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Blue Origin's Jeff Bezos wants to colonize the solar system, and has a few tips for NASA

Blue Origin is developing some ambitious tech that could help us explore the solar system in the next few decades, and founder Jeff Bezos has some thoughts on where we’re going next.

Senate approves $19.5 million NASA budget for Mars missions, new space ship development

Presidential elections can often be a scary time (some more than others), but it’s an especially trying time for agencies like NASA. Thankfully, it seems the plan for Mars will keep moving ahead (even if that plan could use a few course corrections along the way).

NASA wants your ideas for how to survive on Mars, revolutionize space travel

Crowdsourcing works for just about everything else these days, so why not space travel?

The Great Attractor could mean a fatal attraction. Or not.

Will Earth be the next victim of a gargantuan gravitational monster?

China lost control of its space station and now it's falling back to Earth

Look, up in the sky! It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s … Tiangong-1 space station.

That frozen volcano on Ceres isn’t hibernating

Ahuna Mons is the extraterrestrial answer to Kilauea—except it breathes ice instead of fire.

SpaceX developing massive space ship capable of carrying 100+ humans to Mars and beyond

Though NASA has the big budget and the proven track record, it’s plucky startup SpaceX that could beat everyone to the Red Planet. But founder Elon Musk already has his gaze set a little further out.

The moon used to have a volcanic temper

Lunar eruptions once had enough fire to turn night into day.

This protostar could tell us how stars grow up in space

Astronomers just found a star in its preteen phase, and it’s kind of a big deal.

ESA releases largest star map ever compiled, featuring 1.1 billion stars

The European Space Agency (ESA) has spent the past three years scanning and cataloguing the heavens with its Gaia spacecraft, and the fruits of those labors have finally been unveiled.

New theory proposes real-life Genesis Device that could make alien worlds habitable

The more we peer into the cosmos, the more obvious it becomes that Earth is a very rare little marble. But what if we could turn a semi-habitable planet into an Earth clone?

Two asteroids buzzed by Earth the past two months, and we never saw them coming

You never know just how close we come to oblivion every day, and it turns out we’ve had a few too many close calls the past few months.

Blue Origin will risk blowing up one of its rockets to test the crew escape system, and stream it live

Though SpaceX is still reeling from an accidental rocket explosion that damaged one of the company’s launch sites, fellow private space firm Blue Origin is preparing to potentially blow up one of its rockets on purpose. For safety reasons, of course.

NASA may need to reroute Curiosity rover to avoid contaminating potential water site

The main goal of NASA’s Curiosity rover mission is to delve into the secrets of the Red Planet — and one of the big ones is trying to prove definitively that there really is water on Mars. Well, the odds are looking up, but Curiosity could need a reroute to avoid contaminating the site.

Scientists just found a 3.7 billion-year-old fossil on Earth, which could improve our odds for finding life on Mars

The search continues for life on Mars — but some new findings on Earth might have significantly improved our odds of finding something on the Red Planet.