Engineering Space

How is artificial intelligence is helping us learn about the universe?

3 months ago — Deep Dive

Astronomy is all about data. The universe is getting bigger and so too is the amount of information we have about it. But some of the biggest challenges of the...

FAA approves passenger spaceflight for Virgin Galactic

3 months ago — Long Read

Space Tourism company Virgin Galactic announced today that the US Federal Aviation Administration has given the company the final license it needs to fly passengers on future spaceflights. Up to...

Why is there so little water left on Mars?

3 months ago — Quick Read

Mars is known for its thin atmosphere, where CO2 dominates and provides most of the atmospheric mass and pressure. In fact, the pressure is similar to that in the Earth’s...

New Photos From the Surface of Mars

3 months ago — Quick Read

China has revealed a new series of photos of Mars from the Zhurong Mars rover. Announced by state-owned news outlet Xinhau the images came alongside a statement that their release...

The road to assembling NASAs mega-rocket.

4 months ago — Long Read

Nasa has announced that it has assembled the first Space Launch System (SLS) rocket. The massive SLS is designed to have enough power to carry humans to the Moon later...

Four different ways you can enjoy a solar eclipse

4 months ago — Deep Dive

The kind of solar eclipses usually portrayed in films are total solar eclipses – a reasonably rare event. They’re likely what you think about when you hear the word eclipse....