Science has come a long, long way in the past 100 years. So why can't tell which way the wind is going to blow in an hour?
He developed some of the coolest aerospace tech around. One of his experiments is on the International Space Station. He's a Cornell prof. And now, he's taking your questions on Reddit. We love the Internet.
To make it worth the substantial cost of shipping greenhouses, lighting, and other necessary equipment to the red planet, the missions need to be very long in duration -- as long as 15 or even 20 years.
"This is turning out to be the most desired job in history," said Mars One founder Bas Lansdorp. “Mars One is a mission representing all humanity will be justified only if people from the entire world are represented. I’m proud that this is exactly what we see happening."
The storm is the size of two Earths. Its eye alone is a massive 1,250 miles wide. Strangely, the storm has gravitated toward the planet's north pole and exists without oceans and with very little water vapor.
I'm still pretty amazed that, as I go about my mundane daily routine, there will be two men performing a spacewalk from a football field-sized space station, which is getting livestreamed via Ustream today.
3D-printed space technology is no longer science fiction, as NASA and other space companies are making it a reality.
Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield walks us through how he sleeps in space.
This feels like a good place to put a Russian reversal joke, but it's too early in the day on the West Coast. Read on if you care about cosmonauts.
So, it's date night and you don't know what to do with your main squeeze. Why not take him or her or them to the moon via a web browser?
University of Twente will put its scientific research and educational weight behind the startup and its goals, helping Mars One to develop survival techniques for life on an alien world.
UrtheCast is launching the world's first high-definition video platform of Earth, streamed live from the International Space Station. Today, "Earth's video camera" announced a $25 million financing agreement that will bring its vision closer to a reality.
We might be unsuccessful at getting congress to double NASA's funding to a full cent on every taxed dollar, but look out when someone starts a crowdfunding campaign.
Within NASA's budget for the following year is a request for $100 million for a project that's never been attempted before -- at least that we know of by humans anyways.
“The Merlin 1D successfully performed every test throughout this extremely rigorous qualification program,” said SpaceX founder Elon Musk.
Using a neutron gun and an infrared imaging camera, researchers found signs of hydration: water molecules bound to minerals in Martian rock.
The Netherlands-based company got State Department approval to work with U.S. contractors on life support and space suits designed to last a lifetime.
While I've always believed our lack of warp drive technology is what's kept humanity from meeting the Vulcans, SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk said there's another, more practical roadblock: rockets, specifically the kind that you only get a single use out of.
SpaceX's plans to build a commercial space port in Texas are likely to move forward, according to founder and CEO Elon Musk who took stage at SXSW.
With their new partnership, Sunglass and DIYRockets are showing why the future of rockets may just be crowd-sourced.