space

SpaceX Starhopper Damaged in High Winds

Elon Musk indicates that the SpaceX Starhopper has been damaged after being toppled in 50 mile-per-hour winds. This will take…

2 years ago

Building Gas Stations and McMurdo Scale Outposts on the Moon

When you go on a camping trip, when is it really tough? When are you really roughing it? It is…

2 years ago

Going 1 Million Miles per Hour With Advanced Propulsion

Advanced propulsion breakthroughs are near. Spacecraft have been stuck at slow chemical rocket speeds for years and weak ion drive…

2 years ago

A New Solution to the Space Junk Problem. Spacecraft with Plasma Beams to Force Space Junk to Burn Up

A Japanese-Australian team is developing a new way to remove space junk from orbit and sending it harmlessly towards Earth.

2 years ago

What is the Perfect Gift for Every Space Enthusiast? The Year in Space Calendar 2018!

What is the most wonderful time of the year? In my opinion, it is when the new Year In Space…

3 years ago

Why Are Planets Round?

Why are the planets round? For that matter, why are all the big objects in the Universe this shape? The…

3 years ago

Mouse Sperm Went to Space and Produced Healthy Mice

A team of Japanese researchers were able to fertilize mice embryos and produce a healthy litter of mice using frozen…

3 years ago

SpaceX Just Re-Used a Rocket. Why This Changes Everything

SpaceX just flew a rocket to space for the second time. It was a fairly normal launch, but this accomplishment…

3 years ago

What’s on the Surface of Venus?

With so much attention on Mars, it's easy to forget there's a whole other Earth-sized planet nearby, worthy of exploration:…

4 years ago

Schiaparelli & The Problematic History Of Martian Landings

The Schiaparelli lander will attempt it's landing on Mars in 15 days. Will it succeed, or join the long list…

4 years ago