Science Laden SpaceX Dragon Set for Aug. 14 ISS Launch, Testfire Inaugurates Triad of August Florida Liftoffs: Watch Live

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL – A triad of August liftoffs from the Florida Space Coast inaugurates Monday, Aug. 14 with a science laden commercial SpaceX Dragon bound for the International Space Station (ISS) – loaded with over 3 tons of NASA science, hardware and supplies including a cosmic ray detector, medical research experiments dealing with Parkinson’s disease and lung tissue, vegetable seeds, mice and much more, following a successful engine test firing of the Falcon 9 booster on Thursday.

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Colonizing the Inner Solar System

In this epic, 2-part episode, we team up with Isaac Arthur to imagine how humans will colonize the inner Solar System, becoming a true spacefaring civilization.

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Astronomy Cast Ep. 343: The Universe is Trying To Kill You!

We always say that the Universe is trying to kill you. But seriously… it wants you dead. The Bad Astronomer Phil Plait joins us for a very special episode of Astronomy Cast where we talk about all the different ways the Universe can take you out. (…)Read the rest of Astronomy Cast Ep. 343: The […]

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