Neil Tyson's 'StarTalk' Turns TV Talk Shows Topsy-Turvy (Op-Ed)
Neil deGrasse Tyson hosts StarTalk
April 27th, 2015
Go in depth on StarTalk, Neil deGrasse Tyson's TV talk show about science, with Space.com television producer and science journalist Dave Brody.
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Dueling 'Vulcan' Space Projects Prompt Rocket Name Quandary
United Launch Alliance (ULA) has revealed the Vulcan rocket, its next-generation launch vehicle system.
April 27th, 2015
Call it a rocket builder’s Vulcan death grip. There appears to be a bit of a row between United Launch Alliance's just announced new Vulcan rocket and the Paul Allen Vulcan Aerospace enterprise, the big and bold Stratolaunch aircraft.
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NASA Launches Project to Help Search for Alien Life
 NASA Launches New Alien Life-Hunting Project
April 27th, 2015
The Nexus for Exoplanet System Science, or NExSS, will take a multidisciplinary approach to the hunt for alien life, NASA officials said.
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A Revealing Look at the Once Secret Spysat Lacrosse 5
U.S. Spysat Lacrosse 5
April 27th, 2015
A team of Russian researchers are using the Altai Optical Laser Center (AOLC) near Savvushka, Russia to image from the ground various spacecraft. The intent of their work is to help solve problems in space surveillance.
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Astronauts in Space Mourn Nepal Earthquake Victims
NASA astronaut Terry Virts posted this photo of Nepal's Kathmandu region as it appeared from the International Space Station on April 26, 2015, one day after a devastating magnitude 7.8 earthquake struck the country.
April 27th, 2015
Astronauts on the International Space Station have the people of Nepal in their thoughts and prayers after a devastating earthquake killed more than 4,000 people in that country on Saturday (April 25).
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Could Mars Rover Curiosity's Wheel Damage Be Caused by Corrosion?
'Hidden' Valley in Gale Crater on Mars
April 27th, 2015
A research team has published some intriguing work in Nature Geoscience regarding transient liquid water and water activity at Gale crater on Mars – the exploration zone of NASA’s Curiosity rover.
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WATCH LIVE TODAY: SpaceX Launching Satellite for Turkmenistan @ 6:14 pm ET
SpaceX Thales Mission Patch
April 27th, 2015
The private spaceflight company SpaceX will launch a Falcon 9 rocket carrying the first satellite for Turkmenistan on Monday, April 27, at 6:14 pm ET. Watch live here.
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