NASA

A Helicopter Flew on Mars for the First Time.

Posted in Science on 3rd May, 2021
by Alex Muller

Ingenuity is what we call a "technology demonstrator". Over the next few weeks, the helicopter will undertake three or four more flights, the most adventurous of which will involve taking off and travelling about 300m away from Perseverance Rover.

NASA Provides $370 Million for Breakthrough Space Technologies

Posted in Business, Hardware, Science on 6th Nov, 2020
by Alex Muller

NASA provided $370 million in funding for space technologies that are at a tipping point.

NASA's Plan To Build A Base Camp On The Moon Sounds Like Sci-Fi, But It's Real

Posted in Science on 6th Aug, 2020
by Alex Muller

VIPER and other lunar rovers will wander around the moon's surface looking for resources humans will need in order to spend any significant amount of time there, like oxygen and water.

Northrop Grumman selected to design and build Gateway's habitat module

Posted in Science on 8th Jun, 2020
by Alex Muller

Northrop Grumman has been awarded a US$187 million contract to design the Habitation And Logistics Outpost (HALO) crew module for NASA's Gateway deep space outpost.

NASA resumes human spaceflight from U.S. soil with SpaceX launch

Posted in Business, Science on 31st May, 2020
by Alex Muller

The exhilarating spectacle of the rocket soaring flawlessly into the heavens came as a welcome triumph for a nation gripped by civil unrest, as well as ongoing fear and economic upheaval from the coronavirus pandemic.