Space Exploration

Imagine What Could Be Done With a “Penny4NASA”

by Jason Major April 25, 2014

Want to stay on top of all the space news? Follow @universetoday on Twitter If you’re reading this then you’re probably a big fan of space exploration. And while on one hand you could say that we are now living in a “golden age” of exploration, what with the ongoing missions there are around the […]

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What Can You Do With a Cubesat?

by Nancy Atkinson July 23, 2013

We’ve had several articles recently cubesats — low-cost satellites that seem to be the wave of the future. As technology becomes miniaturized, this allows for inexpensive and quick-to-build satellites. Additionally, they can tag along on launches already scheduled for other things. All this enables students and smaller companies to send equipment and experiments into space. […]

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New Video: Why are We Driven to Explore?

by Nancy Atkinson July 23, 2013

Why do we explore? Is it the desire to break through boundaries, or to probe the perimeters of possibilities? With his lightning-fast mind, self-professed wonder junkie Jason Silva can quickly list all the great quotes about space exploration and why it is important for the human species to explore; and he does it in this […]

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Revolutionary New Space-Diving Suit Will Rival Anything You’ve Ever Seen In The Movies

by Nancy Atkinson May 22, 2013

Editor’s note: This guest post was written by Ron Atkins, a life-long supporter of human space exploration and an ardent advocate of “NewSpace” and Commercial Spaceflight. He curates and maintains “The NewSpace Daily” on Scoop.it Tony Stark has been to a lot of cool places in that Iron Man get-up of his. But low Earth […]

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The Man Who Sold The Moon … And Other ‘Lunarcy’

by Elizabeth Howell April 2, 2013

One man claims to own the moon. Another promises to create effective lunar habitats. And yet another, a former astronaut, paints pictures of its surface. Lunarcy! is a movie that chronicles our obsession with the Moon. It’s currently making the rounds at independent theatres, but before long it will be easy to watch it on cable, […]

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