Thursday April 30, 2015 @04:38PM Messenger's Mercury Trip Ends With a Bang, and Silence
Thursday April 30, 2015 @07:26AM NASA Probe Spies Possible Polar Ice Cap On Pluto
Tuesday April 28, 2015 @11:45AM Signs of Subsurface 'Alien' Life Found In Antarctica
Sunday April 26, 2015 @07:32AM Cosmologists Find Eleven Runaway Galaxies
Friday April 24, 2015 @10:25PM Mystery of the Coldest Spot In the CMB Solved
Thursday April 23, 2015 @10:10PM Cosmic Rays Could Reveal Secrets of Lightning On Earth
Thursday April 23, 2015 @02:04PM Virtual Telescope Readied To Image Black Hole's 'Ring of Fire'
Thursday April 23, 2015 @10:32AM Stunning Hubble Silver Anniversary Picture Unveiled
Wednesday April 22, 2015 @09:01PM Hubble Spots Star Explosion Astronomers Can't Explain
Monday April 20, 2015 @01:07PM Mysterious "Cold Spot": Fingerprint of Largest Structure In the Universe?
Monday April 20, 2015 @07:06AM ISS Could Be Fitted With Lasers To Shoot Down Space Junk
Saturday April 18, 2015 @11:23AM Rocket Lab Unveils "Electric" Rocket Engine
Friday April 17, 2015 @09:24PM The Origin of the First Light In the Universe
Friday April 17, 2015 @09:04PM Incorrectly Built SLS Welding Machine To Be Rebuilt
Friday April 17, 2015 @12:59PM Space X Falcon 9 rocket lifts off - multiview
Thursday April 16, 2015 @05:24PM Enceladus Spreads Ghostly Ice Tendrils Around Saturn
Wednesday April 15, 2015 @05:54PM Spitzer Space Telescope Finds New Planet
Wednesday April 15, 2015 @04:28PM Longer Video Shows How Incredibly Close Falcon Stage Came To Successful Landing
Monday April 13, 2015 @04:43PM SpaceX Launch Postponed
Sunday April 12, 2015 @03:32PM European Space Agency Invited To Contribute a Lander To NASA's Europa Clipper
Sunday April 12, 2015 @07:11AM Copenhagen Suborbitals Test Rocket Engine
Wednesday April 08, 2015 @04:22PM Collision With Earth's "Little Sister" Created the Moon
Wednesday April 08, 2015 @02:20PM Organic Molecules Found Circling Nearby Star
Wednesday April 08, 2015 @11:35AM Amid Controversy, Construction of Telescope In Hawaii Halted
Tuesday April 07, 2015 @11:07AM Distance of a Microlensing Event Measured For the First Time
Monday April 06, 2015 @03:20PM Build Your Own Satellite For Less Than $30K
Thursday April 02, 2015 @08:19AM NASA-ESA Project Will Shoot an Asteroid To See What Happens
Tuesday March 31, 2015 @08:32AM X-37B To Fly Again
Monday March 30, 2015 @06:40AM Chinese Scientists Plan Solar Power Station In Space
Sunday March 29, 2015 @07:01AM SpaceX's New Combustion Technologies
Friday March 27, 2015 @08:21PM Taxpayer Subsidies To ULA To End
Friday March 27, 2015 @05:39PM Dark Matter Is Even More of a Mystery Than Expected
Thursday March 26, 2015 @05:08PM GAO Denied Access To Webb Telescope Workers By Northrop Grumman
Wednesday March 25, 2015 @12:03PM Sierra Nevada's Dream Chaser Could Land At Ellington Space Port Near Houston
Monday March 23, 2015 @02:21PM World's Largest Asteroid Impacts Found In Central Australia
Monday March 23, 2015 @11:22AM NASA's Abandoned Launch Facilities
Sunday March 22, 2015 @10:08AM Rosetta Spacecraft Makes Nitrogen Discovery On Comet