Spaceexploration

09.04.15
NASA's bouncing 'Hedgehog' robot is designed to explore comets
09.04.15

NASA's bouncing 'Hedgehog' robot is designed to explore comets

Driving doesn't work on asteroids, so let's tumble across them

By S. Buckley,   09.04.15
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08.11.15
NASA wants more ideas for its low-cost CubeSat nanosatellites
08.11.15

NASA wants more ideas for its low-cost CubeSat nanosatellites

Low-cost space exploration and research, if you have any grand ideas...

By M. Smith,   08.11.15
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07.02.15
NASA's New Horizons captures images of mysterious spots on Pluto
07.02.15

NASA's New Horizons captures images of mysterious spots on Pluto

As the New Horizons spacecraft preps for its inspection of Pluto on July 14th, NASA provided a sta...

By B. Steele,   07.02.15
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09.22.14
Japanese company plans to have working space elevator by 2050
09.22.14

Japanese company plans to have working space elevator by 2050

Who does want to go to space? No less, in an elevator. While NASA's been working hard for years tr...

By E. Alvarez,   09.22.14
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08.01.14
NASA successfully tests microwave thruster, paving the way for speedier space travel
08.01.14

NASA successfully tests microwave thruster, paving the way for speedier space travel

As with airplanes and many other self-powered machines, the fuel a shuttle engine requires can we...

By Z. Honig,   08.01.14
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07.03.14
Civilization: Beyond Earth ships October 24th with maps based on real planets
07.03.14

Civilization: Beyond Earth ships October 24th with maps based on real planets

If you're eager to play the first Civilization game set in space (not counting Alpha Centauri), yo...

By J. Fingas,   07.03.14
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01.15.14
NASA wants to put your name on a spacecraft headed to an asteroid
01.15.14

NASA wants to put your name on a spacecraft headed to an asteroid

Forget those dime-a-dozen "name a star" gifts -- wouldn't you rather put your name on a spacecraft...

By J. Fingas,   01.15.14
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08.15.13
NASA halts efforts to repair Kepler space telescope
08.15.13

NASA halts efforts to repair Kepler space telescope

It's had a good run, but it seems like NASA's Kepler telescope is down for the count -- the space...

By S. Buckley,   08.15.13
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06.18.13
NASA picks eight astronaut trainees that may go to asteroids and Mars (video)
06.18.13

NASA picks eight astronaut trainees that may go to asteroids and Mars (video)

If you like space exploration, you'll want to get used to these eight faces -- odds are that you'l...

By J. Fingas,   06.18.13
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