Technology

December 17, 2012

Twin NASA spacecraft headed for lunar crash landing

LOS ANGELES — Ebb and Flow chased each other around the moon for nearly a year, peering into the interior. With dwindling fuel supplies, the twin […]
December 13, 2012

Soldiers get perfect cover: Invisibility cloak

LONDON: New Harry Potterstyle camouflage fabric that could make soldiers completely invisible on battlefield , by bending light waves around them, has been developed by a […]
December 12, 2012

How to Train for Long-Duration Spaceflight, with Chris Hadfield

On December 19, 2012, a trio of Expedition 34 crewmembers are scheduled to launch from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan and head towards their home in […]
December 11, 2012

Private spaceship builders split $30M in NASA funds

NASA has awarded $30 million to help three private companies ensure that their astronaut taxis are safe and reliable, agency officials announced Monday. Boeing, SpaceX and […]
December 8, 2012

Golden Spike space-tourism company: ‘To the moon!’

  It had to happen: A start-up company is offering rides to the moon. Book your seat now — though it’s going to set you back […]
December 8, 2012

Can Golden Spike make it to the moon?

It’s been 40 years since Apollo 17 made the last manned voyage to the moon. Now, a group of former NASA executives is trying to make […]
December 7, 2012

Private firm plans to sell $1.5 billion trips to the moon

WASHINGTON – Attention wealthy nations and billionaires: A team of former NASA executives will fly you to the moon in an out-of-this-world commercial venture combining the […]
December 6, 2012

Musk's SpaceX gets foot in door of US secret 'black' space program

Internet space cowboy Elon Musk has scored two lucrative military contracts from the US Air Force, which could be stepping stones into the hugely lucrative ‘black’ […]
December 5, 2012

GPS Tracks Nuke Tests

You may be carrying in your pocket the technology to detect clandestine nuclear tests. New research into GPS disturbances high up in Earth’s ionosphere reveals that […]