Sebastien Clarke

September 26, 2016

SpaceX test-fires the engines that could take humans to Mars

SpaceX has conducted its first firing test of its Raptor engine, the powerful propulsion system that the company aims to use to take humans to Mars. SpaceX […]
September 25, 2016

How science fiction has imagined colonizing our solar system and beyond

Next week, Elon Musk is slated to make a big announcement about SpaceX’s most ambitious goal to date: the colonization of Mars. Musk has never shied away from […]
September 24, 2016

SPACEX MAY HAVE SOLVED THE CAUSE OF ITS ROCKET EXPLOSION

DATA POINTS TO A ‘LARGE BREACH IN THE CRYOGENIC HELIUM SYSTEM’ After a difficult investigation, SpaceX has a lead on the cause of the September 1 explosion of the Falcon […]
September 23, 2016

THIS IS HOW ORION ASTRONAUTS MIGHT PROTECT THEMSELVES FROM RADIATION STORMS

Everyone needs a good backup plan. Especially when you’re hurtling through deep space months away from home in a small enclosed area with several other people. […]
September 22, 2016

Scientists finally figured out the source of this bizarre, glowing space ‘blob’

The blob is one of the biggest and most mysterious objects in our universe. Discovered 16 years ago by researchers at Cal Tech‘s Palomar Observatory, the gargantuan […]
September 21, 2016

NEW EXHIBIT USES AUGMENTED REALITY TO SEND YOU TO MARS

Earlier this summer, a busload of kids used virtual reality to take a ride on Mars. Now, a new exhibit (and HoloLens headsets) gives visitors a chance to […]
September 19, 2016

Luxury Space Lab: Chinese Astronauts Get an Upgrade in Space

Will China be the next space giant? Although it is still far before it can be confirmed, China has proven that they have the means to […]
September 18, 2016

This NASA Booster Test Is Soothing to Watch

In this oddly soothing video NASA uploaded yesterday, the space administration tests a booster rocket, a version of which will be used in its new Mars-bound Space […]
September 17, 2016

This Gallery Is Selling Vintage NASA Photos Like High Art

NASA produced these prints for science or souvenirs. Now, they’re objets d’art that sell for thousands. If you were a visiting dignitary to the U.S. in […]