July 31, 2015

Is Space About To Experience A Design Renaissance?

Getting human beings off the planet is the hardest design challenge mankind has ever undertaken. Yet it’s also a solved problem: we’ve been sending people into […]
June 8, 2015

Carl Sagan's solar spacecraft finally deploys its sails

The Planetary Society‘s LightSail spacecraft just dodged another bullet — the ground crew has not only regained contact with the Carl Sagan-inspired ship, but managed to deploy its sails. It’s still not clear […]
October 31, 2013

22 Hours Left for PocketQube Kickstarter Project!

“Want to build a satellite but don’t have a NASA-sized budget?” That’s the tagline of a really cool Kickstarter campaign for PocketQube, a project from Glasgow-based Alba […]
March 19, 2013

Hope For FireFly Fans!

Hope has been reignited in the “Firefly” fanbase. Last week, a Kickstarter campaign for a movie conclusion to the short-lived TV show “Veronica Mars” made Hollywood […]