Off World

Advancements in spaceflight are accelerating humanity faster and farther than ever before. From commercial companies offering vacations in space to the innovations that are forging us into a multiplanetary species, we’ll look at the missions and milestones that are leading us into the final frontier.

Mercury May Be Even Icier Than We Thought

These findings could change the way we look for ice and water in the rest of our solar system.

16 hours ago

OSIRIS-REx Will Pass Within 11,000 Miles of Earth on Friday

"We're essentially stealing a bit of the earth's momentum as we go by."

17 hours ago

China’s Link Space Unveiled Design for a Reusable Rocket

It’s slated to send payloads of more than 400 pounds into sun-synchronous orbit.

18 hours ago

Chinese Official Says the Nation’s Plans to Explore Mars Are “Going Smoothly”

China’s space agency is on track for a 2020 launch.

18 hours ago

New Telescope Can Help Us Find Extraterrestrial Life Without Going to Space

Finding extra terrestrial life without going to space

September 21, 2017

As Mars Mission Approaches, NASA Works to Assess Risks from Space Radiation

Space radiation is one of the primary health risks for astronauts.

September 21, 2017

China Claims They Have Actually Created an EM Drive

Such a device would break the laws of physics.

September 20, 2017

Asteroids Need to Be Mapped If We’re Going to Mine Their Resources

"Asteroid mining is this incredible intersection of science, engineering, entrepreneurship and imagination."

September 20, 2017

The ExoLife Finder Telescope Could Revolutionize the Search for Life on Exoplanets

It's first exoplanet up will be Proxima b in the Proxima Centauri star system.

September 19, 2017
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