Technology

May 10, 2016

Ride along with Blue Origin’s rocket as it descends toward Earth

A new video from private spaceflight venture Blue Origin gives people a different perspective of the company’s New Shepard rocket returning to Earth from space. The […]
May 10, 2016

Watch SpaceX's reusable rocket land on a boat from three different angles

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket stuck another landing last week, making it three times now the reusable rocket has blasted off and arrived back safely on Earth. […]
May 6, 2016

SpaceX successfully lands its Falcon 9 rocket on a floating drone ship again

SpaceX successfully landed its Falcon 9 rocket on a drone ship at sea after launching it into space early Friday morning. It’s the third time the […]
May 5, 2016

CHINA AIMS FOR HUMANITY'S RETURN TO THE MOON IN THE 2030S

Lieutenant General Zhang Yulin, deputy commander of the manned space program, announced that China would land a man on the moon in the next 15-20 years. […]
May 4, 2016

Life on Mars Will Have a Harder Time Hiding from NASA’s New Rover

Go ahead and pencil in February 18, 2021 on your calendars, because that’s when NASA’s next Mars rover is due to land on the Martian surface. […]
May 3, 2016

ALL THE HABITABLE PLANETS (OK, JUST THREE) ARE HANGING OUT AROUND THIS ULTRACOOL STAR

Ultracool stars are some of the hottest things in astronomy today. In a paper published today in Nature researchers announced that they had discovered not one, not two, but three […]
May 2, 2016

The science behind SpaceX’s ambitious plan to land a spacecraft on Mars

Only the space agencies of the Soviet Union, the US and the EU have landed anything on Mars. This week Elon Musk’s rocket company SpaceX said […]
May 1, 2016

From zero to 100mph in 1.2 seconds, the SuperDraco thruster delivers

This week SpaceX announced plans to land a Dragon spacecraft on Mars by 2018. This would be a monumental achievement for NASA or any other national space agency, let alone […]
April 30, 2016

SEE SPACEX'S ROCKET LANDING ON A DRONE SHIP IN 360-DEGREE VIDEO

Remember earlier this month when SpaceX succeeded in landing its Falcon 9 rocket first-stage booster on a drone ship out in the Atlantic for the first time ever […]