Sebastien Clarke

March 28, 2013

Why a Mars Comet Impact Would be Awesome

When Jupiter’s tides ripped Comet Shoemaker–Levy 9 to shreds, only for the icy chunks to succumb to the intense Jovian gravity, ultimately slamming into the gas […]
March 28, 2013

Leavin' on a Martian Jet Plane

Pilots and amateur aviation enthusiasts alike use desktop flight simulators like Laminar Research‘s X-Plane to polish their skills and fly new aircraft in different places—we’ve used it to design […]
March 28, 2013

Chris Hadfield: the man with the world’s best perspective

Only a tiny few of us will ever get a chance to go into orbit, to float weightless while marvelling at the sights below as the […]
March 27, 2013

James Cameron donates sub to research institution

Canadian director James Cameron is donating the submarine he helped build for his journey to the bottom of the sea to the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. […]
March 27, 2013

Curiosity Is Back To Work On Mars, But Only For A Few Days

Curiosity Explores Mars On August 6, the largest rover yet-the size of a car rather than a golf cart-will land on the Red Planet. Curiosity is carrying […]
March 27, 2013

U.S. astronomers discover new type of supernova

U. S. astronomers have discovered a new type of supernova that does not fit in the already known two types. Previously discovered supernovas are classified under […]
March 26, 2013

A Collection of NASA images from the past

Sit back, relax and take in some of NASA’s most memorable images from the past…. [flickrapi user=”astronautdotcom” get=”photoset” id=”72157633095626342″ size=”z” count=”100″] [fbshare]
March 26, 2013


Navigating space isn’t easy—there’s no air, water, or earth to push your spacecraft in another direction. Rocket fuels and gravity assist have been our best tools […]
March 25, 2013

Curiosity is Back ! Snapping Fresh Martian Vistas

Curiosity is back ! After a multi week hiatus forced by a computer memory glitch, NASA’s mega rover is back to full operation. And the proof is crystal clear […]