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March 4, 2013

Could a Comet Hit Mars in 2014?

A recently discovered comet will make an uncomfortably-close planetary flyby next year — but this time it’s not Earth that’s in the cosmic crosshairs. According to […]
March 4, 2013

Mars Curiosity rover put into 'safe mode' after glitch

Nasa‘s Curiosity Mars rover has been put into “safe mode” after a computer glitch caused by corrupted files. The robot, which is analysing rock samples on […]
March 3, 2013

Space Station Grapples With a Dragon, Again

At 5:31 am ET Sunday morning, International Space Station astronauts guided the Canadarm2 robotic arm to an earlier-than-scheduled grappling maneuver with the SpaceX Dragon capsule. The […]
March 2, 2013

Elon Musk: SpaceX Dragon 'Back on Track'

After missing its scheduled rendezvous with the International Space Station, NASA’s freight  transportation company, Space Exploration Technologies says it is back on track, with all four […]
March 1, 2013

SpaceX Working to Save Dragon Mission

Following a beautiful launch of Space Exploration Technologies’ fifth Falcon 9 rocket on Friday, engineers were working to fix a problem with its payload — a Dragon capsule […]
March 1, 2013

SpaceX capsule hits snag on resupply mission to space station

A commercial vessel carrying a ton of supplies for the International Space Station ran into trouble shortly after liftoff Friday. SpaceX‘s billionaire founder Elon Musk reported […]
March 1, 2013

NASA, SpaceX set for launch to space station this morning (Friday)

The second U.S. commercial space flight to resupply the International Space Station is set for launch Friday morning. Space Exploration Technologies, better known as SpaceX, is scheduled […]
February 28, 2013

Private Plan to Send Humans to Mars in 2018 Might Not Be So Crazy

An ambitious private manned mission to Mars aims to launch a two-person crew to fly around the Red Planet and return to Earth in 501 days, […]
February 27, 2013

How 'Minority Report' has distorted our vision of interface design

It’s been more than a decade since Minority Report hit theaters, but its influence on product design doesn’t seem to have waned — much to the dismay of designers like Christian Brown. […]