Sebastien Clarke

May 20, 2014

Nasa would speak out if private manned missions to Mars too risky

It’s like an interplanetary re-telling of the famous tortoise and hare story. Nasa and the world’s other space agencies are pursuing a careful, long-winded programme aimed […]
May 18, 2014

Could civilization collapse? NASA-funded study looks at framework for how, when

A new study partially funded by NASA suggests heavy demands on the world’s natural resources and extreme economic imbalances could spell a premature end for modern […]
May 16, 2014

We're Now Putting Ads on the Moon

Here is a partial list of the trash that humans have left on the moon: more than 70 spacecraft, including rovers, modules, and crashed orbiters; 12 pairs of boots; 2 golf balls; an […]
May 14, 2014

Chris Hadfield's breathtaking shots from space earn photography award

Canada’s most famous astronaut is now a professionally-recognized photographer. Chris Hadfield has been awarded an honorary Service of Photographic Arts designation by the Professional Photographers of […]
May 13, 2014

Saturn Disappears Behind the Full Flower Moon May 14

Funny thing. Skywatchers are often  just as excited to watch a celestial object disappear as we are to see it make an appearance. Early Wednesday morning (May 14) the […]
May 12, 2014

With dishwasher-sized craft, Israeli Lunar XPrize team shoots for the moon

TEL AVIV (JTA) — One small step by Israelis could become a giant leap for the State of Israel. At a Tel Aviv University laboratory, a […]
May 9, 2014

Russia Plans to Colonize Moon by 2030

Russia is planning to put a manned colony on the Moon as soon as in 2030, and is racing to dispatch the first robotic rovers to explore the lunar surface two years from now, a media report […]
May 8, 2014

Private Mars One Colony Project: 705 Astronaut Candidates Pass Latest Cut

Several hundred would-be Mars colonists have just had their hopes and dreams dashed. The Netherlands-based nonprofitMars One, which aims to establish a Red Planet settlement beginning […]
May 7, 2014

NASA’s Curiosity Rover Drills Deep into 3rd Martian Rock for Sampling Analysis

After a rather satisfying test bore into a sandstone slab at “Kimberley” just last week, NASA’s rover Curiosity decided to go all the way for a […]