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NASA commits to Fusion Reactor Engines, Extraterrestrial Drilling, Other Far-Out Technologies

1 week ago — 3 min read

NASA has announced how it plans to spend its $49.9 million Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology...

Schoolboy Error – 17 year old corrects NASAs radiation data

1 month ago — 2 min read

NASA has thanked A-level student Miles Soloman for spotting an error in International Space Station data which revealed that radiation...

#cubesat NASA’s ultra-thin built-in batteries set to free up valuable space on CubeSats

2 months ago — 3 min read

"Space" is a valuable commodity when it comes to CubeSats! Engineers at NASA's Kennedy Space Center and the University of...

#cubesat Joint UK and Algeria CubeSat Mission beams back first color image

3 months ago — 3.5 min read

The AlSat Nano, a CubeSat designed and built at the University of Surrey in just 18 months, has successfully captured...

Spin Off – NASA Technology is all Around You

4 months ago — 4.5 min read

Engineers working for NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) have taken time this week to look back at some big impacts...

#CubeSat CubeSat lifespans double as NanoRack repurposes ISS supply vehicle as launch platform

5 months ago — 3 min read

The International Space Station (ISS) has been used as a launch platform for a whole range of CubeSats over the...

Computer simulations reveals how the Moons huge Orientale Crater formed

6 months ago — 3.5 min read

A collaboration between Imperial College London and Brown University has allowed Scientists to create a new model of how they...

NASA Successfully launch OSIRIS-REx Asteroid Mission

8 months ago — 4.5 min read

Good news today as Dante Lauretta, NASA's principal investigator for the OSIRIS-REx mission, said in a post-launch press conference that...

Juno: Jupiter’s North Pole Looks to be Unlike Anything We Have Ever Encountered in Solar System

8 months ago — 4 min read

NASAs Juno spacecraft has taken its first close-up of Jupiter's north pole. The images were captured during the spacecraft’s first...

NASA is planning a real life “fantastic voyage” to Titan’s Oceans

8 months ago — 2.5 min read

NASA used last weeks Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) Symposium to announce plans for a submarine to probe the freezing liquid...

Third successful test of NASAs RS-25 engine; the rocket that might take us to Mars

8 months ago — 3 min read

NASA is reporting it has successfully tested the engine created to power its huge Space Launch System (SLS) deep-space rocket,...

NASA’s Space Robotics Challenge designed to push the boundaries of robotic dexterity

8 months ago — 2 min read

NASA has announced a new challenge to create a program for a virtual Robonaut 5 which would allow it to...

Juno: NASA release images of Juno’s Jupiter Approach

10 months ago — 1 min read

NASA has released over 1,300 unprocessed images of Juno's approach of the gas giant NASA has shared the unprocessed images...

Juno: NASA confirms successful entry into orbit around Jupiter

10 months ago — 0.5 min read

NASA celebrated this morning as it received tones transmitted from JUNO confirming the braking manoeuvre had gone as planned https://twitter.com/NASAJuno/status/750201823818969088...

Breakthrough Starshot aims to reach Alpha Centauri within a generation.

1 year ago — 1 min read

Breakthrough Starshot is taking a novel approach to space exploration by using "nano craft" to reach Alpha Centauri within 20...

NASA unveil design for supersonic passenger jet

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

NASA have announced designs for a supersonic ‘X-plane’, as part of an initiative seeking to build jets which are faster,...

Sugar-growing bacteria ready for launch

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

A team at NASA’s Ames Research Centre, lead by Lynn Rothschild, have been looking at finding appealing ways to make...

Astrophysicist wins early-career award at IOP

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

The annual 'Very Early Career Female Physicist Award' (VECFPA) was awarded to Jena Meinecke, a junior research fellow at Oxford...