Science

November 28, 2012

London To Sydney Spaceflight Edges Closer

British engineers have successfully tested a key component of an engine that could power a spaceplane from London to Sydney in under four hours. The engineers […]
November 28, 2012

NASA unveils Saturn's second Pac-Man moon

Pac-Man makes an appearance on one of Saturn’s moons, turning our solar system into one big retro gaming space arcade. Forget Mars! NASA has discovered signs […]
November 28, 2012

Cracks in NASA's Orion Model Spur Design Revisit

JEFFERSON COUNTY — Lockheed Martin Space Systems is revisiting the crew-capsule design of NASA’s Orion spacecraft after three structural cracks were found during proof pressure testing of the […]
November 28, 2012

Alien hairspray may help us find Aliens

Hairspray might one day serve as the sign that aliens have reshaped distant worlds, researchers say. Such research to find signs of alien technology is now […]
November 28, 2012

Real sci-fi space ships coming at last? NASA tests nuclear engine

NASA has conducted tests of a nuclear reactor intended to generate electricity in space for the first time since 1965, offering hope that humanity may now […]
November 28, 2012

NASA's "History Book"-Worthy Discovery Is Really Just a Big Misunderstanding

Well, this is a letdown. Remember last week when we told you about how NASA’s Curiosity rover had reportedly sent back some very interesting data from Mars […]
November 27, 2012

Elon Musk Wants to Build 80,000-Person Mars Colony

Elon Musk doesn’t just want to send a person to Mars — he wants to send 80,000. According toSpace.com, the billionaire founder and CEO of the […]
November 27, 2012

Veteran Crew to take year long space flight

WASHINGTON — NASA, the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos), and their international partners have selected two veteran spacefarers for a one-year mission aboard the International Space […]
November 27, 2012

Understanding space suit technology

When Neil Armstrong set foot on the Moon’s surface in 1969, he was wearing a space suit developed by the US company ILC Dover, which is […]