Singapore Space & Tech Association

400 Flips | 27 Magazines | 1 Following | 22 Followers | @sg_space | The Singapore Space and Technology Association (SSTA) is Singapore’s lead, non-profit association focused on developing Singapore’s space technology industry. It also acts as a neutral platform to facilitate information and communication for government, industry and academia. SSTA spearheads major trade and business-focused initiatives with the aim of advancing Singapore’s space ecosystem, thus catalysing Singapore’s drive as a regional space hub. On the domestic front, we drive educational and outreach programmes to encourage careers in the expanding aerospace/space industry. Visit us at www.space.org.sg

It's Official: NASA's Peer-Reviewed EM Drive Paper Has Finally Been Published

It works.<p>After months of speculation and leaked documents, NASA's long-awaited EM Drive paper has <i>finally</i> been peer-reviewed and published. And it …

Physics

US, Russian and French Crew Arrives at Space Station for 6-Month Stay

HOUSTON — The International Space Station (ISS) received three new crewmembers today (Nov. 19), with the arrival of a Russian Soyuz …

Space Exploration

How Bad is the Radiation on Mars?

Human exploration of Mars has been ramping up in the past few decades. In addition to the eight active missions on or around the Red Planet, seven …

Magnetism

Powerful Next-Gen Weather Satellite Launches to Begin Forecasting 'Revolution'

A powerful new satellite that will give forecasters their best-ever looks at storms and other severe weather has taken to the skies.<p>The GOES-R …

What President Trump Means for NASA

What NASA programs will President-elect Donald Trump support, which will he potentially work to eliminate, and whom will he nominate for NASA's top …

How to Pee in Space (and What to Do If the Toilet Breaks)

Photo Credit: NASA<p>Slide 1 of 12<p>Anything but Easy<p>Going to the bathroom in space is anything but an easy procedure. To explain what happens on the …

China's Tiangong-2 Space Lab Crew Tests Robot Tech

China's ongoing piloted space mission is rounding the corner on a month-long mission, with two crewmen living onboard the country's Tiangong-2 space …

Space Exploration

New photos emerge of SpaceX ITS LOX tank

Developmental SpaceX ITS LOX tank. Photo Credit: SpaceX<p>On Friday, November 11, Reddit / Imgur user <b>Death_Cog_Unit</b> posted new photos of what is …

Russia Wants To Send People Back To The Moon In 2031

Russia has announced that it wants to start sending humans to the Moon again in 2031.<p>The announcement was made by Vladimir Solntsev, CEO of Russian …

Evidence mounts for subsurface ocean on Pluto

This high-resolution image captured by NASA’s <i>New Horizons</i> spacecraft combines blue, red, and infrared images taken by the Ralph/Multispectral Visual …

SpaceX wants to send over 4,000 satellites into space to provide high-speed internet coverage

Elon Musk’s SpaceX rocket company now wants to send up to 4,425 satellites into space to provide high-speed internet coverage around the world, reports <i>Reuters</i>. The project, which would cost $10 billion, would kick off with about 800 satellites intended to increase internet access in the U.S., …

NASA’s Space Poop Challenge is not a joke

Pooping in space is not easy. First, getting in and out of a space suit is really annoying. Second, a lack of gravity means that your pee and poop will not stay where you last left it, but float around like smelly clouds.<p>All of this might be funny—or plain gross—to us Earth-bound folk, but for …

China's Shenzhou 11 Crew Lands on Earth After Month-Long Space Lab Mission

Two Chinese astronauts returned to Earth early Friday morning (Nov. 18) after a month-long space lab mission that set a new record for their …

Soyuz spacecraft delivers three new residents to space station

Space Station

RIP, Schiaparelli: European Mars Lander's Crash Site Seen By NASA Probe

Europe's ExoMars lander apparently crashed on the Red Planet, and an orbiting NASA spacecraft has spotted its grave, European Space Agency (ESA) …

ExoMars '96 Percent' Successful Despite Lander Crash: ESA

The ExoMars 2016 mission gets a solid "A" thus far despite the failure of its Schiaparelli lander to touch down softly on the Red Planet, European …

Here Are the Most Amazing Photos and Videos of the 2017 Solar Eclipse

On Aug. 21, 2017, skies darkened from Oregon to South Carolina in the first total solar eclipse visible from coast to coast across the United States …

Solar Eclipse

What Is the Biggest Thing in the Universe?

In space, we're used to dealing with large distances and objects. In the cosmic scheme of things, Earth is small. Even in our solar system, we are …

China's Tiangong-2 Space Lab Crew Launches Small Satellite

The two-man Shenzhou-11 crew of China's ongoing mission to the Tiangong-2 space lab has launched a small "accompanying" satellite, according to state …

Elon Musk Talks SpaceX Mars Colony Ships and More in Reddit AMA

WASHINGTON — SpaceX Chief Executive Elon Musk provided some additional details on Sunday (Oct. 23) about a Mars transportation system he unveiled …

Elon Musk

Shenzhou 11 spacecraft successfully docks with Tiangong 2 space laboratory

Jing Haipeng, left, and Chen Dong wave to ground controllers after entering <i>Tiangong 2</i>. Photo Credit: Xinhua<p>A duo of <i>Shenzhou 11</i> taikonauts entered the</i> …

Space Exploration

Evidence Mounts For The Existence Of Planet Nine

Two new studies have been published providing fresh evidence for the existence of a massive planet at the edge of the Solar System.<p>The object, dubbed …

New Study Claims That Life On Mars Is A Serious Possibility

Just like David Bowie, astronomers often ask themselves if there's life on Mars<i>.</i> And although we have been studying the mystery for 40 years, we have …

Space 'Renaissance' Puts Mars in Reach, Experts Say

A "renaissance" in space exploration is helping drive down the cost of going to orbit and will eventually help humanity get to Mars, said several …

Watch ExoMars live

Following separation of the Schiaparelli lander from its orbiter, ExoMars is now preparing to arrive at Mars. Watch live coverage from 13:00 GMT / …

Space

Technology and Science News - ABC News

Samsung unveils Galaxy Note 9<p>Can technology kill the traffic jam?<p>Elon Musk looks to take Tesla private<p>Group issues new driver assist warning<p>Elon …

Scientists propose space nation named ‘Asgardia’ and cosmic shield to protect Earth from asteroids

A space nation, independent of countries on Earth, could be founded after a team of engineers, scientists and legal experts put forward proposals for an extra-terrestrial state.<p>The project, which is led by Russian scientist Dr Igor Ashurbeyli, Chairman of UNESCOs Science of Space committee, aims to …

'The Last Steps' Documentary Short Offers New Look at Apollo 17 Moon Landing

A new documentary short looks back at the last time humanity ventured beyond low-Earth orbit.<p>"The Last Steps," which premiered on Saturday (Oct. 8) …

Try Not to Cry While Watching Earth Rise From the Moon in HD

These aren’t renderings, special effects, or a scene from <i>No Man’s Sky</i>. This is actual footage of the Earth and the Moon, as seen by Japan’s Kaguya …

China's quantum satellite could make data breaches a thing of the past

China recently launched a satellite into orbit with a unique feature: it has the ability to send information securely, not with mathematical …