Space.com Visits a Mock Mars Mission in Hawaii: Travelogue
Sun, 28 Aug 2016 12:08:00 -0400
Space.com reporter Calla Cofield travels to Hawaii to see six crew members on a mock Mars mission come back to Earth.
Mock Mars Crew Will Return to Civilization Today, After 1 Year in Isolation
Sun, 28 Aug 2016 12:00:00 -0400
After twelve months living in a habitat on the rocky slopes of Mauna Loa in Hawaii, having limited contact with the outside world, six crew members for the HI-SEAS program will return to civilization today.
The Most Amazing Space Photos This Week!
Sat, 27 Aug 2016 12:00:00 -0400
See the best photos on Space.com this week, including artist's illustrations of the newfound nearby exoplanet Proxima b, "Star Trek" actor George Takei on a zero-g flight and SpaceX putting its first-ever landed rocket on display.
Rare Close Encounter of Venus & Jupiter Tonight Won't Happen Again Until 2065
Sat, 27 Aug 2016 11:20:00 -0400
Tonight (Aug. 27), look toward the western horizon just after sunset to see Venus and Jupiter get up close and personal, plus a parade of planets. No telescope required!
Venus-Jupiter Conjunction 2016: When, Where and How to See It
Sat, 27 Aug 2016 11:00:00 -0400
The two brightest planets in the night sky, Venus and Jupiter, will dance together on Aug. 27, 2016, in their closest encounter until 2065. Here's how to see them.
'Mars Spectacular' Is a Hoax; Red Planet Won't Look Like a Full Moon
I cannot believe I'm writing yet another column concerning the infamous Mars Hoax, but indeed, more than a dozen years after it made its first appearance, it sadly has reared its ugly head in cyberspace once again.