FAQ: Do Astronauts Fly on Rockets From Florida’s Space Coast?

FAQ: Do Astronauts Fly on Rockets From Florida’s Space Coast?

The future of human spaceflight from Florida’s Space Coast has been a topic of speculation since the Space Shuttle program came to an end in 2011. Since the program launched their last crew aboard the Atlantis shuttle, U.S. astronauts have been piggybacking rides to...
This Month in Space: August

This Month in Space: August

From the new astronaut class being announced to President Trump’s new proposition for a sixth military branch for defense, the month of August has been out with the old and in with the new. It’s been a wild ride full of space exploration news and today we’re sharing...
CIMON Says: Meet Astronauts’ New Robot Space Companion

CIMON Says: Meet Astronauts’ New Robot Space Companion

CIMON Says: Meet Astronauts’ New Robot Space Companion   Taking a cue from George Lucas, Stanley Kubrick, and other Hollywood Sci-Fi directors, Airbus and IBM designed their own version of an artificially intelligent personal assistant for space travel. No, his...
This Month in Space: July

This Month in Space: July

We’ve officially reached Summer’s halfway point, and every day seems to be hotter than the last. The air is humid, the mosquitoes are buzzing — and so were the month’s space news headliners. Let’s take a look at just some of July’s exciting space news.   Historic...
FAQs: Will People Actually Live on Mars in the Next 20 years?

FAQs: Will People Actually Live on Mars in the Next 20 years?

Over the past few decades, we’ve shifted from wondering if there’s life on Mars, to wondering when we’ll be able to send life to Mars. And according to scientists, we may not be too far from that reality. In fact, NASA chief scientist Jim Green recently said that, not...
This Month in Space: June

This Month in Space: June

The weather isn’t the only thing that’s been heating up on Florida’s Space Coast this June. From big launches off Cape Canaveral to exciting discoveries on the red planet, the month has seen its share of space action. The following are some of the biggest newsmakers...