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July 17, 2018

MIT’s ‘Orbit Weaver’ Turns Astronauts into Spiders

Moving around in microgravity is tough, but a new MIT Media Lab device takes a page from Spiderman to help astronauts navigate while weightless. It’s easy […]
July 15, 2018

Star Trek technobabble: The science behind the science fiction

Star Wars is all action. You know, X-wings and lightsabers and fully armed and operational battle stations. Star Trek — at least, the original series, The Next […]
July 14, 2018

AR & Space Technologies: Future Trends

The space exploration industry has expanded greatly in the last 15 years. Where there was once only NASA and other government run space programs, there are […]
July 12, 2018

Electric satellite propulsion company raises $10 million

CINCINNATI — A Silicon Valley startup developing electric propulsion systems for satellites has raised $10 million and added the billionaire founder of LinkedIn to its board. […]
July 11, 2018

Nearby Alien Planet May Be Capable of Supporting Life

One of the nearest exoplanets to Earth may be a decent abode for life. Ross 128b — which lies just 11 light-years from our planet — is likely a […]
July 10, 2018

Crew Dragon completes thermal vacuum tests ahead of first test flight

CINCINNATI — The first SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft has completed a series of tests at a NASA center that may put the spacecraft one step closer […]
July 10, 2018

Scientists Invented AI Made From DNA

Researchers made a neural network out of DNA that can recognize handwritten numbers. Last Wednesday, researchers at Caltech announced that they created an artificial neural network from synthetic […]
July 9, 2018

Kepler in safe mode amid concerns spacecraft is running out of fuel

WASHINGTON — NASA’s Kepler spacecraft has paused science observations upon receiving indications that the spacecraft may be finally running out of fuel after more than nine […]
July 7, 2018

NASA awards contract to study flying drones on Venus

In the coming decades, NASA and other space agencies hope to mount some ambitious missions to other planets in our Solar System. In addition to studying […]