SPaceflight & Technology

NASA’s plan to return to the moon with Project Artemis (Engadget)
Pop culture propels spaceflight (and vice versa) (PBS)
Your guide to all the essential moon landing media (
SpaceX is set to launch its crew spacecraft for the first time (SYFY)
Blue Origin isn’t interested in a race with SpaceX (Engadget)
The Falcon Heavy launch brought me to tears (Engadget)
What's next for SpaceX after a successful Falcon Heavy flight (Engadget)
SpaceX lost the center core of the Falcon Heavy (Engadget)
SpaceX successfully launched its Falcon Heavy rocket today (Engadget)
Watch SpaceX's Falcon Heavy launch today at 1:30 PM ET (Engadget)
Elon Musk emphasizes the risks ahead of Falcon Heavy’s first mission (Engadget)
SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy launch is reportedly set for February 6th (Engadget)
SpaceX tests the Falcon Heavy's 27 engines ahead of first launch (Engadget)
SpaceX: Its origins and an emphasis on reusability (SYFY)
Blue Origin is almost ready to take tourists to space (SYFY)
SpaceX: Its origins and an emphasis on reusability (SYFY)
What SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket means for America's space program (SYFY)
SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy can’t launch during a government shutdown (Engadget)
SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket will test its 27 engines (updated) (Engadget)
Everyone should know Peggy Whitson's name (SYFY)
Meet the women who should’ve been the first astronauts in Mercury 13 (SYFY)
The time for on-orbit satellite servicing is here (Via Satellite Magazine)
The final design of SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket launches today (Engadget)
TESS is set to discover 1,600 new planets over the next two years (Engadget)
Scientists aim to protect astronauts from deadly space radiation (Newsweek Magazine)
Forget science fairs! These high school students work for NASA (Newsweek Magazine)
How a $5 Million Launch Vehicle Could Transform the Satellite Business (Gizmodo)
How Trump’s Budget Cuts Will Affect STEM Education For Low- To Middle-Income Families (Fast Company)
Check Out NASA's Three Options for the Mars 2020 Landing (Smithsonian Magazine)
The rise of nanosatellites (The Week)
India Launches a Record-Breaking 104 Satellites on One Rocket (
NASA Will Destroy a $3.26 Billion Spacecraft to Protect Alien Life (Second Nexus)
5 Things to Know about SpaceX's Trip to the Moon (The Portalist)
Apollo 1: Fifty Years Later (Paste Magazine)
The Trouble with Spacesuits (Paste Magazine)
Trump's Pressure on NASA to Accelerate Launch Schedules (Paste Magazine)
Public (and Private) Space Stations (Paste Magazine)
A Quick History of Launch Pads on the Space Coast (Paste Magazine)
My Heart Belongs to the Space Shuttle Columbia (Book Riot)
7 books about women’s space history for Women’s History Month (SYFY)


Mexican scientist Eva Ramón Gallegos cures HPV with light therapy (SYFY)
The solar eclipse hype is annoying, but the event is worth it (Engadget)
How to watch the eclipse, regardless of where you live (Engadget)
Astronaut pee could keep plants alive in space for decades (New Scientist)
This Ancient Reptile Gave Birth to Live Offspring (Smithsonian Magazine)
Why This Squid Has One Giant Eye and One Tiny Eye (Smithsonian Magazine)
Surprising Levels of Pollution Found in the Depths of the Mariana Trench (Smithsonian Magazine)
Blink-182's Tom DeLonge Wrote an Alien Conspiracy Theory Book (Bustle)
Science is sexist: Slaying male superiority in 'Inferior' (Bitch Magazine)
The Best Science Books of Spring 2018 (Unbound Worlds)
9 STEM-focused picture books for young children (SYFY)
Astronomers Find 7 Earth-Size Exoplanets Orbiting One Star (
This Star Is Orbiting a Black Hole at 1% of the Speed of Light (
Westworld and Superintelligence: Life Finds a Way (
The Expanse: Can We Colonize Our Solar System? (
Timeless and Time Travel: Is It Possible? (
This Sunspot is Bigger than the Earth (Second Nexus)
Telescopes Finally Captured A Gamma-Ray Burst, The Most Powerful Explosion In The Universe (Second Nexus)
What Does the NASA Twins Study Mean for Humans in Space? (The Portalist)
The Hows and Whys of Gravitational Waves (Paste Magazine)
Venus: Our Other Sister Planet (Paste Magazine)
What Happened to Mars's Atmosphere? (Paste Magazine)
On Black Holes and the Quest to Observe an Event Horizon (Paste Magazine)
How Do We Know Anything About Exoplanets? (Paste Magazine)
A Flat Universe (Paste Magazine)

Interviews & Profiles

Science Sam discusses discrimination in STEM and Instagram as a tool for science communication (SYFY)
Interview with one of NASA's newest astronauts, Jessica Watkins (SYFY)
Meg Schwamb discusses managing a Hawaii telescope and gender imbalance in the sciences (SYFY)
Sara Wachter-Boettcher discusses the inherent bias in the apps we use every day (SYFY)
Nicole E. Cabrera Salazar discusses diversity in STEM fields (SYFY)
Tanya Harrison talks Mars' geology and harassment in STEM (SYFY)
Astrophysicist Erin Macdonald on the science of sci-fi and fictional mentors (SYFY)
Interview: Sarah Scoles on Jill Tarter, the inspiration for Contact's Ellie Arroway (SYFY)
Astronomer Paige Godfrey on making space accessible and the mystery of brown dwarfs (SYFY)
Astronomer Jillian Bellovary on black holes, the Peace Corps and roller derby (SYFY)
Interview with Astronaut Leland Melvin on Diversity and Defying the Odds (Paste Magazine)
Interview with Mark O'Connell, author of The Close Encounters Man (Unbound Worlds)
Emily Calandrelli talks Bill Nye and STEM education (SYFY)
Geek Girl Rising: Interview with Heather Cabot and Samantha Walravens (SYFY)
StarTalk: An Interview with Neil deGrasse Tyson (Book Riot)


How fitness and health tracking failed me during my pregnancy (Engadget)
The difference between “can” and “should” (The Article Group)
7 Giant Machines That Changed the World—And 1 That Might (Mental Floss)
Making the most of iOS 12’s Siri Shortcuts (Engadget)
An AR app returns stolen Gardner paintings to their frames (Engadget)
Duolingo's Klingon course has finally arrived (Engadget)
The iPod was my last physical connection to music (Engadget)


NASA's upcoming Moon mission may use commercial rockets (Engadget)
Netflix plans series based on ’One Hundred Years of Solitude’ (Engadget)
’Star Trek: Discovery’ sets a course for a third season (Engadget)
Electron microscope can record movies at an atomic scale (Engadget)
Apple is using 100 percent recycled aluminum in new Macs (Engadget)
Nintendo is bringing Labo to elementary school classrooms (Engadget)
China’s first space station will hit the Earth’s atmosphere soon (Engadget)
Students solve a 60-year-old space radiation mystery (Engadget)
Tech pioneers tell FCC: 'You don't understand how the internet works' (Engadget)
Thai company mu Space can now operate satellites (Engadget)
Furthest-ever supermassive black hole reveals the early universe (Engadget)
Girl Scouts launches computer science program to encourage STEM careers (Engadget)
Rocket Lab schedules second Electron test launch for December 8th (Engadget)
Netflix to produce TV series with Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan (Engadget)
Virgin Orbit books its first government launch contract (Engadget)
Amazon and Allrecipes team up to take on Blue Apron’s meal kits (Engadget)
Scientists issue a dire warning about climate change (again) (Engadget)
This star refuses to die, even after it explodes (Engadget)
Twitter clarifies what behavior will get you banned (Engadget)
Living in space has drastic, negative effects on the brain (Engadget)
Daimler unveils its electric truck weeks ahead of Tesla's big debut (Engadget)
This ramen fork will play noises to cover up your gross slurping (Engadget)
This week’s ‘live’ giant robot battle was fake (Engadget)

Video Scripts

Uber teams with aerospace partners for its air taxi project (Engadget)
This galaxy defies known rules because it has no dark matter (Engadget)
Stephen Hawking has died at the age of 76 (Engadget)
Larry Page-backed company unveils an electric flying taxi (Engadget)
Net neutrality repeal goes into effect on April 23rd (Engadget)