Two private citizens approached the company, and are reportedly “very serious” about the trip.
A pair of illustrators turned tiny blips in data into vivid views from the TRAPPIST-1 star system.
World View Enterprises wants to design high-altitude balloons that can take scientific instruments — and people — into the planet’s stratosphere.
The system used to generate the playable galaxy in spaceflight simulator "Elite: Dangerous" happened to predict a 7-planet system in the neighborhood of TRAPPIST-1.
Escaping Earth’s gravity is way easier than escaping its international legal issues.
Columbia, the Apollo 11 command module, will get its first significant conservation effort in 40 years.
Astronomers have just discovered seven planets in orbit around TRAPPIST-1 that could be able to sustain life. How would life on these alien worlds be different than life on Earth?
Today, NASA held a special press conference announcing seven earth-sized exoplanets revolving around an ultra-cool star — creating what scientists believe could be the right conditions for extraterrestrial life.
Today, NASA announced the discovery of seven new Earth-sized exoplanets that are orbiting an ultra-cool dwarf star 39 light years away. At least three of the planets are in the star's habitable zone, and may have water.
Coinciding with their press conference announcing the discovery of this exoplanet-rich system, NASA revealed "trappist.one" — which can honestly best be described as a fan-site for this new solar system.
The engine might one day push spacecraft to velocities sufficient enough to open the Solar System to human exploration.
Many of the planets have the right temperatures needed for hosting liquid water.
The private spaceflight company launched its Falcon 9 rocket on Sunday only to have the rocket's cargo capsule encounter an error in its navigation system on Wednesday during a docking attempt.
NASA has revealed that it's identified 7 Earth-sized exoplanets orbiting the Trappist-1 star 40 light years away. Three of the planets are in Trappist-1's habitable zone, and could have water.
Can you sprint-swim through an aquatic obstacle course and then memorize a code underwater that you have to recall the next day?
On the human scale a holographic universe would be indistinguishable from the reality we expect, but on a cosmic scale there could be subtle differences we might be able to detect.
From wine being sipped on the moon to whisky on a space station, space travel has had a long and complex relationship with alcohol.
A small discrepancy in the value of a long-sought number has fostered a debate about just how well we know the cosmos.
We have liftoff... and... touchdown.
It's "The Little Engine That Could" — in space.
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