November 7, 2015

NASA unveiled a new prototype of the crowdsourced spacesuit astronauts will wear on Mars

It’s not as sleek or form-fitting as the spacesuit worn by Matt Damon in The Martian, but it’s certainly something. NASA has released the latest photos of its Z-2 […]
November 6, 2015

NASA Postpones Second Round of Space Station Supply Contract Awards, Drops Boeing

Yesterday NASA announced they will be postponing the selection of two commercial cargo providers to be awarded the second round of Commercial Resupply contracts for the International […]
November 4, 2015

International Space Station: 15 facts marking 15 years

On Nov. 2, 2000, an American astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts became the first humans to take up residence on the International Space Station. Since then, the ISS has […]
November 3, 2015


Engineer Roger Shawyer’s controversial EM Drive thruster jets back into relevancy this week, as a team of researchers at NASA’s Eagleworks Laboratories recently completed yet another round of […]
November 2, 2015

BAE invests in space engine firm Reaction Engines

BAE Systems has bought a 20% stake in a company developing a radical engine that could propel aircraft into space. BAE is paying £20.6m for the […]
October 31, 2015

Forget life on Mars, how about life inside moons?

The Cassini Spacecraft made a daring, close flyby this week of Enceladus, one of Saturn’s icy moons, to get a taste of water ice spewing from the moon’s […]
October 30, 2015

Does Science Drive the Success of 'Star Trek'?

With several "Star Trek" fan projects getting funded by independent crowdsourcing platforms lately, it's clear the franchise still has a lot of support after nearly five decades since "Star Trek: The Original Series" first aired.
October 29, 2015

Russia just announced that it's sending humans to the moon

Before 2030, Russia plans to land its first cosmonauts on the moon, and Europe wants a piece of the action. They’re a little late for the […]
October 28, 2015

Real-Life "Tractor Beam" Can Levitate Objects Using Sound Waves

It may seem straight out of “Star Trek,” but it’s real: Scientists have created a sonic “tractor beam” that can pull, push and pirouette objects that […]