Technology

November 6, 2016

NASA and FEMA Practiced Emergency Operations for an Asteroid Impact

The year is 2020 and Los Angeles is about to be wiped off the face of the planet. You’ve known this day was coming since the […]
November 4, 2016

AFTER 20 YEARS, NASA FINALLY FINISHED BUILDING THE JAMES WEBB SPACE TELESCOPE

Twenty years ago, scientists began assembling a next-generation telescope that would be the successor for the Hubble. Now, NASA engineers have announced that construction of the […]
October 24, 2016

Elon Musk says we're going to Mars, and we're bringing tunneling droids

In September, at the International Astronautical Congress in Guadalajara, Mexico, SpaceX CEO and founder Elon Musk revealed a grand plan to visit and, eventually, populate Mars. […]
October 21, 2016

AFTER ROUGH DESCENT, EUROPE'S MARS LANDER IS PROBABLY DEAD

BUT THE NEW MARS ORBITER IS A BIG SUCCESS Mars has apparently claimed another robotic explorer. Europe’s Schiaparelli Mars lander is most likely dead on arrival, […]
October 20, 2016

Europe’s ExoMars successfully inserted into Mars orbit, but lander may be lost

DARMSTADT, Germany — The European Space Agency on Oct. 19 successfully placed its Trace Gas Orbiter satellite into Mars orbit, where it will examine Mars’s atmosphere […]
October 19, 2016

WHERE TO WATCH THE EXOMARS LANDING ATTEMPT

COVERAGE BEGINS AT 6AM EASTERN, BUT TUNE IN AT 10:40AM FOR THE “SIX MINUTES OF TERROR” If all goes well, Europe will become the second group […]
October 15, 2016

5 Reasons You Should Thank Technology for Your Life

Technology will undoubtedly save your life at least once. You might be surprised by the different types of technology that millions of people owe their lives […]
October 13, 2016

NASA Won't Say If Or When Private Citizens Can Visit The Space Station

As part of a NASA initiative, private companies will soon have the opportunity to add their own modules to the ISS. Whether or not those modules […]
October 9, 2016

NASA SENT A DRONE OUT TO TRACK HURRICANE MATTHEW

GOING WHERE NO SATELLITE CAN SEE The RQ-4 Global Hawk is built for watching disasters unfold. The high-altitude, long endurance drone can fly for over 34 […]