Sebastien Clarke

July 8, 2014

Antares Commercial Rocket Cleared for July 11 Space Station Blastoff Following Engine Re-Inspection

NASA WALLOPS FLIGHT FACILITY, VA – The long delayed liftoff of an Orbital Sciences Corp. commercial Antares rocket on a cargo mission bound for the International […]
July 7, 2014

36-Year-Old NASA Probe's Engines Successfully Fired Up by Private Team

An old NASA spacecraft under the control of a private team fired its thrusters yesterday (July 2) for the first time in a generation. NASA’s International Sun-Earth […]
July 4, 2014

Habitable 'Goldilocks' planet not a real planet after all

WASHINGTON — A new study says a planet outside our solar system thought to be in the so-called Goldilocks zone is not even a real planet, […]
July 3, 2014

NASA CO2-tracking satellite OCO 2 reaches orbit

An unmanned Delta 2 rocket blasted off from California on Wednesday, carrying a NASA science satellite to survey where carbon dioxide, a greenhouse gas tied to […]
July 2, 2014

Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 Lifts Off!

– Engineers have successfully established communication with the Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2. – The Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 has separated from the Delta II rocket that boosted it […]
July 1, 2014

NASA pulls FLYING SAUCER out of Pacific ocean

NASA has successfully test-flown its “flying saucer” – the Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator (LDSD) – after weather conditions permitted the trial on Saturday. The LDSD is a concept lander […]
June 30, 2014

NASA Launches 'Flying Saucer' to Test Mars Landing Tech

New NASA gear that could help humanity set up an outpost on Mars has gotten its first test flight. The space agency launched its Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator (LDSD) […]
June 27, 2014

Nasa's Orion capsule that will take man to the red planet passes first parachute tests

The spacecraft it is hoped will take man to Mars has passed its first parachute tests with flying colours. Nasa’s Orion spacecraft landed gently using its […]
June 26, 2014

Nasa to test flying saucer to send equipment to Mars

Nasa is going into the flying saucer business. The saucer will eventually be used for landing large payloads on Mars. Nasa had hoped to launch a […]