Technology

February 18, 2016

Boom! NASA Wants to Bring Back Supersonic X-Planes

NASA wants to revive its storied “X-plane” division, one of the coolest aviation programs ever, with an eye toward making the future of commercial flight quieter, […]
February 17, 2016

Rocket launch from Tanegashima Space Centre in Japan

Japan has launched a rocket from the Tanegashima Space Centre in the south of the country. It was taking an astronomy observation satellite – the “Astro-H” […]
February 16, 2016

Rocket Lab to launch Spire satellites

WASHINGTON — Rocket Lab, a New Zealand company developing a small launch vehicle, announced a contract Feb. 14 with Spire to launch a number of that […]
February 16, 2016

NASA dives deeper into how it's really using HoloLens

We finally get a closer look at NASA and Microsoft’s “Sidekick” project. A year ago we heard that NASA and Microsoft were teaming up to build […]
February 15, 2016

Moon village is still best idea, says EU space boss

The idea to build a village on the Moon is still not more than that, an idea. But already the head of the European Space Agency […]
February 14, 2016

NASA Plans To Walk On Mars As Lander Breaks, Budget Cut

For the first time in four years, a new class of astronauts is being hired at NASA. Unlike classes before it, someone from this group will […]
February 12, 2016

Ground control bids farewell to Philae comet lander

Ground controllers say it is time to give up hope of ever hearing again from the comet lander Philae. The European Space Agency’s Rosetta mission dropped […]
February 12, 2016

SpaceX's Dragon: First Private Spacecraft to Reach Space Station

The Dragon spacecraft, operated by California-based Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX), carries cargo to the International Space Station under commercial agreements the company has with NASA. It […]
February 11, 2016

Say "Hello" to the Spaceship That Will Bring Humans to Mars

NASA — It sent men and women to the moon, it safely carried them back to Earth and now it has its sights on its most […]