Post by: Matt Williams
22 Jun , 2017 by Matt Williams
A team from SINTEF, and with the support of the ESA is looking to develop snake robots to assist astronauts aboard the ISS and conduct missions to asteroids, the Moon and Mars.
Relying on Hubble and gravitational lensing, a team of astronomers made the unexpected discovery of a galaxy that ceased star formation just three billion years after the Big Bang.
21 Jun , 2017 by Matt Williams
A researcher working with the ESA has proposed creating a fleet of magnetic tugs to safely and effectively remove space debris from orbit.
The ESA recently decided to move forward with its LISA mission, a trio of satellites that will be the first space-based gravitational wave detector.
Astronomy, Extrasolar Planets, Kepler Mission
20 Jun , 2017 by Matt Williams
The latest catalog to be released by the Kepler mission features and additional 10 potentially-habitable planets, and has led to some interesting conclusions about those that have been discovered so far.
Commercial Space, News
19 Jun , 2017 by Matt Williams
This summer, New Mexico-based aerospace company will be testing the aerospike engine, a concept which almost became part of the Space Shuttle
Colonization, Commercial Space, Mars
17 Jun , 2017 by Matt Williams
Musk has published an essay that outlines his vision for colonizing Mars, which he unveiled last year at the 67th annual meeting of the IAC,
Astronomy, Stellar Evolution
15 Jun , 2017 by Matt Williams
A study by a team of international astronomers spotted something truly rare – a failed star orbiting a star near the end of its life
Astronomy, Radio Astronomy, Star Formation
14 Jun , 2017 by Matt Williams
According to a new study by a research team from UC Berkeley and Harvard, our Sun may have had a binary twin that it lost billions of years ago.
Extraterrestrial, History, SETI
13 Jun , 2017 by Matt Williams
In 1961, astronomer Frank Drake proposed his now-famous equation for calculating the likelihood of extra-terrestrial intelligence in the Universe.
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