July 19, 2013

Lacuna Passage – Video Game Brings Mars To Earth

  “Lacuna Passage is a story-driven exploration and survival game set on Mars, drawing inspiration from titles like Dear Esther, 2001: A Space Odyssey, and even […]
July 15, 2013

NASA manufactures a 3D printed rocket part

3D printing isn’t only about creating trinkets and toys — it can also help send humans into space. In a watershed move, NASA has successfully tested a […]
July 15, 2013

Fly through a canyon on Mars

Glide through part of the largest canyon on Mars, Valles Marineris, in this stunning colour movie from ESA’s Mars Express. Loading… Valles Marineris is not just […]
July 5, 2013

How NASA steers the International Space Station around space junk

Orbiting about 250 miles (400-ish km) above our heads is one of the most complex and expensive engineering projects that the human race has ever put […]
June 27, 2013

PayPal Galactic to boldly go where no credit card has gone before

Set phasers to charge? The next time Captain James T. Kirk brings the Enterprise in for repairs, he probably won’t use Federation credits, Klingon darseks or […]
June 20, 2013

Europe's IXV 'space wedge' performs drop test

A successful “drop test” has been conducted on Europe’s experimental re-entry vehicle, the IXV. A 1:1 scale model was released from an altitude of 3km by […]
June 19, 2013

We the Geeks Google+ Hangout on Asteroids

Bill Nye discusses Asteroids amoung other things in this Google Hangout! [frame type=”lifted” align=”none”][/frame]
June 19, 2013

NASA Announces Asteroid Grand Challenge

WASHINGTON — NASA announced Tuesday a Grand Challenge focused on finding all asteroid threats to human populations and knowing what to do about them. The challenge, […]
June 14, 2013

NASA works on reusability for its Orion next-generation spaceship

Since the space shuttle’s retirement in 2011, NASA has relied on Russian rockets to launch its astronauts to space. But the United States plans to have […]