Technology

February 24, 2016

SpaceX Ready For Next Launch And Landing Attempt

SpaceX is slated to launch a broadcasting satellite into orbit this week, and the Falcon 9 rocket is getting all fired up–literally. On Monday, the company […]
February 23, 2016

Europe Is Testing Its Gravitational Wave Detector Tech in Space

Earlier this month came a scientific discovery a century in the making: the first direct detection of gravitational waves. But while the US Laser Interferometer Gravitational […]
February 23, 2016

Nasa and the amazing space printer

If you have ever struggled getting hold of a spare part for an appliance, consider the astronauts on the International Space Station (ISS), where deliveries are […]
February 22, 2016

Upon Closer Look, NASA’s Exploration Systems are Game-Changers

The costs and benefits of NASA’s deep space exploration and science programs are popular topics in policy circles and social media discussions this election year.  As […]
February 21, 2016

Nuke an asteroid? Russian plan may target Apophis

Russia‘s new plan for protecting Earth from potential asteroid strikes has some chilling aspects. Not only would it violate a 49-year-old international treaty, but it involves […]
February 20, 2016

This Is Virgin Galactic's New Spaceplane, VSS Unity

Stephen Hawking wants a ride. Do you? Today, spaceflight company Virgin Galactic unveiled a new spaceplane. VSS Unity is the flashy new sibling of the VSS […]
February 20, 2016

Reaching Mars in a few days? It's possible, NASA video says

A new video released by the space agency discusses the possibility of speeding up our missions to other worlds by harnessing the power of lasers. Ever […]
February 19, 2016

TED 2016: HoloLens unveils 'teleportation' to Mars

HoloLens creator Alex Kipman has shown off Microsoft’s augmented reality technology at the TED (Technology, Entertainment and Design) conference. Using a camera hooked up to a […]
February 18, 2016

Boeing's Starliner Capsule For Astronauts Completes Water Test

Boeing and SpaceX are racing to become the first private companies to carry astronauts into space, as early as next year. And although SpaceX is generally […]