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Spaceplane E93 Hopes To Take Off Soon

03/05/2014, Astrium, a company that has been hard at work to deliver a revolutionary new vehicle which is capable of ferrying up to four passengers up to an altitude of 100km into space, do seem to be on track to do so. This particular ride is also known as the...

ESA Sound System Could Kill A Human

02/04/2014, The European Space Agency (ESA) does sound like quite a fun place to work at, as it has been revealed that the agency itself happens to be in possession of the most powerful sound system of all across Europe. I know that there might be naysayers out...

Japan To Deploy A Magnetic Net In Space To Clean Up Floating Debris

01/16/2014, We can’t really see it from where we are, but in reality there is a lot of junk floating in space and in our orbit. Its actually our fault since the junk consists of debris from previous space missions, and you would think that we would have learnt to...

Astronauts Receive Christmas Presents From Earth

01/12/2014, It looks as though Santa arrived too late for Christmas where the half dozen space-station astronauts are concerned, as they have finally received their Christmas presents on Sunday. The method where the presents were delivered did not involve any magical...

Solar Panels Fall Back On Origami Solution

12/16/2013, Sending anything out to space can be an expensive affair, which is why it makes perfect sense to keep things as light as possible, not to mention small in size. Majority of the solar panels that power spacecraft have been specially designed in order to...

New Prototype Spacesuit Powered By Body Heat

12/03/2013, Wearing a spacesuit is definitely no fun at all, especially if you are one who feels claustrophobic. Well, it seems that there is a new generation of spacesuits that are in the making, where engineers over at Kansas State University are hard at work,...

Hubble Locates Water On 5 Planets

12/03/2013, The Hubble Space Telescope has achieved new imaging techniques, and this has helped scientists to detect some tracers of water vapor across five different planets in our galaxy. Of course, having detected water on other planets does not automatically mean...

Japanese Space Buses Go To Infinity And Beyond

11/21/2013, We’ve seen Chinese space capsule hotels which includes your own robot butler, but driving there in a regular vehicle is something that will probably take you out of the entire experience. Thankfully, Japan has come along with their own space bus that...

Broadband Connectivity Arrives In Space

10/23/2013, When we talk about space travel, chances are we would think of it being one of the most high tech situations where one can be in. Unfortunately, that is not the case across the board. For instance, actual communications between the Earth and moon still...

Mars Space Suits Tested

10/16/2013, The Red Planet, also known as Mars, has received a fair amount of attention for quite some time already. In fact, we have already seen more than 100,000 people sign up for Mars One which would literally see them sent off on a one way trip to Mars, not to...

NASA’s Curiosity Rover Discovers Mars’ Soil Is 2% Water

09/27/2013, NASA’s Curiosity rover has been having quite the time on Mars over the past year. Just last September, Curiosity found evidence of water on the red planet, and this summer, traces of “drinkable water” was found on Mars. Considering how...

European Space Agency Works On Rocketbots To Explore Planets

09/26/2013, The folks over at the European Space Agency (ESA) have been doing some serious thinking lately, and they certainly have some interesting and creative ideas when it comes to exploring different planets. This time around, there will be nothing to do with a...

Grasshopper Rocket Successfully Takes Off And Lands Vertically

08/15/2013, There are some things in the world of science fiction that has proven to be difficult, nay, impossible to reconcile with real world physics. Ever wondered how space being a vacuum, is still capable of transporting sound such as screams and laser blasts...