Sebastien Clarke

October 3, 2013

SpaceX knocks down claim that Falcon 9 rocket exploded in orbit

The SpaceX launch company and its billionaire founder, Elon Musk, on Tuesday smacked down suggestions that the upper stage of its upgraded Falcon 9 rocket exploded […]
October 3, 2013

Nasa's Asteroid Watch Twitter put on hold by US government shutdown

Twitter users are facing the earth-shattering news today that they will have to survive without tweet notifications of impending asteroid strikes. In a final tweet before […]
October 2, 2013

What Does The Government Shutdown Mean For NASA?

A forthcoming NASA launch to Mars could be in danger of losing its launch window should a shutdown in the United States federal government that began […]
October 1, 2013

Tupperware found on Titan!

A NASA spacecraft sniffing the smoggy atmosphere of Titan has found traces of the chemical used to make plastic Tupperware boxes. The robotic Cassini probe has detected propylene […]
September 30, 2013

The Last Days On Mars Official Trailer

The Last Days on Mars is a 2013 science fiction thriller film directed by Ruairi Robinson and written by Clive Dawson. It was screened in the Directors’ Fortnight section at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival. The film […]
September 30, 2013

Did We Steal Our Moon From Venus?

Dave Stevenson, professor of planetary science at Caltech University, gave an intriguing speech at the Origin of the Moon conference in London this week. The most […]
September 29, 2013

SpaceX launches its largest rocket from California coast

SpaceX successfully launched its most powerful rocket Sunday, notching another milestone for the Hawthorne rocket maker. The nine-engine Falcon 9, carrying a Canadian weather satellite, lifted off […]
September 29, 2013

Spacecraft Docks With ISS

Orbital Sciences Corp. on Sunday became the second commercial entity to send a spacecraft to the international space station, as its unmanned cargo vehicle executed a […]
September 28, 2013

SpaceX to Launch Space Weather Satellite for Canada Sunday

A new space-weather satellite could help better protect Earth’s infrastructure from damaging solar storms, officials from the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) say. The CSA’s Cascade Smallsat […]