November 6, 2015

Mars atmosphere 'eroded by Sun activity'

Scientists think they are getting closer to explaining precisely how Mars lost much of its atmosphere. Researchers working on the US space agency’s Maven satellite have […]
November 5, 2015

Nasa Mars announcement: When is it and what are the four things we might find out from the press conference?

Nasa is to hold a press conference to give new details about Mars. Nasa says it will reveal “key science findings” about the fate of Mars’ […]
November 4, 2015

Cheap satellite-launching rocket fails on its maiden flight

Satellite-launching rocket programs like SpaceX, Virgin Galactic and Blue Origin are household names thanks to the larger-than-life personalities behind them. But you may not know about a modest program called Super Strypi. […]
November 4, 2015

NASA is making a big announcement about Mars' atmosphere this Thursday

NASA is a fan of making announcements about its forthcoming announcements, but so far it hasn’t failed to live up to its hype. First there was […]
November 4, 2015

International Space Station: 15 facts marking 15 years

On Nov. 2, 2000, an American astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts became the first humans to take up residence on the International Space Station. Since then, the ISS has […]
November 3, 2015


Engineer Roger Shawyer’s controversial EM Drive thruster jets back into relevancy this week, as a team of researchers at NASA’s Eagleworks Laboratories recently completed yet another round of […]
November 2, 2015

BAE invests in space engine firm Reaction Engines

BAE Systems has bought a 20% stake in a company developing a radical engine that could propel aircraft into space. BAE is paying £20.6m for the […]
October 31, 2015

Forget life on Mars, how about life inside moons?

The Cassini Spacecraft made a daring, close flyby this week of Enceladus, one of Saturn’s icy moons, to get a taste of water ice spewing from the moon’s […]
October 30, 2015

Does Science Drive the Success of 'Star Trek'?

With several "Star Trek" fan projects getting funded by independent crowdsourcing platforms lately, it's clear the franchise still has a lot of support after nearly five decades since "Star Trek: The Original Series" first aired.