Getting Closer! New Horizons Sees Two of Pluto's Smaller Moons for First Time

Long-exposure images taken by New Horizons between Jan. 27 and Feb. 8, 2015, showing the two tiny moons Hydra (inside yellow diamond) and Nix (inside orange diamond). Image Credit: Image credits: NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Southwest Research Institute

The New Horizons spacecraft, on course for a historic encounter with Pluto this summer, […]

Elysium Space: You Too Can Go to the Final Frontier, But Not Like in the Movie

For only $1,190, you too can be sent into space after you die. Image Credit: Elysium Space

The new science fiction film Elysium offers a unique twist on an old theme—rich vs. poor—as a possible future for humanity. In 2154, the wealthy live on a luxurious space station called Elysium, while the poor […]