August 2, 2016

Virgin Galactic receives FAA license for SpaceShipTwo tests

WASHINGTON — As Virgin Galactic prepares to resume testing of its SpaceShipTwo suborbital spaceplane, the company announced Aug. 1 that it has received a launch license […]
July 29, 2016

Past Science Fiction Theories That Have Become Reality

From the earliest ponderings of our most creative fictional writers, an idea to dream beyond our existing technologies was established to understand what could be from […]
July 26, 2016

Five of the Most Prominent Proposed Mars Mission

Mars One: this non-profit organization wants to establish a colony on the Red Planet, beginning with flying 4 astronauts there by the year 2023. The organization wants to […]
July 25, 2016

4 Next-Gen Materials That Could Save Us All

Next-gen materials represent major scientific breakthroughs in materials science. Though companies like E-Plas are already using advanced plastics in industrial applications, science marches ever onward. In […]
July 22, 2016

SpaceX, preparing for Falcon Heavy, asks for more landing pads

With a number of successful Falcon booster landings behind it, SpaceX is getting ready to try something likely to be a bit more challenging: three nearly […]
July 21, 2016

NASA Establishes Institute to Explore New Ways to Protect Astronauts

NASA is joining with Baylor College of Medicine in Houston to operate a new institute charged with researching and developing innovative approaches to reduce risks to […]
July 20, 2016

SpaceX Dragon Capsule Delivers New Station Docking Port

SpaceX finally made good on its delivery of a space station docking port Wednesday morning. A Dragon capsule arrived at the International Space Station, bearing more than 2 […]
July 18, 2016

SpaceX sends cargo to the International Space Station

Early Monday morning, SpaceX achieved a successful launch and landing of its Falcon main stage, which sent a Dragon capsule loaded with supplies to the International […]
July 15, 2016

NASA seeking ideas for use of space station docking port

SAN DIEGO — As two companies move forward with plans to develop commercial modules for use on the International Space Station as precursors to independent space […]