Sebastien Clarke

March 5, 2013

Curiosity Chills Out In Safe Mode While NASA Analyzes Computer Glitch

NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity paused its work over the weekend and is chilling in safe mode on Mars, while engineers on Earth try to resolve a computer glitch. […]
March 4, 2013

Could a Comet Hit Mars in 2014?

A recently discovered comet will make an uncomfortably-close planetary flyby next year — but this time it’s not Earth that’s in the cosmic crosshairs. According to […]
March 4, 2013

Mars Curiosity rover put into 'safe mode' after glitch

Nasa‘s Curiosity Mars rover has been put into “safe mode” after a computer glitch caused by corrupted files. The robot, which is analysing rock samples on […]
March 3, 2013

From Sputnik to TV Screens: A Brief History of Satellites

Chances are your life has been affected in some way by satellite technology – maybe you’ve zoomed into your house on an internet map, or perhaps […]
March 3, 2013

Space Station Grapples With a Dragon, Again

At 5:31 am ET Sunday morning, International Space Station astronauts guided the Canadarm2 robotic arm to an earlier-than-scheduled grappling maneuver with the SpaceX Dragon capsule. The […]
March 2, 2013

Elon Musk: SpaceX Dragon 'Back on Track'

After missing its scheduled rendezvous with the International Space Station, NASA’s freight  transportation company, Space Exploration Technologies says it is back on track, with all four […]
March 1, 2013

SpaceX Working to Save Dragon Mission

Following a beautiful launch of Space Exploration Technologies’ fifth Falcon 9 rocket on Friday, engineers were working to fix a problem with its payload — a Dragon capsule […]
March 1, 2013

SpaceX capsule hits snag on resupply mission to space station

A commercial vessel carrying a ton of supplies for the International Space Station ran into trouble shortly after liftoff Friday. SpaceX‘s billionaire founder Elon Musk reported […]
March 1, 2013

NASA, SpaceX set for launch to space station this morning (Friday)

The second U.S. commercial space flight to resupply the International Space Station is set for launch Friday morning. Space Exploration Technologies, better known as SpaceX, is scheduled […]