August 14, 2013

SpaceX Grasshopper Performs Divert Maneuver

SpaceX proved yesterday that their Grasshopper prototype Vertical Takeoff Vertical Landing (VTVL) vehicle can do more than just go straight up and down. The goal of […]
August 14, 2013

Nasa to send 'Star Trek replicator' to space station

Nasa is to send a 3D printer to the International Space Station to allow astronauts to create their own spare parts and tools, paving the way […]
August 13, 2013

Here's how NASA will use a 3D printer on the ISS

NASA says it will be ready to launch a zero-G-ready 3D printer into space in June 2014, in time for the fifth SpaceX resupply mission to the ISS. The agency […]
August 4, 2013

Kirobo is world's first talking robot sent into space

The first robot astronaut Kirobo is ready for its space debut aboard a rocket to the International Space Station (ISS), Japanese researchers said on Friday. A […]
August 3, 2013

The Mars Rover Simulator

Curiosity just celebrated its first Mars-iversary, so why not celebrate by enjoying this awesome-looking Mars simulator, Take On Mars? The game lets you plan and execute rover missions, […]
July 30, 2013

NASA's MAVEN Mission Spurs Human Planetary Exploration Beyond Near-Earth Orbit

The Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution, or MAVEN, mission will orbit Mars to seek answers to fundamental mysteries that scientists have yet to solve regarding the […]
July 24, 2013

UK team designs human mission to Mars

Scientists at Imperial College London have designed a concept mission to land astronauts on Mars. The plan envisages a three-person crew journeying to Mars aboard a […]
July 22, 2013

Faster Than the Speed of Light?

HOUSTON — Beyond the security gate at the Johnson Space Center’s 1960s-era campus here, inside a two-story glass and concrete building with winding corridors, there is […]
July 22, 2013

Human Machines

The new millennium has brought with it a new wave of technology.  When I was born in the early 1990s, a phone was just a phone […]