Technology

A Remote Surgical Robot is Going to the International Space Station

The Miniaturized In-vivo Robotic Assistant (MIRA) is getting ready to fly to the ISS and evaluate if robotic-assisted surgery (RAS)…

1 week ago

A New Method for Making Graphene has an Awesome Application: A Space Elevator!

At the upcoming 2022 IAC, the International Space Elevator Consortium (ISEC) will present a paper that shows how graphene could…

1 month ago

The Dream of Faster-than-Light (FTL) Travel: Dr. Harold “Sonny” White and Limitless Space

Dr. Harold "Sonny" White and the Limited Space Institute continue to pursue the dream of the Alcubierre Warp Drive, which…

3 months ago

Engineers Design an Electrical Microgrid for a Lunar Base

Sandia National Laboratories is developing microgrid technology that will power the Artemis Base Camp and operations on the Moon!

3 months ago

Holographic Doctors can now Provide Medical Advice on the International Space Station

Thanks to advances in holographic and teleporting technology, the first "holographic handshake" recently took place between people on Earth and…

4 months ago

Martian Astronauts Will Create Fuel by Having a Shower

A team of Spanish researchers, with support from the ESA, are working on a system that will allow astronauts on…

4 months ago

Russian Space Agency Employees are now Forbidden to Travel Outside Russia (Because They Might not Come Back)

As Russia wages its terrible war against its neighbour Ukraine, the deteriorating situation inside Russia is leading many Russians to…

5 months ago

Ion Engines Could Work on Earth too, to Make Silent, Solid-State Aircraft

Ion engines are the best technology for sending spacecraft on long missions. They're not suitable for launching spacecraft against powerful…

6 months ago

Laser-Powered Sails Would be Great for Exploring the Solar System too

A new study from UCLA shows how laser-driven light sails could be a cost-effective method for exploring the Solar System…

6 months ago

NASA is Upping the Power on its Lunar Wattage Challenge!

NASA and HeroX have launched Phase II of their Watts on the Moon Challenge, which will reward a total of…

6 months ago