January 9, 2016

SpaceX To Land at Sea after Launching Jason-3

SpaceX will attempt to land the first stage of its next Falcon 9 launch at sea. The company confirmed a report Thursday that the first stage […]
January 8, 2016

Gaofen 4, the world's most powerful geo spy satellite, continues china's great leap forward into space

On December 28, 2015, a Long March 3B/G2 rocket launched from Xichang and lofted into space the 4.6 ton Gaofen-4 imaging satellite. Billed as a disaster […]
January 8, 2016

Event horizon snapshot due in 2017

A network of nine radio telescopes, dotted around the globe, is set to take the first ever picture of a black hole‘s event horizon in 2017. […]
January 7, 2016

Nasa is making progress toward hybrid-powered airplanes

NASA’s endeavors inside the atmosphere don’t get nearly as much attention as their off-world missions, but they could have a big impact on our planet. Researchers […]
January 6, 2016

Virgin Galactic's Second SpaceShipTwo to Roll Out on Feb. 19

Virgin Galactic will roll out and christen its second SpaceShipTwo on Feb. 19, 15 months after its first suborbital spacecraft was lost during a test flight. […]
January 5, 2016

Time Travel

How funny would it be to watch Cleopatra sing “Happy Birthday” to President Kennedy?  Or how remarkable would it be to domesticate a dinosaur? And how […]
January 5, 2016

NASA has begun working on its next great space observatory

Thanks to an infusion of Congressional funding, NASA has accelerated development of a telescope that could answer some of the most fundamental questions about both the […]
January 4, 2016

Europe to build Moon town by 2030 in bid to discover alien life

A MANNED base on the moon should become reality by 2030, according to the European Space Agency. ESA chiefs say the planned “Moon Village”, which would […]
January 3, 2016

How the stage was set for the satellite race

The United States was shocked by Sputnik’s launch on October 4, 1957, but it maybe shouldn’t have been. Just like the United States, the Soviet Union […]