Space loops: NASA shares its GIF collection

A new reaction GIF archive, courtesy of NASA.

Cosmic dust identified on cities’ rooftops for the first time in history

Space — a pretty dusty place.

Startup gets green light to travel to the moon and explore for resources

This is the first company to travel to the Moon and explore its potential for resources.

NASA plans to build robots that explore frozen worlds from metallic glass so they don’t shatter

“Cold enough to shatter robots” is pretty cold in my book.

Russian-launched Progress resupply module crashes on-route to the ISS

Nobody was hurt and no one is starving but it’s never fun when this happens.

NASA’s Cassini spacecraft to finally reach Saturn’s rings

The Cassini spacecraft, which has already had a helluva ride, is preparing for an exciting stage: studying Saturn’s rings.

What China’s latest X-ray positioning satellite means for deep-space exploration

Made in China might become a stamp for innovation, not replication.

10 Physics-bending Facts about Black Holes

Chances are you won’t come across anything weirder than a black hole. Here’s the proof…

It’s official: NASA’s “impossible” EM drive has been peer-reviewed and published

Complicated physics, impossible results.

Martian minerals might bear signatures of ancient life

Findings alien life on barren planet like Mars seems unlikely, but the discovery of the century might that of past life.