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Curiosity makes Mars landing

08/05/2012, 5 days ago, we talked about how NASA will be broadcasting the Mars landing of the Curiosity Rover live at New York’s world famous Times Square. Well, since good things always come to those who wait, we have word that NASA’s Curiosity Rover has...

Google Street View checks out the Kennedy Space Center

08/02/2012, NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida has been the focal launch point for an entire generation of space technology and exploration, and you can bet your bottom dollar that many enthusiasts do look forward to being up close and personal with a space...

NASA to broadcast live Mars landing in Times Square

07/31/2012, NASA wants as many eyeballs as possible to enjoy developments made towards the space age, by announcing that they will be broadcasting the Mars Mission landing live in where else but New York’s iconic Times Square. Toshiba will have the honor of...

NASA’s Z-1 prototype spacesuit is completely versatile

07/23/2012, NASA is developing a “do-it-all” spacesuit that can traverse the moon, the planet Mars, or an asteroid. It seems as if the astronauts are trying to hit three birds with one stone with this next generation spacesuit. It’s called the  Z-1...

NASA and Microsoft release Mars Rover Landing game

07/17/2012, If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to land a rover on the surface of Mars, you’re in luck. To celebrate NASA’s Curiosity rover upcoming landing on Mars, the agency teamed up with Microsoft to create a game called “Mars...

Waldo Canyon Fire scar viewed from space

07/09/2012, What you are seeing above is the scar left by the Waldo Canyon Fire that ravaged 18,274 acres of land and destroyed nearly 350 homes, killing two people and forcing at least 32,000 residents to evacuate. The photo was taken by NASA’s Advanced...

Robotic garden could provide food and oxygen in Mars

06/13/2012, The idea of living in planet Mars is still a far cry from our current reality. But inch by inch, we’re getting closer to that day when humans will finally conquer the Red Planet. A group of students at the University of Colorado and Colorado State...

NASA to host $1.5 million autonomous rover contest next month

05/24/2012, NASA is hosting a competition for autonomous rovers, dubbed as the Sample Return Robot Challenge, at the Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Massachusetts next month. The challenge, one of the many projects that NASA is sponsoring, was originally announced...

Blue Origin spaceship design is good to go

04/26/2012, Blue Origin has shown off a color-coded image that depicts an analysis of computational fluid dynamics for their proposed next-generation Space Vehicle. While most of us already have headaches trying to get from point A to point B for our work and...

NASA has plans for printable spacecraft

04/25/2012, Why build something from scratch when you can print it out? That is a very good and valid question, but will quality be there when something complex is printed instead of pieced together in a painstaking manner? NASA intends to look into the possibility...

NASA’s Viking robot found life on Mars in 1976?

04/12/2012, Is there really life on the Red Planet? Those who want to believe so says “Yes!”, after new analysis of 36-year-old data that were resuscitated from printouts pointed out such a possibility. This particular international team of mathematicians...

Large Flower-shaped Satellites Can Beam Back Tons of Solar Power

04/10/2012, For a long time now, Space-based solar power has seemed feasible enough and can ensure a cheaper and more eco-friendly source of energy for our planet. But for an equally long time, nothing has happened with this issue. Now however, the giant solar...

NASA Rocket Sled is not for riding

03/30/2012, NASA has recently come up with a rocket sled that replicates “the forces a supersonic spacecraft would experience prior to landing.” And if you’re wondering why on earth would NASA want a contraption like that? It can be used to test...