Assembly of a new giant Canadian radio telescope that has no moving parts yet is capable of scanning half the sky in a single day has been completed. The Canadian Hydrogen Intensity Mapping Experiment is composed of four 100-m-long metal troughs covering an area the size of five NHL hockey rinks.
Scientists at MIT and non-profit research lab Draper are developing a sensor-equipped space boot that uses vibrations to guide wearers around obstacles, and now they’ve added an augmented reality display to provide visual feedback as well.
ARCA Space Corporation has announced its linear aerospike engine is ready to start ground tests. Designed to power the world’s first operational Single-Stage-To-Orbit (SSTO) satellite launcher, the engine took only 60 days to complete from when fabrication began.
Researchers have finally observed something that scientists had speculated about for years but never had a chance to witness: the Sun shredding apart its own, failed solar eruption .
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.
If all goes according to plan for Moon Express , we could have the beginnings of a Moon mine as soon as 2020.
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.