The experimental LightSail spacecraft has lost communication with Earth due to a software glitch. So far, attempts to initiate a reboot have been unsuccessful.
After a failed space station supply mission, the out-of-control cargo ship (or what's left of it) could crash down soon. Where pieces may end up is almost anyone's guess.
A phenomenon known as magnetic reconnection releases crazy amounts of energy around our planet. NASA now has a way to study it in more detail than ever.
The Dawn space probe will take a much closer look at Ceres' mystery lights now that it is in orbit around the protoplanet.
Bill Nye and The Planetary Society want to propel a spacecraft by bouncing the sun's photons off it. The first test of such a craft will take place this May.
Mozilla is on a path to add core virtual reality support to their Firefox browser, and Khail and Ashley are "scarexcited" about it. Will we ever leave the internet if we can experience it in a VR headset?
On today's show, we check out Bill Nye and the Planetary Society's new privately funded spacecraft, discuss Mozilla's plans for VR, and wonder about the future of 3D-printed apartment buildings.
After a nine-year journey, NASA's New Horizons spacecraft has kicked off its mission to explore everyone's favorite dwarf planet, Pluto.
Ceres appears to have a pair of cosmic headlights reflecting the sun. As NASA's Dawn spacecraft approaches, they're looking smaller, but no less mysterious.
NASA's four-hour trial run was designed to test equipment that may one day carry humans to an asteroid and eventually to the Red Planet.