There is promising new work underway to pursue a deep space robotic interstellar mission. An Interstellar Probe venture can capture a unified view of our heliosphere, out into nearby interstellar space. All of that sounds exceedingly lofty, ambitious, and tough-to-do. But there’s no need to wait for new technology say advocates – it’s here, and […]

The first lunar mission of the Korean Aerospace Research Institute is slated for an upcoming SpaceX Falcon 9 boost. The Korea Pathfinder Lunar Orbiter, KPLO for short, is viewed as the first step of the country’s deep space agenda that includes a future first robotic landing onto the moon by 2030, as well as a […]

China’s Wentian lab module of China’s space station successfully docked with the combination of the Tianhe core module. The Shenzhou-14 crew opened the door of Wentian and then entered the lab from the core module Tianhe. Launched on Sunday, the lab module flew to the station construction site, a process that took roughly 13 hours, […]

    China’s Wentian lab module lifted off from the Wenchang Spacecraft Launch Site in south China’s Hainan Province on July 24 – a milestone mission to enlarge the country’s space station.     The lab will function both as a backup of the station’s core module and serve as a scientific experiment platform. The […]

The team at online jigsaw site Im-a-puzzle.com analyzed data from the National UFO Reporting Centre (NUFORC) to find the total number of UFO sightings in each state as a proportion of 100,000 of its residents. They also looked at the number of sightings that were reported each month worldwide since the year 2000, to find […]

Blue Origin has announced the crew flying on its suborbital NS-22 mission will include Dude Perfect cofounder Coby Cotton, Portuguese entrepreneur Mário Ferreira, British-American mountaineer Vanessa O’Brien, technology leader Clint Kelly III, Egyptian engineer Sara Sabry, and telecommunications executive Steve Young. Sara will become the first person from Egypt to fly to space; Mário will […]

      There is movement in Mars exploration circles that see Valles Marineris as a “tell all” place, ripe for human exploration that can uncover the planet’s history and its capacity to sustain microbial life.                 That said, how best to investigate the multifaceted geology in evidence […]

The U.S. Department of Defense has established the All-domain Anomaly Resolution Office – a progressive step to synchronize efforts between the DoD and other U.S. federal departments and agencies. While not using the term Unidentified Aerial Phenomenon (UAP) or Unidentified Flying Objects (UFOs), the All-domain Anomaly Resolution Office (AARO) duties are clear: “to detect, identify […]

There appears to be a Mars Sample Return strategy change underway. At the crux of the discussion is perhaps dropping the European Space Agency Fetch Rover. Toss in for good measure, lots of politics. While the decision about the Fetch Rover apparently has not been made, ace reporter, Jonathan Amos, a BBC science correspondent, caught […]

  Transport on the Moon, dealing with one-sixth gravity and rough, cratered landscape is no trouble-free drive. Tackling the issue of lunar vehicle tires is a new, well-rounded partnership struck between Lockheed Martin and the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company. The work is focused on commercializing lunar mobility. Airless tire technology There’s need for lunar […]