The latest episode of Star Wars is now upon us and has unleashed a new era of science fantasy robots, or “droids” as they are known.
The International Space Station is ‘filled with germs’.
So how close are we to actually sending people to Mars and having them survive on an inhospitable planet?
The Girl Scouts of America made this short video about synthetic biology development engineer Elysse Grossi-Soyster as part of a series on female scientists and engineers.
The challenge is to create an antenna and upgraded radio link to enable direct Earth communications but which also must fit on the next upcoming Mars rover mission, Mars2020.
NASA’s challenge is finding elements that support the logistics and capabilities required for a sustainable permanent human presence beyond Earth’s vicinity. Awards will be paid out in increments of $5,000 (minimum) up to a potential total award pool of $15,000.
The term breakthrough propulsion refers to concepts like space drives and faster-than-light travel, the kind of breakthroughs that would make interstellar travel practical.
An origami-inspired deployable solar array developed by Brigham Young University may point the way to the future of space exploration and settlement.
The prize, Europa, a watery world. NASA The icy moon Europa is perhaps the most tantalising destination in our solar system. Scientists have been trying for years to kickstart a mission to Jupiter’s most enigmatic moon, with very Earth-like concerns...
The International Space Station’s 3-D printer has manufactured the first 3-D printed object in space, paving the way to future long-term space expeditions.