Space

NASA’s fuel-less Space Drive may actually work

Starship Enterprise

NASA last week presented an “impossible” fuel-less Space Drive, a microwave thruster that may actually work.

By |August 5, 2014|Categories: Space

Oxygen-creating instrument for the Red planet

MOXIE

NASA will include MIT’s MOXIE experiment on the Mars 2020 rover mission to study how to create oxygen out of the Martian atmosphere.   Image © NASA

By |August 5, 2014|Categories: Physics, Space

Iberian Peninsula at Night

Iberian Peninsula from ISS

An early evening photo of the entire Iberian Peninsula (Spain, Portugal and Andorra), from one of the Expedition 40 crew members aboard the International Space Station, on July 26, 2014.

By |August 2, 2014|Categories: Space

NASA’s next generation spacecraft’s cockpit

Orion's cockpit

NASA’s next generation Orion spacecraft has many innovations. One of the most significant changes is the cockpit with touchscreen interfaces.

By |August 2, 2014|Categories: Space

Mars 2020 Rover will explore the Red planet as never before

Mars 2020 Rover

NASA is planning the next mission to Mars and the agency just announced how the new rover, that launches in 2020, will be.

By |August 1, 2014|Categories: Space

Next-Generation Microshutter Array Technology

Microshutter Array

A close-up view of the next-generation microshutter arrays — designed to accommodate the needs of future observatories — during the fabrication process.

By |July 31, 2014|Categories: Space

Webb Space Telescope’s stunning Sunshield is complete

Webb Space Telescope Sunshield

The largest part on the NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the amazing sunshield, is complete and ready for tests.

By |July 27, 2014|Categories: Space

NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory 15th Anniversary

Chandra X-ray Observatory

Since its deployment on July 23, 1999, NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory has helped revolutionize our understanding of the universe through its unrivaled X-ray vision.

By |July 25, 2014|Categories: Space

SpaceX powered booster landing video

SpaceX Falcon 9

This is the video of the SpaceX Falcon 9 first stage reentry and landing, without parachute, following successful delivery of six Orbcomm satellites to orbit.

By |July 24, 2014|Categories: Space

Artist sends a Bonzai to Space

Bonsai to Space

50 year old bonzai tree send to space with a weather balloon, by Japanese artist Azuma Makoto, for Exobiotanica project.

By |July 22, 2014|Categories: Modern Art, Space
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