space News ▼

Dissolving An Antacid On The Space Station Is Way Cooler

07/28/2015, You probably might not think twice about the antacid you drop into a glass of water here on Earth, sure it makes fizzy sounds and what not but the process is not one you’d categorize under “cool.” It’s a completely different story...

NASA Wants To Send Wind-Powered Robots To Explore Jupiter

07/23/2015, Due to the fact that the different planets in our solar system consists of different environments, there really isn’t a one-size-fits-all solution when it comes to creating robots to explore the different planets, which is why NASA is currently...

Stephen Hawking Backs $100m Plan To Listen For Aliens

07/20/2015, Is there any form of intelligent life in the universe besides ourselves? Some would argue that it would be arrogant to assume that we are the only ones, but so far there hasn’t really been much concrete proof to suggest otherwise. However it has not...

Probe Sent To Pluto Is Powered By The Original PlayStation’s CPU

07/15/2015, Even if you aren’t a science or space geek, chances are you might have heard or seen the news in which photos of the planet Pluto are being captured as we speak. In fact as it stands, there is a space probe being sent to the planet, but here’s an...

‘Pac-Man’ Satellites Will Clean Space Debris

07/06/2015, Believe it or not there’s a lot of junk in space, be it components from broken up satellites or fragments of broken machinery. There’s a lot of it and since it travels at speeds of up to 15,000 miles-per-hour up there it can pose a serious...

NASA To Send Microsoft’s HoloLens To Space This Weekend

06/25/2015, HoloLens is no more limited to usage on the earth, the virtual reality device is being sent to the space too. A SpaceX Dragon, which is scheduled to take off tomorrow with cargo and supplies for the International Space Station will be taking along two of...

Philae Comet Lander Has Woken Up After Seven Months

06/14/2015, Many of you might recall that quite a few months back the European Space Agency sent a lander on Comet 67-P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko but the mission didn’t really go according to plan. After suffering a rather bumpy landing the Philae comet lander went...

United Launch Alliance Introduces New Vulcan Rocket

04/14/2015, SpaceX, watch out! United Launch Alliance (ULA) has been hard at work on a new rocket program, and this is definitely not something new, although the name for this new rocket has just been decided on – and it will be called the Vulcan. A pleasant...

Hyundai Sends Message To Astronaut In Space Using 11 Cars

04/14/2015, Sending a message to an astronaut in space seems like a pretty straightforward thing, but in what seems like a marketing stunt, Hyundai actually wrote out the message back on Earth but made it big enough where it could be seen all the way in space. As it...

China Has Ambitions To Build A Solar Power Station In Space

03/30/2015, The world mostly relies on fossil fuels for its energy needs though sincere efforts are underway to end this reliance and shift towards greener alternatives. Solar and wind power generation are just two of the many proposed alternatives to make this...

NASA Asteroid Redirect Mission Details Revealed

03/25/2015, NASA has revealed more information about its Asteroid Redirect Mission (ARM), which is no longer attempting to capture an entire asteroid. The agency has now decided that a non-crewed spacecraft will be travelling to one of the three candidate asteroids...

Japan Unveils Plans To Beam Solar Energy From Space To Earth

03/13/2015, Collecting solar energy on Earth is nothing new and is being done all over the world. However over in Japan, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries has recently announced their plans to beam solar energy gathered from space back down to earth. The company had...

Wrench “Emailed” To International Space Station

12/19/2014, When you are an astronaut living on the International Space Station (ISS), it would be best if you were prepared beforehand to bring everything that you need – and might need down the road throughout the entire duration of the mission, since it...