Technology

May 10, 2019

Jeff Bezos unveils his sweeping vision for humanity’s future in space

“It’s time to go back to the Moon—this time to stay.” WASHINGTON D.C.—The world’s richest person, Jeff Bezos, unveiled his sweeping vision for humanity on Thursday […]
May 9, 2019

Crew Dragon parachutes failed in recent test

WASHINGTON — A test of parachutes for SpaceX’s Crew Dragon spacecraft did not go as planned last month, NASA and SpaceX confirmed May 8. During a […]
April 29, 2019

NASA tweaks call for lunar lander concepts

WASHINGTON — NASA has updated a planned call for proposals for lunar landers to enable a human mission in 2024, broadening the scope to include integrated […]
April 27, 2019

China Plans to Build a Base near the Moon’s South Pole

China plans to build a scientific research station on the moon in “about 10 years,” according to the state news agency Xinhua. The China National Space Administration […]
April 26, 2019

How an Asteroid Flyby in 2017 Is Helping NASA Defend Earth from Armageddon

Mundane challenges won’t stop for what could be the end of the world. A very strange series of memos arrived at the White House during the […]
April 23, 2019

NASA moves ahead with cargo Dragon launch after Crew Dragon anomaly

WASHINGTON — NASA is moving ahead with plans to launch a cargo version of a SpaceX Dragon spacecraft to the International Space Station next week as […]
April 22, 2019

Here’s what we know, and what we don’t, about the Crew Dragon accident

The company undoubtedly had a busy Easter weekend. During a series of engine tests of SpaceX’s Dragon spacecraft this past Saturday, the vehicle experienced what the […]
April 21, 2019

SpaceX capsule suffers ‘anomaly’ during tests in Florida

SpaceX has confirmed that its Crew Dragon capsule suffered an “anomaly” during routine engine tests in Florida. A US Air Force spokesperson told local press the […]
April 20, 2019

Independent report concludes 2033 human Mars mission is not feasible

WASHINGTON — An independent report concluded that NASA has no chance of sending humans to Mars by 2033, with the earliest such a mission could be […]