Technology

February 25, 2020

Robots in Space: What Does the Future Hold?

When NASA officially ended the space shuttle program in 2011, it seemed as if the death knell for SS space exploration had sounded. Then the much-ballyhooed […]
February 21, 2020

What should we do if a ‘planet-killer’ asteroid takes aim at Earth?

Researchers at MIT calculated which option is best depending on the asteroid and its path through space. If a giant object looks like it’s going to […]
February 7, 2020

Boeing’s Starliner spacecraft, built to carry astronauts, faces new safety concerns

New York (CNN Business)Boeing’s Starliner spacecraft, which is designed to carry NASA astronauts to the International Space Station, encountered a second, previously undisclosed, software issue during a botched test […]
February 2, 2020

Voyager 2 Went Into Fault Protection Mode, But Engineers Brought it Back Online

NASA’s Voyager 2 spacecraft went into fault protection mode on Tuesday January 28th. The fault protection routines automatically protect the spacecraft in harmful conditions. Both Voyagers […]
January 28, 2020

NASA selects Axiom Space to build commercial space station module

WASHINGTON — NASA has selected a startup led by a former International Space Station program manager to develop a commercial module for the station. NASA announced […]
January 27, 2020

Japan seeks to finalize agreement with the U.S. on lunar exploration cooperation

WASHINGTON — The Japanese space agency JAXA hopes to have an agreement in place outlining its contributions to NASA’s lunar exploration efforts in the next few […]
January 23, 2020

Meet Vyom – India’s first robot ‘astronaut’

India’s space agency has unveiled a robot that will travel to space later this year as part of an unmanned mission. Scientists hope that it will […]
January 22, 2020

Could this gorgeous electric plane be the Tesla of the skies?

Shrinking legroom isn’t the only bad thing about flying: Jet-setting makes a sizable impact on our environment, accounting for 2.5% of all greenhouse gas emissions globally. Flying is […]
January 20, 2020

SpaceX successfully completes its Dragon abort test

The capsule successfully separated and splashed down gently into the Atlantic. Today, SpaceX attempted a critical test of its ability to launch humans to orbit: the […]