How Do We See Things From Space?

NASA recently announced that they will be using satellites to help find the missing Malaysian Airline Flight 370. How can these satellites see objects clearly despite being incredibly far away? Trace is here to explain. Read More: How Satellites Work “Down on the ground, satellites can look very similar — shiny boxes or cylinders adorned …

How Long Can The ISS Survive Without New Supplies?

On June 28th, a SpaceX rocket exploded. It’s mission was to resupply the International Space Station, so what do the astronauts on the ISS do now? Read More: SpaceX Updates CRS-7 LAUNCH UPDATE “Following a nominal liftoff, Falcon 9 experienced a problem shortly before first stage shutdown, resulting in loss of mission.” SpaceX’s rocket just …

What Is The Deep Space Network & How Does It Work?

Satellites and rovers in space use the Deep Space Network to get information back to Earth. What is it and how does it work? How GPS Works ►►►► Sign Up For The TestTube Newsletter Here ►►►► Read More: Deep Space Network – Communications “We are the first humans in history to experience and see, through …

NASA’s Crazy Space Exploration Ideas

A few of you asked us to talk about NASA’s plan to send a submarine to Saturn’s moon Titan. We decided to take a closer look at some of the craziest space exploration ideas! Read More: NASA Study Proposes Airships, Cloud Cities for Venus Exploration “Should crewed exploration of Venus come before we try to …

4 Creepiest Things in Outer Space

If you’re a fan of spooky space pictures like we are here at the Strange Mysteries thunder-volcano headquarters….. Narration provided by JaM Advertising New Mexico www.tasteofjam.com A regular old black hole is creepy enough, as these time-bending regions of space allow nothing to escape from their grasp. The only thing scarier than a supermassive black …

5 Weird Uses For Hair!

To sign up for Dollar Shave Club and help support the show, head on over to Hair is weird, and it’s all over our bodies! It’s meant to help keep our bodies warm, but some people have found some other odd uses for it. Join Trace as he runs down 5 of the weirdest things …

What Could NASA Do With Double The Budget?

We know NASA is capable of doing some seriously cool things. But what could they do if we doubled their budget? What Is Space Exploration Doing For You? ►►►► Sign Up For The TestTube Newsletter Here ►►►► Read More: NASA’s 2016 Budget Request “NASA’s budget advances the Nation’s bipartisan space exploration plan and ensures our …

Has NASA Predicted The End of Civilization?

A recent NASA-backed study predicted that civilization is on the verge of collapse! We hear doomsday theories like this all the time, so should we be taking this one seriously? Laci is joined by Dr. Ian O’Neill, Discovery News’ resident solar physicist and doomsday specialist, to discuss why this prediction any different than others. Follow …

Why NASA Is Using Inflatable Spacecraft

Next year, NASA will be sending an inflatable spacecraft to the ISS! Why are we using inflatable spacecrafts instead of the traditional spacecrafts? Trace explains how using inflatable objects will open up many new doors in space! Follow DNews on Twitter: Follow Trace on Twitter: Read More: NASA’s Original Inflatable Space Station “This week, NASA …

5 Surprising Uses For Gold

We all know how monetarily valuable gold is, but it could be even more valuable than you’d think! Not only does bling make you look cooler, but gold also has other helpful uses… from a chemotherapy alternative, to protecting astronauts from harmful cosmic rays. Join Trace as he lists out 5 alternative uses for gold …