For the 6,000 years we’ve existed as a species, we’ve longed to see space. Mike Pence has granted us this wish.
As it stands, Australia is one of the few OECD nations without a space program. Considering our first attempt suffered at the hands of bureaucracy, this one may burn up on re-entry.
Today in 1961, Yuri Gagarin became the first man to venture into space. The story about the man, however, is equally interesting.
Good news for anti-vaccers everywhere, as Elon Musk wants them to exclusively staff his mission to Mercury.
So, Elon Musk now owns space. Wow. However, with the final frontier now set to be the next billboard, we’re all doomed. Bring on the Spacebook Wars.
Stretch out for Long Reads Sunday as Richard Jackson exposes the forked tongue of Ted Cruz, kills for the sake of killing and explores the final frontier.
Rob Idol has endured the heat in the Current Affairs Booth to bring you the week that was, featuring the noble efforts of Mick Fanning and the limp efforts of the UN.
After NASA’s announcement of the Mars discovery, we here at TBS are let down by the outcome. We didn’t get the present we wanted.
This week, TBS Agony Aunty Ashleigh assists fellow TBS regular Rainer the Cabbie with some career advice that’s (wait for it…) out of this world (sorry).
After Mars One stole headlines with plans to send people on a one-way flight to colonise the Red Planet, Nicola Ranger asks, is there not an easier way?
In the wake of the Virgin Galactic tragedy, Tenzin Cohen questions our ongoing quest to conquer the heavens and whether the ends justify the means…