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First Manned SpaceX Crew Dragon Flight Set For May 27 Liftoff

Posted in Business, Science on 20th Apr, 2020
by Alex Muller

In addition to the systems of the Crew Dragon being tested in orbit, the launch pad, rocket, spacecraft, and operational capabilities will be put through their paces back on Earth.

Extended Stints In Space May Cause Permanent Changes To Brain Volume

Posted in Medicine, Science on 15th Apr, 2020
by Alex Muller

A new study has revealed a significant change in the brain’s white matter in astronauts following stays on the International Space Station (ISS), and the scientists say the changes to brain volume could be permanent.

Innovations To Plant More Trees And Regrow Forests

Posted in Reviews, Science on 15th Mar, 2020
by Alex Muller

According to the Committee on Climate Change, the government's statutory advisers on the climate crisis, the UK should have 1.5bn new trees by 2050 to meet the net zero carbon target, set in line with international scientific warnings on the climate crisis.

Analysis Of Super-Earth Atmosphere Reveals Potentially-habitable World

Posted in Business, Science on 1st Mar, 2020
by Alex Muller

The main differences between an Earth-like and a Neptune-like exoplanet come down to the ratio of atmosphere-to-rock, as well as the composition of both.

First Direct Marsquake Data Reveals A Seismically Active Red Planet

Posted in Science on 25th Feb, 2020
by Alex Muller

The spacecraft’s primary sensor has now pulled in the first ever direct measurements of seismic activity on Mars, which mission scientists can use as window to better understand the planet’s insides and its potential to harbor life.