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Space Travel: Then and Now (Infographic)

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For more tahn 50 years, mankind's quest to reach the stars has never waned. Eric Searleman reports.
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Perseid Meteor Shower 2013: How Meteor Showers Work — and When

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Did you catch the Perseids meteor showers yet? Check out this awesome How Meteor Showers infographic plus info on Perseids and where to watch, livestreams, and a 2013 meteor showers schedule of events.
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Chabot Space and Science Center: A First Rate Public Observatory

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Chabot Space and Science Center is a first-class public Observatory. Richard Hay gives us the rich history of the Observatory and his time there.
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Manned Express Flight Docks with Space Station, Watch Live Stream Here

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Check out the ISS live stream -- the second-ever manned express flight of astronauts is docking with the International Space Station March 28 at 7:17 PT.
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Richard Hay: On Winning the Carmack Prize, How AeroPac Did It, Details

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Our Richard Hay digs into the Carmack Prize with details, pics and videos of the winning team -- AeroPac -- and how it managed to build a rocket that could reach 100K feet and still be recoverable. Most excellent.
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Android Smartphone Satellites: NASA Launches Nexus One PhoneSats

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Android smartphone satellites in space. We kid you not: NASA launched three souped up Google Nexus One PhoneSats nto orbit. Madison Andrews reports.
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Three Years of Sun in Three Minutes: NASA Video

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NASA filmed the sun for three years straight. Here's the sun in three years in three minutes -- the video. Here's how NASA created the video, what space tech was required and where in the video you can catch comets, amazing flares and the Transit of Venus. Whoa.
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NASA Kepler Discovery: Three Habitable Planets? Discovery, Video, Infographic

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Click here to view NASA's news conference regarding the Kepler space telescope's latest discovery of three potentially habitable planets -- exoplanets in habitable zones -- in two newly discovered planetary systems. The three planets are closer to Earth's size and cllme than others so far discovered. Scientists discovered seven new exoplanets in all today. Developing. Details here. Charts. More.
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IBM 360 at Fifty: Controlling Viking, Voyager, NASA Remembers

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The IBM 360 is 50 today. A dual IBM 360 Model 75 installation controlled spacecraft at NASA until 1981. NASA remembers. Here are some cool tech details.
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Name the New Pluto Moons Contest: SETI Rules, How to Play, Vote and Infographic

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Here's where and how to vote for names in the new Pluto Moons naming contest by Seti. Deadline is coming up. See if you can think out of the box -- our site will -- and come up with non-traditional names for the write-in ballot. I'm thinking Steve and Steve. Or Google and Apple, names that might be funny and meaningless in 1,000 years. Or not. Or Spock and Scottie. Anything but Roman and Greek myth names, please. It's the 21st century. Toss tradition, I say, but that's just me. Send anewdomain your name recommendations and we'll collect them for our entry into SETI.
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