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Elon Musk says SpaceX is developing a 'bleeding' heavy-metal rocket ship. Making it work may be 100 times as hard as NASA's most difficult Mars mission, one expert says

ELON MUSK SAYS SPACEX IS DEVELOPING A 'BLEEDING' HEAVY-METAL ROCKET SHIP. MAKING IT WORK MAY BE 100 TIMES AS HARD AS NASA'S MOST DIFFICULT MARS MISSION, ONE EXPERT SAYS

SpaceX is developing a giant, fully reusable launch system called Starship to ferry people to and from Mars. Elon Musk , the aerospace...

8 Tweets About Mars Rover Opportunity & NASA's “Breakup” That Will Make You Sob

8 TWEETS ABOUT MARS ROVER OPPORTUNITY & NASA'S “BREAKUP” THAT WILL MAKE YOU SOB

If you're not obsessed with space or particularly active on social media, you may assume the recent flood of tweets about the Mars...

 
 
 
NASA's Mars Opportunity rover is dead after nearly 15 years on the red planet. Take a look back at its unlikely journey

NASA'S MARS OPPORTUNITY ROVER IS DEAD AFTER NEARLY 15 YEARS ON THE RED PLANET. TAKE A LOOK BACK AT ITS UNLIKELY JOURNEY

NASA's Opportunity rover is officially dead and the mission is over, the agency said Wednesday. The rover stopped communicating in...

NASA Says Goodbye to Its Mars Opportunity Rover

NASA SAYS GOODBYE TO ITS MARS OPPORTUNITY ROVER

NASA is saying goodbye to its Mars Opportunity rover after spending almost a year trying to communicate with the non-responding robot....

 
 
 
New Horizons final Ultima Thule images reveal true shape

NEW HORIZONS FINAL ULTIMA THULE IMAGES REVEAL TRUE SHAPE

Given the vastness of outer space, it's no surprise we know very little about it. Most of the time, we can only make guesses based...

New pictures from NASA's New Horizons show a pancaked peanut

NEW PICTURES FROM NASA'S NEW HORIZONS SHOW A PANCAKED PEANUT

At first glance, the mysterious space rock that NASA's New Horizons zoomed by on New Year's day looked like a lumpy snowman , or maybe...

 
 
 
'We've never seen something like this orbiting the sun': Scientists are puzzled by the shape of the most distant object ever explored

'WE'VE NEVER SEEN SOMETHING LIKE THIS ORBITING THE SUN': SCIENTISTS ARE PUZZLED BY THE SHAPE OF THE MOST DISTANT OBJECT EVER EXPLORED

NASA's New Horizons probe flew by a space rock called 2014 MU69, the most distant space object ever visited by humanity, on New Year's...

Is Ariana Grande's "NASA" About Pete Davidson? Twitter Is Totally Split

IS ARIANA GRANDE'S "NASA" ABOUT PETE DAVIDSON? TWITTER IS TOTALLY SPLIT

At long last, Ariana Grande's fifth studio album Thank U, Next dropped today, and I'm eternally grateful. This album had so many incredible...

 
 
 
NASA releases the “last light” image taken by Kepler before it retired last year

NASA RELEASES THE “LAST LIGHT” IMAGE TAKEN BY KEPLER BEFORE IT RETIRED LAST YEAR

NASA Kepler space telescope's “last light” image NASA has released the final view taken by Kepler in September, shortly before the...

ISS toilet system privacy stall installation caused big water leak

ISS TOILET SYSTEM PRIVACY STALL INSTALLATION CAUSED BIG WATER LEAK

A NASA status report revealed a bit of drama involving the International Space Station's toilet last week. According to the report,...

 
 
 
A food startup backed by 2 industry giants is diving into the alt-meat market with a 'super protein' enabled by a discovery in Yellowstone's volcanic hot springs

A FOOD STARTUP BACKED BY 2 INDUSTRY GIANTS IS DIVING INTO THE ALT-MEAT MARKET WITH A 'SUPER PROTEIN' ENABLED BY A DISCOVERY IN YELLOWSTONE'S VOLCANIC HOT SPRINGS

Lorcel/Shutterstock A new kind of 'super protein' startup launched on Monday with backing from Silicon Valley VC firm 1955 Capital...

Watch: NASA Space Technologies Are Also in Play at Super Bowl LIII

WATCH: NASA SPACE TECHNOLOGIES ARE ALSO IN PLAY AT SUPER BOWL LIII

From space to Super Bowl? All eyes will be on ball and the players today at Atlanta's Mercedes-Benz Stadium when the New England Patriots...

 
 
 
Curiosity snaps a selfie before heading off to new adventures

CURIOSITY SNAPS A SELFIE BEFORE HEADING OFF TO NEW ADVENTURES

NASA may be on the edge of its seat as it waits to see if its aging Opportunity rover will wake back up from its extended downtime,...

This $150 exercise device mimics what NASA sends into space with astronauts - I thought it was gimmicky at first, but I'm still using it 2 months later

THIS $150 EXERCISE DEVICE MIMICS WHAT NASA SENDS INTO SPACE WITH ASTRONAUTS - I THOUGHT IT WAS GIMMICKY AT FIRST, BUT I'M STILL USING IT 2 MONTHS LATER

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the...

 
 
 
Faraway space snowman is pitted and has bright ‘collar'

FARAWAY SPACE SNOWMAN IS PITTED AND HAS BRIGHT ‘COLLAR'

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - The space snowman visited by NASA on New Year's Day is pitted all over. It also has a bright “collar” around...

Blue Origin shoots NASA experiments into space in test

BLUE ORIGIN SHOOTS NASA EXPERIMENTS INTO SPACE IN TEST

Blue Origin, a Kent-based Jeff Bezos company, has successfully launched NASA experiments into space with its New Shepard rocket.

 
 
 
Watch Blue Origin's 10th New Shepard mission launch a science-loaded capsule to space

WATCH BLUE ORIGIN'S 10TH NEW SHEPARD MISSION LAUNCH A SCIENCE-LOADED CAPSULE TO SPACE

Blue Origin, the rocket company founded by Amazon's Jeff Bezos, is about to undertake the 10th launch of its New Shepard launch vehicle,...

Exclusive ‘First Man' Blu-ray Clip Highlights Filming at NASA

EXCLUSIVE ‘FIRST MAN' BLU-RAY CLIP HIGHLIGHTS FILMING AT NASA

When all is said and done, First Man may be one of the most underrated movies of 2018. Even I myself was slightly lukewarm on it until...

 
 
 
Future Shares New Track 'Crushed Up': Stream It Now

FUTURE SHARES NEW TRACK 'CRUSHED UP': STREAM IT NOW

On New Year's Eve, Future shared a new single called “NASA” featuring French Montana and production from Future's right hand...

NASA's New Horizons discovers Ultima Thule is not one object, but two

NASA'S NEW HORIZONS DISCOVERS ULTIMA THULE IS NOT ONE OBJECT, BUT TWO

The past two days have been incredibly exciting for NASA and its New Horizons spacecraft. The probe made its much-anticipated flyby...