Technology

January 20, 2018

The Future of Space Engineering

Did you get a chance to catch the SpaceX launch from Vandenberg AFB on December 22, 2017? Almost all of Los Angeles was able to catch […]
January 19, 2018

SpaceX and customers defend Falcon 9 performance after Zuma mission

WASHINGTON — SpaceX reiterated at a congressional hearing Jan. 17 that its Falcon 9 rocket performed as expected on its most recent launch, despite swirling questions […]
January 18, 2018

Delays and safety concerns mar NASA’s plans to fly astronauts on commercial spacecraft

SpaceX and Boeing still have a long road ahead to crewed flights NASA’s ambitious initiative to fly astronauts on commercial spacecraft continues to suffer from schedule […]
January 17, 2018

Space Fever in Astronauts Could Jeopardize Landing on Mars

Astronauts in space suffer from persistently elevated body temperature, which can reach up to 104 degrees Fahrenheit (40 degrees Celsius) when they exercise, a new study […]
January 9, 2018

It’s not official, but sources say the secretive Zuma satellite was lost

“As of right now reviews of the data indicate Falcon 9 performed nominally.” On Sunday night SpaceX launched the Zuma satellite into space. What we know for sure […]
January 6, 2018

Russia pushing to partner with NASA on lunar gateway

Russia is assembling a new group of engineers who will be responsible for crafting the nation’s lunar exploration strategy. It’s another sign that a highly ambitious […]
January 3, 2018

Sorry sci-fi fans, real wars in space not the stuff of Hollywood

Non‐kinetic attacks like jamming and interference are occurring more often. They are cheaper and easier to pull off than full-on kinetic destruction of satellites. WASHINGTON — […]
December 30, 2017

NASA Is Considering Sending a “Dragonfly” Drone to an Alien World

With its vast oceans and methane-filled rivers and lakes, Titan is a prime candidate for the search for extraterrestrial life. While our knowledge of Saturn’s largest moon grew tremendously thanks to […]
December 22, 2017

Cosmic Watch – A Time Traveller’s Delight

Since I was a child I have always been fascinated with the Cosmos and how things move in the universe. Trying to visualize how the Earth, […]