Rappler's latest stories on space
Airbus is cutting Defence and Space division jobs in Germany, Spain, France, and Britain
What can be done about the alarming rates of adolescent pregnancies in the Philippines? We explore the topic with insights from Oxfam Pilipinas' Erika Geronimo.
Requirements: A relevant Master's degree, prepared to live and work 400 kilometers above Earth on the International Space Station, and a US citizen
What challenges lie ahead for indigenous children in Mindanao after the government closed down 54 Lumad schools? Rius Valle of the Save Our Schools Network give us some answers.
Christina Koch, a 41-year-old Michigan-born engineer, beats the previous record for a single spaceflight by a woman – 289 days, held by NASA veteran Peggy Whitson
What is it like to take your abuser to court? This is one woman's story.
Astronauts on the International Space Station discover a way to bake chocolate chip cookies in space, which takes at least two hours
How is the Philippines dealing with outbreaks in 2020? Health reporter Janella Paris talks to researcher Vernise Tantuco about it on this episode of 'Making Space'
The success of this test is essential for SpaceX and for NASA, which urgently needs to certify a spacecraft to transport its astronauts to the ISS this year
In Mastermind Hub Coworking Space, freelancers can avail of quick internet access, a virtual office, and more
In some parts of the Philippines, children as young as 12 years old can get married. Listen as Rappler's Vernise Tantuco and Mara Cepeda explore the topic in this episode of 'Making Space.'
The deadline to apply is January 17, 2020. Interested?
The 36-year-old immigrant said she hoped her example might help inspire others from similar backgrounds
On Wednesday, January 8, Rappler editor-at-large Marites Vitug talks to democracy activist Tanya Hamada about what the Philippines can learn from other countries in terms of utilizing civic space
HUDCC chief Eduardo del Rosario will head the Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development while DOST's Joel Marciano Jr will lead the Philippine Space Agency
What we notice depends, quite heavily sometimes, on our theories, concepts, background beliefs, and prior expectations
Murals Hostel and Coworking Space is a laid back place to get work done, or just hang out and do nothing
The Starliner capsule was launched Friday from Cape Canaveral, Florida, but shortly after separating from its Atlas V launch rocket, its thrusters failed to activate as planned
The Safe Streets and Public Spaces Ordinance covers acts like unwanted invitations, sexual comments or gestures, stalking, persistent telling of sexual jokes, and even intrusive gazing or leering
CHEOPS, short for CHaracterising ExxOPlanet Satellite, will seek to better understand what exoplanets are made of – an important step in the long quest to unravel the conditions required for extraterrestrial life
If there is a friend there, it might be a second black hole nearby that is at least 100,000 times the mass of the Sun
A surprisingly big black hole might have swallowed a star from the inside out, and scientists are baffled
The black hole seems too big to be the product of a single star collapsing, which poses questions for our theories of how black holes form
Four local contemporary artists contemplate childhood through their art
Understanding the distribution of landscapes documented in the global map is a vital step towards understanding the environments and history of this amazing world
We have evolved with and in nature and thus need more than just Instagrammable brushes with it in order to live
Experts say the successful landing test is key in planning the future mission
With newly signed implementing rules and regulations, legislators and the police back the Safe Spaces Act to penalize acts of sexual harassment, especially for women and LGBTQ+
The Safe Spaces Act, now fully enforced, protects everyone from sexual harassment both in physical and online spaces, and not just by persons in authority
The mind-boggling sum highlights the gap in equality that has helped fuel nearly 5 months of demonstrations in the financial hub, where one in 5 people live below the poverty line
(UPDATED) The mission was originally planned for earlier this year but had to be aborted due to a lack of properly fitting spacesuits, leading to allegations of sexism
(UPDATED) Alexei Leonov is laid to rest at a military cemetery in Mytishchi in a ceremony that includes a gun salute and a service by a Russian Orthodox priest
The university has been under fire for its supposed failure to address complaints of sexual harassment posted anonymously by students on an online freedom wall
Under the proposed bill, Metro Manila-based people who want to buy vehicles will be required to provide an affidavit stating that they are in possession of a parking space for the intended purchase
Russian space agency Roscosmos says it is saddened to announce the death of 'cosmonaut No 11' who was twice decorated with the country's top honor, the Hero of the Soviet Union
(UPDATED) Although Hazzaa al-Mansoori's mission was short – 8 days in total – it has been the source of great pride in the UAE, a newcomer to the world of space with ambitions to send an unmanned probe to orbit Mars by 2021
Join Jonathan Yabut as he looks for the metro's best and coolest work spaces
Hazzaa al-Mansoori of the United Arab Emirates will spend 8 days on the ISS and will be the first Emirati and the first Arab on the orbiting laboratory
Iran admits that an accident occurred at the space center and says we 'don't know why the US president would... post a satellite photo, kind of treating the subject gleefully'
The new lab aims to develop a sustainable space program in the country and empower Filipino students to pursue careers in space technology
Trump tweets a high-resolution picture of Semnan Space Center, with annotations pointing to damaged vehicles and the launch gantry, saying it involved Iran's Safir satellite rocket
The lifesize robot named Fedor – short for Final Experimental Demonstration Object Research – copies human movements, a key skill that allows it to help carry out tasks remotely
From swing seating to 3D printers, these co-working spaces offer more than just a table, an electric socket, and a hot cup of coffee
The estranged wife of astronaut Anne McClain accuses her of identity theft and improperly accessing her wife's private financial records
After 4 weeks in space, the craft completes its Lunar Orbit Insertion as planned, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) says
The worldwide hackathon is now on its 8th year, with last year’s version boasting 18,000 participants across 75 countries
With its black basalt sand, wind-swept dunes and craggy peaks, the Lambahraun lava field at the foot of Iceland's second biggest glacier, Langjokull, is chosen as a stand-in for the Red Planet's surface
(UPDATED) Once established, PhilSA will be the main government agency to take up activities and issues related to space science, space technology, and applications
It's time to call out the President on his misogyny
The South Asian nation is bidding to become just the 4th nation to land a spacecraft on the Moon
The July 20 blast off comes on the same date that NASA's Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin landed on the moon in 1969, marking a defining moment in the so-called 'space race' with the Soviet Union