Sunday, July 21, 2019

SpaceX plans to launch Starship’s first commercial flight in 2021

While we haven't seen the Starship fly yet -- SpaceX just got done with its test firings and short "hops" back in April -- we might...

Exploring the Solar System

The Polarimeter to Unify the Corona and Heliosphere (PUNCH) will investigate the Sun’s outer atmosphere (that is, the corona) and the stream of solar...

NASA’s Astrobee cube robot flies in space for the first time

NASA's Astrobee cube robots are finally earning their space wings... in a manner of speaking. The agency has confirmed that one of the bots, Bumble, flew on its...

Scientists Discover an ‘Unexpectedly Simple’ Formula Behind The Nature of Water...

This infinitesimal phenomenon has been studied by physicists for decades, but while the overall concept may be easy to imagine, discerning the mathematical relationships...

NASA gives the Mars 2020 rover its legs and wheels

The Mars 2020 rover is looking more and more like an actual rover, now that there's only a year left before its target launch...

Jupiter’s Europa is seriously salty

Of all the places in our solar system (besides Earth, of course), Jupiter’s moon Europa might have the best chance of hosting life. Scientists...

SpaceX launches three radar satellites

SpaceX on Wednesday morning launched three next-generation radar satellites for the Canadian government from California’s Vandenberg Air Force Base.A two-stage Falcon 9 rocket launched...

DJI gets into the battling robot business

A little less than a month ago, DJI branched out from the world of gimbals and drones with the release of the Osmo Action, a new action camera that...

Watch NASA build the Mars 2020 rover

NASA’s mission to Mars in 2020 is a very, very big deal. After the death of Opportunity a number of months back, NASA has...

Scientists Just Found the Limits to Human Endurance

Endurance athletes are as superhuman as it gets, fueled by a seemingly inexhaustible supply of energy. But a new study suggests that human endurance does...

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