Technology

August 19, 2016

Watch live as 2 astronauts install a 'parking spot' on the Space Station

On Friday, two astronauts will step outside of the International Space Station to go on a little walk in space to install what NASA has called […]
August 16, 2016

NASA WANTS HELP CAPTURING A PIECE OF ASTEROID

NASA sees your disdain for its plan to capture part of an asteroid and drag it into orbit around the moon, but you know what? It’s […]
August 14, 2016

SpaceX successfully lands its sixth Falcon 9 rocket after launch

Another one of SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rockets successfully landed on a floating drone ship this evening, after the vehicle launched a Japanese communications satellite into orbit. The […]
August 11, 2016

WATCH GORGEOUS NEW FOOTAGE OF SPACEX’S FALCON 9 ROCKET LAUNCHES

A SLOW-MOTION LOOK AT PAST MISSIONS SpaceX has released new footage of its Falcon 9 rockets launching in gorgeous slow motion. The reel features launches from […]
August 10, 2016

SPACEX HAS STARTED TESTING THE ROCKET ENGINE FOR ITS MARS COLONIAL TRANSPORTER

SpaceX appears to have taken a significant step forward with the development of a key component of its Mars mission architecture. According to multiple reports, during the […]
August 7, 2016

NASA Funded 5 Experiments that Could Change How We Fly

For most people, NASA is synonymous with space exploration, but the agency also has a long history of pushing the boundaries of flight below the Kármán line. […]
August 6, 2016

SCIENTISTS IN THE DARK OVER YEARS-LONG DIMMING OF 'ALIEN MEGASTRUCTURE STAR'

THIS STAR IS BREAKING ALL THE RULES The star KIC 8463853 has a dark secret. Literally. In 2011 and 2013, the light from this star plummeted by […]
August 4, 2016

Farewell Philae: Lander tweets its heartbreaking goodbyes

The Electrical Support System Processor Unit on Rosetta is being switched off After almost two years of extreme highs and devastating lows, the Philae lander has bid its […]
August 3, 2016

Moon Express becomes first private company to get US approval for lunar mission

Paving the way for private missions beyond Earth orbit Spaceflight venture Moon Express wants to be the first private company ever to land on the Moon […]