Technology

December 15, 2017

Deep Space and 3D Printing: What Does the Future Hold?

3D printers are becoming more popular and have more innovative improvements due to their wide use among hobbyist, dentist, jewelers, and now aerospace at the International […]
December 11, 2017

What NASA’s simulated missions tell us about the need for Martian law

Six people recently returned from an eight-month long isolation experiment to test human endurance for long-term space missions. Their “journey to Mars” involved being isolated below the summit […]
December 9, 2017

Asgardia Becomes the First ‘Nation’ to Have All of Its Territory In Space

A growing kingdom has to start somewhere—in this case, low Earth orbit works. Asgardia, the little space nation that could, placed a tiny satellite into low Earth orbit […]
December 5, 2017

The First Asgardian Satellite is Now in Space

If you’ve had dreams of being an Asgardian, you might be one step closer to seeing them come true. On November 12th, the Cygnus spacecraft launched, […]
December 4, 2017

So, You’re Still Interested in Astronomy?

Hello again. Last time out, we looked at a few of the prime candidates NASA is concentrating on to help broaden our understanding of the origins […]
December 3, 2017

After 37 years, Voyager 1 has fired up its trajectory thrusters

This week, the scientists and engineers on the Voyager team did something very special. At present, the Voyager 1 spacecraft is 21 billion kilometers from Earth, […]
December 2, 2017

SpaceX will use the first Falcon Heavy to send a Tesla Roadster to Mars, Elon Musk says

Interplanetary corporate synergy at its finest Always willing to up the stakes of an already difficult situation, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has said the first flight […]
November 30, 2017

NASA approves use of previously-flown booster on next Dragon mission

WASHINGTON — NASA officials said Nov. 29 that they have given their approval, as expected, to SpaceX’s use of a previously-flown Falcon 9 first stage on […]
November 25, 2017

With “Mission 1” complete, Planet turns focus to data analysis

LUXEMBOURG CITY — Having achieved its original goal of taking images of the entire planet every day, Planet is now focusing on developing machine learning capabilities […]