High above Saturn

High above Saturn

A very rare portrait looking down on Saturn and its rings, created from images obtained by NASA’s Cassini spacecraft on Oct. 10, 2013.   Image © NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute/G. Ugarkovic

By |October 19, 2013|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , , , |

Orbital Sciences is now second private firm to supply the ISS

Orbital Sciences is now second private firm to supply the ISS 1

Orbital Sciences’ Cygnus spacecraft completed a successful rendezvous with the International Space Station (ISS) on Sunday, becoming the second private company to send a spacecraft to the ISS.    Image © NASA

By |October 1, 2013|Categories: Space|Tags: , , , , , , |

Glow with the Flow

Aircraft and spacecraft designs

Researchers at NASA’s Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va., use all sorts of tools and techniques to learn more during the development of aircraft and spacecraft designs.    Image © NASA Langley/Preston Martin

By |September 28, 2013|Categories: Aviation|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Out of this world road signs

Out of this world road signs

These out of this world road signs, at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility, they refer to the recent launch of the LADEE spacecraft to the Moon and to the launch area of the Orbital Sciences Corporation Antares rocket.    Image © NASA/Bill Ingalls

By |September 18, 2013|Categories: Space|Tags: , , , , , , , |

NASA’s Asteroid Capture mission

NASA's Asteroid Capture mission 1

These new images and video from NASA, explain how their planned asteroid capture mission concept will work. The target of this program is to capture and redirect a near-Earth asteroid to a stable point near the Moon.    Watch the video…

By |August 26, 2013|Categories: Astronomy, Space|Tags: , , , , , |

Send your own Pocket Spacecraft to the Moon!

Send your own Pocket Spacecraft to the Moon

Would you like to send your own spacecraft to the Moon? Have you ever dreamt of exploring the solar system with your own spacecraft? Now you can Kickstart the personal space age by sending your own personalised spacecraft to the Moon!

By |July 8, 2013|Categories: Space|Tags: , , , |

Grasshopper 325m Test

Grasshopper 325m Test

The Grasshopper reusable spacecraft’s by SpaceX, made its latest test higher from the  earlier 840 feet record, at 1,066 feet. the launch had a more precise landing thanks to new sensors measuring the distance between the ground and the vessel. The video was shot by a single camera from an quadrotor.

By |July 7, 2013|Categories: Space|Tags: , , , , |

Enceladus beautiful plumage

Enceladus beautiful plumage

Saturn‘s moon Enceladus shows off its beautiful plume to the Cassini spacecraft’s cameras. Enceladus (313 miles –  504 kilometers across) is seen here illuminated by light reflected off Saturn. Image © NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute

By |May 3, 2013|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , , , |

MB&F Musicmachine

MB&F Musicmachine

The MB&F Musicmachine, that looks like Star Wars spacecraft, is actually a music box. They will be produced just 66 black and white pieces.

By |April 29, 2013|Categories: Technology news|Tags: , , , |

Spacecraft wings of Power

Spacecraft wings of Power

These are spacecraft’s solar power panels, that look like wings, from behind, published by the European Space Agency.

By |April 28, 2013|Categories: Space|Tags: , , , , , |