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.

Watch This Breathtaking, Close-Up Clip Of The Surface of A Distant Comet

This simple GIF will make your jaw drop.

11 hours ago

SpaceX Just Launched NASA’s Exoplanet-Hunting Telescope (Gee I Wonder What They’ll Find)

TESS will focus on nearby planets worthy of further study.

April 18, 2018

Lights Out: DARKNESS Camera Filters Starlight to Spot Planets

Hello DARKNESS my old friend...

April 17, 2018

Startup’s Crazy High-Res Satellite Can See You Pick Your Nose In Traffic

Yeah, it's THAT good.

April 16, 2018

Go On A 4K Joyride Around The Moon, Courtesy of NASA

Reminder: the Moon is very, very awesome.

April 12, 2018

The US Government Has No Idea What to Do About Small Satellites

The FCC can't seem to make up its mind about small satellites.

April 11, 2018

Can Humans Conceive In Space? NASA Sent Sperm To The ISS To Find Out

Getting knocked up in space might be possible after all.

April 9, 2018

We Can Grow Vegetables in Antarctica. Next Stop: Mars

One Mars grown salad, please.

April 6, 2018

Four Notable Things About the Most Distant Star Scientists Have Ever Glimpsed

Looking at the distant star is literally looking back in time.

April 4, 2018

An Experimental Space Junk Collector Is On Its Way to the ISS

RemoveDEBRIS could show that it's not too expensive to clean up space.

April 3, 2018
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