Discovery

September 23, 2018

They Made It! Japan’s Two Hopping Rovers Successfully Land on Asteroid Ryugu

The suspense is over: Two tiny hopping robots have successfully landed on an asteroid called Ryugu — and they’ve even sent back some wild postcards from […]
September 22, 2018

SpaceX gives us a glimpse of its Mars base vision

It shows BFR’s new design, as well. SpaceX chief Elon Musk has tweeted two photos that give us a peek into the company’s Martian dreams. One of the […]
September 21, 2018

Who’s Out There?— Us!

It’s a tough call–how do we balance our crying needs here on Earth for peace and enough water to drink with our need to enrich our human […]
September 21, 2018

Meet the Amateur Rocketeer Building Self-Landing Replicas of SpaceX Rockets

Joe Barnard has spent the last three years pioneering DIY landing technologies for amateur rockets and now the aerospace industry is paying attention. To call Joe […]
September 20, 2018

Researchers discover planet Vulcan from Star Trek — sort of

‘Super-Earth’ planet is just 16 light-years from Earth Star Trek fans take note: the planet Vulcan is real. It may not be inhabited by green-blooded, pointy-eared, humanoids […]
September 19, 2018

To Avoid Vision Problems in Space, Astronauts Will Need Some Kind of Artificial Gravity

Ever since astronauts began going to space for extended periods of time, it has been known that long-term exposure to zero-gravity or microgravity comes with its […]
September 17, 2018

Elon Musk is building a spaceship that’s so ambitious, some experts call it ‘science fiction.’ Here’s what SpaceX and its engineers are up against.

Elon Musk and SpaceX’s Big Falcon Rocket is designed to be 16 stories tall, carry up to 100 people, and deliver 150 tons of cargo to […]
September 15, 2018

Actionable Steps for the New Frontier?

There are many skills needed in space. As we look towards a future where humans live more of their lives in the great beyond outside of […]
September 13, 2018

SpaceX Falcon 9 rideshare launch to send a commercial lander to the Moon in 2019

According to a press release published on September 11 in conjunction with the 2018 World Satellite Business Week conference, satellite rideshare organizer Spaceflight Industries and SpaceX […]