Sebastien Clarke

May 18, 2015

Why Colonize Mars? Sci-Fi Authors Weigh In

Settling Mars could help humanity escape and mitigate the problems our species is facing here on Earth, several science-fiction authors said. Writer Tom Ligon, who publishes […]
May 17, 2015

Proton crash deals another blow to Russian space sector

Failure struck Russia’s troubled space program for the second time in three weeks Saturday, when a Proton rocket carrying a high-tech satellite for Mexico’s new $1.6 […]
May 15, 2015

Mars sunset is blue, Curiosity rover reveals

More than three years after Curiosity first began its mission on Mars, the NASA rover finally had some time to observe—and photograph—its first sunset. And, yes, […]
May 14, 2015

Oxygen on Mars to make human missions 'lighter'

Washington: Future human missions to the Red Planet may not have to carry heavy oxygencylinders with them. Scientists are working on ways to produce the life gas on Mars itself. NASA is looking […]
May 13, 2015

NASA: We're NOT Working on Warp-Drive Technology

After overly excitable media outlets reported the creation of “warp-drive” technology, NASA has had to come out and set the record straight about what recent reports […]
May 12, 2015

NASA's Greased Lightning drone hovers like a helicopter, flies like a plane

NASA has built the spork of the skies. The GL-10 or Greased Lightning is a 28kg, battery-powered drone prototype that can switch between helicopter and airplane modes, giving the […]
May 10, 2015

Mars astronauts risk brain damage from cosmic rays

It may not be space debris, errant asteroids, supply shortages, thruster malfunctions or even the malevolent aliens envisioned in so many Hollywood films that thwart astronauts […]
May 8, 2015

Rogue Russian spacecraft burns up in Earth's atmosphere

The Russian space agency says that its out-of-control spacecraft has burnt up as it re-entered the Earth’s atmosphere. Re-entry was over the Pacific, it said, and […]
May 7, 2015

Nasa Mars Radiation Challenge

NASA is dead-set on getting to Mars, but they need your help. One of the biggest hurdles standing in the way right now is radiation. Alone, […]