Space travel

January 17, 2020
HBO’s ‘Avenue 5’ asks what happens if tech bros conquer space
January 17, 2020

HBO’s ‘Avenue 5’ asks what happens if tech bros conquer space

Blue-sky thinking and a reality distortion field can't beat astrophysics.

By D. Cooper,   January 17, 2020
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August 19, 2019
‘Kerbal Space Program’ gets an interstellar flight sequel
August 19, 2019

‘Kerbal Space Program’ gets an interstellar flight sequel

The popular build-your-own-spaceship game arrives in 2020.

By C. Fisher,   August 19, 2019
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November 30, 2016
ICYMI: The DroneGun aims to patrol the skies
November 30, 2016

ICYMI: The DroneGun aims to patrol the skies

There's a kinder, gentler new anti-UAV sheriff in town.

By A. Bouman,   November 30, 2016
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July 21, 2015
ICYMI: Tech for rhinos, smarter spacecraft design and more
July 21, 2015

ICYMI: Tech for rhinos, smarter spacecraft design and more

Today on In Case You Missed It: Small cameras are being implanted in endangered rhino's horn...

By K. Davis,   July 21, 2015
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August 4, 2014
SpaceX's new rocket facility officially lands in Brownsville, Texas
August 4, 2014

SpaceX's new rocket facility officially lands in Brownsville, Texas

SpaceX made clear that it was going to put a launch facility in Texas before long, and today we&#3...

By J. Fingas,   August 4, 2014
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December 2, 2013
China launches Jade Rabbit rover, kicks off Chang'e 3 moon mission
December 2, 2013

China launches Jade Rabbit rover, kicks off Chang'e 3 moon mission

China began stage one of its Chang'e 3 mission yesterday afternoon by launching a Long March 3...

By A. Bowen,   December 2, 2013
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December 4, 2012
Voyager 1 reaches 'magnetic highway,' gets a taste of interstellar space
December 4, 2012

Voyager 1 reaches 'magnetic highway,' gets a taste of interstellar space

We're trying, with all our might, to avoid mention of final frontiers. Really we are. But, NA...

By J. Trew,   December 4, 2012
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October 12, 2012
NASA and IHMC building X1 exoskeleton to give us a lift, keep us fit in space and on Earth
October 12, 2012

NASA and IHMC building X1 exoskeleton to give us a lift, keep us fit in space and on Earth

It's hard to deny the appeal of a space-bound robot like NASA's Robonaut 2, fears of subv...

By J. Fingas,   October 12, 2012
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October 7, 2012
US and Russian space agencies to launch first year-long mission on the ISS
October 7, 2012

US and Russian space agencies to launch first year-long mission on the ISS

If you thought that year out around Europe was an eye opener, how about 12 months on the Internat...

By J. Trew,   October 7, 2012
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