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.
24 Nov , 2017 by Matt Williams
Scientists and engineers at NASA’s Glenn Research Center have prepared a next-generation tire which will fare much better on Mars and other harsh environments.
27 Oct , 2017 by Matt Williams
In a recent test at NASA’s Glenn Research Center, the X3 Hall-effect ion engine broke the previous thrust and power records established by a Hall-effect thruster.
Hyperloop, News, Technology
30 Aug , 2017 by Matt Williams
The second Hyperloop Pod Design Competition was a success, with teams from all over the world testing their pod car designs at SpaceX test track in California.
Astronomy, Missions, Technology
11 Aug , 2017 by Matt Williams
NASA recently announced a three-year partnership with BWXT to develop nuclear thermal rockets for future mission to Mars and beyond!
Mars, Missions, Technology
26 Jul , 2017 by Matt Williams
As part of NASA’s NextSTEP-2 program, Lockheed Martin was recently awarded a Phase II contract to continue work on their Deep Space Habitat prototype.
25 May , 2017 by Matt Williams
A new study from a team of British and French physicists presents a concept for plasma thrusters that are both lighter and more energy-efficient.
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