Category: Space


Amazon’s Jeff Bezos Is Testing A Spacecraft

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is now taking on fellow billionaire Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic with a space company of his own, Blue Origin. The company hopes to bring “Reliable, cost-effective human access to space” and much likely Branson’s endeavor, will concentrate on mastering suboribital travel first. Known as New Shepard,…


Explore The Andromeda Galaxy In 4K [Video]

A couple weeks ago, the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope captured the largest and sharpest picture of the Andromeda Galaxy. The full image, capturing 100 million stars and thousands of star clusters across 40,000 light-years, is 1.5 billion pixels and would require 600 HD screens to view the full image. We…


Apollo Astronauts Had Filthy Mouths [Video]

We think of the Apollo astronauts as these clean-cut, all-American men who lived and breathed apple pies and bald eagles. And they were. But they were also humans who got frustrated and showed that frustration by uttering the occasional profanity. Popular Science’s always informative and entertaining Amy Shira Teitel explains…