The British designed EM Drive actually works and would dramatically speed up space travel, scientists have confirmed Interplanetary travel could be a step closer after scientists confirmed that an electromagnetic
Sarah Marquis is drawn to solitude. That’s why she spent three years walking the estimated 10,000 miles from Siberia to Australia, and then across that continent’s big, empty backyard. And that’s why on
Cheers, whoops and flag waving broke out at Nasa’s New Horizons control centre as scientists celebrated the spacecraft’s dramatic flyby of Pluto, considered the last unexplored world in the solar system.
In the words of Douglas Adams, space is big. How big? "Really big. You just won't believe how vastly, hugely, mind-bogglingly big it is. I mean, you may think it's a long way down the road to the chemist,
The LDSD uses a huge parachute and a surface-wide balloon as supersonic brakes Update 5:45 p.m. EDT 6/8/15: A collective groan echoed throughout the LDSD mission control as flight controllers watched flying
One of the things that makes the job title astronaut different from other jobs is that it existed in the collective imagination for centuries before it was ever actually anyone’s occupation. In the second