Space

NASA testing origami-inspired robot scout for Mars missions

U.S. space agency NASA has confirmed that it is testing an origami-inspired scout robot called Pop-Up Flat Folding Explorer Robot (PUFFER), which will be used to explore the surface of Mars.

Private firms trying to slash NASA’s dependence on Russia

Multiple American private space firms are trying to helping government-run space agency NASA to get rid of its expensive dependence on Russia.

NASA scientists get additional data on 7 Earth-sized planets

The National Aeronautics & Space Administration’s planet-hunting Kepler space telescope has provided scientists with additional data about the TRAPPIST-1 ultra-cool dwarf star, which has seven

Supernova 1987A continues to mesmerize astronomers

The massive exploding star, dubbed Supernova 1987A, continues to mesmerize astronomers with its spectacular light show even three decades after its discovery on Feb. 23, 1987.

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