Sebastien Clarke

February 9, 2015

SpaceX hopes for next launch attempt today

The mission ran into political opposition, lost its ride on a space shuttle and was forced into storage for a decade before being revived with a […]
February 7, 2015

SpaceX will attempt a potentially historic rocket launch and landing this weekend

This Sunday, Feb. 8, SpaceX will make a second attempt at a historic rocket landing on a floating platform in the ocean. A 22-story-tall Falcon 9 […]
February 6, 2015

Watch how DARPA plans to launch small rockets from flying jets

Small satellites are usually launched to space as secondary payloads aboard big rockets, but DARPA’s Airborne Launch Assist Space Access (ALASA) program could change that. Folks under that […]
February 5, 2015

The Astronaut diet: It's food, but not as we know it

Around 400 kilometers above the Earth’s surface, the International Space Station continues its orbit of the planet. Since the first crew arrived in November 2000, more […]
February 4, 2015

The International Space Station Workspace

How’s this for a unique workspace? This is where ISS astronauts get things done. NASA’s description: This image of the interior view from the International Space […]
February 3, 2015

NASA's Europa Mission to Hunt Down Life's Niches

As NASA applauds its boosted White House budget request for 2016, scientists at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., are excited to see a robotic mission concept to Europa […]
February 2, 2015

NASA Takes Fight Against Drought Into Earth's Orbit

Yesterday, NASA launched SMAP, Soil Moisture Active Passive satellite, strapped to an unmanned United Alliance Delta II Rocket. Whereas many of NASA’s recent launches have had […]
February 1, 2015

Astronaut Includes His Dogs in Official NASA Portrait

Who knew a NASA portrait could be so doggone cute? The space program‘s traditional pose was temporarily upstaged when astronaut Leland Melvin turned his official NASA […]
January 31, 2015

NASA's Next Space Race: SpaceX vs. Boeing

Two American spaceflight companies are quietly competing in a space race for the new era. SpaceX and Boeing are vying to become the first private firms […]