8 Jul , 2018 by Matt Williams
Looking to the next-generation of telescopes, a pair of astrophysicists propose using swarm robots to conduct observations instead of relying on increasingly large and complex arrays.
2 Jun , 2018 by Matt Williams
A team of engineers from the University of Glasgow and the Ukraine have proposed a self-eating rocket as a way to cut the costs of individual launches.
24 May , 2018 by Matt Williams
After conducting their own tests on the EM Drive, a team from UT Dresden reported that any thrust coming from the engine might be due to interaction with Earth’s magnetic field.
Extrasolar Planets, Technology
14 May , 2018 by Matt Williams
A new study by a UK scientists takes a look at the different means of interstellar travel, and considers the pros and cons of each.
Astronomy, NASA, Technology
4 May , 2018 by Matt Williams
In collaboration with the Department of Energy, NASA recently conducted a successful demonstration of a new fission system that could enable long-duration missions to the Moon, Mars, and beyons
2 May , 2018 by Matt Williams
As part of the 2018 NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts (NAIC) program, a team of scientists from across the US was recently given a Phase I award for their self-assembling space telescope concept.
9 Mar , 2018 by Matt Williams
For the first time, team of ESA scientists recently developed and tested an air-breathing electric thruster, which could open the way for an entirely new class of satellite
Commercial Space, News, Technology
1 Mar , 2018 by Matt Williams
Reclusive SpinLaunch founder Jonathon Yaney recently broke his silence about his vision to reduce the costs of space exploration by developing a space catapult
21 Feb , 2018 by Matt Williams
In their latest attempt to reduce the costs of individual launches, SpaceX is looking to make their rockets payload fairings reusable.
Space Flight, Technology
20 Feb , 2018 by Matt Williams
According to the Department of National Intelligence’s (DNI) 2018 report, China and Russia could be developing technologies that will give them an edge in space.
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