Jason Davis • September 27, 2018
Pics of Ryugu's surface show loose piles of gravel strewn with larger rocks and boulders.
Jason Davis • September 19, 2018
On Jan. 1, NASA's New Horizons will perform a high-risk, high-reward flyby of an ancient world on the outskirts of the solar system.
Jason Davis • June 20, 2018
How dangerous are near-Earth asteroids, and what will we do if we find one headed toward Earth?
Jason Davis • June 18, 2018
Hayabusa2 continues to approach asteroid Ryugu, revealing the 900-meter-wide world in all its glory.
Jason Davis • June 14, 2018
See the world through the eyes of Longjiang-2.
Jason Davis • June 11, 2018
NASA is providing an instrument for the mission, which will try to uncover the origins of Phobos and Deimos.
Jason Davis • June 04, 2018
NASA and the National Science Foundation are teaming up to observe exoplanets discovered by Kepler and TESS.
Jason Davis • May 31, 2018
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Jason Davis • May 25, 2018
NASA and Orbital ATK are planning a one-minute test burn before Cygnus leaves the station.
Jason Davis • May 24, 2018
The Habitat is a new podcast about a year-long HI-SEAS mission in Hawaii.
Jason Davis • May 23, 2018
Revisiting images of Earth taken from the uncrewed Apollo 4 command module in 1967.
Jason Davis • May 17, 2018
NASA astronaut Scott Tingle describes his first rocket launch.
Jason Davis • May 16, 2018
By 2025, NASA wants to create a new humans-in-LEO market, and then become the non-primary customer for that new market.
Jason Davis • May 11, 2018
The second flight of SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket is now scheduled for no earlier than October 30, 2018.
Jason Davis • May 10, 2018
An appreciation for a scene from Star Trek III: The Search for Spock.
Jason Davis • May 03, 2018
The mission survived NASA's Journey to Mars era, only to be axed once short-term goals shifted back to the Moon.
Two ISS cosmonauts remind us that feelin' it is not a crime.
Jason Davis • April 26, 2018
A far-from-comprehensive look at the oath of office.
Jason Davis • April 25, 2018
The International Laser Ranging Service, or ILRS, will lend its services to the LightSail 2 mission.
Jason Davis • April 19, 2018
There are NASA choices for all letters except Y and Z; for those two, you'll need to go international.
Jason Davis • April 18, 2018
If you had a spaceship and could take it anywhere in the solar system to search for life, where would you go?
Jason Davis • April 12, 2018
A few ripping good yarns from 1969. And a truly terrifying cartoon.
Jason Davis • April 09, 2018
The spacecraft is expected to discover 50 new Earth-sized planets and as many as 500 planets smaller than twice the size of Earth.
Jason Davis • April 05, 2018
That time the Russians filmed a milk commercial aboard the Mir space station.
Jason Davis • March 29, 2018
Did you know NASA required SpaceX to carry life insurance for Elon Musk?
Jason Davis • March 28, 2018
Congress outright rejected most of the Trump administration's controversial science cuts.
Jason Davis • March 22, 2018
For this week's Funpost, Jason answers 11 questions about humans exploring Mars.
Jason Davis • March 21, 2018
A new book focuses on the eccentric leaders of SpaceX, Blue Origin, and Virgin Galactic.
Jason Davis • March 20, 2018
LightSail 2 is integrated in Prox-1! It's another important step toward launch day.
Jason Davis • March 15, 2018
An important American flag is lost and found aboard the International Space Station.
Jason Davis • March 09, 2018
Getting NASA out of the rocket business is more complicated than you think.
Jason Davis • March 08, 2018
Only three humans have ever been on a spacewalk in the void between the Earth and Moon.
Jason Davis • March 02, 2018
The Planetary Society's solar sailing CubeSat is scheduled to head to space during a 60-day period starting on June 13.
Jason Davis • March 01, 2018
It's a gradual, stepped approach, envisioning human spaceflight, planetary science, and commercial partners all working together.
Jason Davis • February 26, 2018
So long, Deep Space Gateway. You've been replaced with the Lunar Orbital Platform-Gateway.
Jason Davis • February 20, 2018
The International Space Station may go away in 2025. Will private space stations be ready to fill the gap?
Jason Davis • February 15, 2018
The Austrian Space Forum is leading a four-week Mars mission in Oman's Dhofar Desert.
Jason Davis • February 12, 2018
The White House's budget proposes $19.9 billion for NASA.
Jason Davis • February 06, 2018
SpaceX is now the proud owner of the world's most powerful operational rocket.
Jason Davis • February 05, 2018
We're now less than a day away from SpaceX's Falcon Heavy test flight! Here's a recap of today's news.
Hop in, it'll be eternity 'till we make it to M83.
Jason Davis • February 01, 2018
Possible outcomes of next week's test include an explosion or a car launched into orbit around the Sun.
Jason Davis • January 25, 2018
Early Earth's atmosphere wasn't a place for humans. Yet the planet had microbial life—something we should keep in mind for exoplanets.
Jason Davis and Emily Lakdawalla • January 22, 2018
The International Space Station stays open for business; everything else is at least somewhat affected.
Jason Davis • January 17, 2018
SpaceX and Boeing might not be certified to carry astronauts to the International Space Station until 2019 or 2020.
Jason Davis • January 11, 2018
Europa doesn't have grandiose plumes like Enceladus. So how will the Clipper mission figure out what's in Europa's ocean?
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