Our Solar System is littered with chunks of space rocks that whizz around in different orbits and varying speeds – and it’s no big deal until one of those rocks turns out to be on a nasty unexpected trajectory and smashes into Earth.
Despite technical glitches and regulatory hurdles, nanosatellite swarms could someday be the cornerstone for revolutionary interplanetary or even interstellar space-science missions
Made In Space has unveiled a more durable 3D printer plastic. This sturdier material could be used to create spare parts and satellites.
NASA Technologist proposes Acceleration Mechanics for New Propellant-less Space Drives
SpaceX racked up another first today as its Dragon capsule returned from the International Space Station (ISS) for the second time. The unmanned cargo ship, which previously visited the station in 2014, splashed own in the Pacific Ocean at 8:12 am EDT after spending a month in space.
The year is 2030. In a high-security containment lab, scientists gathered around a towering machine, eagerly awaiting the first look at a newly discovered bacterium on Mars…
The work is an essential step toward establishing a global-scale quantum internet.
NASA is getting into the textile business thanks to a team at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California. The team has unveiled prototype swatches of a new metallic “space fabric” created using 3D printing that incorporates advanced functions that would be beneficial for use in space.