A new reference book published by blogger Cheryl Costa and her wife compiles 15 years of U.F.O. sightings in one place. And it reveals, among other things, that Americans (and particularly Californians) are just as obsessed with the unknown as they’ve always been.
When NASA pivots to the Moon and Mars, private enterprise will inherit low Earth orbit. With reusable launch vehicles and private space stations, an off-world manufacturing industry is in the making. Here are the companies making it happen.
Alien civilizations might be beaming radio signals at us; then again, they might have no idea what radio waves are. In trying to imagine the state of an intelligent extraterrestrial’s knowledge, we are quickly confronted with our own ignorance.
A prominent U.S. House representative is calling for a Space Force. This isn’t the first time Congress has asked for such a thing, but it might be time to take the call seriously.
As instruments of war and exploration, rocket engines have not only shaped history but revealed the values and priorities of the nations that build them. They intensified the Cold War, shaped the aftermath of the Soviet collapse, and govern our Russia policy today. As New Space stacks success atop success, they might herald the decline of NASA as the preeminent organization for landing humans on other worlds.
A panel of scientists gathered at the Cambridge Science Festival to answer one of humanity’s biggest questions, “Are we Alone?”
Now.Space author, Pauline Acalin, takes us behind the scenes celebrating Yuri’s Night 2017 at the California Science Center in Los Angeles.