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Boeing 747s Are Back From the Dead

A funny thing happened to an older generation of Boeing Co. 747 jumbo jets on their way to dusty oblivion in desert parking lots.<p>Instead of being …

Aviation

The first humans sent to Mars will need to 3D print their meals

For humans to maintain a healthy existence here on earth, our food system must be safe, nutritious, and sustainable. But how does this change when we travel to space?<p>Since 2000, the International Space Station has been a home to over 100 space travelers. Constrained by microgravity and no …

Mars Mission

Hallan un monstruoso agujero negro que devora un sol cada dos días

Los astrónomos han mirado atrás más de 12.000 millones de años hasta las edades oscuras tempranas del Universo, cuando se estima que este <b>agujero</b> …

MIT Invented The Material We’ll Need To Build In Space

It’s ten times stronger than steel but is only 5% as dense, and it could revolutionize architecture on Earth, too.<p>The space elevator–a theoretical mode of transportation where transport modules move up and down a long cable that connects Earth to space–has long been the stuff of futuristic fantasy. …

Elon Musk’s ‘Big F**king Rocket’ Is a Big F**ing Deal

SpaceX’s new spaceship changes the whole game of deep space voyaging by making it much simpler. This could be just the beginning of the New Space Age.<p>…

Elon Musk says flights to Mars will be a thing by ‘next year’ — just be prepared to die

Flights to Mars will begin early next year, Elon Musk has predicted as he said man must colonize other planets before “World War Three.”Musk, whose …

Elon Musk Wants to Test Falcon Heavy's Mars-Bound Successor in 2019 - ExtremeTech

Elon Musk Wants to Test Falcon Heavy’s Mars-Bound Successor in 2019<p>By on March 13, 2018 at 8:15 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the …

Google co-founder’s Kitty Hawk unveils its electric autonomous flying taxi

Kitty Hawk, the company led by the ‘godfather of self-driving cars’ Sebastian Thrun and backed by Google co-founder Larry Page, has revealed its Cora aircraft, which is a hybrid vertical take-off and landing design that can take off like a helicopter but fly like a plane.<p>The vehicle can travel at …

Blue Origin isn't interested in a race with SpaceX

When we talk about the current era of private spaceflight, the phrase "space race" is thrown around quite often. It's meant as a good thing; a space race against the Russians is what put American astronauts on the moon. The idea of rocket billionaires like Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos working day and …

Stratolaunch: Watch The World's Largest Airplane Take Its First Test Run

Stratolaunch is wider than a football pitch and weighs a staggering 500,000 pounds.<p>Stratolaunch is without question the biggest airplane ever …

Seats for sale on Boeing's new spacecraft

If you fancy a trip to the International Space Station, give Boeing a call.<p>The aerospace company is building the next spacecraft designed to take …

SpaceX launches used rocket and spacecraft for first time ever

SpaceX made another huge step toward becoming the space industry's king of reusable hardware.<p>On Friday it launched a used spacecraft (the Dragon) on top of a partially used rocket (the Falcon 9) for the first time ever.<p>Liftoff occurred just before 10:40 a.m. ET at the Cape Canaveral Air Force …

Space Exploration

Boeing to reveal mysterious space plane of the future

Boeing is set to release a new plane that the company claims to be “the future of air power.” In a video posted on Twitter, Boeing, one of the …

This 2.5 Billion-Year-Old Explosion Is Unlike Any Astronomers Have Seen

They are trying to figure out what caused it.<p>A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, there was one hell of a bang. The event represents the most …

Black Holes

China developing hypersonic weapons that could strike US in 14 minutes as it tests them in ‘world’s fastest’ wind tunnel

China is building the world’s fastest wind tunnel to test hypersonic weapons that could reach the US in less than 14 minutes, it has been …

'New Concorde' could be in the skies as early as next year

There are times when the idea of supersonic flight can seem like a sports car far ahead of you on a straight road.<p>You can see it there in the distance, and you know its existence is real rather than theoretical (even if it also feels like a fragment of the past) - but then the vehicle dips over the …

Aviation

A Nearby Neutron Star Collision Could Cause Calamity on Earth

A long time ago in a galaxy far away—NGC 4993, to be exact—two neutron stars collided and created a spectacular light show.<p>After billions of years …

Descubren que Júpiter tiene auroras independientes en sus polos

Aunque los puntos luminosos australes brillan cada once minutos, las auroras del norte son erráticas y no coinciden ni en comportamiento, intensidad …

Saudi Arabia invests $1 billion in Richard Branson’s space plane and rocket

Company says Saudi funding commitments are consistent with "Virgin brand values."<p>On Thursday, the government of Saudi Arabia made a big splash in the …

Space Travel

Supersonic Bloodhound car in 200mph tests ahead of land speed record attempt

Peering through a windscreen no wider than a letterbox RAF Wing Commander Andy Green puts his foot down and goes from nought to 210 mph over 1.7 miles, in less time than it takes the average person to walk 10 yards.<p>Eight seconds later it’s all over, the first test run carried out by Bloodhound SSC …

Aviation

Yes! We Are Officially Sending a Habitat to Orbit The Moon

It's happening!<p>Now that the United States is officially getting back into space exploration, the Moon now seems to be the focus - or at least the …

Boeing begins 777x production

Launched at the 2013 Dubai Airshow, the 777X is designed to build on the engineering and interior innovations introduced in Boeing's 777 and 787 …

Up, up and away: Britain's 21st Century airship company prepares to launch a new form of tourism

The bygone age of graceful travel in huge airships is a step closer to returning, with British aerospace company Hybrid Air Vehicles (HAV) paving the way to the giants of the sky once again taking flight.<p>The company which is developing a 21st Century airship has agreed a deal with travel company …

Aviation

Newfound Wormhole Allows Information to Escape Black Holes

Physicists theorize that a new “traversable” kind of wormhole could resolve a baffling paradox and rescue information that falls into black holes.<p>In …

Quantum Mechanics

Astronomers just proved the incredible origin of nearly all gold, platinum, and silver in the universe

Platinum and gold are among the most precious substances on Earth, each fetching roughly $1,000 an ounce.<p>However, their allure may grow stronger — and weirder — thanks to a groundbreaking new finding about their violent, radioactive, and cosmic origins.<p>On Monday, scientists who won a Nobel Prize …

Universe

IBM has just achieved an 'impossible' step in quantum computing

The company has simulated a quantum computer with 56 qubits on a classical computer<p>In the race to build a working quantum computer, IBM has just …

Quantum Mechanics

NASA Prepares to Select Contractor to Build Low-Boom Supersonic X-Plane

NASA's first piloted supersonic X-plane in decades will be used to teach us more about sonic booms and how to avoid them.<p>NASA is working to build and fly its first piloted supersonic X-plane since the X-31, a Mach 1.2 jet designed to test thrust vectoring technologies that achieved first flight in …

Will Uber of the Skies Ever Take Off? One Man Plans Electric Passenger Plane by 2019

What if hailing a plane ride on your smartphone was as easy as ordering an Uber? This is the vision of electric plane startup Eviation Aircraft, …

Google's Machine Learning Software Has Learned to Replicate Itself

Oh good.<p>Back in May, Google revealed its AutoML project; artificial intelligence (AI) designed to help them create other AIs.<p>Now, Google has …

NASA's New Ion Thruster Engine Is Breaking Some Important Records

Faster than rockets with far less fuel!<p>NASA's new X3 thruster, which is being developed by researchers at the University of Michigan in collaboration …