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NASA Begins Testing X-Plane with Quiet Supersonic Technology

NASA Begins Testing X-Plane with Quiet Supersonic Technology

Lockheed Martin has teamed up with NASA to develop a Quiet Supersonic Technology (QueSST) passenger plane which has now begun wind-tunnel testing their preliminary design at ...

February 27, 2017 at 4:12 pm by

NASA Discovers Seven Earth-Like Exoplanets

US astronautics organisation NASA has announced that it has found seven exoplanets orbiting a single star which are of of comparable size to Earth; three of the planets have ...

February 23, 2017 at 11:11 pm by
NASA to Make Exoplanet Announcement on February 22

NASA to Make Exoplanet Announcement on February 22

On February 22, Wednesday at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Stanrdard Time/6:00 PM Greenwich Mean Time, NASA is set to announce their latest exoplanet discovery; that is discovery of ...

February 22, 2017 at 3:30 pm by
SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Launched Succesfully

SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Launched Succesfully

Elon Musk’s SpaceX has successfully launched its Falcon 9 rocket after a cancelled scheduled lift-off a day prior on February 18, 9:39AM EST due to technical reasons. ...

February 19, 2017 at 9:00 pm by
Europa

NASA Wants to Send a Life-Detecting Spacecraft to Europa

The smallest of the four Galilean moons orbiting Jupiter, Europa, has been in NASA’s crosshairs since June 2016, when the agency asked a team of 21 scientists to design ...

February 12, 2017 at 4:11 pm by
Uber Elevate Accelerates VTOL Program with NASA Engineer Director

NASA Engineer Hired to Direct Uber Elevate VTOL Project

We reported four months ago of Uber’s plans to develop Uber Elevate, a fleet of Vertical Take-Off and Landing or VTOL taxis sometime in the future, but it looks like that ...

February 6, 2017 at 6:00 pm by
Volcano Mars

Scientists to Live on Volcano for 8 Months To Simulate Martian Mission

Six scientists will be spending the next eight months on a remote Hawaiian volcano as a part of a human-behaviour study for future missions to Mars. The group consisting of ...

January 20, 2017 at 9:46 pm by

Last Person on the Moon Passes Away

Eugene “Gene” Cernan, the last man to walk on the Moon, has died. Cernan commanded NASA’s Apollo 17 mission in 1972 and, upon landing on Earth’s Moon, logged more than ...

January 17, 2017 at 6:30 pm by

NASA Plans Quadrillion-Dollar Asteroid Mining Mission

NASA has unveiled an ambitious plan to voyage to one of our most intriguing local, metal-rich asteroids. 16 Psyche is located within the Solar system – one of many asteroids ...

January 16, 2017 at 6:30 pm by

NASA Greenlight Hawking’s StarChip Nano-Spacecraft

Travelling to the stars is still a dream for humanity, but that doesn’t mean we’re not trying to take those first extremely-distant steps in one form or another. ...

December 12, 2016 at 3:00 am by

Leaked NASA Paper Shows “Impossible” EmDrive Works

A NASA-developed, fuel-less spacecraft drive – dubbed “impossible” since it breaks Newton’s Third Law, and thus has been the source of much scepticism in the ...

November 8, 2016 at 12:10 am by

SpaceX’s Rocket Fueling Practices Pose a Concern for NASA

Even though SpaceX has made great progress when it comes to the reliability of its rockets and the safety of astronauts, it would appear that there are still a few NASA ...

November 7, 2016 at 8:00 pm by

US Congress Mandates Manned Mars Mission within 25 Years

US Congress has passed a new bill that will see a manned Mars mission launched within the next quarter-of-a-century. The bipartisan bill grants NASA $19.5 billion in funding ...

September 25, 2016 at 9:27 pm by

“Impossible” EmDrive to be Tested in Space

A close relation to NASA’s EmDrive propulsion system – a fuelless electromagnetic thruster, the existence of which breaks Newton’s Third Law of Motion – is set to be ...

September 16, 2016 at 6:00 pm by

Hubble Telescope Breaks Cosmic Distance Record

Ever since it was launched into low Earth orbit back in 1990, the Hubble Space telescope has captured some pretty breathtaking images, and it definitely helped humanity get a ...

August 23, 2016 at 3:27 pm by

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