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Victor Glover became the first Black astronaut to serve as a crew member at the station on Sunday (Nov. 15) when he boarded a SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule named Resilience and rocketed up to the International's Space Station. 

On Friday evening, residents of Los Angeles and surrounding areas looked into the sky to find something strange and unidentifiable. People couldn’t determine if it was a chemtrail or a UFO and it was freaking everyone out. It’s been confirmed that the mystery in the sky was SpaceX launching a Falcon 9 rocket which boosted a […]

The year 2020 already sounds super futuristic — and Uber has teamed up with NASA to make sure that futuristic expectations are not only met, but exceeded. The Verge reports: “In a speech at the Web Summit in Lisbon [on Thursday], Uber’s head of product Jeff Holden announced that the company is adding a third city, […]

Thirty two workers have passed away due to an offshore oil platform that caught on fire in the Caspian Sea in Azerbaijan on Saturday. The state’s energy company said the fire started when a gas pipeline on the platform was severely damaged due to strong winds. [Reuters] Leaders from 195 countries have come to an agreement on reducing […]

A SpaceX rocket carrying supplies to the International Space Station exploded Sunday directly after takeoff. According to reports, the accident occurred about 2 1/2 minutes into the flight from Cape Canaveral, Florida and more than 5,200 pounds of space station cargo were on board, including the first docking port designed for future commercial crew capsules. NASA Commentator […]

NASA’s commercial spaceflight system suffered its first explosion after a supply rocket burst into flames Tuesday evening. The rocket exploded moments after lift-off. No one was hurt, but the damages could be a big blow for NASA’s current efforts with U.S. private companies to launch commercial rockets. An unmanned commercial supply rocket bound for the International […]

A deputy L.A. city attorney was arrested on Thursday for multiple charges of possessing and suspicion to distribute child pornography. Reports say that he was already being investigated for almost a year, after his computer was seized by authorities last November for “questionable images.” His computer showed evidence of child exploitation, and he was caught after sending […]

If the rapid ice melt in Antarctica is any indication, we’re in deep trouble. According to NASA, the complete melting of a major section of west Antarctica’s ice sheets is unstoppable and could lead to higher end-of-century global sea levels than previously anticipated. Higher sea levels mean coastal cities are in for some serious flooding. […]

Beyonce’s in hot water, and her song “XO” is the cause behind the “Yonce” singer’s woes. You may not have noticed, but the beginning of her power ballad samples there’s audio of NASA’s devastating 1986 Challenger tragedy which resulted in a massive explosion, killing seven people aboard. The controversy surrounds a 6-second distorted audio of […]

It looks like NASA might have hit another breakthrough. The national space program is currently building a robotic spaceship to “lasso” an asteroid in order to move it to closer to the moon. A top senator revealed that the plan for the asteroid is to have astronauts be able to explore it. According to NBC […]

Not many people get the chance to design campaign posters and patches for NASA astronauts, but Shepard Fairey is not your average guy. BLOG: I’m Voting For Obama Because I Believe Progress Is Possible by Shepard Fairey CASIS (the Center of Advancement of Science in Space) was set up by Congress to manage the National […]