Science

July 26, 2016

VIBRATING BOOTS COULD HELP ASTRONAUTS STAY ON THEIR FEET

Walking on the surface of Mars, where the gravity is one-third of Earth’s, won’t be easy. If you dumped a wheelbarrow of rocks into a bounce-house, […]
July 25, 2016

4 Next-Gen Materials That Could Save Us All

Next-gen materials represent major scientific breakthroughs in materials science. Though companies like E-Plas are already using advanced plastics in industrial applications, science marches ever onward. In […]
July 23, 2016

NASA astronauts head underwater to simulate Mars missions

The year’s NEEMO training will focus on preparing for deep space and Martian missions. Once a year, NASA’s astronauts make a big change — trading their […]
July 22, 2016

SpaceX, preparing for Falcon Heavy, asks for more landing pads

With a number of successful Falcon booster landings behind it, SpaceX is getting ready to try something likely to be a bit more challenging: three nearly […]
July 21, 2016

NASA Establishes Institute to Explore New Ways to Protect Astronauts

NASA is joining with Baylor College of Medicine in Houston to operate a new institute charged with researching and developing innovative approaches to reduce risks to […]
July 18, 2016

SpaceX sends cargo to the International Space Station

Early Monday morning, SpaceX achieved a successful launch and landing of its Falcon main stage, which sent a Dragon capsule loaded with supplies to the International […]
July 16, 2016

A DARK REGION IS GROWING EERILY ON THE SUN’S SURFACE

NASA has spotted an enormous black blotch growing on the surface of the Sun. It looks eerie, but this dark region is nothing to fear, though […]
July 15, 2016

Who’s Out There?—Oxygen Producers?

Final proof may soon be found, proof that we are not alone in this universe. What proof? A biosignature gas? The problem with many proofs is that […]
July 15, 2016

NASA seeking ideas for use of space station docking port

SAN DIEGO — As two companies move forward with plans to develop commercial modules for use on the International Space Station as precursors to independent space […]