NASA opens a space hotel. Price: $ 55 million per bed

Assembled over 23 years, by a coalition of 15 countries, and at a cost of $ 100 billion, the International Space Station represents humanity’s most ambitious and enduring foray into space to date. The point is, the ISS probably shouldn’t even be in space anymore – when the project started …

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Virgin Galactic completes its flight to space tourism

Virgin Galactic completed a successful space trip on Saturday, a sign of progress for the space tourism company founded by Richard Branson following a series of delays in its flight schedule. Virgin Galactic’s VSS Unity reached an altitude of 89.2 kilometers before returning two pilots to a runway in New …

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UH to lead NASA Space Telescope study of the nature of dying stars

Debris from an exploded star known as Kepler’s supernova remnants (Photo credit: NASA) How do stars die, explode, and release heavy elements into the universe? These questions are the subject of an international team of scientists led by the University of Hawaii Institute of Astronomy (If a) Postdoctoral Research Fellow …

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