Tag Archives: NASA

Boom! NASA Wants to Bring Back Supersonic X-Planes

NASA is trying to revive one of the coolest aviation programs ever, in the hopes of making the future of commercial flight faster, quieter, and way more efficient.

Source: Boom! NASA Wants to Bring Back Supersonic X-Planes | WIRED

Gorgeous retrofuturistic space travel posters from NASA JPL

Go Spaceliner!

The Exoplanet Exploration Progam at NASA/JPL has commissioned a set of absolutely gorgeous posters for significant planets, moons, exoplanets, and nearby stars, each accompanied by text explaining their significance and what humans might do if we reach them.

Source: Gorgeous retrofuturistic space travel posters from NASA JPL / Boing Boing

NASA is quietly planning for a disastrous asteroid strike

Plan A: Call Bruce Willis

At least there’s a plan?

Source: NASA is quietly planning for a disastrous asteroid strike | Fusion

A Breakthrough in Awesome Space Rockets

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New Horizons Discovers Pluto Has Blue Skies and Frozen Water

There’s apparently more water our there than we previously thought! Luna, Mars, and now Pluto all have the wet stuff!

NASA’s New Horizons mission keeps sending home the hits. This week: blue skies and frozen water!

Source: New Horizons Discovers Pluto Has Blue Skies and Frozen Water

Over 8,400 NASA Apollo moon mission photos just landed online, in high-resolution

Source: Over 8,400 NASA Apollo moon mission photos just landed online, in high-resolution

NASA Discovers Evidence for Liquid Water on Mars

Water is patient. Water waits….Water always wins.

(C) BBC

NASA scientists have found compelling evidence that liquid water—life-giving, gloriously wet water—exists on Mars.

Source: NASA Discovers Evidence for Liquid Water on Mars | WIRED