Science

February 10, 2018

Dust, meteorites, cosmic rays and everything else currently destroying the Tesla in space

This probably isn’t covered under Elon Musk’s warranty… Thanks to the successful Falcon Heavy launch on Tuesday, SpaceX shot a midnight cherry-red Tesla Roadster into space, with the […]
February 9, 2018

Meet the BFR, SpaceX’s next big rocket

Spacecraft could put Mars within reach, according to CEO Elon Musk The Falcon Heavy may be a remarkable rocket, particularly after its successful maiden launch on […]
February 7, 2018

This may be the moment SpaceX opened the cosmos to the masses

“It gives me confidence that BFR is really quite workable.” Elon Musk reveled in the moment on Tuesday night after his Falcon Heavy rocket flew into […]
January 27, 2018

NASA’s GOLD Mission Will Observe How Weather on Earth and in Space Interact

Better understanding of Earth’s thermosphere will help researchers protect satellites and astronauts. NASA’s Global-scale Observations of the Limb and Disk (GOLD) launched yesterday, and researchers hope it […]
January 20, 2018

The Future of Space Engineering

Did you get a chance to catch the SpaceX launch from Vandenberg AFB on December 22, 2017? Almost all of Los Angeles was able to catch […]
January 16, 2018

How I discovered the origins of the cigar-shaped alien ‘asteroid’ ‘Oumuamua

One of the highlights of 2017 was the discovery of the first object in our solar system that definitely came from somewhere else. At first we […]
January 11, 2018

Scientists closer to unveiling source of mysterious bursts from distant object

An object is producing multiple short, powerful, fast radio bursts, but scientists don’t know why In a galaxy three billion light-years from Earth is a peculiar […]
January 6, 2018

Russia pushing to partner with NASA on lunar gateway

Russia is assembling a new group of engineers who will be responsible for crafting the nation’s lunar exploration strategy. It’s another sign that a highly ambitious […]
January 3, 2018

Sorry sci-fi fans, real wars in space not the stuff of Hollywood

Non‐kinetic attacks like jamming and interference are occurring more often. They are cheaper and easier to pull off than full-on kinetic destruction of satellites. WASHINGTON — […]