Aerospace

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...

Accelerating the Future of Aircraft with Electricity

Accelerating the Future of Aircraft with Electricity

It seems as though it’s becoming a daily occurrence for companies to launch initiatives to create the greenest technologies. Airbus has decided to join...

Live in Space Aboard the Asgardia

Live in Space Aboard the Asgardia

Living in space could soon become the new reality. The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) recently proposed a massive permanent space...

Building an Iron Man Suit that Really Flies

Building an Iron Man Suit that Really Flies

Tony Stark would be proud. YouTuber The Hacksmith (aka James Hobson) is attempting to build a functional Iron Man suit with the capability of...

‘Mission Complete’: RIP Rosetta Space Probe

‘Mission Complete’: RIP Rosetta Space Probe

The pioneering Rosetta space probe performed its last mission on Friday, ending a 12-year mission of discovery. The final...

The World’s Smallest Jet: The BD-5

The World’s Smallest Jet: The BD-5

FLS Microjet (flying) and BD-5 propeller model Apparently, not all performance jet-powered aircraft are large daunting beasts. In fact, some...

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