Massachusetts

November 19, 2017

NASA Launches NOAA Weather Satellite Aboard United Launch Alliance Rocket to Improve Forecasts

NASA has successfully launched for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) the first in a series of four highly advanced polar-orbiting satellites, equipped with next-generation […]
July 26, 2016

VIBRATING BOOTS COULD HELP ASTRONAUTS STAY ON THEIR FEET

Walking on the surface of Mars, where the gravity is one-third of Earth’s, won’t be easy. If you dumped a wheelbarrow of rocks into a bounce-house, […]
March 1, 2016

Next Concorde? Nasa kickstarts 'Quesst' for new supersonic passenger jet

Lockheed Martin wins contract to carry out initial design of ‘low-boom’ aircraft that would announce its passing with a soft thump rather than thundering roar Nasa […]
February 18, 2016

Boom! NASA Wants to Bring Back Supersonic X-Planes

NASA wants to revive its storied “X-plane” division, one of the coolest aviation programs ever, with an eye toward making the future of commercial flight quieter, […]
January 6, 2016

NASA finds supermassive black hole that ‘burps’ gas

A supermassive black hole in a nearby galaxy has been spotted “burping” gas and star-forming dust, NASA says. Scientists now think black holes could be “star […]
November 21, 2015

Nasa considering mars drone for 2020 rover

The next NASA Mars rover may include a helper drone. This morning, NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab outside Los Angeles announced that it is considering adding a drone […]
May 10, 2013

Could We Be Driving/Piloting This Flying Car In A Few Years?

Vertical takeoff. Hybrid power. Automatic landing. See it in action as it flies and drives. We’ve been following the progress of Terrafugia, the Massachusetts-based creator of several […]