June 8, 2015

Carl Sagan's solar spacecraft finally deploys its sails

The Planetary Society‘s LightSail spacecraft just dodged another bullet — the ground crew has not only regained contact with the Carl Sagan-inspired ship, but managed to deploy its sails. It’s still not clear […]
June 5, 2015


Update: Alas, another weather delay has pushed back the launch: A line of rain showers developed overnight moving towards the launch site, which result in unstable wind […]
May 30, 2015

Free 'Pluto Safari' App Puts Dwarf Planet in the Palm of Your Hand

A new app lets you follow the progress of NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft, which is in the home stretch of its historic mission to Pluto. New […]
May 22, 2015

NASA's Plan To Make Cheap Spacecraft That Will Explore Distant Worlds

Right now, the cost of studying the atmosphere of a distant planet or moon is a multi-million dollar mission. But NASA is working to make space […]
May 20, 2015

Secret Vessel to Test Durability of Materials in Space, NASA Says

A secretive United States Air Force space plane is scheduled to make a fourth trip into orbit on Wednesday. As with the previous flights, the Air […]
May 13, 2015

NASA: We're NOT Working on Warp-Drive Technology

After overly excitable media outlets reported the creation of “warp-drive” technology, NASA has had to come out and set the record straight about what recent reports […]
May 7, 2015

Space Shuttle Tech – Take a Look at This Decommissioned Marvel

The space shuttle program were one of the most amazing collection of technology and knowledge the world has ever seen. Unlike standard rockets seen which have […]
May 6, 2015

SpaceX's Dragon capsule perform its launch abort test

If you were still hitting snooze when SpaceX launched its Dragon capsule this morning, fret not: you can relive the action now. Elon Musk & Co. successfully […]
April 10, 2015

SpaceX's 4K rocket footage is a great excuse for an upgrade

Not sure if you need a new high-res display? The 4K footage SpaceX just posted of its rocket launches might be enough to push any reasonable person over […]