NASA Finds Ancient Organic Material, Mysterious Methane on Mars

Get the New Space Revolution App: NASA’s Curiosity rover has found new evidence preserved in rocks on Mars that suggests the planet could have supported ancient life, as well as new evidence in the Martian atmosphere that relates to the search for current life on the Red Planet. While not necessarily evidence of life itself, … Continue reading NASA Finds Ancient Organic Material, Mysterious Methane on Mars

Great Tribute to Stephen Hawking from NSR

Get the New Space Revolution App: This is very sad news that we lost one of our great minds (Stephen William Hawking). Let Talk about him a little bit: Stephen William Hawking was born on 8 January 1942 in Oxford to Frank and Isobel Hawking (née Walker). Hawking’s mother was Scottish. Despite their families’ financial constraints, both parents attended … Continue reading Great Tribute to Stephen Hawking from NSR

Astronomers Complete First International Asteroid Tracking Exercise

Get the New Space Revolution App: An international team of astronomers led by NASA scientists successfully completed the first global exercise using a real asteroid to test global response capabilities. Planning for the so-called “TC4 Observation Campaign” started in April, under the sponsorship of NASA’s Planetary Defense Coordination Office. The exercise commenced in earnest in late July, … Continue reading Astronomers Complete First International Asteroid Tracking Exercise

NASA’s Cassini Spacecraft Ends Its Historic Exploration of Saturn

Get the New Space Revolution App:   A thrilling epoch in the exploration of our solar system came to a close today, as NASA‘s Cassini spacecraft made a fateful plunge into the atmosphere of Saturn, ending its 13-year tour of the ringed planet. “This is the final chapter of an amazing mission, but it’s also a new beginning,” … Continue reading NASA’s Cassini Spacecraft Ends Its Historic Exploration of Saturn

Earth-Sized ‘Tatooine’ Planets Could Be Habitable like Earth

Get the New Space Revolution App: With two suns in its sky, Luke Skywalker’s home planet Tatooine in “Star Wars” looks like a parched, sandy desert world. In real life, thanks to observatories such as NASA’s Kepler space telescope, we know that two-star systems can indeed support planets, although planets discovered so far around double-star … Continue reading Earth-Sized ‘Tatooine’ Planets Could Be Habitable like Earth