Technology

March 5, 2016

NASA Mission To Send Astronauts To An Asteroid Falls Behind Schedule

As part of NASA’s “Journey to Mars“, a robot will travel to an asteroid, grab a large boulder off of it, and then bring the boulder […]
March 4, 2016

SpaceX Aims for Sunset Launch Today After Boats and Winds Delay Falcon 9 Liftoff and Landing Attempt – Live Webcast

CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, FL – Alas SpaceX is now targeting Friday March 4 for the 5th attempt to launch their upgraded Falcon 9 carrying […]
March 3, 2016

NASA decision on InSight Mars lander’s future expected soon

WASHINGTON — NASA could make a decision within a week on the fate of a NASA Mars lander that is facing about $150 million in additional […]
March 2, 2016

Former Fermilab Physicist Aims To Build A 'Star Trek'-Style Antimatter Engine

Humankind may dream of one day traveling to other star systems like Captain Kirk, but in reality we can barely figure out how to make it […]
March 1, 2016

Next Concorde? Nasa kickstarts 'Quesst' for new supersonic passenger jet

Lockheed Martin wins contract to carry out initial design of ‘low-boom’ aircraft that would announce its passing with a soft thump rather than thundering roar Nasa […]
February 26, 2016

Congress wants to make it harder for the president to change NASA's long-term plans

NASA’s priorities are vulnerable to new presidential administrations, but a bill debated today in Congress could make it more difficult for the White House to alter […]
February 25, 2016

Reusable spaceplane tops DARPA’s budget request, again

WASHINGTON — For the second consecutive year, the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s top-funded space program is an experimental spaceplane intended to make frequent trips […]
February 25, 2016

NASA awards SpaceX with five more cargo missions to the ISS

NASA has ordered five more missions from SpaceX to resupply the International Space Station, in a new deal that was signed in late December, Space News reports. […]
February 24, 2016

Virtual Astronauts

Traveling to Mars has fascinated the human mind for eons and the idea embodies the next obvious step in human exploration. We’ve sent robots to the […]