Technology

August 2, 2014

NASA successfully tests microwave thruster, paving the way for speedier space travel

As with airplanes and many other self-powered machines, the fuel a shuttle engine requires can weigh nearly as much as the object it’s propelling, increasing costs […]
July 23, 2014

SpaceX Releases Amazing Video of Falcon Rocket's Splashdown

A stunning new video shows the first stage of SpaceX‘s Falcon 9 rocket making a soft ocean splashdown as planned after its launch earlier this month. […]
July 9, 2014

Space station robots to use 3D Google smartphones

MOUNTAIN VIEW — Google smartphones with next-generation 3D sensing technology are about to blast into orbit, where they will become the brains and eyes of ball-shaped […]
July 1, 2014

NASA pulls FLYING SAUCER out of Pacific ocean

NASA has successfully test-flown its “flying saucer” – the Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator (LDSD) – after weather conditions permitted the trial on Saturday. The LDSD is a concept lander […]
June 30, 2014

NASA Launches 'Flying Saucer' to Test Mars Landing Tech

New NASA gear that could help humanity set up an outpost on Mars has gotten its first test flight. The space agency launched its Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator (LDSD) […]
June 26, 2014

Nasa to test flying saucer to send equipment to Mars

Nasa is going into the flying saucer business. The saucer will eventually be used for landing large payloads on Mars. Nasa had hoped to launch a […]
June 17, 2014

NASA Hubble to Begin Search Beyond Pluto for a New Horizons Mission Target

After careful consideration and analysis, the Hubble Space Telescope Time Allocation Committee has recommended using Hubble to search for an object the Pluto-bound NASA New Horizons […]
June 12, 2014

This is the amazing design for NASA’s Star Trek-style space ship, the IXS Enterprise

NASA engineer and physicist Harold White announced a few years ago that he was working on a potentially groundbreaking idea that could allow space travel faster than the […]
June 8, 2014

NASA Is Using a Giant Laser to Transmit Videos From Space

Ditch your WiFI NASA has begun using a specialized laser to transfer high-definition video from the International Space Station, an innovation that will allow the agency […]