space

How spending a long time in zero-G could shrink the heart

Posted in Medicine, Science on 1st Apr, 2021
by Alex Muller

Scientists are hoping that, by studying people like Kelly, NASA will be able to design more effective exercise programs for astronauts to keep them all optimally healthy.

Could Life Be Hiding in Our Galaxy’s Ocean Worlds?

Posted in Science on 1st Apr, 2021
by Alex Muller

Scientists hope to send landers to these moons too and more directly sample the oceans below. And although detecting exomoons is still a challenge, more sensitive instruments and creative new methods may, in the future, yield insight into how frequently they occur and what they're made of.

Relativity Space aims to 3D print 95 percent of a rocket and send it to orbit.

Posted in Hardware on 31st Mar, 2021
by Alex Muller

The company says 3D printing benefits, like vastly simplified designs that can only be achieved additively, accelerated prototyping, and design flexibility, apply too.

Even with all the SpaceX Starship flights exploding, enormous progress is being made on the project

Posted in Hardware, Science on 6th Mar, 2021
by Alex Muller

A lot of progress is being made on the starship project and a lot of data is being collected with each flight.

Northrop Grumman commissioned to build the propulsion system for a Mars Ascent Vehicle

Posted in Hardware, Science on 6th Mar, 2021
by Alex Muller

This project will be the first to launch an orbital rocket from the surface of Mars.