Archive of 2019 February

16Feb2019

Can You Really Become a Mars Land Owner?

Late 2018, NASA’s InSight lander bvecame the eighth space-exploring robot to visit the Red Planet. Its inspired adventurous humans to eventually follow in the footsteps of this spacecraft. (more…)

Read MoreLeave a Comment
16Feb2019

Stellar Flare 10 Billion Times More Powerful Than On The Sun

The Hawaii-based James Clerk Maxwell Telescope (JCMT) has discovered a massive explosion, a stellar flare 10 billion times more powerful than the Sun's solar flares. (more…)

Read MoreLeave a Comment
10Feb2019

Decision Making In Space Problems

An academic at Royal Holloway has conducted research to see how people make decisions in space with zero gravity and the results prove this little-known area needs to be addressed. (more…)

Read MoreLeave a Comment
10Feb2019

Building a Space Station Inside a Giant Asteroid?

It sounds like something out of a sci-fi movie, but it's a wild possibility scientists are actually exploring: how to fit a space station inside an asteroid.Why attempt such a bizarre feat of astro-engineering?

Read MoreLeave a Comment
10Feb2019

The Milky Way Is Warped And Twisted Around

The Milky Way that surrounds us has long been presumed to be relatively stable and flat. But scientists have accurately mapped the galaxy for the first time, and found a surprise.

Read MoreLeave a Comment
10Feb2019

Rare Pic Of Lunar Far Side And Earth Together

A unique view of the Moon, with its far side facing the camera and an unsettlingly tiny Earth lurking in the background, has been captured by China’s Longjiang-2 satellite.

Read MoreLeave a Comment
10Feb2019

Richard Branson Says He’ll Fly To Space By July… AGAIN!

British billionaire Richard Branson plans to travel to space within the next four or five months aboard his own Virgin Galactic spaceship, he told reporters on Thursday.

Read MoreLeave a Comment
04Feb2019

What Can You See in a Telescope?

Nothing can compare with the feeling of making a direct connection to the cosmos!  This is what a telescope can bring.  (more…)

Read MoreLeave a Comment
04Feb2019

How To Move An Asteroid

University engineers in Glasgow are developing an innovative technique based on lasers that could radically change asteroid deflection technology. (more…)

Read MoreLeave a Comment
03Feb2019

We May Use Black Holes To Travel The Universe

One of the most cherished science fiction scenarios is using a black hole as a portal to another dimension or time or universe. That fantasy may be closer to reality than previously imagined. (mor

Read MoreLeave a Comment
03Feb2019

What Would Be The Benefits Of An Interstellar Probe?

In 2015, the New Horizons mission made history when it became the first robotic spacecraft to conduct a flyby of Pluto. In 2018, it made history again by being the first spacecraft to encounter a Kuiper Belt Object. (more…)

Read MoreLeave a Comment
03Feb2019

10 Space Facts That Are Out Of This World!

When you look up at the stars, what do you think about? That we may be not be alone? The vastness of it all? There's a lot to wonder about space. The fact is we don't know all the answers about it.

Read MoreLeave a Comment
02Feb2019

Company To Use Re-entry Heat To Roast Coffee Beans

A company called Space Roasters says it plans to use the considerable heat of reentry from space through the atmosphere to roast coffee beans and sell them for the perfect cup of joe. (more…)

Read MoreLeave a Comment
02Feb2019

Scientists Prepare for Mission to Jupiter’s Icy Moon Europa

Jupiter's icy moon Europa is one of the most tantalizing worlds for exploration — which is why NASA scientists are deep in the process of designing Europa Clipper, a spacecraft meant to crack its secrets. (more…)

Read MoreLeave a Comment
02Feb2019

Space Travel May Increase Astronauts’ Susceptibility to Cancer

Lengthy space missions such as a journey to Mars may take a serious toll on astronauts' immune systems, a recent study suggests. To keep crews alive we need to look at this. (more…)

Read MoreLeave a Comment