Sebastien Clarke

February 3, 2016

Luxembourg to support space mining

The Luxembourg government has signalled its intention to get behind the mining of asteroids in space. It is going to support R&D in technologies that would […]
February 2, 2016

NASA’s Super Guppy Gives Mars-Bound Spacecraft A Lift

Today the Orion capsule, NASA’s spacecraft designed to bring humans to Mars, starts its next phase of development at Kennedy Space Center. The remarkable part is […]
February 1, 2016

Curiosity rover snaps selfie on Mars

From red carpets to shopping malls to Parliament Hill, the ubiquitous “selfie” has become a nearly unavoidable facet to life on Earth. And now, thanks to […]
February 1, 2016

Nasa releases incredible video of flight over dwarf planet Ceres

The space agency’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory has released a detailed animation of what it would look like to fly over the dwarf planet of Ceres. Nasa’s […]
January 31, 2016

Hyperloop: MIT students win contest to design Elon Musk's 700mph travel pods

Student engineers win right to build and test concept for high-speed ground transport tubes at new track to be built next to SpaceX headquarters MIT student […]
January 30, 2016

Elon Musk Ready To Announce Mars Plans This Fall

SpaceX’s Mars ambitions have been no secret, but the company has never laid out a formalized plan. Instead, there have been hints, threads, Elon Musk tweets, […]
January 30, 2016

'Data superhighway' satellite blasts off from Kazakhstan

The European Space Agency has launched a telecommunications satellite from Baikonur, Kazakhstan. It will use a laser to gather pictures of Earth taken by other spacecraft […]
January 29, 2016

Europe settles on design for Ariane 6 rocket

The design for Europe’s new Ariane 6 rocket has been settled and development will now move on apace, say officials. The launcher is due to be […]
January 29, 2016

Star Wars director says Episode IX will be shot on film

Colin Trevorrow, the director of Star Wars: Episode IX, say he wants to shoot the 2019 movie using real film not digital cameras. And why? Because using […]