Mapping astronauts' behavior on the ISS could make a better ride to Mars

Posted in Science on 16th Dec, 2015
by Alex Muller

A company called Draper is developing a way to monitor how astronauts use the ISS for planning a long term spaceflight to Mars.

Quietly, the new space race between SpaceX and Boeing burns hot

Posted in Business on 11th Nov, 2015
by Alex Muller

Whichever company flies astronauts first in 2017 gains serious bragging rights.

Elon Musk: We need to leave Earth as soon as possible

Posted in Science on 12th Oct, 2015
by Alex Muller

If something catastrophic happens one day, like a nearby star exploding, we may all get vaporized. Musk says we can't afford to wait around and find out.

NASA Selects Companies to Develop Super-Fast Engine

Posted in Hardware on 4th Apr, 2015
by Alex Muller

NASA announced it will partner with companies to create more advanced space technology, including a new engine that could get humans to Mars in less than 40 days.

Successful liftoff for NASAs longest-ever manned mission

Posted in Science on 28th Mar, 2015
by Alex Muller

Astronauts Scott Kelly and Mikhail Kornienko began their year-long stay in space on Friday as they headed for the International Space Station.