Technology

September 13, 2016

ASTRONAUT HOPEFULS CAN TOUR NASA'S SPACEWALK TRAINING FACILITY USING VR

GO UNDERWATER WITH TRAINEES IN 360-DEGREE VR NASA has high standards for who gets to train to be an astronaut–most of us probably couldn’t have made […]
September 13, 2016

Jeff Bezos to launch bigger rocket in race with Musk's SpaceX

CAPE CANAVERAL — The rockets Blue Originbuilds and launches on the Space Coast of Florida will be some of the world’s largest, the company announced Monday, while […]
September 9, 2016

BLUE ORIGIN WILL LIKELY BLOW UP ITS NEXT ROCKET

While SpaceX is dealing with the fallout from a rocket that exploded on the launch pad last week, competing spaceflight company Blue Origin may intentionally trigger […]
September 9, 2016

Asteroid probe begins seven-year quest

The US space agency (Nasa) has launched a mission to retrieve a rock sample from a 500m-wide asteroid called Bennu. Scientists hope the material will reveal […]
September 7, 2016

The 'impossible' EM Drive is about to be tested in space

An actual EM Drive is about to be launched into space for the first time, so scientists can finally figure out – once and for all […]
September 2, 2016

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and Amos-6 satellite destroyed during static-fire test

WASHINGTON — An explosion on a Florida launch pad early Sept. 1 destroyed a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and its payload, the Amos-6 communications satellite, being prepared […]
August 30, 2016

NASA wants to drop a submarine in Titan's ocean to find live

NASA is working on sending a submarine into the depths of the Kraken Mare — the largest ocean on Saturn’s moon Titan. There are really two […]
August 29, 2016

(Mock) Mars Mission Comes to (Mock) Tragic End Thanks to (Real) Fire

The brave men and women living in a (mock) Martian base (in Utah), have met a (mock) brutal and fiery end. After an (actual) greenhouse fire […]
August 24, 2016

China unveils 2020 Mars mission probe and rover

China has given the world a first glimpse of its design for the space probe and rover it plans to use in its first mission to Mars. […]