President Joe Biden and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida further solidified their plans to send a Japanese astronaut to the upcoming lunar space station, while also affirming the possibility of having a Japanese astronaut walk on the Moon during future Artemis missions. Read...

A project to develop diffractive solar sails has advanced to the third and final phase of NASA’s advanced concepts program. The team behind the project now has two years to further develop this unconventional means of space propulsion. Read...

NASA has shared the final self-portrait that will be taken by the InSight Mars lander, showing dust-caked solar panels that blend into the surrounding regolith. The InSight mission is expected to end this year, and the lander will need all of its remaining power to gather as much scientific data...

Last week some of the biggest financial institutions in the world came together to talk ethics and socially conscious investment at the Financial Times’ Moral Money Summit. And it went great, no notes. You guys, banks are going to fix it. The free market is gonna solve climate change. Read...

A startling discovery was made by two kayakers. It happened last summer, while the pair were paddling along the Minnesota River. Because the river had receded after a regional drought, they were able to see an object on the banks of the river. They went closer and saw that it looked like human...

A new report from climate research organization Oil Change International has found that almost half of the fossil fuels that could come out of existing coal mines and oil and gas fields need to stay untouched, if we’re going to stop warming at less than 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial...

Voyager 1 is nearly 14.5 billion miles from Earth and continues to hurtle out of the solar system at about 38,000 miles per hour. But NASA engineers working on the 44-year-old spacecraft have recently been vexed by the probe’s articulation and control system, which is generating data that...