DARPA

Northrup Grumman is Studying How to Build a Railway on the Moon

Roughly two years and six months from now, as part of NASA's Artemis III mission, astronauts will set foot on…

2 months ago

NASA and DARPA Award Contract for a Nuclear Engine to Lockheed Martin

NASA and DARPA have announced the Lockheed Martin and partners will develop the prototype DRACO nuclear thermal engine.

10 months ago

NASA and DARPA Will be Testing a Nuclear Rocket in Space

NASA and DARPA have teamed up to create a nuclear thermal rocket that could perform an orbital flight test by…

1 year ago

Dozens of Robots Competed to Race Through Underground Caves

America’s Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is well known for its challenges.  It held a series of autonomous driving…

3 years ago

Skylon’s SABRE Engine Passes a Big Test

Reaction Engines Ltd. recently passed a major milestone with the development of their SABRE engine, which could lead to spaceplanes…

5 years ago

MIT Claims they are Programming Humanoid Robots to help Explore Mars. But we all Know It’s Cylons!

MIT and other institutions are programming NASA's R5 robot to help astronauts explore Mars and other worlds beyond!

8 years ago

Here’s a Better Use for Fighter Jets: Launching Satellites

For decades, the human race has been deploying satellites into orbit. And in all that time, the method has remained…

9 years ago

DARPA’s Experimental Space Plane XS-1 Starts Development

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is looking to develop a fully-reusable unmanned spaceplane, and they are now ready…

10 years ago

X-51 Waverider ‘Scramjet’ Test Flight Fails

[/caption] A highly anticipated test flight of the X-51A Waverider scramjet ended abruptly after the experimental aircraft suffered a control…

12 years ago