Discovery

July 26, 2016

Five of the Most Prominent Proposed Mars Mission

Mars One: this non-profit organization wants to establish a colony on the Red Planet, beginning with flying 4 astronauts there by the year 2023. The organization wants to […]
July 26, 2016

VIBRATING BOOTS COULD HELP ASTRONAUTS STAY ON THEIR FEET

Walking on the surface of Mars, where the gravity is one-third of Earth’s, won’t be easy. If you dumped a wheelbarrow of rocks into a bounce-house, […]
July 25, 2016

4 Next-Gen Materials That Could Save Us All

Next-gen materials represent major scientific breakthroughs in materials science. Though companies like E-Plas are already using advanced plastics in industrial applications, science marches ever onward. In […]
July 23, 2016

NASA astronauts head underwater to simulate Mars missions

The year’s NEEMO training will focus on preparing for deep space and Martian missions. Once a year, NASA’s astronauts make a big change — trading their […]
July 22, 2016

SpaceX, preparing for Falcon Heavy, asks for more landing pads

With a number of successful Falcon booster landings behind it, SpaceX is getting ready to try something likely to be a bit more challenging: three nearly […]
July 21, 2016

NASA Establishes Institute to Explore New Ways to Protect Astronauts

NASA is joining with Baylor College of Medicine in Houston to operate a new institute charged with researching and developing innovative approaches to reduce risks to […]
July 20, 2016

SpaceX Dragon Capsule Delivers New Station Docking Port

SpaceX finally made good on its delivery of a space station docking port Wednesday morning. A Dragon capsule arrived at the International Space Station, bearing more than 2 […]
July 19, 2016

ASTRONAUTS COULD GET RIPPED ON THEIR WAY TO MARS

Spending six to nine months hurtling toward Mars in a 316-cubic-foot capsule would be ample excuse to skip a workout for most people.   But astronauts […]
July 18, 2016

SpaceX sends cargo to the International Space Station

Early Monday morning, SpaceX achieved a successful launch and landing of its Falcon main stage, which sent a Dragon capsule loaded with supplies to the International […]