Sebastien Clarke

May 5, 2013

NASA Chief Urges Congress to Fund Private Astronaut Taxis

American astronauts could be forced to fly on Russian spacecraft beyond 2017 if Congress continues to cut funding for private crewed vehicles, NASA chief Charles Bolden […]
May 5, 2013

NASA Wants To Send Your Haiku To Mars

When NASA launches the Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) spacecraft in November, it wants to pack onboard a DVD containing three poetic messages to everyone’s second-favorite planet. […]
May 4, 2013

Vega VV02 launch is postponed

The weather conditions being unfavourable over the Guiana Space Center in Kourou, the European Space Agency (ESA) and Arianespace have decided to postpone VV02. VV02 will […]
May 3, 2013

An Alien's Guide to Conquering the Earth Naturally

Devious sci-fi aliens have hatched many plots to conquer humanity, from the Machiavellian Martians of “The War of the Worlds” books to the current hit movie […]
May 3, 2013

Nasa Wants Three-Line Poems For Mars Mission

Nasa is inviting the public to send in their name and a poem to be put on a DVD that will be carried aboard a Martian-bound […]
May 2, 2013

Mars Armada Resumes Contact with NASA

After taking a well deserved and unavoidable break during April’s solar conjunction with Mars that blocked two way communication with Earth, NASA’s powerful Martian fleet of orbiters and […]
May 2, 2013

Bedsuits

Seventies science-fiction or science experiment? Not an actor or space traveller, this ‘pillownaut’ might not have his feet on firm ground, but he is simulating spaceflight […]
May 1, 2013

UFOs Flunk Believability Test for Alien Contact

The scientific search for life off Earth goes back at least 100 years; when electrical wizard Nikola Telsa thought that his “Magnifying Transmitter” had detected radio […]
May 1, 2013

CERN Scientists Search for Elusive Anti-Gravity

European scientists are currently trying to collect enough antimatter to determine if the elusive substance reacts to gravity in the opposite way that normal matter does—by […]