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NASA Launches 10-Engine Electric Plane

NASA is testing a 10-engined prototype battery-powered VTOL (Vertical Take Off and Landing) aeroplane. The 10-foot wingspan GL-10 plane, codenamed Greased Lightning, is ...

May 5, 2015 at 1:58 am by

Further Tests Show NASA’s EM Drive May Be Possible After all!

It’s no secret that warp drive technology is freaking awesome, as it would theoretically allow faster than light travel, which would obviously have huge implications on ...

May 1, 2015 at 6:58 pm by

NASA’s New EM Propulsion Brings Us One Step Closer to Warp Drive

NASA has tested a new electromagnetic propulsion drive that, much like Star Trek’s warp drive, could push a spacecraft to travel beyond the speed of light. Unlike warp ...

May 1, 2015 at 2:58 am by

Out of Control Russian Spacecraft Hurtling to Earth

The Russian cargo spacecraft Progress M-27M is currently out of control after delivering supplies to the International Space Station and is plummeting to Earth. NASA footage ...

April 29, 2015 at 4:32 pm by

NASA Wants to Cut Fuel Emmisions with Bug Repellant Coating

I wouldn’t have thought of bugs when thinking of how to improve commercial airplane travel, but then again I don’t work at NASA. They did think of just that and ...

April 7, 2015 at 3:58 am by

Curiosity Rover Finds Nitrogen, Vital for Life, on Mars

Analysis of samples from the SAM instrument suite on NASA’s Curiosity rover – the vehicle currently trundling its way across the surface of Mars – has found nitrogen ...

March 26, 2015 at 3:58 am by

Billionaire Wants to Start Mining the Moon in 2016

Could the Moon and its resources be used to aid humanity in the future? Naveen Jain, co-founder and chairman of California-based company Moon Express, explains that their plan ...

March 11, 2015 at 11:58 am by

Lost UK Beagle 2 Probe Found on Mars

NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has found the lost Beagle 2 probe – developed in the UK and launched on 2nd June 2003 – intact on the surface of Mars. Beagle 2 was ...

January 19, 2015 at 10:28 am by

NASA e-Mail a Wrench into Space

There are no hardware stores in space. That’s the unfortunate reality that Barry Wilmore, Commander of the International Space Station (ISS), faced when he was left needing ...

December 20, 2014 at 3:58 pm by

NASA is ‘All About That Space’ and it’s Hilarious

Meghan Trainor’s massive hit “All About That Bass” has been transformed into something just as incredible, with NASA posting a new video made by its Pathways ...

December 13, 2014 at 11:21 pm by

Fungus Drone Completes First Flight

A NASA drone made out of fungus, yes fungus, has completed it’s first flight. The drone consists largely of material made from mushrooms, specifically mycelium, a ...

November 14, 2014 at 5:50 am by

NASA Testing Oculus Rift to Keep Astronauts Sane in Space

The Holodeck technology that features in the StarTrek franchise is still a little out of our technological reach, but the idea of using VR technology to keep astronauts sane ...

October 17, 2014 at 12:58 pm by

NASA Awards Suborbital Contracts to Virgin Galactic and Three More

NASA has announce the four companies it awarded their suborbital payload contracts to in an announcement on Monday. The companies all got the same contract that gives ...

September 9, 2014 at 3:57 pm by

NASA Building Largest Rocket of All Time, Will Launch in 2018

NASA are cooking up something big, very big! The simple-named Space Launch System, a 384 feet tall rocket, the biggest ever created. To put this into perspective the Saturn V ...

September 2, 2014 at 9:59 am by

NASA’s Mars Rover to Be Reset and Wiped

NASA is preparing to reset and wipe the flash memory in their Mars rover Opportunity. Opportunity is the older of the two rovers cruising around on Mars’ surface and has ...

September 1, 2014 at 6:47 pm by