February 23, 2015

How will life on earth compare to life for the Mars One pioneers?

Mars Mission, British Martianaut Maggie Lieu’s Log  Day One: Stardate 22/02/2025.  Hello Mission Control…. Just kidding! Hi mum, hi dad, or should I say earthlings! Well, […]
February 22, 2015

NASA Thinks There May Be Life on Jupiter’s Moon

Scientists may soon head to the icy surface of Europa to search for evidence David Bowie once speculated about life on Mars, and now NASA scientists are […]
February 9, 2015

SpaceX hopes for next launch attempt today

The mission ran into political opposition, lost its ride on a space shuttle and was forced into storage for a decade before being revived with a […]
February 2, 2015

NASA Takes Fight Against Drought Into Earth's Orbit

Yesterday, NASA launched SMAP, Soil Moisture Active Passive satellite, strapped to an unmanned United Alliance Delta II Rocket. Whereas many of NASA’s recent launches have had […]
January 23, 2015

NASA and Microsoft Collaboration Will Allow Scientists to ‘Walk on Mars’

Raw video for media Use. NASA and Microsoft have teamed up to develop software called OnSight, a new technology that will enable scientists to work virtually […]
January 11, 2015

NASA and Nissan Team Up to Build Self-Driving Vehicles for Earth and Mars

It’s turning out to be a stellar year for the future of autonomous driving as NASA’s Ames Research Center and Nissan North America announced they’re teaming […]
December 5, 2014

Who’s Out There—Right- or Left-Handers or Both?

The artificial life research tide may be shifting at last, from dry  robots and clever software back to wet chemistry. Gerald Joyce and Jonathan Sczepanski at the […]
November 9, 2014

NASA tests ‘revolutionary’ shapeshifting wings for nextgen aircraft

In a joint project with the US Air Force, NASA has for the first time tested in a real flight its new technological marvel – a […]
September 24, 2014

Rodents Arrive at International Space Station Aboard SpaceX Dragon

Twenty rodents were among the cargo that arrived at the International Space Station today aboard the SpaceX Dragon capsule. The reusable Dragon spacecraft, which is on […]