Sebastien Clarke

August 11, 2014

He laughs, learns, and has impeccable manners. Oh, and he's a robot

Its name is Jibo, and it’s a sign of how emotion will play a key role in the integration of robots in our daily lives. At […]
August 9, 2014

NASA releases amazing HD footage of 'Flying Saucer' supersonic near-space flight

The US space agency released a spectacular video detailing the testing of an interplanetary landing system, which is designed to place more massive payloads on the […]
August 8, 2014

What’s Ahead for Rosetta – ‘Finding a Landing Strip’ on Bizarre Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko

Following the flawless and history making arrival of the European Space Agency’s (ESA) Rosetta spacecraft at its long sought destination of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko on Wednesday, Aug. […]
August 7, 2014

Did NASA Validate an “Impossible” Space Drive? In a Word, No.

Physicist John Baez has another, more colorful word to describe the spate of recent reports about a breakthrough space engine that produces thrust without any propellant. […]
August 6, 2014

Rosetta Mission Reaches Comet in First for Space Travel

After journeying for a decade and about 6.4 billion kilometers through the solar system, the Rosetta spacecraft on Wednesday became the first in history to rendezvous […]
August 5, 2014

Underway Recovery Tests for NASA's Orion Spacecraft

A test version of NASA’s Orion spacecraft floats inside the well deck of the U.S.S. Anchorage on Aug. 2, 2014, during recovery tests off the coast […]
August 4, 2014

We Are Not Alone In Universe, NASA Scientists Say

It’s highly unlikely we’re alone in the universe, NASA experts are saying, and we may be close to finding alien life. In fact, it may happen […]
August 3, 2014

Astronaut reveals space station lavatory etiquette

From fixing a pair of glasses to performing the most basic of human functions, life can be challenging on the International Space Station. But those on […]
August 2, 2014

NASA successfully tests microwave thruster, paving the way for speedier space travel

As with airplanes and many other self-powered machines, the fuel a shuttle engine requires can weigh nearly as much as the object it’s propelling, increasing costs […]