Technology

June 6, 2016

Luxembourg Is the Asteroid Mining Capital of the World

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos made a splash at the Code Conference last week when he told reporters that he thinks we need to start manufacturing in space in […]
June 4, 2016

WHAT WAS THE MIR SPACE STATION?

On February 20, 1986, a Proton rose off its launchpad in Kazakstan bound for low Earth orbit. Its payload was a module designated 17KS, known better […]
June 2, 2016

This Was How NASA Envisioned a Mars Trip in the 1950s

In the 1950s, NASA was just getting its footing. It became a new agency in 1958, launching its first satellite, Pioneer 1, later that year. But […]
May 30, 2016

Incredible US military robotic space plane will make 'aircraft-like' daily flights into orbit to deliver defence satellites

A next-generation military space plane which can launch satellites into orbit every day is a step closer. The US military plans to build a reusable space […]
May 29, 2016

BEAM module fully expanded on space station

WASHINGTON — An expandable module on the International Space Station finally deployed to its full size May 28 after a day’s worth of work, overcoming earlier […]
May 28, 2016

Stunning onboard view follows SpaceX's rocket from space to ocean landing

Last time Elon Musk’s SpaceX rocket stuck its ocean landing, he released a jaw-dropping video. This time, Musk has outdone himself. The latest onboard view from the […]
May 28, 2016

Watch NASA's second attempt at inflating the first expandable habitat on the ISS

After failing its first attempt, NASA will try once again to deploy its first expandable habitat. The space agency will start inflating the Bigelow Expandable Activity Module (BEAM) […]
May 27, 2016

Blue Origin preparing to land New Shepard with a bum parachute next time

WASHINGTON — Blue Origin plans to find out if New Shepard can land with a failed parachute when it launches the suborbital spacecraft on its fourth […]
May 26, 2016

SPACEX TARGETS THURSDAY FOR LAUNCH AND DRONESHIP LANDING

SpaceX is hoping to launch the 7,000-pound Thaicom 8 into space on Thursday at 5:40 pm Eastern. From its geosynchronous orbit, the satellite will beam television […]