Sebastien Clarke

February 13, 2013

New Poll: Americans Expect A Human Mission To Mars In 20 Years

Here’s some optimistic news: 71 percent of Americans are confident humans will get to Mars in 20 years, according to a new poll. Here’s some disappointing news: […]
February 12, 2013

Stand on Mars Next to the Curiosity Rover With This Incredible Panorama

Over the weekend, NASA’s Curiosity rover successfully drilled into the surface of Mars and collected its first sample from the interior of a rock. With this incredible interactive […]
February 12, 2013

The Real Tech Behind Flying Saucers

Coanda Effect In the early 1900s Romanian researcher Henri Coanda proved airflow sticks to a gently curved surface. This simple principle is a central tenet of […]
February 11, 2013

Help Astronomers Name Pluto’s Tiniest Moons

It won’t be long before Pluto’s smallest moons, now called P4 and P5, are given names worthy of their association with the god of the underworld. […]
February 11, 2013

NASA to launch Earth-watching satellite

When NASA’s Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM) launches today, it will deliver to orbit the latest and most capable Earth-observing satellite in a four-decade long project […]
February 11, 2013

The Hypersonic Spaceplanes of Yesteryear

Last month, the German Aerospace Center announced its SpaceLiner. This still-on-paper hypersonic suborbital spaceplane is theoretically capable of taking up to 50 passengers at a time to […]
February 10, 2013

A Song from Space

A lot of music has been written about space and space travel, but very few have been sung from space. And fewer still have involved a […]
February 10, 2013

Commercial Moon Flights Coming Soon?

How much would you like to see humanity travel back to the moon? Or for that matter, how much would you like to stand amongst the […]
February 10, 2013

Astronaut Icon: The Space Suit – Project Gemini

While the Project Mercury suit was designed solely as a secondary source of protection for the astronauts, the Project Gemini suit needed to be fully functional […]