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.

Jeff Bezos Just Commented on His New “Rocket Factory” in a Remarkable Instagram Video

"Manufacturing facility for the heavy-lift New Glenn launch vehicle is coming along nicely."

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NASA: There’s No Evidence of a Mars Civilization Thousands of Years Ago

Despite what 'some people' might claim

July 21, 2017

This Is One of the Largest Structures We Know of in the Universe

The discovery may require astronomers to rethink their theories of how the Universe became what it is today.

July 21, 2017

New Studies Indicate Life on TRAPPIST-1’s Exoplanets Might be Impossible

“Because of the onslaught by the star’s radiation, our results suggest the atmosphere on planets in the TRAPPIST-1 system would largely be destroyed.”

July 20, 2017

Startup Gets Funding to Clean Up Our Orbital Space Junk

Waste management is an out of this world problem.

July 20, 2017

SpaceX is Abandoning Plans for Powered Dragon Landing, Elon Musk Announced

Musk said he is confident that “there’s a far better approach.”

July 20, 2017

Elon Musk Just Shared an Update on SpaceX’s Upcoming Manned Mars Mission

"No question, whoever’s on the first flight…brave. Brave."

July 19, 2017

When Will the First Human Leave the Solar System?

We only have so many planets in our system to study before we get bored.

July 19, 2017

Strange Signals From a Nearby Red Dwarf Star Could Be From Aliens – But Probably Not

There's always an astronomical explanation.

July 19, 2017

We’re Sending Another Probe to Mercury to Work Out Why The Planet’s Shrinking

The BepiColombo will figure out why the smallest planet in the Solar System appears to be getting smaller.

July 19, 2017
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