Sebastien Clarke

September 23, 2013

Deep Impact succumbs to 'HAL bug' as glitch messes with antenna

NASA has stopped trying to contact Deep Impact, the comet-pronging probe that in 2005 dropped an “impactor” the size of a coffee table onto comet Tempel-1. […]
September 23, 2013

NASA Engineers Compete In Unmanned Aircraft Challenge

There’s nothing like a little friendly competition to push people outside their comfort zones. That’s the idea behindNASA’s recent unmanned aircraft competition held at the Kennedy […]
September 22, 2013

Voyager’s Great Leap

Has Voyager 1 finally left the Solar System? An answer to this question has been proclaimed so many times in the last few years that it […]
September 22, 2013

Orbital Sciences Cargo Capsule Delays Rendezvous With Space Station

A software problem forced Orbital Sciences Corp. to delay Sunday’s planned rendezvous of its unmanned cargo capsule with the international space station for at least two days. The issue […]
September 21, 2013

Danish engineers plan to send astronaut into space

Two Danes who hope to send a man into space with a home-made rocket are heirs to a tradition of DIY science, says Tom Chivers Once […]
September 21, 2013

‘I Didn’t Think He Would Drown’: Spacewalking Crew member on Spacesuit Leak

Safely back on Earth on Sept. 10, astronaut Chris Cassidy happily chatters about his daily trips to the gym — “I feel real solid with my […]
September 20, 2013

Proof of Alien Life?

A TEAM of British scientists is convinced it has found proof of alien life, after it harvested strange organisms from the edge of space. The scientists […]
September 20, 2013

Curiosity rover's methane result challenges life theory

The Curiosity rover’s failure to detect methane on Mars is a blow to theories that the planet may still host some types of life, say mission […]
September 19, 2013

Interstellar Space Travel Conference Warps Into Houston This Week

Move over, Scotty: Some real-life engineers and scientists are flocking to Houston this week to debate the future of interstellar space travel. Members of the public, […]