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NASA Gives Marvel Studios Advice on Rescuing Tony Stark
in action.] Soon after the teaser's release, NASA's social media was bombarded by pleas from Marvel fans to "SAVE IRON MAN!", prompting a response, finally: Hey @Marvel, we heard about Tony Stark As we know, the first thing you should do is listen in mission control for "@Avengers, we have a problem." But if he can't communicate,[...]
Mission Control Live: NASA InSight Mars Landing
We love NASA, we love space, we love JPL and all those wonderful men and women who are working towards exploration and understanding our universe. Here's what you need to know about NASA InSight ahead of the landing which should begin via the JPL livefeed around 11am PST: In mere hours, NASA's InSight spacecraft will complete its[...]
Yes, Really: NASA Just Gave Godzilla His Own Constellation
On a day like today, the news we all really want to hear is about NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) giving freaking GODZILLA his own constellation. According to NASA, Godzilla is made up of….you guessed it, Gamma ray pulsars and blazars: Godzilla ranks as one of cinema's most famous monsters and is among the most[...]
Paradox Interactive Teams Up with Dottie Metcalf-Lindenberger for Surviving Mars
Haemimont Games and Paradox Interactive have teamed up with former NASA astronaut Dottie Metcalf-Lindenburger to make sci-fi city builder Surviving Mars as realistic as possible Metcalf-Lindenburger will take part in a stream on the Paradox Twitch channel on September 1st at 6pm The stream will show Metcalf playing Surviving Mars with Paradox's Susie McBeth while providing commentary on how[...]
Possible Stable Body of Water Detected on Mars
According to a study published in the periodical Science, Italian researchers believe they have detected a stable body of water on Mars. The red planet, photo courtesy of NASA The abstract of the body of the study via Science reads: The presence of liquid water at the base of the martian polar caps has long been suspected but[...]
Sean Penn Series 'The First' Gets Launch Date, First-Look Images from Hulu
Penn's Tom Hagerty is a former NASA astronaut who helps get Laz funding for her company's ambitious mission Joining Penn and McElhone for The First are cast members LisaGay Hamilton (Chance, Men of a Certain Age), Oded Fehr (Covert Affairs, 24: Legacy) , James Ransone (Bosch, Mosaic), and Hannah Ware (Betrayal, Boss). Credit: Paul Schrimaldi/Hulu Credit: Paul Schrimaldi/Hulu Credit:[...]
NASA Launching 2 New Tiny Satellites Named Wall-E and Eva
Be still my little nerd heart- those wonderful madpersons over at NASA have once again proven their multi-dimensional nerdiness by naming two new small satellites after a pair of perfect Pixar characters, Wall-E and Eva. Pixar characters Wall-e and Eva from "WALL-E" The two cubesats (small, suitcase-sized satellites) are on a mission to report on Mars- and[...]
Oklahoma City Thunder Ok After Plane Hits…Something
That or bandwagon Cubs fans in Chicago throwing their jerseys and hats in the air in frustration after the team failed to make the World Series this year. Oklahoma City Thunder center Steven Adams even asked for help from some of our great scientific minds. Hey @NASA @neiltyson @BillNye We had a rough flight to say the[...]
Women Of NASA LEGO Ideas Set Is Coming
Titled "Women of NASA", the set will feature important women and their contributions to the NASA Space Program, multiple builds, and a display box for the five mini-figures Here is a description from the Ideas post: Ladies rock outer space! Women have played critical roles throughout the history of the U.S space program, a.k.a[...]
Trappist -1 And No We Shouldn't Name One Of The Planets Krypton
Earlier this week NASA announced that they have discovered 7 Earth-sized planets floating around a sun called Trappist – 1 roughly 39 light years away Of those seven planets, three of them are in the habitable range and could have liquid water They even have a website put together for the announcement Part of the announcement[...]
Last Man To Set Foot On Moon, Eugene Cernan, Dies At 82
NASA said today that Eugene A Cernan has died at the age of 82 Cernan was the spacecraft commander of Apollo 17, which launched on December 6th, 1972 and returned to Earth 13 days later He had previously flown in space as part of the Gemini IX mission alongside Tom Stafford in 1966, and then[...]
NASA Have Revealed New Badge Featuring Rocket Racoon And Groot For ISS National Lab
Now this is a cool little story. Marvel Custom, NASA and Casis (The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space) have announced that Groot and Rocket Racoon will be on an official badge given to staff of the International Space Stations' National Laboratory in 2016. I mean, sure, it's a little weird to have selected two guys[...]
Alien Con Is Coming To California Thanks To Ancient Aliens
The convention is geared towards Ancient Aliens fans, sci-fi buffs and pop culture enthusiasts through special presentations, interactive displays and exhibits, unseen episodes, celebrity appearances, exclusive merchandise and fan competitions. Activities planned for Alien Con include: • Exhibit space showcasing specialty merchandise; interactive photo-ops built around signature show elements; pro mat scape, make-up and design work shops. • Join[...]
Metamorpho and Absorbing Man Say "What's The Big Deal, NASA?"
Later today at 2pm ET, NASA will announce the discovery of arsenic-based lifeforms on Earth, opening up the possibility of what life is, and the materials it needs to exist, significantly increasing the likelihood of life on other planets. Discovered in the poisonous Mono Lake in California, these bacteria is actually made of arsenic, and different[...]