Europe and Russia delay ExoMars rover project to 2020

Posted in Science on 4th May, 2016
by Alex Muller

The aim of the mission is to land a rover on the Red Planet. Capable of drilling up to 2m below the surface, it would search for signs of past or present life.

Tim Peake 'runs' London Marathon from space

Posted in Science on 25th Apr, 2016
by Alex Muller

He ran the 42km (26.2mi) distance in about three hours, 35 minutes, the European Space Agency said.

European scientists set eyes on ice moon Europa

Posted in Science on 21st Apr, 2016
by Alex Muller

European scientists are meeting to consider options for exploring Europa, a moon of Jupiter. They have ideas that could fit as add-ons to US missions that are to be launched in the 2020s.

Steam powered spacecraft could help humans colonise the Moon

Posted in Science on 10th Apr, 2016
by Alex Muller

In January the European Space Agency announced plans to build a 3D printed lunar village by 2030 made from Moon rock.

The moon base race: senior NASA staff call for lunar station

Posted in Science on 30th Mar, 2016
by Alex Muller

Acknowledging similar Moon base proposals by the Chinese, Russians and ESA, the writers argued that the project would maintain NASAs position as a leader in space research.