Space Exploration

Chinese Astronauts Take Their First Spacewalk Outside the new Station

Spacewalks are a relatively rare occurrence, and they normally draw at least a moderate amount of media coverage.  So when…

2 weeks ago

Sending a Spacecraft to Another Star Will Require a Million Lasers Working Together

New research from the Australia National University shows that millions of lasers are the way to propel Breakthrough Starshot on…

1 month ago

“Ain’t like Dusting Crops!” How We’ll Actually Navigate Interstellar Space

May the 4th be With You! Blasting out of Mos Eisley Space Port, the Millennium Falcon carries our adventurers off…

3 months ago

The Space Court Foundation Presents: “Women of Color in Space”

The Space Court Foundation has launched a new series titled Women of Color in Space! Their first interview with Ruvimbo…

5 months ago

Plasma Thruster Could Dramatically Cut Down Flight Times to the Outer Solar System

I just finished the most recent season of The Expanse - my current favourite Sci-Fi series. Unlike most of my…

6 months ago

Emirates Mars Mission Arrives at the Red Planet Today!

The UAE Hope mission arrives at Mars today, kickng off a two year study of the Martian atmosphere. This is…

6 months ago

Every Challenge Astronauts Will Face on a Flight to Mars

A team of researchers from India conducted a study that considers all the hazards of sending crews to Mars (which…

6 months ago

The UK is Considering Nuclear Propulsion in Space

The UK Space Agency recently contracted with the British Rolls Royce company to research nuclear propulsion, which could allow for…

6 months ago

Gateway Foundation Gives a Detailed Update on its Voyager Station Concept

The Gateway Foundation just released a video update for their Voyager Class space station, and announced that big news is…

6 months ago

A Robot Made of Ice Could Adapt and Repair Itself on Other Worlds

Some of the most tantalizing targets in space exploration are frozen ice worlds. Take Jupiter's moon Europa for instance. Its…

6 months ago