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SpaceX Makes First Test-Fire of Interplanetary Raptor Engine

While Elon Musk is set to deliver a keynote tomorrow at the 67th annual International Astronautical Congress tomorrow, outlining his plans to colonize Mars (and even beyond), ...

September 28, 2016 at 12:11 am 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

“Out of Control” Chinese Space Lab Falling to Earth

Chinese space lab Tiangong-1 is set to fall to Earth next year after the nation’s space authority admitted that it had lost control of the 8.5-tonne orbital station. ...

September 22, 2016 at 7:03 pm by

China’s Spacebound Atomic Clock Will Stay Accurate for One Billion Years

A new Chinese space laboratory houses the world’s first cold atomic clock to operate in space, and the timekeeping device is so accurate that it will only lose one second in ...

September 18, 2016 at 9:20 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

SpaceX Hopes to Resume Launches by November

Following the recent incident where a Falcon 9 rocket exploded on the launch pad at Cape Canaveral, SpaceX’s future launch schedule has been placed in jeopardy, ...

September 13, 2016 at 9:20 pm by

“Strong” SETI Signal Not So Alien after All

Earlier this week, astrophysicists were abuzz over reports that a “strong” radio signal had been picked up from space, seemingly emanating from a star 95 light years away. ...

September 1, 2016 at 11:40 pm by

SETI Detects “Strong” Radio Signal From Nearby Star

A radio telescope in Russia, affiliated with the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI), has detected a “strong signal” emanating from a nearby star. While the ...

August 30, 2016 at 2:21 pm by

Earth-Like Planet Found Orbiting Nearest Star

Astrophysicists have discovered an Earth-like planet, capable of supporting life as we know it, orbiting the nearest star to our Solar system. The planet, dubbed “Proxima ...

August 27, 2016 at 12:00 pm by

No Man’s Sky Loses 88% of Steam Player Count

Right now No Man’s Sky currently holds the crown of being the biggest Steam release of 2016 so far, with a concurrent player count of 282,620 players on launch day, ...

August 25, 2016 at 11:20 am by

AM2R – A Fan Remake of Metroid II That Took 8 Years to Make

When fans love games, they find so many ways to bring life back into their favourite series. Some fans will create HD remakes of their favourite games, some will use the ...

August 9, 2016 at 10:48 am by

See SpaceX Test Fire Landed Falcon 9 Rocket

With a re-launch of a landed rocket planned later this year, SpaceX is gearing up to prove that their rockets truly are re-usable. The boosters will have to go through a ...

July 29, 2016 at 3:32 pm by

Face the Void of Space as Adr1ft Launches on Vive

For a while, Vive users who have wanted to immerse themselves in the weightlessness of space have been out of luck, but finally, Adr1ft is launching for the Vive. Originally a ...

July 29, 2016 at 2:45 pm by

Experience the First Moon Landing From the Comfort of Your Home

47 years ago today, one of the great milestones of space flight took place when Apollo 11 touched down on the surface of the Moon, allowing mankind to take its first steps on ...

July 20, 2016 at 11:20 pm by

New Hard Drive Tech Could Significantly Boost Storage Space

When it comes to computers, storage space and speed are becoming more and more of a selling point thanks to the uptake in SSD’s. Now researchers in the Netherlands have ...

July 20, 2016 at 9:35 am by

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