space-exploration

It’s Pretty Clear We All Want a Giant Asteroid to Destroy Us

This week, NASA scientists and other space experts from around the world are running an exercise in which they’ll work out our options for defending…

Everything You Probably Don’t Need to Know About Space Herpes, but Whatever, Let’s Talk About Space Herpes

Not only is it harder to get a boner in space, we recently got some more bad news about off-Earth travel: It might give you…

‘Apollo 11’ Is a Time Capsule — And a Warning About How Far We Haven’t Come Since

Everyone has seen footage of the Apollo 11 mission — the manned flight to the moon that resulted in Neil Armstrong on July 20, 1969 becoming…

Lunatics: The Men Who Loathe the Moon

“Fuck the moon!” my friend Calvin screamed, intoxicated after nearly three bottles of Stella Artois, as we walked down a narrow country road, sharing a…