Science

August 14, 2013

Nasa to send 'Star Trek replicator' to space station

Nasa is to send a 3D printer to the International Space Station to allow astronauts to create their own spare parts and tools, paving the way […]
August 13, 2013

100,000 people apply for a one-way trip to Mars

Mars One wants to send humans on a one-way trip to the Red Planet in 2022. Four individuals will be selected out of the more than […]
August 13, 2013

Here's how NASA will use a 3D printer on the ISS

NASA says it will be ready to launch a zero-G-ready 3D printer into space in June 2014, in time for the fifth SpaceX resupply mission to the ISS. The agency […]
August 12, 2013

The Final Energy Crisis

The governments of the world today are at a crossroads.  We can either continue to burn through the planet’s fossil fuels or search for new forms […]
August 6, 2013

The Future Back Then

Science fiction holds an interesting position among other genres of storytelling.  It is probably the best barometer for measuring society’s collective mindset.  Where we are going […]
August 2, 2013

NASA's Next Mega-Rocket Passes Key Design Review

The huge rocket that NASA is building to blast astronauts toward Mars, asteroids and other destinations in deep space has passed a critical design milestone, agency […]
July 30, 2013

NASA's MAVEN Mission Spurs Human Planetary Exploration Beyond Near-Earth Orbit

The Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution, or MAVEN, mission will orbit Mars to seek answers to fundamental mysteries that scientists have yet to solve regarding the […]
July 28, 2013

ISS Astronauts Control Rover On Earth In Telerobotics Test

A new program currently being tested by NASA would make it possible for an astronaut onboard an orbiting spacecraft to remotely operate a robot on a planet’s surface. […]
July 24, 2013

UK team designs human mission to Mars

Scientists at Imperial College London have designed a concept mission to land astronauts on Mars. The plan envisages a three-person crew journeying to Mars aboard a […]