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Creative Minds Behind Orlando’s Halloween Horror Nights – August 24

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Later this month on August 24th, the Orange County Regional History Center will be holding a special day of presentations related to Orlando’s famed Halloween Horror Nights – including both a special effects demonstration and a speakers event with the artists and authors behind Universal Orlando Resort’s Halloween Horror Nights.

Wringing out Water on the International Space Station for Science

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Two high school students in Nova Scotia recently had the chance to ask Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield, who is currently orbiting the Earth right now aboard the ISS, what is would be like to wring out a towel in a zero-G environment.

Father Sends His Son’s Toy Train To The Edge Of Space

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On Aug 24th 2012 we sent my son’s favorite train “Stanley” to space in a weather balloon with a HD camera and an old cell phone for GPS. He was recovered 27 miles away in a corn field and we got some great footage of the trip. This video documents the journey from liftoff to…

Former Astronaut Neil Armstrong Passes Away At Age 82

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Neil Armstrong, the first U.S. astronaut to walk on the moon, reportedly passed away on Saturday, several weeks after having heart surgery and just days after the pilot celebrated his 82nd birthday. Armstrong became a household name around the world after commanding the Apollo 11 spacecraft where he became the first man to walk on…

NASA Video Highlights ‘Seven Minutes Of Terror’ For Mars Curiosity Rover

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NASA has released an incredible video in which the agency details the fantastic [and dramatic] process that goes into the nerve-wracking descent of the car-size, one-ton Curiosity rover when it finally enters the Martian atmosphere on August 6th, 2012. Launched back in November of 2011, the Curiosity rover was built and programmed to cover a…

Stellar Looking Solar System Planetary Chocolates

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Japanese chocolatier L’├ęclat has begun selling a delicious looking set of solar system chocolates that each contain 10 different flavored chocolates for each iconic planet. Each chocolate is carefully handpainted and will only set you back an astronimical $50 for a set of 10 and comes complete with an outerspace themed box.

Neil deGrasse Tyson Talks About Congress Killing America’s Ability to Dream

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When Neil deGrasse Tyson spoke on Real Time with Bill Maher on HBO this summer, he raised a very interesting point that not only made sense, but also scared the hell out of us who are concerned for our nation’s future in the field of space exploration.

Stunning NASA Photo of the Sun Setting on Mars

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Outside of those magnificent deep-space photography shots they we find on the web, very few astral images have ever evoked such geeky emotions within me as the following shot of the sun setting over the horizon of Mars. Originally shot back in 2005, this stunning photo was taken by NASA’s Mars Exploration Rover Spirit at…

Track NASA’s UARS Satellite as it Re-Enters Earth’s Atmosphere

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Be sure to tune in here to see when/where NASA’s UARS satellite will be re-entering the Earth’s atmosphere and if you’ve got a chance of getting hit by spotting it.

Night Sky View of the Planets If They Were At Same Distance as Our Moon

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Below is a spectacular visualization of what our night sky would look like if some of the neighboring planets in our solar system stepped in place of our Moon. Suspend disbelief and enjoy this brief but incredible simulation.

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