0 Published by Tony Darnell on 13th Jan, 2017
A look back at the touchdown of the Huygens lander on Titan some twelve years ago and a look ahead at what’s in store for the Cassini later this year; and astronomers find distant stars in the Milky Way were probably ripped off of another galaxy.
0 Published by Tony Darnell on 12th Jan, 2017
A star with unusual changes in brightness was discovered the Kepler Mission Planet Hunters.
0 Published by Tony Darnell on 6th Jan, 2017
Those who have been with me from the beginning know that Space Fan News was born six years ago this week to report biggest and most exciting astronomical discoveries announced during the winter conference of the American Astronomical Society.
0 Published by Tony Darnell on 5th Jan, 2017
There is much work required to identify, select, and prepare (using autonomous robotics) a site for safe habitation and crew operations long before the astronauts leave Earth for Mars.
0 Published by Tony Darnell on 30th Dec, 2016
Today, I’m going to share some of those trends that I’ve noticed developing in 2016 with an eye towards what I think is in store for us in 2017 and beyond.
0 Published by Tony Darnell on 15th Dec, 2016
Although there are several space telescopes currently in operation, most people may think that the iconic Hubble Space Telescope is the way that they should all appear. Not so! Multiple alternative future designs for space observatories have been pro