Science

February 2, 2017

Sending Mars Rovers on a ‘Walkabout’ Could Boost Their Science Output

Rovers have limited time on Mars, so to optimize the science returns, geologists on Earth are devising new strategies for NASA’s rover drivers to find the […]
February 1, 2017

SpaceX’s Hyperloop competition finally puts pods in the tube

Only three out of 27 teams made it to the final round.   “I almost cried the first time it went 50 kilometers per hour.” Marleen […]
January 31, 2017

NASA twins study shows space travel changes body at genetic level

A NASA study of twin brothers has offered new insights into the stress of space travel on the body — including genetic differences between Scott Kelly, the twin […]
January 30, 2017

SpaceX Delays First Flight From NASA Shuttle Launch Pad

Elon Musk‘s rocket company has bumped a commercial satellite mission until after a scheduled mid-February cargo run to the International Space Station. SpaceX on Sunday bumped […]
January 29, 2017

Private Space Station Coming Soon? Company Aiming for 2020 Launch

Work is underway to establish the world’s first private, international commercial space station, a complex that would serve a global community of sovereign and private astronauts. […]
January 27, 2017

BOEING'S NEW SPACESUITS LOOK LIKE A BIG UPGRADE FROM NASA'

MORE COMFORTABLE, LESS UGLY, AND (HOPEFULLY) JUST AS FUNCTIONAL Some day soon, private companies are expected to take over the task of carrying astronauts to and […]
January 27, 2017

BOEING’S NEW SPACESUITS LOOK LIKE A BIG UPGRADE FROM NASA’

MORE COMFORTABLE, LESS UGLY, AND (HOPEFULLY) JUST AS FUNCTIONAL Some day soon, private companies are expected to take over the task of carrying astronauts to and […]
January 25, 2017

Five finalists will try to land a spacecraft on the Moon this year to win the Google Lunar X Prize

They have booked rides to space, but they need to launch before December 31st From a group of 16 contestants, five teams are officially moving forward […]
January 18, 2017

WHAT WAS THE CARRINGTON EVENT?

Isn’t modern society great? With all this technology surrounding us in all directions. It’s like a cocoon of sweet, fluffy silicon. There are chips in my […]