James Webb: Hubble successor maintains course

Posted in Science on 27th Jan, 2016
by Alex Muller

The successor to the Hubble Space Telescope is reaching some key milestones in its preparation for launch in 2018.

Nanosatellites achieve first autonomous orbital maneuver

Posted in Hardware on 26th Jan, 2016
by Alex Muller

"The experiment was an important risk reduction exercise for DSI, which intends to use small spacecraft for initial asteroid prospecting missions in the next five years"

Implant to 'Plug' Brain into Supercomputers

Posted in Science on 22nd Jan, 2016
by Alex Muller

Potential applications of the technology are vast, but in the short term DARPA is hoping to create devices for those with sight or hearing impairments.

Google launches a deep learning course on Udacity

Posted in Online on 22nd Jan, 2016
by Alex Muller

Deep learning is an increasingly popular type of artificial intelligence which involves training artificial neural networks on lots of data.

Why 3D printing will be such a key technology for space

Posted in Hardware on 9th Jan, 2016
by Alex Muller

Using 3D printing, it takes less time to get from initial design to final part than using traditional casting and the quality is often better.