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You need 600 HD screens to display this titanic Andromeda image from NASA

You need 600 HD screens to display this titanic Andromeda image from NASA

By 20 January 2015

NASA has released a mammoth panorama captured by the Hubble telescope. It is a bird’s-eye view Andromeda galaxy, our galactic next-door neighbor more than 2.5 million light-years away. Although it is described as the largest picture ever, Hubble could... >>

What is SpaceX's Falcon 9, and why did it crash?

What is SpaceX's Falcon 9, and why did it crash?

By 17 January 2015

Elon Musk isn't a shy guy. He likes to share, sometimes a bit too much, and the latest example of that took place on 16 January, when he tweeted and even posted videos of his space company's Falcon 9 rocket crashing into a drone ship. Most executives... >>

NASA and Nissan have teamed up to make self-driving, zero-emission cars

NASA and Nissan have teamed up to make self-driving, zero-emission cars

By 9 January 2015

Although most people would probably never guess that NASA is seeking the help of a car maker to further innovation, it has just announced a partnership with Nissan, in which the two hope to develop autonomous vehicles. According to Wired, NASA and Nissan... >>

NASA made an 'All About That Bass' parody. Seriously.

NASA made an 'All About That Bass' parody. Seriously.

By 12 December 2014

Forget about asteroid missions and stuff: NASA, the US government agency that heads the country's space program, now specialises in parodies. A new video aptly titled "All About That Space" has just been published to the agency's ReelNASA channel. It's... >>

Next stop, Mars: Watch NASA's Orion deep-space capsule liftoff and return from first test trip

Next stop, Mars: Watch NASA's Orion deep-space capsule liftoff and return from first test trip

By 6 December 2014

NASA's Orion capsule has landed in the Pacific Ocean after completing a test trip that took it twice around Earth in 4.5 hours. It went father from the planet than any spacecraft built for humans has in more than 40 years. Orion lifted off from Cape Canaveral,... >>

Hoverboards can finally become a reality using NASA's microwave space drive

Hoverboards can finally become a reality using NASA's microwave space drive

By 8 August 2014

NASA recently announced that the EmDrive, which uses microwaves to create thrust, is actually real. While primarily aimed at space this could also be used here on earth, for a hoverboard. Finally the hoverboard dream from Back to the Future II could become... >>

NASA confirms microwave space drive is possible, fuel-free propulsion incoming

NASA confirms microwave space drive is possible, fuel-free propulsion incoming

By 1 August 2014

US space agency NASA has validated a space drive that was previously thought "impossible". Now it confirms the microwave drive is a reality. The EmDrive was developed by British scientist Roger Sawyer but was written off as impossible. Then a Chinese... >>

Made in Space NASA-approved 3D printer will let astronauts build tools in space

Made in Space NASA-approved 3D printer will let astronauts build tools in space

By 16 June 2014

Printers that output 3D objects are all the rage. And now astronauts in space plan to use them for on-board repairs. A new 3D printer by California-based startup Made in Space, in cooperation with NASA, has just passed a round of in-depth trials. It is... >>

SpaceX V2 spaceship is here as humanity’s vehicle to begin colonising other planets

SpaceX V2 spaceship is here as humanity’s vehicle to begin colonising other planets

By 30 May 2014

Elon Musk has unveiled the newest spaceship from his company SpaceX. The ship, called Dragon V2, wasn't the sole focus of his announcement though. Rather what that ship represents – humanity's ability to colonise other worlds - was of highest importance.... >>

Moon-bound laser beams from Earth enable Wi-Fi hotspot in space

Moon-bound laser beams from Earth enable Wi-Fi hotspot in space

By 29 May 2014

Researchers at MIT and NASA have announced it is possible to post selfies and stream high-definition video from the moon. Kind of. The two organisations have demonstrated that data communication technology is possible in space. They recently built four... >>


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