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NASA just uploaded its first 4K 60fps space video to YouTube

NASA just uploaded its first 4K 60fps space video to YouTube

By 13 June 2015

NASA + 4K videos = awesome. As if videos of outer space weren't amazing enough to watch, NASA has decided to start publishing some to YouTube captured in 4K resolution and at 60 frames per second. Yeah. Gorgeous. We know. "The view of life in space is... >>

Lockheed Martin pitches to NASA a new spaceship for resupplying ISS, deep-space missions

Lockheed Martin pitches to NASA a new spaceship for resupplying ISS, deep-space missions

By 13 March 2015

Lockheed Martin has a new spacecraft that can ferry supplies to the International Space Station and double as a habitat for astronauts in deep space, so it's hoping to a win a NASA contract that'll allow it to put the spacecraft to work. Considered the... >>

These new Adidas trainers were inspired by NASA's iconic spacesuits

These new Adidas trainers were inspired by NASA's iconic spacesuits

By 3 February 2015

German shoemaker Adidas believes its latest pair of trainers will send you over the moon. The company is preparing to launch two pairs of trainers this summer that'll probably look quite familiar to you. That's because they're meant to look like NASA's... >>

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... >>