Engineering Space

A recycling station could be cleaning up in Earth orbit by 2050

4 months ago — Deep Dive

Space junk: a recycling station could be cleaning up in Earth orbit by 2050 There are about 22,000 large objects orbiting the Earth, including working and broken satellites and bits...

5 More Moon-landing innovations that changed life on Earth

4 months ago — Deep Dive

Today is the 50th anniversary of the start of the Moon Landing missions. Apollo 11 was launched by a Saturn V rocket from Kennedy Space Center on Merritt Island, Florida,...

Four surprising Engineering innovations that came out of the Apollo moon landings

4 months ago — Quick Read

NASA’s Apollo programme was one of the most challenging technological achievements in the 20th century. Beyond the space race and exploration, it contributed to several inventions and innovations that are...

What we could discover with NASA’s new Dragonfly mission?

4 months ago — Quick Read

Flying on Saturn’s moon Titan Artist’s impression of the Dragonfly landing. NASA Christian Schroeder, University of Stirling Flying on other worlds is the next leap in the exploration of our...

Carl Sagan Inspired Solar Sail to Launch Next Week

5 months ago — Long Read

SpaceX is all set to launch a solar-sail propelled craft into orbit next week.

Maxar awarded first Lunar Gateway contract

6 months ago — Quick Read

Nasa has awarded the first contract for its lunar space station. NASA has awarded Maxar Technologies the first contract for its Lunar Gateway space station. The US Space Agency has...