Space

Satnav sensors used for Bridge stability

Satnav sensors used for Bridge stability

ESA’s scientists use satnav sensors, to monitoring bridge stability, for movements as small as 1 cm.

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By |May 20, 2015|Categories: Space|Tags: , , , , , |

A Journey to Space starts in this Vacuum Chamber

Vacuum Chamber

When scientists have to test hardware designed to operate in the vast reaches of space, they start in this vacuum chamber.

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By |May 20, 2015|Categories: Space|Tags: , , |

Analysing the Winds of Tropical Storm Ana

Winds of Tropical Storm Ana

Ana is the first tropical storm of the North Atlantic hurricane season, in mid-May 2015. The storm made landfall along the Carolina coast, on May 10 and carried maximum sustained winds of 74 kilometers per hour (46 miles per hour).

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By |May 19, 2015|Categories: Natural phenomena, Space|Tags: , , , , , , , |

SpaceX’s retro Mars travel posters

SpaceX's retro Mars travel posters

Get ready for Mars! SpaceX just unveiled these amazing retro Mars travel posters, in the same concept as NASA’s exoplanet travel ones.

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By |May 18, 2015|Categories: Space|Tags: , , , , , |

NASA’s competition to design and build a 3-D printed habitat

3D printed base on the Moon by Foster + Partners (2)

NASA announced a new $2.25 million competition to design and build a 3-D printed habitat, to put humans to the Moon, on Mars and other distant planets.

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By |May 18, 2015|Categories: Space|

Our life when we colonise Mars

Colonising Mars

Amazing drawings by Ville Ericsson, reveal what our life would be when we colonise the red planet.

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By |May 15, 2015|Categories: Space|Tags: , |

Nuke the threatening Asteroids

Asteroids

A new space project, the Emergency Asteroid Defense Project (EADP), created to protect the planet from large asteroids and other Near Earth Objects (NEOs).  Image credit NASA

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By |May 15, 2015|Categories: Space|Tags: , , , , , |

The 7 Holes in the Space Station

ISS Cupola

All the amazing photographs taken from the astronauts on the Space Station, are through the ‘cupola‘ with 7 windows.   Take a look at the very interesting video…

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By |May 15, 2015|Categories: Space|Tags: , |

LightSail- Solar Sailing Spacecraft on Kickstarter

LightSail- Solar Sailing Spacecraft

LightSail revolutionary Solar Sailing Spacecraft project, now is gathering funds on Kickstarter.

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By |May 14, 2015|Categories: Space, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

New Laser at Paranal

Laser guide star units on Unit Telescope 4

This is the first of four laser guide star units on Unit Telescope 4 (UT4) of ESO’s Very Large Telescope at Paranal, by the 4 Laser Guide Star Facility (4LGSF) team.

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By |May 12, 2015|Categories: Space|Tags: , , , , |