Low Earth Orbit (LEO)

How Can Astronauts Maintain Their Bodies With Minimal Equipment?

Decades of research aboard the International Space Station (ISS) and other spacecraft in Low Earth Orbit (LEO) have shown that…

3 months ago

Airbus Designs a Space Station With Artificial Gravity

Airbus just shard its design for the Airbus LOOP, a Multi-Purpose Orbital Module that could be used in future space…

10 months ago

China uses drag sail to clear up space junk successfully.

Scientists at the Shanghai Academy of Spaceflight Technology (SAST) have devised an ingenious way to combat the growing problem of…

1 year ago

There’s a Problem With Hubble, and NASA Hasn’t Been Able to fix it yet

After thirty years of faithful service, the venerable Hubble is experiencing a technical issue that NASA is still trying to…

3 years ago

This is What an Air-Breathing Electric Thruster’s Intake Would Look Like

Like all other technologies, satellite technology has grown in leaps and bounds in the past couple decades. Satellites can monitor…

4 years ago

Gateway Foundation Shows off Their Plans for an Enormous Rotating Space Station

The Gateway Foundation is looking to build a rotating space station in orbit. And thanks to Elon Musk and his…

5 years ago

Look at This Adorable Pen-Sized Booster, Perfect for Tiny Satellites

The Fenix propulsion system, a pen-sized thruster designed by Italian tech company D-Orbit, could revolutionize the way CubeSats operate in…

6 years ago

This is the Year Internet From Space Gets Really Serious

This year, a number of companies will begin deploying constellations of internet satellites to space with the intent of providing…

6 years ago

This is the Strangest Idea Ever for a Spacecraft Propulsion System: Ferrofluids

A new study from Michigan Tech presents a new concept for small satellite propulsion, one which relies on magnetically-activated fluids…

7 years ago

I Wonder if it has Room Service? Here’s the Space Hotel that Won a Recent NASA Competition

A team of MIT graduate students was recently honored by NASA's RASC-AL competition for their MARINA space habitat design

7 years ago