Technology

December 1, 2012

Japan's space agency says computer virus may have caused leak of data on its Epsilon rocket

TOKYO – Japan’s space agency says it is investigating a possible leak of data about its Epsilon rocket due to a computer virus. The Japan Aerospace […]
November 30, 2012

Anywhere on Earth in four hours?

Top-secret Skylon space plane could replace jets and rockets, company claims… LONDON — A small British company with a dream of building a re-usable space plane […]
November 30, 2012

Japans fastest train floats on magnets

Japan’s JR Central Railway Company recently unveiled plans for a new high-speed train propelled by magnetic fields. Reaching speeds of more than 310 mph, the Series […]
November 29, 2012

The Real Six Million Dollar Man

We’ve all, or at least a certain generation of us, have seen “The Six Million Dollar Man.” The TV series is about a pilot, Steve Austin, […]
November 28, 2012

London To Sydney Spaceflight Edges Closer

British engineers have successfully tested a key component of an engine that could power a spaceplane from London to Sydney in under four hours. The engineers […]
November 28, 2012

NASA unveils Saturn's second Pac-Man moon

Pac-Man makes an appearance on one of Saturn’s moons, turning our solar system into one big retro gaming space arcade. Forget Mars! NASA has discovered signs […]
November 28, 2012

Cracks in NASA's Orion Model Spur Design Revisit

JEFFERSON COUNTY — Lockheed Martin Space Systems is revisiting the crew-capsule design of NASA’s Orion spacecraft after three structural cracks were found during proof pressure testing of the […]
November 28, 2012

Real sci-fi space ships coming at last? NASA tests nuclear engine

NASA has conducted tests of a nuclear reactor intended to generate electricity in space for the first time since 1965, offering hope that humanity may now […]
November 28, 2012

NASA's "History Book"-Worthy Discovery Is Really Just a Big Misunderstanding

Well, this is a letdown. Remember last week when we told you about how NASA’s Curiosity rover had reportedly sent back some very interesting data from Mars […]