UFOs, or UAP as researchers now call them, are no longer viewed with complete derision by science. Find out why the scientific and intelligence communities now think unidentified aerial phenomena might be worthwhile research topics.
Current events related to space exploration missions either manned or unmanned
DART Mission Follow-Up: A Smash Hit!
The DART Mission involved sending a spacecraft to collide with an asteroid. Find out how it demonstrated the feasibility of NASA’s planetary defense strategy and exceeded expectations.
Artemis I Returns Home After Successful Mission
Artemis I is NASA’s just-completed, uncrewed test mission to the moon and back. Find out what the mission has accomplished, now that its splashdown is complete.
Artemis I On Its Way to the Moon
Artemis I is a 26-day, uncrewed mission to travel around the moon and return to Earth. Find out how the powerful SLS rocket finally got off the ground and what the mission hopes to accomplish.
DART Mission Demonstrates NASA’s Planetary Defense Strategy
The DART mission successfully struck an asteroid 11 million kilometres away with a spacecraft. Find out why this achievement demonstrates how humanity could one day protect and preserve life on Earth.
James Webb Space Telescope Photos are Spectacular
The James Webb Space Telescope revealed its first four images this week. Find out what these images depict and their signifcance in understanding the universe and humanity's place within it.
Webb Telescope Optics Meet Expectations
The James Webb Space Telescope team has announced that they've completed a key stage in deploying its primary mirror. Find out why NASA now confirms that the telescope's audaicious design will deliver on its demanding science goals.
James Webb Space Telescope Unfolds Its Mirror
The James Webb Space Telescope has now unfolded its sophisticated mirror system. Find out why its program manager called this “a remarkable feat for our team, NASA, and the world.”
Mars Helicopter ‘Ingenuity’ Takes Flight
The Mars Helicopter Ingenuity made the first powered, controlled flight on another planet today. Discover the challenges the flight overcame and the next steps for the mission. (4:00 min read)
Mars Makes News Three Times This Week
Mars made the news three times this week as three countries arrived there within days of each other. Discover the objectives of each mission and their plans to learn about the Red Planet. (5:00 min read)