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Mysterious White UFO Orbs Filmed Swarming Over Osaka, Japan [Video]

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Footage shot recently in Japan shows 10 white UFO orbs floating and bobbing as they swarmed across the sky over the port city of Osaka. The two-minute clip that shows the bizarre sighting has gone viral online, with comments about an “alien swarm” over the famous Japanese city. The UFOs can be seen moving across… Read more »

German Researchers ‘Confirm’ NASA’s EM Drive Test Results

Ion Thruster

Martin Tajmar, researcher at the Dresden University of Technology in Germany, has presented new test results consistent with “encouraging results” presented by NASA’s Eagleworks research team in July 2014 at the 50th Joint Propulsions Conference in Cleveland, Ohio. According to the Tajmar, using a version of NASA’s EM Drive, he was able to produce in… Read more »

‘Mini-Atmosphere’ Detected Around Bright Spots On Ceres

The haze could be the result of sublimation, indicating that the bright spots may be composed of ice.

The odd bright spots perched upon the surface of the dwarf planet Ceres have revealed an unexpected quality, as NASA recently observed the largest of them generating a localized “mini-atmosphere” within their respective crater. The observation was made by the Dawn spacecraft, according to Space.com, as it focused on the odd formations at the base… Read more »

Bigger Earth Found: Kepler-452b Might Be Capable Of Supporting Life

Kepler-452b is a bigger Earth-like planet that was found recently.

Scientists have found a bigger versions of Earth circling a star that is very similar to our own sun. A live teleconference explained the discovery Thursday afternoon, hosted by NASA. “Today we’re announcing the closest twin, so to speak, to Earth 2.0, that we’ve found so far in the data set,” associate admin for NASA’s… Read more »

United Launch Alliance Launches Delta IV Rocket

Delta IV Rocket Launched

A Delta IV rocket was launched from Space Launch Complex-37 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Base in Florida on Thursday evening. Launched by the United Launch Alliance, the Delta IV rocket is carrying the seventh of 10 United States Air Force satellites into orbit. The 217-foot rocket was launched at 8:07 p.m. EDT. United Launch… Read more »

New Horizons: Second Mountain Range Discovered In Pluto’s Heart

Pluto

Ever since the Long Range Reconnaissance Imager, or LORRI, did its recent Pluto fly-by, new discoveries have been made by the astronomers at New Horizons. The latest is a newly discovered mountain range, comparable to peaks in the U.S. Appalachian range. These frozen peaks were found close to the southwestern margin of Pluto’s Tombaugh Regio… Read more »

Planet X Or Nibiru, Pluto, And The New Horizons Mission: The Masonic Ritual Connection, According To Conspiracy Theorists

New Horizons

The conspiracy theory blogosphere is currently busy elaborating some of the weirdest conspiracy theories ever, following initial claims by some prominent bloggers and YouTube conspiracy theorists that NASA’s New Horizons mission is entirely fake and that the images of the dwarf planet recently released by the agency are sophisticated forgeries. There are different versions of… Read more »

UFO Flying Saucer Discovered Hidden In Mars Crater, UFO Hunters Claim

Flying Saucer-Shaped UFO In Martian Crater

Online Mars anomaly hunters claim they have discovered a disc-shaped UFO abandoned in a crater on the Martian surface. Alien UFO and Mars anomaly hunters UFOvni2012 discovered the alleged flying saucer in a NASA photo of the Martian terrain in the archives of the Arizona State University Mars Education program. The flying saucer appears half… Read more »

New Horizons: Pluto Set For Closeup As Probe Prepares For Flyby

New Horizons Set For Pluto Encounter

Pluto may not be a planet, but it’s still a cause for excitement, with the New Horizons probe set to take our closest look yet at the dwarf planet in just over a week’s time. The New Horizons’ Pluto flyby is scheduled for July 14, just 10 days away, or, as The Planetary Society reports,… Read more »

Could This Be The First Airplane To Fly On Mars? NASA Thinks So

The drone will test later this year, and may be ready to fly on Mars by 2020.

NASA is preparing to test a new flying wing aircraft, and if all goes according to plan, the drone could be the first man-made object to take flight in the skies of Mars. Until now, all missions to Mars have taken place either in orbit or directly on the planet’s surface, yet an ambitious new… Read more »

Kennedy Space Center Shuttle Memorial: ‘Forever Remembered’ Honors The Memory Of The Crews From The Challenger And Columbia Disasters [Video]

Kennedy Space Center Shuttle Memorial: 'Forever Remembered' Honors The Memory Of The Crews From The Challenger And Columbia Disasters [Video]

The Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex has opened an exhibit titled “Forever Remembered.” The exhibit is dedicated to the memory of the 14 astronauts who lost their lives in the Challenger and Columbia space shuttle disasters, two of the biggest space shuttle disasters in NASA’s history. The Kennedy Space Center Memorial takes up 2,000 square… Read more »

NASA Astronaut Takes ‘Earthshine’ Selfies In Space

Kelly appears in the images, illuminated by a reflection from the planet below.

A NASA astronaut has shared several unusual selfies, which depict his face illuminated by “Earthshine” reflecting from the planet 220 miles below. On Saturday, astronaut Scott Kelly shared the two self portraits, taken from the International Space Station, as CNN reports. In the first selfie, Kelly’s face and arms appear illuminated by light reflected from… Read more »

NASA Releases First New Horizons ‘Near-True’ Color Videos Of Pluto [Video]

Pluto

NASA has released the first “near-true” color videos of Pluto and its largest natural satellite, Charon, captured by the New Horizons probe approaching the dwarf planet. The two newly released videos show the complex orbital interaction of the two bodies. According to New Horizons Principal Investigator Alan Stern with the Southwest Research Institute (SWRI), although… Read more »

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden: Area 51 And Alien Life Exist

Charles Bolden

NASA administrator Charles Bolden has stated that he believes alien life exists and that mankind will encounter it soon. Maj. Gen. Charles Frank Bolden, Jr., (USMC-Ret.), 12th Administrator of NASA since July 17, 2009, was responding to questions during a media event with a group of British schoolchildren organized by the children’s newspaper First News… Read more »