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If Astronauts Hibernated on Long Journeys, They’d Need Smaller Spacecraft

There's a disturbing lack of hibernation in our space-faring plans. In movies and books, astronauts pop in and out of…

3 weeks ago

Stingray Glider to Explore the Cloudtops of Venus

Researchers at the University of Buffalo's CASH Lab are working on a glider inspired by the stingray to explore Venus.

4 weeks ago

Skylon’s SABRE Engine Passes a Big Test

Reaction Engines Ltd. recently passed a major milestone with the development of their SABRE engine, which could lead to spaceplanes…

2 months ago

A Private Company in China Plans to Launch Reusable Rockets by 2021

A Chinese company is planning to launch a rocket with a reusable booster in 2021. The company is called i-Space,…

2 months ago

An Army of Tiny Robots Could Assemble Huge Structures in Space

A team from MIT's Center for Bits and Atoms (CBA) recently unveiled their prototype for a new assembler robot, which…

2 months ago

NASA’s New Lunar Spacesuit is Going to be a Lot More Comfortable for Astronauts

NASA is developing new spacesuits for their Artemis program. The new suits will give the astronauts greater mobility, will be…

2 months ago

A Satellite Just Launched Whose Job is to Extend the Life of Geosynchronous Satellites

Space Logistics LLC, a subsidiary of Northrop Grumman, has launched a satellite that can extend the life of other satellites.…

2 months ago

This is What Moondust Looks Like When You Remove All the Oxygen. A Pile of Metal

The Moon has abundant oxygen and minerals, things that are indispensable to any space-faring civilization. The problem is they're locked…

2 months ago

NASA is Going to Test 25 New Technologies in Upcoming Aircraft, Balloon and Sub-Orbital Rocket Flights

NASA's Flight Opportunities program has selected 25 space technologies for further testing. They're testing the technologies on aircraft, balloons, and…

2 months ago

Shape-shifting Robots Like These Could Be Just What We Need to Explore Titan

When it comes to space exploration, it's robots that do most of the work. That trend will continue as we…

3 months ago