Curiosity: Behind the Mars Rover

Curiosity: Behind the Mars Rover

Curiosity is the largest, most technologically advanced rover ever built. Part of NASA’s ambitious Mars Science Laboratory mission, the rover was developed for the primary purpose of helping scientists determine whether conditions on the planet were ever...
This Month in Space: April

This Month in Space: April

Move over April, May is officially here! We’re one month closer to summer, one of the most exciting seasons in rocket launch news in 2019. But before we wave goodbye, let’s take a look back at this month’s most exciting space-related news and events. NASA Moves Ahead...
The Science Behind Rockets

The Science Behind Rockets

Rocket Science 101: How Rockets Work Have you ever wondered how rockets are able to blast into space, propelling thousands of metric tons past Earth’s gravitational pull? Sure, rocket science sounds complicated (and don’t get us wrong, it certainly is),...
This Month in Space: March

This Month in Space: March

Super Worm Moon On March 20, the first day of spring, the third supermoon of the year lit up the night sky. Deemed the Super Worm Moon, this supermoon appeared 10 percent bigger than normal full moons observed. The moon’s apparent size in the sky changes...
Women’s History Month: Women behind the Space program

Women’s History Month: Women behind the Space program

Meet the Women Behind America’s Space Race When you think about America’s space program, you probably think about Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and John Glenn. However, you might not even know these names today if it weren’t for some of the women that...