Technology

September 22, 2018

SpaceX gives us a glimpse of its Mars base vision

It shows BFR’s new design, as well. SpaceX chief Elon Musk has tweeted two photos that give us a peek into the company’s Martian dreams. One of the […]
September 21, 2018

Meet the Amateur Rocketeer Building Self-Landing Replicas of SpaceX Rockets

Joe Barnard has spent the last three years pioneering DIY landing technologies for amateur rockets and now the aerospace industry is paying attention. To call Joe […]
September 20, 2018

Are Upgradable Satellites the Future of Space Exploration?

Space robots. Could they be the final frontier of space exploration? It sounds like a kid’s TV show from the ’80s, but space robots are the […]
September 17, 2018

Elon Musk is building a spaceship that’s so ambitious, some experts call it ‘science fiction.’ Here’s what SpaceX and its engineers are up against.

Elon Musk and SpaceX’s Big Falcon Rocket is designed to be 16 stories tall, carry up to 100 people, and deliver 150 tons of cargo to […]
September 13, 2018

SpaceX Falcon 9 rideshare launch to send a commercial lander to the Moon in 2019

According to a press release published on September 11 in conjunction with the 2018 World Satellite Business Week conference, satellite rideshare organizer Spaceflight Industries and SpaceX […]
September 12, 2018

The Newest Mars Base Concept Is a Giant Igloo at the Martian North Pole

A team of scientists at the École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne outline plans for a nine-month surface mission to the Martian North. The dream of establishing […]
September 9, 2018

Japanese Space-Elevator Experiment Launching to Space Station Next Week

The push for a space elevator took a step forward this week when a team of researchers from Shizuoka University in Japan announced that they will launch an […]
September 6, 2018

NASA says it’s building a gateway to the Moon—critics say it’s just a gate

“It is the next giant leap into quicksand.” It is the year 2026. A veteran astronaut, Nicole Mann, leads her crew of four through a hatch […]
August 29, 2018

Virgin Orbit performs LauncherOne aircraft flight tests

WASHINGTON — The carrier aircraft for Virgin Orbit’s LauncherOne system has performed a series of test flights in preparation for upcoming flights with the rocket attached. […]