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Visiting NASA's Colossal Space Launch System

NASA is preparing to send humans back to the moon

November 15, 2021

Creating the Exoplanet Playing Cards

Over a year in the making, our Exoplanet Playing Cards are finally here, a deep collaborative process between artists, an astronomer, and a theoretical cosmologist.

November 9, 2021

The Overview Effect

The Overview Effect is approaching middle age, and, instead of a midlife crisis, it seems to be just now hitting its stride.

October 22, 2021

Rolling the Dice with Cheaper Missions to Mars

A small sliver of NASA's overall budget is now going toward higher-risk, high reward concepts, to see whether recent innovations can make lower-cost missions viable for the future.

October 19, 2021

Global Warming is Making Days Longer

The NASA GRACE experiment highlights a strange effect of global warming on the movement of our wobbling earth.

October 12, 2021

Behind the Lens of Netflix's Inspiration4 Series

The mind behind the acclaimed documentary on Michael Jordan is a pro when it comes to sports coverage, but jumping into the space industry? That would be an entirely different ballgame. 

October 5, 2021