News Update: Rosetta Mission comes to end, crash landing on comet 67P

Today at about 11:40 am (BST) the Rosetta spacecraft collided with the surface of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko after a mission time of nearly 13 years. What was the Rosetta Mission? Launched on March 2, 2004, it took the spacecraft 10 years to cover the nearly 500 million miles from Earth. The European Space Agency had a few goals in mind when they created this mission: Take … Continue reading News Update: Rosetta Mission comes to end, crash landing on comet 67P

News Update: Elon Musk unveils his plan to colonize Mars

Today, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk stood before the International Aeronautical Congress and released his visions for the human race’s journey to becoming an interplanetary species. Hitching a ride to Mars on a private rocket may not be so unrealistic as many people believe. Musk first stated that his main goal for the presentation was to “make Mars seem possible” and to show that private space … Continue reading News Update: Elon Musk unveils his plan to colonize Mars