Aerospace

Bad Weather Delays SpaceX’s Falcon 9 By 5 Day

Bad Weather Delays SpaceX’s Falcon 9 By 5 Day

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launch has been delayed by five days, to 14th of January, due to bad weather. SpaceX’s rocket was scheduled...

Time for a Charge: International Space Station Gets First New Battery in 18 Years

Time for a Charge: International Space Station Gets First New Battery in 18 Years

The International Space Station finally got a bit of a refresh when two NASA astronauts replaced old batteries. This marks the first time in...

What Do All Those Signs at the Airport Mean?

What Do All Those Signs at the Airport Mean?

Have you ever looked out of the plane window and wondered what all those wonderful colored lines, signs, and lights actually mean? Then you’ve...

The 3D Atlas of Our Universe Redefines Our Sense of Home

The 3D Atlas of Our Universe Redefines Our Sense of Home

For the ones who would like to see where we are in the cosmos, this 3D digital atlas of our universe stretches out the...

New Metallic Glass Could Create Graceful NASA Rovers

New Metallic Glass Could Create Graceful NASA Rovers

So much of a robot’s efficiency lies in its gears. For specialty needs, like gathering soil samples on a different planet, gears can make...

Russian Cargo Ship Has Crashed Minutes After it was Launched

Russian Cargo Ship Has Crashed Minutes After it was Launched

Minutes after launch, the Russian Space Agency (Roscosmos) has confirmed that the unmanned Progress 65 cargo ship has crashed. The communication was lost after...

NASA Asks World ‘What Should We Do With Astronaut Poop?’

NASA Asks World ‘What Should We Do With Astronaut Poop?’

Crap happens, even in space. However, NASA has no idea what to do with poop once it happens. NASA is offering a $30,000 to...

Blind Astronomer Found a Way to Hear the Stars by Sonification

Blind Astronomer Found a Way to Hear the Stars by Sonification

Astronomer Wanda Diaz Merced lost her sight in her early 20’s when she was studying supernova explosions. Merced, fueled by her passion for the...

Physics-Defying EM Drive Could Really Happen

Physics-Defying EM Drive Could Really Happen

After being leaked last month, a paper detailing NASA’s EM Drive finally got peer-reviewed and published. The peer review implies the “impossible” technology actually...

This Geared Turbofan is 15 Percent More Efficient than Other Engines

This Geared Turbofan is 15 Percent More Efficient than Other Engines

Aerospace company Pratt & Whitney is integrating its new PW1000 PurePower engine into modern aircraft. The company wants to...

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