NASA’s Perseverance rover is hunting for signs of life on Mars – and NASA will share initial results

NASA‘s Perseverance rover has officially started its search for ancient life on Mars and the US space agency will share the initial findings on Wednesday. According to a NASA statement, the $2.7 billion rover is using its seven-foot mechanical arm to analyze Martian rocks with X-rays and ultraviolet light. This allows the rover to ‘zoom … Read more

Wally Funk, 82, celebrates her first trip to space 60 years after she was excluded

Mary Wallace ‘Wally’ Funk, 82, finally completed her path to the stars on Tuesday when she launched aboard Blue Origin’s New Shepard rocket to just beyond the edge of space. ‘I have waited so long for this,’ Funk said after the historical flight that took her Amazon found Jeff Bezos, his brother Mark and 18-year-old … Read more

Jeff Bezos’ girlfriend Lauren Sanchez embraces him after space launch

Jeff Bezos’ girlfriend Lauren Sanchez plants a kiss on her billionaire beau just moments after returning to Earth following his space launch Lauren Sanchez was spotted hugging and kissing her Amazon founder boyfriend soon after he emerged from the capsule in Texas on Tuesday morning The 51-year-old , who was wearing a white dress, removed her hat … Read more

Every US coast will experience a surge in flooding next decade, NASA warns 

By next decade, every US coast will see a rapid increase in high-tide flooding, as rising sea levels caused by global warming are made worse by a change in the moon’s pull on tides, according to a new NASA study. Starting in the mid-2030s, high-tide floods will wreak havoc on US coastal cities, including Boston; … Read more

NASA Administrator Bill Nelson thinks there is intelligent life in the universe beyond our own

NASA Administrator and former astronaut Bill Nelson believes it’s likely that humans will get some kind of indication that intelligent life outside of our own exists in the universe. The 78-year-old former US Senator told CNBC’s Shepard Smith that it’s likely that life exists in the universe, pointing to its age and expanse as potential reasons … Read more

‘Spacebok’ is a four-legged robot that is set to be the first powered vehicle to WALK on Mars 

A small quadrupedal robot named ‘SpaceBok’ is set to be the first powered machine to walk across the surface of Mars.   Other rovers on the Red Planet, such as NASA‘s Perseverance and Curiosity, sport gigantic wheels that limit where they can travel. However, SpaceBok’s four legs will allow it to climb over rough terrain … Read more

Russia and China reveal their roadmap to build a base on the MOON

The Shenzhou-12 spacecraft is launched from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center on June 17, 2021 in Jiuquan, Gansu Province of China, carried on the Long March-2F rocket, to Chinese Tiangong space station July 19, 1964: China took its first official step into space, launching and recovering an experimental biological rocket carrying white mice. April 24, … Read more

Earth now has TWICE as much heat trapped than it did in 2005, NASA warns 

Earth’s energy imbalance has doubled in the 14-year period from 2005 to 2019, according to a study led by NASA researchers.  This means more energy is being absorbed from the Sun than is reflected back to space, throwing the Earth’s energy ‘out of balance’ and warming the planet.  The Earth’s positive energy imbalance is due … Read more