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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, […]
May 6, 2015

SpaceX's Dragon capsule perform its launch abort test

If you were still hitting snooze when SpaceX launched its Dragon capsule this morning, fret not: you can relive the action now. Elon Musk & Co. successfully […]
May 5, 2015

5 Things to Know About SpaceX's Pad Abort Test

Crew Dragon’s first critical flight test, known as a Pad Abort Test, is expected to take place this Wednesday, May 6, from SpaceX’s Space Launch Complex 40 […]
May 4, 2015

Is NASA about to crack interstellar travel?

NASA has a well-deserved reputation for making the unthinkable a reality. So what are we to make of it when a handful of NASA scientists quietly […]