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NASA aims to build a base on moon

09/25/2012, Human bases built on other planets is a routine happening – at least as far as the realm of science fiction is concerned. But so far, there hasn’t been a real base put out there in a heavenly body by our race. That is about to change, though....

Thor Hammer inspires NASA project for satellite deployment

09/17/2012, We are quite sure that Chris Hemsworth has endeared himself to many people with his portrayal of Thor in the Avengers as well as his first Marvel movie, Thor. After all, who would want to turn down god-like powers not to mention having a bad-ass hammer...

Austrian daredevil jumps from a balloon 96,640 feet in the air

07/27/2012, Austrian professional skydiver and BASE jumper Felix Baumgartner will be the perfect fit for a daredevil. For Baumgartner, it’s all about pushing limits. Apparently bagging the world records for the highest parachute jump from the Petronas Towers in...

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...

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...

China successfully docks manned space capsule on orbiting module

06/19/2012, Earlier today, Chinese astronauts were able to successfully dock two spaceships in earth’s orbit for the first time, marking a significant milestone in China’s quest to build its own manned station in space. The Shenzhou 9 spacecraft –...

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...

Gears for future Mars mission tested on an icy Austrian cave

05/08/2012, We could be closing in on that day when man will finally make its first landing on the planet Mars. But to get there will require intense preparation and… hi-tech gears of course! On an icy cave in Austria, a group of scientists are testing...

SpaceX forced to delay Dragon launch to the space station

05/02/2012, Just a few a days ago, we wrote about the partially successful static fire tests of SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket that will propel the Dragon spacecraft to its journey to the International Space Station. So far, the latest launch date is scheduled on May...

SpaceX test fires Falcon 9 rocket for Dragron spacecraft launch

04/30/2012, Space Exploration Technologies Corporation, popularly known as SpaceX, has fired all nine engines of the Falcon 9 rocket today at Cape Canaveral, Florida as part of the SpaceX’s rehearsals for the Dragron spacecraft’s second launch this coming...

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...