Welcome to Mars, India!

India made science news around the world on September 24, 2014, with the announcement that their first Mars satellite, Mangalyaan, entered orbit around the red planet.

The Mission Is in Sight!

As a writer of science fiction, as well as a former astrophysics major in college, I usually like to stay up to date on science news. Space news in particular. And when I hear the words, “manned space travel,” I ...

Fund This! Integrated Space Plan, Backstory RPG Cards, Evolution for young kids and Potato Salad!

GeekMom finds a diverse range of Fund This campaigns to pique your interest, including an integrated space plan to launch us into the next phase of space exploration and technology, cards that help RPG players ...

Space Opportunities and News

Student unmanned aircraft competitions, opportunities to launch payloads on NASA rockets, a space anniversary, and more.

Summer Science Fun: Nephology

Learning about clouds is something we can all get involved in no matter where we live and requires no expensive equipment to get started.

Go asteroid hunting with a new web app and join the ranks of citizen scientists.

Explore Space With LittleBits

This week littleBits announced the results of their partnership with NASA Goddard Space Flight Center when they announced the latest in their line of product kits.

The 2014 NASA International Space Apps Challenges Announced

Programmers, teachers, artists, et al., are welcome to join this NASA hackathon on April 12-13th.

NASA Joins Forces With GLaDos and It’s a Good Thing

NASA has found an unlikely partner in the form of the evil AI that is GLaDOS from the Portal franchise of video games.

The Soft Side of Endeavour: What Space Exploration Means to Me

The first time I saw Endeavour was the day I found out I was pregnant. For that, the shuttle will always have a special place in my heart.