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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…

1 month ago

Winning Urban Farming Ideas for Mars!

The 2020 Mars City Design challenge inspired some truly innovative ideas for urban farming and living sustainably on Mars!

2 months ago

A Steampunk Engine to Solve Your Satellite Woes!

NASA contractor Howe Industries just presented their design for a "steampunk" engine that could allow satellites to maneuver, without the…

2 months ago

One of the Terms of Service For Starlink is that You “Recognize Mars as a Free Planet”

In May of 2019, SpaceX began launching its Starlink constellation with the launch of its first 60 satellites. To date,…

4 months ago

What Martian Settlers Need to Know About Soil Can Teach us How to Grow Better on Earth

The Soil Health in Space experiment is now being conducted on the ISS, which could lead to sustainable farming on…

4 months ago

NASA Announces 14 New “Tipping Point” Technologies for its Lunar Exploration

NASA recently awarded contracts to fourteen companies to develop technologies that will help them return to the Moon, and stay…

4 months ago

Chitin Could be the Perfect Building Material on Mars

It's hard to deny that we're heading for a future with a human presence on Mars. But to develop sustained…

5 months ago

China’s New Reusable Spaceplane Lands After 2 Days in Space

China's mysterious reusable spaceplane recently launched and has returned to Earth after spending two days in space.

6 months ago

Earth Observation Satellites Could be Flown Much Lower than Current Altitudes and Do Better Science

Satellite engineers know what every photographer knows: get close to your subject to get better pictures. Not just visible light…

7 months ago

Russia Just Tested an Anti-Satellite Weapon

The United States and Russia/USSR have been adversaries for a long time. Their heated rivarly stretches back to the waning…

7 months ago