Sebastien Clarke

December 11, 2013

This Sleek Spiderman Spacesuit Could Take Astronauts To Mars

Even though they perform superhuman feats, astronauts always look a little ridiculous. Their clunky pressurized spacesuits are functional–they provide oxygen, scrub CO2, and keep astronauts safe […]
December 10, 2013

NASA Curiosity rover discovers evidence of freshwater Mars lake

NASA’s steady reconnaissance of Mars with the Curiosity rover has produced another major discovery: evidence of an ancient lake — with water that could plausibly be described as […]
December 9, 2013

SpaceX commercial Falcon 9 launch changes space launch economics

Since the successful launch by the SpaceX Falcon 9 of the SES-8 communications satellite, accolades for the commercial space launch company have poured in from the […]
December 7, 2013

The VASIMR Plasma Rocket: Bridging the Gap in Space Travel

Plasma rocket technology was first introduced to the scientific community in 1977 by Franklin Chang Díaz, a Costa Rican scientist and astronaut. The idea has been developed since […]
December 5, 2013

NASA Detects Water on Five Planets

NASA’s Hubble Telescope has discovered signs of water vapor on five Jupiter-sized planets outside the solar system. But the fiery planets are not suitable for life, […]
December 4, 2013

SpaceX rocket lifts off on 1st commercial satellite launch

Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida – Today, Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) successfully completed its first geostationary transfer mission, delivering the SES-8 satellite to its targeted […]
December 3, 2013

SpaceX delays launch, targets liftoff on Today

CAPE CANAVERAL —(Reuters) — Space Exploration Technologies, also known as SpaceX, plans to try again on Tuesday to launch its first commercial communications satellite after its […]
December 2, 2013

China launches its first moon rover mission

BEIJING — China successfully launched a lunar probe into space Monday morning, on a two-week journey to deliver a robotic rover to the surface of the […]
December 1, 2013

NASA Talks Astronauts On Lunar Far Side By 2028

Despite depleted budgets, NASA and the broader lunar science community are both still talking manned lunar missions — potentially, in 2021 to the earth-moon L2 Lagrange […]